The National Aquatic Centre is New Zealand’s home of aquatic sport in New Zealand and an international competition venue. The facility features a 50m Olympic-sized competition pool and a 25m swimming pool and has the capacity to hold between 700 and 4500 people.
The National Aquatic Centre, in partnership with the Auckland Council and with the generous support of Lottery Grants Board, Lion Foundation, Sport New Zealand and Glenn Family Foundation, meets the growing demand for flat water from both the public and high performance aquatic sport.
The facility is used by sports clubs, schools, public swimming, events, high performance sport and AUT Millennium’s Schools Programme and Swim School.
Subsequent to the completion of Millennium Institute of Sports and Health, the client negotiated Argon’s services for the construction of The National Aquatic Centre, which was completed mid-2015. The centre is open to public swimming, national and international events, AUT Millennium Swim School and Schools Programme, in conjunction with a training facility for Swimming NZ, Aqua Blacks and Paralympics NZ
Extensive research alongside the client was required to create the world-class competition venue, which boasts the following facilities: