Paddling pools

The Council manages a number of paddling pools in parks around Christchurch. Children need to be supervised at all times as there are no lifeguards. All pools have fully complying filtration systems.

All Council paddling pools will reopen for the summer between the following dates.

21 October 2023 to 1 April 2024:

  • Botanic Gardens
  • New Brighton
  • Scarborough

17 November 2023 to 1 April 2024:

  • Abberley Park
  • Avebury Park
  • Edgar Macintosh Park
  • Spencer Park
  • Woodham Park

Paddling pools are not supervised by a lifeguard.