Bubbletimes and Sleepytimes

Casual water-confidence session designed for preschoolers.

Visiting Recreation and Sport Centres during Alert Level 1

All our centres are open. Capacity restrictions have been lifted so you can enjoy the pools (please note: Pioneer’s main pool, wave pool, spa and sauna is closed for six months from Saturday 14 November), fitness centres and group fitness classes with friends and whānau.

 You can book in for your group fitness class, including spin and aquafit here. 

Bubbletimes, Sleepytimes, adult swim lessons and the full Swimsmart programme have resumed. Swimsmart bookings are now open.

Tumbletimes, preschool gymnastics and the Southern Centre are all open and running as normal.

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The splash and play activities are suitable for preschool children from six months to under five years to help build water confidence. 

Parents/caregivers must accompany children in the water (maximum of one adult to two preschool children). Phone 03 941 6888 for enquiries.


Begin your aquatic journey through our new Sleepytimes for preschoolers class. This class is designed to build water confidence while building on mental and physical development through play.

Set in a calming environment it will also help tire your loved one ready for bed. 


Bubbletime/Sleepytime session Fee
Single session (one parent/caregiver and one child) $4.40
Additional child from the same family/whanau $3.40


Bubbletimes and Sleepytimes classes will resume on Monday 18 January 2021. 

Location Bubbletimes Sleepytimes
Graham Condon Tuesday 9am
Friday 8.30am
Jellie Park Friday 9am  
Pioneer Sunday 9am
Wednesday 8.30am (this class will be back up and running on Wednesday 17 March)
Thursday 6.10pm
Taiora QEII Friday 9am  

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