Huia Master Swimmers Club

Swimming for fellowship, fitness and fun.

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Huia Master Swimmers Club


About Huia Masters

We are a swimming club for adults based at the Huia Pool in Lower Hutt.


Where We Swim

Huia Swimming Pool
Huia Street
Lower Hutt


Session Times

Every Sunday Evening
6.00pm - 7.00pm
Enjoy a Spa after your swim

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.

Club Officials

  • Club President

    Lester Fensom
    Email: President

  • Club Secretary

    Winnie Cleary
    Email: Treasurer

Location Map

Huia Map

Huia Pool

Huia Street Lower Hutt

Membership Options

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

Social Membership

Swim at Club Nights, all Club activities and participate in non sanctioned swim meets.

Social Membership Subscription: $120.00 per year.

Full NZ Masters Membership

New Zealand Masters membership is required if you wish to compete in New Zealand Masters sanctioned swimming meets.

New Zealand Masters Membership $180.00.

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.

Club Nights

  • Session Times

    We meet Sunday night from 6.00pm - 7.00pm. Enjoy a spa after your swim.

  • Format

    You can set your own programme or ask another club member to set one for you.

  • Venue

    Huia Masters hire the whole pool so you don't have to compete for space with public swimmers.

  • Stroke Correction & Coaching

    The club can organise a swim school for members with a qualified local Swim Coach.



  • Swimming commences Sunday 6th January
  • Bonus swim Waitangi Day Wednesday 6th February
  • Swimming on Easter Sunday, Queens Birthday long weekend and Labour Day long weekend
  • No swimming Sunday April 14th
  • Huia Pool closed for annual maintenance 21st July til 10th August
  • Swimming at Naenae Pool Sunday 21st and 28th July
  • Mid Year Dinner, venue to be arranged, Saturday 3rd August
  • Tinman and barbecue last swimming Sunday in December (December 22nd)

Regional Events

  • Levin Masters Annual Swim Meet Date to be Arranged - 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

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.

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Tinman Hall of Fame

2018: Jess Maddock

2017: Mike Richards

2016: David Maddock

2015: Meredith McCarthy

2014: Jason Hooper

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Membership Details

After 31 July please Email the Club Secretary before submitting this application

Sign up now, pay the Huia Social Membership Annual Fee, and become a Financial Member. You can swim free for the rest of .

If you wish to join both Huia & New Zealand Masters, The New Zealand Masters Membership Fee of $60.00 will be due in January .

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For Internet Banking:

Club Bank Account No: 02-0536-0158084-000
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Problems Joining Up? Complete an Application Form and bring it to the pool on Sunday