Lido Aquatic Centre

The Lido is Palmy's premier swimming complex. It has indoor and outdoor facilities, enabling it to provide a huge range of services to more than 300,000 visitors a year.


  • Indoor and outdoor leisure pools
  • Indoor 25m pool
  • Outdoor 50m pool
  • Dedicated learn to swim pool
  • Outdoor diving pool
  • Indoor hydroslides
  • Outdoor slides and aqua play area
  • Sauna, spa and steam room


  • Swimming lessons
  • Aqua aerobics classes
  • Before and after-school care
  • Water safety classes for schools
  • Birthday parties
  • Wave rave kids' disco every Friday night

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday: 6am to 8pm

Friday 6am to 9pm

Public holidays and weekends: 8am to 8pm

The Lido is closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday. It opens at 1pm on Anzac Day.


Park Road, Palmerston North


Phone: 06 357 2684