Classes tailored to adults new to swimming or wishing to improve their technique.

Visiting Recreation and Sport Centres during Alert Level 2

Our centres remain open under COVID Alert Level 2, with steps in place to ensure people can maintain physical distancing and that we have the ability to contact trace. Please stay at home if you or anyone in your house is unwell. Find out more.

We encourage you to download the NZ COVID Tracer app.

You can book in for your group fitness class, including Spin, AquaFit and Tumbletimes. 

Some times of the day can be busier than others and we will continue to monitor capacity to ensure our customers can physical distance. There may be queues at times, please be patient with other customers and our staff while we work through these changes together. We’ll keep people moving as quickly and as safely as possible and ensure physical distancing. 

Swimsmart
Until Saturday 26 September our Swimsmart programme is running with reduced times and programming. Lessons for Tigersharks, Barracudas, Marlins and Mini Squads are on at the usual times. All other lessons are on hold.
Starting Monday 28 September a new Swimsmart programme has been created to enable all lessons to run under Alert Levels 1 and 2 without disruption. Bookings open on Monday 21 September. Find out more.

 

adult swimmerA great benefit to your pool or multi membership at Council Rec & Sport Centres is that adult swimming classes are included at no extra charge. 

If you currently have a fitness membership only and would like to upgrade to a pools or multi membership to access the pools and swimming classes, please talk to a staff member next time you are in one of our Rec & Sport Centres.

Casual adult Swimsmart lessons are still available for $13.30 per lesson, paid for at the time of booking. 

Adult classes

  • Beginners: 25min lesson for the true beginner, with an emphasis on gaining confidence in the water.
  • Breathers: 25min lesson focusing on freestyle breathing technique and gaining distance.
  • Stroke correction: 25min lesson to improve stroke technique and increase distance.
  • Extension: 45min lesson focusing on increasing stamina and distance.

 Timetable

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Beginners

Taiora QEII
8am

Graham
Condon
9.30am

Jellie Park
9.30am

Taiora QEII
5.35pm

Pioneer
6pm

Taiora QEII
6.05pm

Pioneer
6.30pm

Graham
Condon
6pm

Jellie Park
9.30am

Taiora QEII
1pm

Pioneer
12.30pm
Breathers

Graham
Condon
6pm

Pioneer
6pm

Graham
Condon
5.45pm

Taiora QEII
6.05pm

Graham
Condon
5.45pm

Pioneer
6pm

Jellie Park
6pm

Pioneer
6pm

Taiora QEII
6.05pm

Jellie Park
6pm
Graham
Condon
8am
Stroke
correction
Jellie Park
6.15pm
         
Extension       Graham
Condon
12pm
   

For more information email swimsmart@ccc.govt.nz