With the current social media attention a pool on Waiheke has been getting through the Local Board debates, we felt it prudent to explain the Waiheke Pool Society’s present position to help detail some facts. Pool Society Structure The Pool Society was formed in 2014. We are a group of volunteers working towards a greater…
Notice is hereby given of the Annual General Meeting of the Waiheke Community Pool Incorporated to be held Thursday 23rd July at 7:00pm. Meeting is to be held in the back room at Fenice Restaurant All members, prospective members and general public are invited to come and join
The Te Huruhi Community Pool is a collaboration between the Waiheke Pool Society, Te Huruhi Primary School and Swimgym – and of course, you, the community. Together we are excited to be taking some steps towards an improved facility for the community. As you may know, our goal is a year-round heated indoor facility on…
Attention Families! The Te Huruhi Community Swimming Pool is OPEN this summer holiday break! Daily Monday – Sunday between 12noon and 4pm. Come on in and enjoy our clear, clean & heated waters. Bring your toys, towels and shade. $2 per child (up to 18 years), $4 per adult, or get a family pass for…
Waiheke Islanders are very lucky to be offered the Auckland-wide John Walker Find Your Field of Dreams lessons right here on the island. It’s a programme designed around water safety and ensuring that over the course of their primary school years, our children have enough training to keep themselves safe in water (eg float) and can…
See the relevant Notice of Motion here: 30 January NOM Swimming Pool
outlines the history of advocacy for a pool on the island
Proposal was sent to the Ministry of Education seeking financial support. Auckland Council had agreed financial support of $1.6 million subject in part to “the pool committee obtaining financial support from the Ministry of Education”.
Confirmation of Auckland City Council funding of $1.6 million towards the development of the $5 million project over the 2006/2007 and 2007/2008 financial years. This funding was confirmed at the November 2005 meeting of the Arts, Culture and Recreation Committee and subject to a number of matters including that the Committee secure financial support from…
Local Board backed a call for the community to be allowed to raise funds by asking for donations from visitors
Progression of the proposal for an indoor swimming pool complex on Waiheke High School grounds, following the Committee’s successful applications to the 2004 and 2005 Auckland City Council’s Facility Partnership Scheme.
The completion of a community needs assessment on the Island in December 2003. Key findings included the projected likelihood of use to be extremely high, and that key preferred activities included relaxation, lap swimming, aqua-aerobics and learn to swim. Waiheke High School Grounds was identified as the preferred site.
The formation of the Waiheke Island Indoor Swimming Pool Committee (the Committee) in 2003
A petition of over 650 signatures supporting an indoor community pool in 2001
Recreation Waiheke 1994 identified an aquatic centre as a priority for the community.
A community funded pool survey carried out in 1994, demonstrated a strong community desire for a year round aquatic facility on the island.
In the early 1990’s, a Swimming Pool Committee was set up and funds were raised towards the provision of a community pool. The project did not eventuate.