Lyttelton's only public swimming pool is enjoyed by the community, especially over the summer months when it attracts more than 7000 visitors.

The Norman Kirk Memorial Summer Pool is located at 54 Oxford Street, Lyttelton(external link). You can take the number 28 bus(external link) to get here.


  • six-lane, 25-metre outdoor pool
  • paddling pool

The pool has ramp entry.

Pool hours

Last entry to the pool is 15 minutes before closing. Please be ready to leave the facility by the closing time.

Day Causal swimmer Key holders
Monday to Sunday

Closed until summer

Closed until summer

Closing dates

Causal usersAfter 2 February, the pool will only open during weekends through to (and including) 1 March. From 2 March the pool is closed for casual users.

MembershipsFor season and end-of-season members, the last day of pool operation will be 29 March.


Casual Casual pool fees apply

Season pass key holder

$160 per household

If you are interested in becoming a key holder, contact 03 941 8999 and have your credit card handy for payment.

For more information email

End-of-season membership

$80 per household

Valid from 1 February until 29 March 2020

Mandatory safety inductions are run at the pool every Saturday and Sunday and must be completed before the membership can be used

Replacement key

$50 fee for lost key replacement