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Otago Country Music Club Fundraiser

The Otago Country Music Club is supporting the Physio Pool by holding a fundraising afternoon with raffles and afternoon tea. It is on Sunday 8th November at 2pm to 6pm in their club rooms at 33 Skerries Street, Outram (one street behind the Outram Dairy). There will be a $5.00 entry fee and some great entertainment. All are welcome to attend this fundraising event.

Autospectacular Donation

The Physio Pool has received a $4000 donation which was raised at the Autospectacular held last month. Chris Stichman, president of the Otago Early Falcon Fairlane Club and Russell Gilchrist, president of the Otago Classic Motoring Club presented the donation to Otago Therapeutic Trust secretary-treasurer Neville Martin at the pool on Friday. The fundraising tally is now more than $1.1 million. Read the full ODT article here.


Chris Stichman, Neville Martin and Russell Gilchrist.

Worldwide Aquathon 2015 @ the Dunedin Physio Pool – Fund Raising Event

More than 70 countries are participating in the Worldwide Aquathon at the same time (local).

Saturday 14 November 12:30pm to 3:30pm – a three hour marathon of non-stop Aqua Aerobics at the Physio Pool!

Support the Physio Pool by participating and, if you can, organise sponsors. Join in for one, two, three, four, five or six half-hour blocks of Aqua Aerobics… it’s up to you how much you do.

$10 entry fee

Splash out to save your Pool! All donations & entry fees go to the Physio Pool!

To enter call the Pool 03-474 0999 or join our Facebook Group

Ladies Pamper Party Fundraiser

A Physio Pool fundraiser especially for the ladies:

Ladies Pamper Party


Otago Daily Times Fundraiser

The Otago Daily Times is hosting a fundraising evening for the Physio Pool. Come and see the new play Time Stands Still at the Fortune Theatre on Friday 25th September at 7:30pm.

All ticket sales will go to the Physio Pool!

Tickets are available at the Otago Daily Times front office at 52 Stuart Street, Dunedin or call 03 477 8000. Tickets are $34 each (plus $2.50 handling/postage or no extra charge if picked up from ODT Dunedin office).

From Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Donald Margulies, Time Stands Still is a moving and humour-filled portrait of people struggling with the need for purpose in the world. Directed by Lara Macgregor.


Physio Pool FUNdraising Dance Raises $29,000

We are happy to announce that the Physio Pool FUNdraising Dance held in June has raised $29,000. This is a fantastic achievement and a huge boost to the fundraising total. Thank you Barbara Anderson for your amazing effort in organising the dance and thank you to everyone who attended or contributed. It has been a fantastic community effort to help save the pool and it is greatly appreciated!



Hannah’s Rehabilitation Update

Hannah, who shared her story in one of our videos, has come a long way in her rehabilitation. When she started her rehabilitation in the Physio Pool she needed the hoist to get her into the water and had her arms and legs moved for her. She then progressed to using a buoyancy aid, to kicking with a board and to swimming while using a mask and snorkel. On her 26th birthday she she swam (with some rests) 26 lengths of the pool! You can read the full ODT article about the progress Hannah’s is making in and out of the pool here.


Hannah Scott works on her recovery with neuro-physiotherapist Bronagh Quinn. Photo by Stephen Jaquiery.


Casino Night Fundraiser

A Casino Night fundraiser has been organised by Ingrid O’Connell and friends.

This Saturday the 8th of August at 7:30pm.

At the St Kilda Bowling Club, 33 Royal Crescent, St Kilda, Dunedin.

Ticket are $20 and include some ‘funny money’, supper and a drink (beer, wine or juice). Bring cash to buy lots more funny money, raffles, and for the bar.

It will be a fantastic night, and there are some great prizes. Ask your friends, family and workmates to come along.

All proceeds go to the Otago Therapeutic Pool Trust.

Tickets are available at the Physio Pool, or from Ingrid (455 4728), Jo (455 2911 / 027 231 3612), or Kathy (



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Students Half Price

Are you studying at Uni or Polytech? For all of July get in for HALF PRICE!
Only $3.50 with your student ID and within walking distance of the Uni and Polytech,
corner Castle Street and Hanover.
Make sure you share this with any students you know!

Physio Pool is open to the public:
Monday to Friday 6.30am–9.30am and 11am–6:45pm
Saturday & Sunday 8am–11:45am