Check the current status of Christchurch Recreation and Sport facilities.

Regular pool bookings are not listed here, please confirm with the centre or pool, or see below for the current pool status.

In the event of a pool closure, Swimsmart lessons will still run unless you are contacted directly.

Cowles Stadium Open

Open

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Updated 1.20pm Sunday 05 February 2023

Fitness Centre Open

Open. View the group fitness timetable(external link).

Sports Hall Open Open. Bookings essential.
Lane pool Closed Closed, will reopen Monday 6th February
Spa pool Open Open
Teach pool Open

Open

The teach pool is unavailable due to lessons during the following times in term time:

  • Monday to Friday, 3.30pm to 6.30pm
  • Saturday, 8am to 12.30pm
  • Sunday, 8am to 12.30pm
Toddler pool Open Open
Inflatable obstacle course Caution Available in the main pool on Sundays from 12.30pm to 2.30pm.

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Updated 11am Sunday 5th February 2023

Fitness centre Open

Open. View the group fitness timetable(external link).

Indoor aqua jogging

Closed

Closed

The sport pool hall is closed for maintenance until Friday 10 February 2023.

Aqua jogging will be available in the outdoor dive pool from 7.00am to 12:00pm, and then the shelf is available from 12.00pm to 8pm

Indoor hydroslide Closed

Closed

The sport pool hall, including the indoor hydroslide, is closed for maintenance until Friday 10 February 2023.

The outdoor hydroslide will be available during this time.

Recreation pool Open

Open

Sauna Open

Open

Will close daily from approximately 11.15am until 11.45am to be cleaned.

Spa pool Open

Open

Will close daily from approximately 11.15am until 11.45am to be cleaned.

Sport pool Closed

The sport pool hall is closed for maintenance until Friday 10 February 2023.

The indoor recreation pool and outdoor pool will be available during this time.

Steam room  Open Open
Teach pool Open

Open

Available today for public swimming from 2:30pm - 8:00pm

  • Monday to Friday 2pm to 3.30pm
  • Saturday 2pm to 7pm
  • Sunday all day until 6pm

Check with reception as these times may change each day.

Toddler pool Closed

Closed

The sport pool hall, including toddlers pool, is closed for maintenance until Friday 10 February 2023.

The indoor recreation pool and outdoor pools will be available during this time.

Inflatable obstacle course Closed

Currently unavailable

Outdoor hydroslide  Open

Open

midday to 6pm daily 

Outdoor pool  Open

Open 

On days when there is hot weather and with the closure of the sport pool, there is very limited lane space available for public lane swimming.

Outdoor dive pool Open

Open

Aqua jogging is available 7:00am to 12:00pm (whole pool) and 12.00pm to 8pm (shelf in dive well).

Diving Boards are available from 12.00pm to 8pm (Deep).

 

Car park improvements

Improvements to the car park at Pioneer will be taking place from Monday 30 January until the end of March 2023. All facilities and services at Pioneer will remain open throughout this time, though there may be some noise and impacts on parking.

Please follow all traffic management and signage on-site to help keep everyone safe.

Nga mihi nui. Thank you for your patience while this work is underway.

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Updated 3:29pm Sunday 5th  February

Fitness Centre Open

Open. View the group fitness timetable(external link).

Southern Centre Open

Open

Stadium Open Open
Lane pool Open Open
Leisure pool Open Open
Sauna Open Open
Steam room Open Open
Spa pool Open Open
Teach pool Open Open for Swimsmart bookings only

 

Hydroslide temporary closure

The hydroslide will be temporarily closed from Monday 13 February until Friday 17 February while we repair the floor in the leisure area. 

The leisure pool, toddlers pool, splash deck and water playground remain open during this time.

Nga mihi nui. Thank you for your patience while this work is underway.

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Wait Times 
Sauna: 0 Minutes
Steam: 0 Minutes
Spa: 0 Minutes
Hydrotherapy: 0 Minutes
Lane: 0 Minutes
Teach/LTS: 0 Minutes
Leisure Room: 0 minutes

Updated 3.45pm Sunday 5th February 2023.

Fitness centre Open Open. View the group fitness timetable(external link).
Hydrotherapy pool Pool open Open
Hydroslide and wet playground Pool open

Check hydroslide operating hours(external link).

HYDROSLIDE WILL BE OPEN AT 10AM TODAY

The hydroslide will be temporarily closed from Monday 13 February until Friday 17 February while we repair the floor in the leisure area. The leisure pool, toddlers pool, splash deck and water playground remain open during this time.

Inflatable obstacle course Pool open Inflatables will be in use Sunday 5 February 2023
Lane pool Pool open Open
Leisure pool Pool open Open
Sauna Open Open 
Steam room Pool open Open
Spa pool Pool open

Open

Toddler pool Pool open Open
Teach pool Pool open Open

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Updated 10.33 am Sunday 5 February 2023.

Fitness classes Open

Open. See the group fitness timetable(external link).

Current pool wait times Open

 Approximate wait times: 

  • Leisure area: 0 minutes
  • Teach pool: 0 minutes
  • Toddler pool: 0 minutes
  • Lane swimming: 0 minutes
  • Aqua jogging: 0 minutes
  • Spa pool: 0 minutes
  • Manu pool: 0 minutes
Lane pool Open

Open

Manu pool Open

Open from 8am

Spa pool Open

Open

Teach pool Open

Open

Toddler pool and wet deck Open

Open

Inflatable obstacle course Closed

Closed; No Inflatable today 05/02/2023

Check back at the weekend for further details 

Weka community room Open Open

 

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Outdoor pool Open
Paddling pool Open

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Outdoor pool Pool open Open
Toddler pool Pool open Open
Hydroslide Pool open Open

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Outdoor pool

Open

Toddler pool Open
Hydroslide  Open

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