Makino Aquatic Centre Fees

Makino Aquatic Centre (MAC) has heated indoor and outdoor pools providing safe, all year swimming for the community. The facility provides a wide range of swimming programmes.

Please note: an additional fee will be charged if paying by credit card or paywave. Manawatu District Council does not receive any part of this fee.

Fee Description Fee ($)
General Admission Fee
Adult swimmer 5.50
Adult swimmer - member 5.00
School children 4.50
School children - member 4.00
Preschool children 3.50
Preschool children - member 3.00
Senior citizens/Community Services Card holder 5.00
Senior citizens/Community Services Card holder - member 4.50
Spectator Free
Family (1 Adult, three children or two adults, two children) 17.00
Family (1 Adult, three children or two adults, two children) member 15.00
Showers 2.80
Showers - member 2.50
Swim Pass
Child 3 Months 103.00
Child 6 Months 190.00
Adult 3 Months 143.00
Adult 6 Months 255.00
Senior citizens/Community Services Card holder 3 Months 120.00
Senior citizens/Community Services Card holder 6 Months 220.00
Concession Cards
Adult - 10 visits 45.00
Adult - 30 visits 125.00
Senior citizens/Community Services Card holder - 10 visits 40.50
Senior citizens/Community Services Card holder - 30 visits 112.50
Child - 10 visits 36.00
Child - 30 visits 100.00
Pre-School - 10 visits 27.00
Please note: all concession cards expire 12 months from date of purchase
Aqua Fitness
Aqua Aerobics 8.00
Aqua Aerobics - member 7.50
Aqua Aerobics – Senior citizens/Community Services Card holder 7.00
Aqua Aerobics - Senior citizens/Community Services Card holder - member 6.50
Aqua Aerobics - School children 6.50
Aqua Aerobics - School children - member 6.00
Aqua Bike - private use 10.00
Concession Cards
Aqua Aerobics - 10 visits 60.00
Aqua Aerobics - Senior citizens/Community Services Card holder - 10 visits 52.00
Please note: all concession cards expire 12 months from date of purchase
School Groups (school hours only - cost per school child)
Primary and Intermediate 2.50
Secondary 3.00
School Lesson Programme
Lessons for school programmes – per child per session (up to 3 instructors in a 30 minute period for 20+ children) 4.60
Lessons for school programmes – per child per session (up to 4 instructors in a 30 minute period for 30+ children) 5.60
Equipment Hire per hour
Large inflatables 75.00
Other Programmes 
Waterplay - specified timed programme - one pre schooler and one adult swimming 4.00
Schools Flippaball Competition
Per team - per term 208.00
Youth Night/Youth Events 5.50
Swimming Lessons (based on 10 week terms)
Babies (6-12 months) - per term 100.00
Home school - per term 110.00
Pre school - per term 120.00
School age - per term 125.00
Private lesson (one-on-one instruction) - per half-hour session 42.00
Advanced lessons - per term 140.00
Private lesson (one-on-one instruction) - per term 250.00
School holiday lessons Cost calculated on number of sessions per relative fee
Learn to Swim block sessions - on request Cost calculated on number of sessions per relative fee
Squad Training
Level Three (3 sessions per week) - per session 9.40
Level Two (2 sessions per week) - per session 10.00
Level One (1 session per week) - per session 12.80
Birthday Parties
Option 1 - up to 8 children, including catering as per options menu, pool entry and meeting room use of two hours180.00
Option 1 - each additional child15.00
Option 2 - pool entry additional, no catering, room use only of two hours55.00
Lane Hire (per lane per hour)
25m Lane hire (structured swimming, maximum of 10 per lane) 20.90
25m Lane hire - Clubs and Schools (structured swimming, max of 10 per lane) 19.00
50m Lane hire (structured swimming, maximum of 18 per lane) 23.00
50m Lane hire - Clubs and Schools (structured swimming, max of 18 per lane) 20.90
Indoor Complex Hire - per hour
Entire Indoor Complex hire (All indoor pools and meeting rooms) 265.00
Entire Indoor Complex hire (All indoor pools and meeting rooms) - Clubs and Schools 215.00
Indoor Complex hire (25m and Play Pool, excluding Learn to Swim Pool) 144.00
Indoor Complex hire (25m and Play Pool, excluding Learn to Swim Pool) - Clubs and Schools 117.40
Indoor 25m pool hire 123.00
Indoor 25m pool hire - clubs/schools 108.00
Makino Meeting Room 1 10.00
Learn to Swim Pool 75.00
Learn to Swim Pool - clubs/schools 55.00
Outdoor Pool Hire - per hour
Entire Outdoor Complex Hire 215.00
Entire Outdoor Complex Hire - clubs/schools 169.70
50 metre outdoor pool 140.00
50 metre outdoor pool - clubs/schools 107.00
Canoe Polo hireage of 50m Outdoor Pool - includes all canoe polo equipment114.50
Outdoor Dive Pool 75.50
Outdoor Dive Pool - clubs/schools 55.50
Outdoor Play Pool 55.50
Outdoor Play Pool - clubs/schools 35.50
Council shall negotiate with users for periods of extended use and high profile events
Entire Complex - per hour
All pools and meeting rooms 600.00
All pools and meeting rooms - clubs/schools 430.00
Pool Staff - per hour
Learn to Swim Instructor 48.00
Aquacise Instructor 58.50
Lifeguards 30.00
Receptionist 30.00
Note: Out of hours bookings require two weeks’ notice as extra staffing needs to be organised.
All lane and pool hire is inclusive of admission charges.