Hamilton Aquatics teach, train and nurture swimmers at all stages of swimming from learning to swim through to Olympic athletes, we strive to inspire and develop our swimmers across all programs to achieve their aquatic goals.


Primary school age upwards, Hamilton Aquatics provides a comprehensive Learn to Swim program with a range of classes operating out of three handy locations in Hamilton;

  • Hamilton Boys High School
  • Hillcrest Normal School - Hillcrest 
  • Vela Pool Complex - Tamahere 

From floating, breathing and kicking through to mastering the four key swimming strokes, your child will learn to swim while having fun in a safe nurturing environment.

Read more about our Learn to Swim program.


Hamilton Aquatics offers a comprehensive range of swim squads covering all levels of swimming, including a competitive pathway and fitness squads. 

Joining a swimming squad will teach your child confidence, motivation and perseverance while experiencing what it is like to be part of a team. Swimming competitively is hard work; it is also very gratifying and a lot of fun, your child will make friends and create lifelong memories.
At Hamilton Aquatics, we group swimmers by age and ability into an appropriate squads with swimmers of similar skill levels. Swimmers progress into more advanced squads when they are physically, socially and cognitively ready for a greater challenge.

Read more on our squad structure;

  1. Transitional Squads
  2. Junior Squads
  3. Senior Squads
  4. Fitness Squads


Hamilton Aquatics offers a comprehensive range of swim programs and squads providing all levels of swimming, including primary aged swimming lessons, a competitive squad pathway and fitness squads.

Hamilton Aquatics promotes para-swimming and is fully inclusive for all para athletes across all squads and programs. We are fortunate to be the home of several para athletes who are valued members of our team.

Read more on our clubs successs.

Hamilton Aquatics is a community based aquatics club that enables members across Hamilton to connect, have fun and achieve their aquatic goals.