The pool has a number of challenges it offers.
Swim or walk the following (distances are one way but doing them 2 way can also be done):
Cook Strait (26 kms)
English Channel (34 kms)
Loch Ness (37 kms)
To Mayor Island (30.5 kms)
Foveaux Strait (28 kms)
Lake Taupo (40kms)
Lake Tekapo (27kms) 2022-23 season
Lake Manapouri (28kms) 2022-23 season
see below for details
Aquafit / Aquarobics and Masters information below
Here's a challenge for you.
Swim or walk the equivalent of a set distance, a bit at a time, at the Dave Hume Heated Pool.
Register at the pool office $5 (for one way only) and enter your name and date of registration on the chart on the notice board and keep your record up to date. There will be a nice A4 certificate presented to you at the completion of your challenge.
There's no rush - take your time but there is a goal to aim for.
If you don't finish the distance this season, there is always next season..
Aquarobics - will commence on Monday 5 Sept 22 and will take place every Monday and Wednesday mornings, 9-10am and the trainer is Kim Thompson.
Aquafit - will commence on Saturday 10 Sept 22 and will only take place on Saturday mornings 9-10am and the trainer is Kate Bailey
.For 2022-23 a session is $12
If you have a Gold card 10 swim ticket, it's a click on the card+ $8.50
If you have an Adult 10 swim ticket, it's a click+$7
Last seasons 10 session tickets for Aquafit (Kate) can be used but not for Aquarobics.
Katikati Masters has a club session on Sunday morning from 8-10am and Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings from 6-7.30pm. Just turn up if you're interested, they are a real friendly bunch and welcome new members who want to get a bit more competitive or just want the companionship of the club and to keep fit by doing a few lengths or more.