- All our outdoor summer pools are are now closed until next summer.
- The Draft Annual Plan is open for consultation until 22nd April. There have been proposals relating to the Recreation and Sport Centres that may affect you and the consultation process is your chance to give feedback via online submission form on these proposals. Pages 5 and 6 of the Summary Document relate to Recreation and Sport Centres.
- ANZAC day, Friday 25th April, all our centres are closed in the morning and will be opening from 1pm.
is now at Jellie Park every Friday at 9am until 11th April and in Term 2 starting at Graham Condon Centre.
- Swim Coaching Programme fees are increasing from May 1st 2014. Please refer to the FAQs for further information.
Canterbury Basketball will be running their After School Hoops Academy at Pioneer from Term 2 2014. To book into the Canterbury Basketball Hoops Academy for Term 2, please click here
to view more information. Please note registrations will no longer be taken at Pioneer Recreation and Sports Centre or via the Christchurch City Council Call Centre
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
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.
PUBLIC HOLIDAY CLASSES - Easter & ANZAC Day
Good Friday 18th April - no classes
Easter Monday 21st April - 9.30am BAT
ANZAC day Friday 25th April - no classes
Good Friday 18th April - 9.10am AquaFit, 9.30am Step, 9.30am Spin, 10.30am Stretch & Release, 4.30pm BoxFit, 5.30pm Zumba, 5.30pm Spin
Easter Monday 21st April - 9.10am AquaFit, 9.30am Pump, 9.30am Spin, 10.30am Zumba, 5.30pm Pump, 5.30pm Spin, 6.30pm BoxFit, 7.05pm Aquafit
ANZAC Day Friday 25th April - 4.30pm BoxFit, 5.30pm Zumba, 5.30pm Spin
View the latest capacity Statistics for each fitness centre
Pioneer, Jellie, Graham Condon, QEII Fitness at Parklands
Swimsmart & Recreation programme information
- Term 1 2014 runs until Thursday 17th April
- Term 2 2014 runs from Monday 5th May to Sunday 6th July
See our Swim education and Recreation programmes pages for Term 2 booking dates.
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.
Pioneer Recreation and Sports Centre are excited to let you know that Canterbury Basketball will be running their After School Hoops Academy at Pioneer from Term 2 2014.
This is an 8 week programme delivered by pro coaches, you may even rub shoulders with Canterbury Basketball players. This means registrations will no longer be taken at Pioneer Recreation and Sports Centre or via the Christchurch City Council Call Centre. Please contact Canterbury Basketball Hoops Academy for all bookings.
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 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 permanent lane bookings for Graham Condon 25 metre pool please click here (please note this does not include casual or one off bookings).
From Monday 31st March, leisure space in the 25m Lane pool (normally lane 8), will be unavailable between 3.30pm - 6pm Monday to Thursday, during the school term.
Leisure space in the 25m pool will continue to be available on Fridays between 3.30-6pm, Saturday and Sunday.
Jellie Park lane swimming
Click here to see the dates for all swim meet events at Jellie Park.
Lane swimming will be available during the following times:
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 -
- Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th April
- Friday 25th to Sunday 27th April
Virtual Tours of our Recreation and Sport Centres
Check out our virtual tours of our Recreation and Sport Centres: