All equipment provided, wear comfortable clothing. Please feel free to bring water with you.

All Council facilities closed – COVID-19 updates

We’ve closed all of our Council facilities until further notice, to support the Government’s fight against COVID-19.

This includes pools and recreation centres, libraries, service centres, community facilities, the Christchurch Art Gallery and all our visitor’s centres in gardens and regional parks.

It’s important to proactively look after our mental and physical wellbeing. Whilst our centres are closed you can join us for workouts from the comfort of your living room. Join our daily Facebook live fitness classes.

All payments have been automatically frozen for all members (pool, fitness, multi, and Swimsmart) including direct debits. Expiry dates on concession cards will also be extended.

Please take care, be kind to yourself and others.

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Term 1: Monday 3 February to Thursday 9 April 2020

  • Preferential bookings opened Monday 9 December for those that are already enrolled in Term 3.
  • General bookings open to the public on Monday 16 December.
  • All bookings close for term 1 on Sunday 16 February.

Hatha Yoga

Available at Pioneer Recreation & Sport Centre. Contact reception or call us on 03 941 6888 to book.

Hatha Yoga is a form of Yoga that focuses on strength, flexibility, balance, relaxation and greater posture awareness. This class will teach you the foundations of Yoga.

All equipment is provided. Comfortable clothing recommended, feel free to bring water with you. This class is done barefoot.

Term 1 timetable

Level Age group Duration Prerequisites Times
Introduction and Level One 14+ years 55 mins None

Monday 4.30pm and 7.30pm

Level Two 14+ years 55 mins Completion of the Introduction and Level One yoga course or more than 1 year of yoga experience.

Tuesday 4.30pm, 6.30pm and 7.30pm

Wednesday 9.30am

Yoga – Restorative

Available at Pioneer Recreation & Sport Centre. Contact reception or call us on 03 941 6888 to book.

Achieve physical, mental and emotional relaxation with the use of props (bolsters, blankets, straps, yoga blocks), allowing your body to soften and the energy to flow.

This class has a slower pace than Hatha Yoga and is suitable for pregnant women up to their third trimester.

Term 1 timetable

Age group Duration Prerequisites Times
14+ years 55 min None Monday 5.30pm


These fees are applicable for all levels of Pilates and Yoga.  Prices are based on one weekly lesson for a 10-week term. Prices will be adjusted accordingly if a term consists of more or less than 10 weeks. 

Class Fee
Pilates and Yoga (members and non-members)