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 DescriptionFee ($)
Single Swimmers Admission Fee
Adult swimmer5.30
Adult swimmer - member4.80
School children4.30
School children - member3.80
Preschool children3.30
Preschool children - member2.80
Senior citizens/Community Services Card holder4.80
Senior citizens/Community Services Card holder - member4.30
SpectatorFree
Family (1 Adult, three children or two adults, two children)12.70
Family (1 Adult, three children or two adults, two children) member11.70
Showers3.80
Showers - member3.30
Aqua aerobics7.90
Aqua aerobics - member7.40
Aqua aerobics – Senior/Community Services Card holder6.90
Aqua aerobics - Senior/Community Services Card holder - member6.30
Youth Night/Youth Events5.30
School Children - Aqua Aerobics6.30
School Children - Aqua Aerobics - member5.80
School Child - Summer Pass61.40
School Child - Easter Pass20.50
School Child - Winter Pass20.50
School Child - Spring Pass20.50
Swim Pass
Child 3 Months98.20
Child 6 Months187.10
Adult 3 Months138.00
Adult 6 Months253.60
Senior Citizen/ Community Services Card 3 Months117.60
Senior Citizen / Community Services Card 6 Months215.70
Concession Cards
Adult - 10 visits43.20
Adult - 30 visits118.10
Senior/Community Services Card holder - 10 visits38.70
Senior/Community Services Card holder - 30 visits104.30
Aqua aerobics – 10 Visits58.90
Aqua aerobics - Senior/Community Services Card holder – 10 visits50.70
Child - 10 visits34.00
Child - 30 visits91.00
Pre-School - 10 visits25.60
Aqua Bike - 10 visits (must be used in conjunction with admission fee)26.00 
Shower - 10 visits30.00 
Please note: all concession cards expire 12 months from date of purchase
Equipment Hire per hour
Large inflatables72.00
Canoe Polo Gear26.00
School Groups (school hours only – cost per school child)
Primary and Intermediate2.20
Secondary2.70
School Lesson Programme
Lessons for school programmes – per child per session (up to 3 instructors in a 30 minute period for 20+ children)4.50
Lessons for school programmes – per child per session (up to 4 instructors in a 30 minute period for 30+ children)5.50
Schools Flippaball Competition
Per team - per term204.50
Swimming Lessons (based on 10 week terms)
Babies – per term92.50
Home School – per term107.50
Preschool – per term117.50
School age – per term122.50
Child (one-on-one instruction) - per half-hour session41.40
Adult (one-on-one instruction) - per half-hour session41.40
Advanced lessons - per term122.70
Private lessons pre-school - per term240.30
Private lessons child - per term240.30
Private lessons adult - per term240.30
Swimming Lessons by Direct Debit (Debit Success) based on 10 week terms
Annual administration fee15.30
Dishonour Fee12.30
Babies - per week9.70
Babies - per fortnight19.40
Babies - per month38.90
Home School - per week11.20
Home School - per fortnight22.50
Home School - per month45.00
Preschool - per week12.30
Preschool - per fortnight24.50
Preschool - per month48.10
School age - per week12.80
School age - per fortnight25.60
School age - per month51.10
Private lessons pre-school - per week25.60
Private lessons pre-school - per fortnight51.10
Private lessons pre-school - per month102.30
Private lessons child - per week25.60
Private lessons child - per fortnight51.10
Private lessons child - per month102.30
Private lessons - adults - per week25.60
Private lessons - adults - per fortnight51.10
Private lessons - adults - per month102.30
School Holiday LessonsCost calculated on number of sessions per relative fee
Learn to Swim Block Sessions - on requestCost calculated on number of sessions per relative fee
Squad Training
Senior Level Four (5 sessions per week)434.60
Senior Level Three (3 sessions per week)281.20
Senior Level Two (2 sessions per week)201.40
Senior Level One (1 session per week)127.80
Programmes
Canoe Polo - Per term86.90
Canoe Polo - Casual9.70
Birthday Parties - Option 1 (Up to 8 children, including catering as per options menu, pool entry and meeting room use of two hours).102.30
Birthday Parties - Option 1 (Additional child)12.80
Birthday Parties - Option 2 (Pool entry additional, no catering, room use only of two hours).46.00
Birthday Parties - Cake61.40
Birthday Parties - 8 Cupcakes32.70
Birthday Parties - Additional Cupcakes3.10
Waterplay - Specified timed programme - One preschooler and one adult swimming2.80
Lane Hire (per lane per hour)
25m Lane hire (structured swimming, maximum of 10 per lane)20.50
25m Lane hire – Clubs and Schools (structured swimming, max of 10 per lane)18.40
50m Lane hire (structured swimming, maximum of 18 per lane)22.50
50m Lane hire – Clubs and Schools (structured swimming, max of 18 per lane)20.50
Complex Hire - per hour
Entire Indoor Complex hire (All indoor pools and meeting rooms)260.70
Entire Indoor Complex hire (All indoor pools and meeting rooms) - Clubs and Schools209.60
Indoor Complex hire (25m and Play Pool, excluding Learn to Swim Pool)140.60
Indoor Complex hire (25m and Play Pool, excluding Learn to Swim Pool) - Clubs and Schools115.00
Indoor 25m pool hire120.10
Indoor 25m pool hire - clubs/schools104.80
Makino Meeting Room 130.70
Makino Meeting Room 225.60
Learn to Swim Pool74.10
Learn to Swim Pool - clubs/schools53.70
Outdoor Pool Hire - per hour
Entire Outdoor Complex Hire209.60
Entire Outdoor Complex Hire - clubs/schools166.20
50 metre outdoor pool135.50
50 metre outdoor pool - clubs/schools104.80
Outdoor Dive Pool74.10
Outdoor Dive Pool - clubs/schools53.70
Outdoor Play Pool53.70
Outdoor Play Pool - clubs/schools30.70
Council shall negotiate with users for periods of extended use and high profile events
Entire Complex - per hour
All pools and meeting rooms587.90
All pools and meeting rooms - clubs/schools419.20
Pool Staff - per hour
Learn to Swim Instructor47.00
Aquacise Instructor57.30
Lifeguards28.10
Receptionist24.00
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.