Our popular learn-to-swim programme helps you enjoy, and stay safe in, the water.

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Sign up for a Swimsmart membership before 16 February 2020 and be in to win a child’s bike and helmet.

Here’s how:

    1. Complete the become a member form or visit any of our centres (Jellie Park, Pioneer, or Taiora QEII) and speak to one of the team.
    2. Meet with the team to discuss your lessons. Complete and sign your membership form and choose how you’d like to pay. Don’t forget to bring your photo ID and, if you’d like to pay by direct debit, your bank account details.

    3. We will enter your name in the draw to win a child’s bike and helmet. If you’re our lucky winner, we’ll be in touch with you shortly after 16 February 2020 so you can collect your prize.

Terms and conditions for prize draw


To be eligible for the prize draw you need to sign up and complete your Swimsmart membership, or be an existing member, between 20 January and 16 February 2020. New memberships should commence between these dates.


We are giving away one $300 voucher to be used at Evo Cycles Christchurch, 7C Mandeville Street, Riccarton, which can be used to purchase a child’s bike and helmet.

Current members as of 11.59pm on 16 February 2020 will be entered in the prize draw. One member will be drawn randomly to receive this prize. The prize draw winner will be contacted shortly after 16 February 2020 to claim their prize. Prize cannot be exchanged for cash.

Become a Swimsmart member

To enrol in the Swimsmart programme, you need a Swimsmart membership.

Swimsmart memberships can also be purchased at any Recreation and Sport Centre – Jellie ParkGraham CondonPioneer or Taiora QEII.

For general enquiries, please call 03 377 7690 or email swimsmart@ccc.govt.nz.

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