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Swimming

Swimming is a very popular sport in Tairawhiti both in the pool and the ocean.

There are two swimming pools in Gisborne, each with their own competitive swim team.

The Gisborne Olympic pools has a 50m, 7 lane pool, in addition to an outdoor recreation pool, 98m hydro slide, therapy pool and diving pool.

The Enterprise pool is 25m with multiple lanes.

Club Directory

Comet Swimming Club

Comet is Gisborne’s longest established swimming club, catering for all levels of aquatic education.  Our learn to swim programme is developed to ensure that your children learn to be confident and competent in the water.

From babies to adults, Comet delivers water safety/learn to swim introduction programmes and lessons to more than  1000 students each week around our district.

If you are interested in becoming involved in any part of our services, please contact us for more information.

Contact Name: Greg Meade (General Manager)

Contact Number: 027 477 4387

Address:

45 Centennial Marine Dr, 4010

Enterprise Swim Club

Enterprise Cars Swim Centre provides Learn to Swim and Competitive Swimming squads as well as public lane swimming.

Contact Name: Matt Martin

Contact Number: 06 867 9244

Address:

444 Nelson Road
Riverdale
Gisborne 4010