- Christmas/New Year Holiday hours -
- Pioneer Stadium will be closed to the public for maintenance from the 16th December -13th January
Jellie Park & Halswell outdoor summer pools are now open for the 2013/2014 summer season
Jellie Park outdoor hydroslide weekend & public holiday hours also apply for the school holiday period from the 16th December
Check out the the 2013/2014 pool party schedule here
- come along and enjoy some pool party fun in the sun!
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
. For the latest update (July 2013), please click here
Group Fitness Christmas Timetable 2013/2014
Check out our Group Fitness Christmas timetables -
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
Looking for something new to try in 2014 - how about trying the Beginners 4 Week Spin Programme. Beginners spin is a 4 week programme aimed at people that have never tried spin before. Each week focuses on a different aspect of spin and by the last session participants will have the confidence to attend a regular spin class.
Each class is 50 minutes long and the cost for all 4 weeks is - casual $38, members $20.40 & CSC $28.52 (Begins 16th January at Pioneer - register & pay at the front counter).
QEII Fitness at Parklands
New FUNky Movements trial Group Fitness Class - FUNkey Movements is a low intensity class combining circuit, mind/body and gentle exercises aimed at people of all abilities (14 yrs +). Classes run for 45 minutes on Tuesdays at 11.15am from the 24th September for 6 weeks - the cost is $4.50 per session ($4.70 from October 1st 2013) and support people are free (those that wish to can stay on for tea & coffee at the conclusion of the class).
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 4 2013, runs from Monday 14th October - Friday 20th December
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 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).
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 (no lanes available from 1pm - 4pm due to Sunday Fundays)
Please note: Due to Swim Canterbury events the entire sport pool will be unavailable and lanes 6, 7 and 8 of the recreation pool unavailable (1 hour after start of event), on some weekends throughout 2013. This months swim meets are -
- JASI Swim Club Christmas Cracker - Friday 6th December to Sunday 8th December (Frid 6 - 10pm, Sat 11am - 3pm & Sun 9am - 1pm)
Sunday Funday takes place from 1-4pm every Sunday between 26th May and 10th November. Cost is pool entry.
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 -
Elite Road Nationals 2014
Download the Elites App today to get your 10 week Recreation Ride Training Programme prepared by the Council's Recreation and Sport Centres expert trainers!
If you've missed weeks 1 and 2 of the training programme please see the link below -
Elites Training Programme Weeks 1 & 2
Speights Coast to Coast 2014
Txt to win competition details to come