Our Facility Rules

Keeping our Palmerston North community safe while using our facility is at the forefront of everything we do. To help us keep you safe we ask you to please follow our facility rules.


Children under 8 years: MUST be actively supervised by an adult 16 years or over. Actively supervised means:  

  • Watching your children at all times to be able to provide immediate assistance. 
  • At a close distance where you can see, hear and be heard by your child and your child must be able to see you. 

Children under 5 years: 

  • Must be within arms reach of their caregiver who is 16 years old or over at all times and both under 5 and their caregiver must wear a red wristband supplied by facility staff.

Maximum adult to child ratios: 

  • One adult to two under 5yr's
  • One adult to four 5-10yr's 
  • One adult to one under 5 and three 5-10yr's 



Appropriate Swimwear: 

Rash tops, board shorts or any other swimming togs made of polyester are suitable . 

We DO NOT allow: 

Any cotton material t-shirts, singlets, basketball singlets, rugby jerseys, denim or under garments.

Swim togs can be purchased at reception.

For more information please speak with a friendly staff member.



  • Have heaps of fun and enjoy your facility
  • All children 8 years and under must be actively supervised at all times by an adult 16 years and over.
  • Please watch your children not your mobiles. 
  • Walking only please, no running on poolside. Please use designated eating areas. 
  • Glassware and food are prohibited on poolside.
  • Any abusive or unsocial behaviour will not be tolerated, please respect others at all times.  
  • This is a non-smoking facility.
  • Please shower before using the pools
  • Do not leave property unattended. Paid lockers are available.


Please note: There are age and height requirements for using the hydroslides.

Outdoor Slides - Speed Slide 1.22m and taller. Super Bowl – 1.07m and taller.  If under the age of 8 and meet the height requirement, they must be accompanied by an adult 16 years and over to use the outdoor slides. 

Indoor slides – You must be 8 years or older to use the indoor slides.


  • DO NOT USE if you are pregnant, have a serious illness, heart condition, high or low blood pressure, respiratory condition or any other medical condition which may effect your reaction to heat.
  • Take a break after 15 minutes. 
  • Hydrate regularly. 
  • Please DO NOT pour water on the rocks. 
  • A TOWEL must be used to sit on. 
  • No spitting. 
  • Please shower and towel dry before and after use. 
  • The sauna may be closed at times throughout the day for cleaning and 15 minutes prior to the facility closing time.
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