Dudley Park Aquatic Centre in Rangiora consists of an eight-lane 25m lap pool, a leisure pool with water feature, figure-8 whirlpool and spa pool, learn-to-swim pool, and toddlers’ pool with bubble pit. Construction also included an administration block, plant room, car parking and landscaping.

The pool is a traditional reinforced concrete design, fully tiled but with Traxite poolside coatings. Structural features include a 28m span roof with exposed trusses and Kingspan cladding to exterior walls and roof. All water services and HVAC systems are fully integrated and automated.

As well as focus on energy efficiency and environmentally friendly water treatment and filtration, the project stood out as a sustainability success story during its construction – 74% of the construction waste was recovered for reuse and recycling, including concrete, untreated timber, cardboard and plasterboard.

Client: Waimakariri District Council
Completed: December 2009


Christchurch, Environmental, Government, Leisure & Cultural