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Last reviewed: Thu, 15 Jan 2015

Recreation and sport

Our aim is to help motivate and support you towards achieving your health and fitness goals.

Christchurch City Council Recreation and Sport Centres offer a variety of accessible, safe and affordable opportunities to be active.

Recreation and Sport Notices

Fitness Centres

Our fitness centres offer top quality fitness equipment with highly trained staff who can assist with fitness assessments and help you to achieve your goals.

Click on the logos for more information on your nearest Centre.

Group Fitness

Our group fitness classes include Spin, Pump, Step Athletic, Boxfit, B.A.T, Stretch & Release, Gentle Exercise, Circuit, XBall,  XTreme, XFit, Gymstick  and Aqua classes – AquaFit, AquaIntense and AquaZumba. Group fitness timetables are available here:
Pioneer, Jellie, Graham Condon, QEII at Parklands.


We also offer multiple training and competition pools, toddlers pools, leisure pools (waves, rivers and other watery fun!), spas, steam-rooms and saunas, springboards, dive well, outdoor summer pools and hydroslides.

Recreation Programmes

Recreation Programmes, including Yoga, Pilates and Gymnastics, are on offer throughout the year across all of our facilities and cater for all ages.

Swim Education

Swimsmart is the Christchurch City Council’s Learn to Swim Programme. The Swimsmart programme is delivered by experienced tutors in the Council’s Recreation & Sport Centres and provides a range of classes for all ages and levels of ability. Click here to view our Swimsmart class information. To view our timetables, you can search via Location, Type (Swimsmart Programme) and Age group by clicking here.

All of our services can be used on a casual basis or look into our concession cards and membership options (with no joining fee!).

If you are training for a sporting event or to achieve a personal goal or just enjoy being healthy and active - we have the programme, the staff and the range of world class venues for you.

Strategies and Plans

Contact Us

Ph: (03) 941 6888

Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre

Jellie Park Leisure Pool, Fitness Studio and Fitness Centre


Authorising Unit: Recreation and Sport

Last reviewed: Thursday, 15 January 2015

Next review: Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Keywords: recreation, sport, sports