Cannon's Creek Pool

The Home of Dash Swim School

The Cannon's Creek Pool is widely used by the local Porirua schools during the day.

The Dash Swim School runs its learn to swim programme at lunchtimes and evenings during the week and on Saturday mornings,.

Public swimming is also available at selected times during the day. See our Operating Hours and Admission Prices for more information.

The facility consists of:

  • 6 lane x 25 metre lane pool (depth one metre)
  • Clean comfortable changing rooms
  • Grandstand audience viewing area and seating
  • Outdoor BBQ, play and seating area

Operating Hours for Cannons Creek :

* Please note our operating hours over the holiday period will be different: 

Cannons Creek Pool term time operational hours for public swimming are listed below.


12 noon - 1.00 pm


5.30am - 8.00am

12 noon - 1 pm 

7.00pm - 9.00pm


5.30am - 9.00am

12 noon - 1 pm



5.30 am - 8.00 am

12 noon - 1 pm



12 noon - 1 pm


Closed to Public if a private hire

Otherwise open from 1.30 pm - 4 pm


11.00am - 1.00pm

extended to 4 pm if no private hire


Operating Hours During School Holidays (Unless booked for private hire)

Monday  9.00am - 6.00pm
Tuesday 5.30am - 9.00pm
Wednesday 5.30am - 9.00pm
Thursday  5.30am - 9.00pm
Friday  9.00am - 6.00pm
Saturday  10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday 10.00am - 4.00pm






Senior Citizens





Free Entry


10 Swim Concessions








20 Swim Concessions







Are you looking for inspiration for your child’s next birthday party? 


Maybe the whole family want to celebrate a special event.

Then book a Pool Party Package at Cannons Creek Pool from 1.30 pm on a Saturday or Sunday.


We have designed these packages to suit all ages and water ability as well as putting a different spin on traditional birthday parties.  We’ll make sure you have a fun time.

We have 3 Pool Party Packages:


Included in Package


Jumping Jellyfish

2 hours pool hire


Snapping Shark

2 hours pool hire inc 1hr hire of large inflatable  


Manta Ray Madness

3 hours of pool hire, inc 1.5hr of large inflatable 


Additional BBQ hire




Cannons Creek Pool can be hired out on a Saturday and a Sunday from 1.30pm for a minimum 2 hours.


We have a variety of different booking options including our Surf Crocodile 10.8m long inflatable which is suitable for children aged 4-12years old.  


For more information on our bookings please call (04) 237 3824 or email


Contact us for more information and price structures:

Booking requests will be confirmed by letter or email.

Various payment options will be provided.

Dash Swim School is located at:

Cannons Creek Pool
170 Bedford Street
Cannons Creek


View location in Google map


Driving Instructions

If you are approaching Porirua from the north or south on State Highway 1, take the Mungavin Avenue exit, and follow Mungavin Avenue until you reach the Cannons Creek shops. Turn right into Bedford Street. Follow the road for 200 metres until you see the pool complex. You can park on Bedford Street or in the pool carpark.

If you are approaching Cannons Creek from Whitby, turn left into Mungavin Avenue at the Cannons Creek shopping centre and then turn left into Bedford Street. Follow the road for 200 metres until you see the pool complex. You can park on Bedford Street or in the pool carpark.

** Cannons Creek pool will be closed for maintenance between Monday 1st October and Sunday 14th October 2018**