Casual fees for Recreation and Sport Centres are detailed below.

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. 

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.


All preschoolers swim for free during school hours at any Christchurch City Council pool. Find out more about this offer.

A 25% discount for adults (excluding the Templeton Summer Pool) is available to Community Services, KiwiAble Leisure and NZ SuperGold cardholders.

A 25% discount on the child entry fee is available to Community Services cardholders. Please note that children aged under eight must be accompanied by an adult.

Type Price



Child (under 16 years or with a Cando high school student ID card)*


Preschool child with parent/caregiver (maximum of two preschoolers per parent) during school hours (from 9am to 3pm on Monday to Friday). 

Weekends, public holidays and school holidays (21 December 2019 to 26 January 2020) are excluded.


Preschool child with parent/caregiver (maximum of two preschoolers per parent) outside of school hours


Family of four (two adults, two children) 


Family of three (one adult, two children) 


Family of two (one adult, one child) 


Additional child with family




Swimmer nappy (subject to availability)


Templeton Summer Pool fees

Please note that the Templeton Summer Pool now accepts EFTPOS.

Type Price

Season pass membership (key holder)

Valid from 16 November 2019 to 29 March 2020

$80 per household.  Available from Templeton pool between 7am and 9am until 7 February 2020

Replacement key $50 fee for lost key replacement

Pool concession cards

Concession cards can be used at the Graham Condon, Jellie Park, Pioneer and Taiora QEII Recreation and Sport Centres, as well as the summer pools, and are valid for up to one year. Access to the spa, sauna and steam room are included in an adult concession.

A 25% discount for adults is available to Community Services, KiwiAble Leisure(external link) and New Zealand SuperGold cardholders.

A 25% discount for children is available to Community Services cardholders.

Type Price

Adult concession 10 swims


Adult concession 20 swims 


Child concession 10 swims 


Child concession 20 swims


Child concession 50 swims


Replacement concession card



Hydroslide fees are additional to the pool entry fee.

Preschoolers are not allowed on the hydroslides. Children aged five to seven must be supervised by a responsible caregiver aged 16 or older. You must be at least 107cm or taller at Taiora QEII and 102cm or taller at Jellie Park to enter a hydroslide. 

Hydroslide Price

Jellie Park indoor

Child (5 to 15 years) $6.00 

Adult (16+ years) $7.00

Jellie Park indoor and outdoor (summer)

Child (5 to 15 years) $8.70 

Adult (16+ years) $10.80

Taiora QEII

Child (5 to 15 years) $6.00

Adult (16+ years) $7.00

Te Hāpua Summer Pool


Waltham Summer Pool $2.00