Meet the Team

Nathan Larnach

Nathan Larnach - Freyberg Community Pool Manager

Full Water Treatment, Skills Active Asessor, Aquatics Level 3

Nathan has been manager at Freyberg since 2008, before that he was Aquatics Coordinator and Chill Out Coordinator. His passion is helping people to achieve and maintain their water confidence and fitness goals. Nathan is a huge sports fan including cricket, rugby, rugby league and baseball.


Robin - Customer Services Coordinator

Robin recently celebrated 40 years at the Lido Aquatic Centre and Freyberg Community Pool. Robin loves chatting to all her customers - new ones and the regulars.

At home she loves spending time with her children, grandchildren. She enjoys watching a bit of sport and knitting.

 Jessica Jaggard

Jessica Jaggard- Chill Out Coordinator

Jessica is currently in the role of Chill out Programme Coordinator after previously holding roles at Freyberg High School and as Customer Service Coordinator at the Lido Aquatic Centre.

She loves working with the children and seeing them grow and gain confidence. Her interests include netball, spending time with her niece and nephew and rugby!

Tamara Bolt - Aquatics Coordinator

Qualifications: Comprehensive first aid, PLPC, Skills Active Assessor, Skills Active core skills.
Tamara has recently joined the team here at Freyberg from the aquatic facility in Masterton. She has been in the industry for about 4 ½ years and one of the things she loves about her role is the interaction with all the different customers and seeing their water confidence and ability grow.
Outside of work she is kept extremely busy with her 8 month old son and loves spending time with all her family.

Palmerston North Aquatics SwimMagic Manager: Kathleen Algar

New Zealand Service Award for swimming, New Zealand Swim Instructor of the year, Comprehensive First Aid certificate.
Kathleen has worked at both Freyberg Community Pool & The Lido Aquatic Centre for the last 15 years and is a legend in the swim school industry. She is a NZ record holder for Masters swimming and loves working with the instructors in their roles and seeing all those that participate in swimming lessons grow in confidence and ability in the water.
In her spare time she loves spending time with her family including her grandchildren as well as getting outside in the garden and watching netball and rugby.