About Us

We are a swimming club for adults based at the Huia Pool in Lower Hutt. Our club members have a range of swimming abilities and goals. Most swim for fitness, fun and to socialise with other swimmers, while others train to compete in New Zealand Masters sanctioned meets or for endurance events such as triathlons, ocean swims and ironman.

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Where we Swim

Huia Swimming Pool

Huia Street

Lower Hutt

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Club President

Lester Fensom

+64 21 936 403

Email: President

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Club Secretary

Winnie Cleary

+64 4972 9463

Email: Treasurer

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Session Times

Every Sunday Evening

6.00pm - 7.00pm

Enjoy a Spa after your swim

In 2012 Huia Masters celebrated its' 30th birthday.

Read Huia Club HistoryA Short History of Huia Master Swimmers Club covering the first thirty years.

Club Nights

Club night is Sunday from 6.00 - 7.00pm. The format is usually unstructured. You can swim your own programme or ask another member to set a programme for you. We hire the whole pool so you can easily choose a lane that fits your programme and abilities.

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The club can organise a swim school for members with Swim Coach Sarah Coales. Members can sign up to impove their technique and swimming fitness. Classes are run over a number of weeks on club nights.

Programme 2018

Club Activities

  • Swimming commences Sunday 7th January
  • 2017 Tinman and Welcome Back Barbecue Sunday 28th January
  • No Swimming Sunday 22nd April
  • Swimming on Easter Sunday, Queens Birthday long weekend and Labour Day long weekend
  • Pool closed for annual maintenance 22nd July til 5th August
  • Swimming at Naenae Pool Sunday 22nd and 29th July
  • Mid Year Dinner, Saturday 4th August, venue to be arranged
  • No swimming on Sunday of the National Waterpolo Competition. Date to be advised
  • Tinman and barbecue last swimming Sunday in December (December 9th)

Regional Events

  • Levin Masters Annual Swim Meet usually in June - Levin Aquatic Centre
  • Masterton Masters Shear Magic Sheep Dip Carnival usually September
  • Harbour Capital Masters Chocolate Fish usually in September at Tawa Pool

National Events

Membership Options

You are invited to swim with us in the pool for a few club nights before you join.

Huia Masters offer two membership options

  • Social Membership $120.00 per year
  • New Zealand Masters Membership $180.00

New Zealand Masters membership is required for swimmers who wish to compete in New Zealand Masters sanctioned swimming meets.

We hire the whole pool, not just a few lanes so there is plenty of space to swim. Pool entry charges are included in the annual subscription fee.

Swimmers are eligible for New Zealand Masters membership in the year they turn 20

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Club Activities

As well as swimming at club nights members swim in New Zealand Masters Swim Meets, Ocean swims, Triathlon and Ironman events.

After your session enjoy a soak in the hot spa.

When the pool is closed for annual maintenance in July we hold a club dinner.

Every December we hold our Tin Man competition before the Christmas barbecue.

Tinman

The Tin Man

Our Annual Club trophy

Mike

Tin Man 2017

Mike Richards

David

Tin Man 2016

David Maddock

Meredith

Tin Man 2015

Meredith McCarthy

Jason

Tin Man 2014

Jason Hooper