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: Secretary

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 $185.00.

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 10th January
  • No swimming Sunday 7th February and 28th March
  • Swimming on Easter Sunday, Queens Birthday and Labour Day long weekends
  • Pool closed for maintenance - no swimming Sunday 1st, 8th and 15th August
  • Mid Year Dinner Saturday 14 August 6:30pm at Sabaidee Pah Khao Lao 340 Jackson Street, Petone - for further details contact Lester
  • Spring Fun Swim Meet Saturday 9 October 3pm at Stokes Valley Pool (25M Pool with 6 lanes)
  • followed by pre-dinner drinks and afters function at WildKiwi Distillery (at Brewtown, Upper Hutt)
  • - For entry form click here
  • No swimming Sunday 28th November
  • Tinman and barbecue Sunday 12th December

Regional Events

  • Levin Masters Annual Swim Meet - Levin Aquatic Centre - 18th and 19th May ***Note revised date***
  • - For more details and entry form click here
  • Masterton Masters Shear Magic Sheep Dip Carnival usually in September

National Events

  • NZ Masters North Island 2021 Championships - 17th and 18th July at Coastland, Paraparaumu.
  • - Social function Saturday evening at Kapiti Boating Club
  • - Note this is an NZ Masters sanctioned event and to enter you must be financial member of NZ Masters
  • - For more details see this Flyer
  • North Island Short Course Championships - Date and venue to be decided
  • National Short Course Championships - Date and venue to be decided
  • NZ Masters Swimming Upcoming Events Page

Club Activities

As well as swimming at club nights members compete in New Zealand Masters Swim Meets, Ocean swims, Triathlons 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.

Most years we hold a Spring Fun Meet in September

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

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Why not Join up

Tinman Hall of Fame

2020: Angela Campbell

2019: Martin Davies

2018: Jess Maddock

2017: Mike Richards

2016: David Maddock

2015: Meredith McCarthy

2014: Jason Hooper

Club Swim Meets

Spring Fun Swim Meet at Stokes Valley Pool (25M Pool with 6 lanes) at 3pm on Saturday 9 October 2021

  • 4 x 1 Medal Relays
  • 200m Any Stroke
  • 50m Sidestroke, Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Freestyle
  • 25m Any Stroke
  • Individual Medley
  • 100m Backstroke, Butterfly, Breaststroke and Freestlye
  • Huia 'Face-Off' Fastest 25M Freestyle times
After Function

    Results of the 2021 Spring Fun Meet

Swim Meet Spring 2021


Results of the 2021 Spring Fun Meet

Swim Meet September 2020


Results of the 2020 Spring Fun Meet

Swim Meet September 2019

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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 $65.00 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