The Teach Pool at Graham Condon is closed today until 3.00pm today (16th May) - Swimsmart lessons held during this time 11.00 - 3.00pm in the Teach Pool have had to be cancelled -Apologies for any inconvenience caused by this.
Track your run and win! In the build up to the Christchurch Airport Marathon all Council Fitness Centres are running the Track My Run competition. Simply record how far you run or walk in the Fitness Centre throughout May. There's a prize draw for completing 10km, 21km and 42km! Prizes include Asics trainers, Thermatech Thermals and Underground coffee vouchers. Free to enter. Competition runs from 1st May - 30 May. Winners announced 31 May. See staff for details.
Pioneers expanded winter Spin timetable is now running - check out the Group Fitness timetable
for classes. As the weather turns there is an increase in participations in the Spin Classes - to ensure you don’t miss out on your favourite bike/class/instructor we recommend you book ahead.
Double Spin classes will be running from 29th April - 4th June on Monday & Tuesday evenings 5.30pm at Pioneer. Cost to attend the back to back spin classes are members: $7.60 and casual: $14.20
Information on Tumbletimes & Bubbletimes is now available on our new Recreation Programmes
webpage (including the new tumbletimes class at Graham Condon Recreation & Sports Centre).
Roading, wastewater & stormwater repair work is currently underway near Pioneer Recreation & Sport Centre. For detailed information on how Lyttelton Street access may be affected please see the SCRIT rebuild website
. From 20th February until the end of May 2013 Lyttelton Street will be one way and Roberta Drive and Conway Street will be partly closed on certain dates, for more information please click here
Lyttelton Recreation Centre will remain closed until further notice.
We endeavour to make updates to our online timetable for class times and instructors as they come to hand. If a change occurs on the day of the class, it may not always be possible for this to be updated, e.g. instructor changes due to illness. If you wish to confirm who is taking a particular class on the day, please phone 941-6888.
Pioneer timetable, Jellie timetable, Graham Condon timetable and QEII at Parklands timetable
Timetable changes at Parklands take effect from Monday 6th of May
9.30am BAT taken by Al Neale
6.30pm XFIT changes to Step A with Vicki Jory
5.30pm Stretch & Release with Alison Cousens - new class/timeslot
6.30pm Zumba with Elizabeth Carreno - new class/timeslot
Group Fitness Classes are held in Sports Hall 2 at Graham Condon Recreation and Sport Centre - Please check with our Customer Service Staff for directions.
View the latest capacity Statistics for each fitness centre
Pioneer, Jellie, Graham Condon, QEII Fitness at Parklands
Swimsmart & Recreation programme information
Term 2 2013, runs from Monday 6th May - Saturday 13th July 2013
Term 3 2013, runs from Monday 29th July - Saturday 28th September 2013
Bookings for Term 3, 2013 are open -
Rollover Bookings - Monday 17th June
Preferential Bookings - Tuesday 2nd July
General Bookings - Tuesday 9th July
Full payment is required at time of booking. Credit card phone bookings for Recreation programmes can be made by phoning 941-8999. All Swimsmart bookings and enquiries phone 377-7690.
Further general information is available on the Recreation programmes and Swim education pages. Specific class times and dates can be found on our Programmes & classes page.
As we now have 60% less water space than prior to the earthquake, there are now allocated times for pool-based activities to ensure fairness to all of our user groups. This means there will now be times when lane swimming will be unavailable in some of our pools, or reduced lane availability.
Pioneer Recreation & Sport Centre lane swimming
Lane swimming will be available during all our opening hours, however there are times when there will be limited availability: Monday to Friday 3pm - 5.30pm (only 2 lanes available). To view term 1 permanent lane bookings for Pioneer main pool please click here (please note this does not include casual or one off bookings).
Graham Condon Recreation & Sport Centre lane swimming
Lane swimming will be available during all our opening hours, however there are times when there will be limited availability. To view term 1 permanent lane bookings for Graham Condon 25 metre pool please click here (please note this does not include casual or one off bookings).
Jellie Park lane swimming
Lane swimming will be available during the following times:
Monday to Friday 5.30am - 9.30am and 7.00pm - 9.30pm (limited lanes between 3.30pm - 7pm)
Saturday 8.30am - 8pm (limited lanes until 1pm)
Sunday 7am - 8pm (limited lanes between 1pm - 4pm)
Please note: Lanes 6, 7 and 8 of the Recreation pool will be unavailable due to Swim Canterbury Events, on some weekends throughout 2013.
Jellie Park aquajogging
Aquajogging will be available during the following times:
See above for swim meet bookings that may affect aquajogging
Please note: the Jellie Park indoor hydroslide is currently closed.
Graham Condon Recreation & Sport Centre lane swimming & aquajogging
We endeavour to have at least 3 lanes available for public use at all times in our 25 metre 8-lane ramped pool.
Generally more than 3 lanes (the best times to swim) are available:
Monday to Friday before 9.30am, between 2.30pm - 6pm, and after 7.30pm
All day Sunday and Public Holidays
For aquajoggers please note the lane pool has a depth of 1.8m (northern end) graduating to 1.2m (southern end) making aquajogging most suitable at the northern end of this pool.
Events at Facilities
Please be aware that there are large events being held at Pioneer Stadium on the following dates which may impact the availability of parking