Check the current status of Christchurch Recreation and Sport facilities.

COVID-19 updates

Vaccine passes are no longer required to enter a Recreation and Sport Centre. 

The spread of COVID-19 may temporarily affect the opening hours of some of our facilities. Check the current facility status before you visit.

All Recreation and Sport Centres are being safely operated in line with government guidelines.

Bookings are essential for group fitness and adult swimming lessons. Secure your spot. No booking is required to use the pool and Fitness Centre. 

Swimsmart lessons, Bubbletimes, Tumbletimes and Sleepytimes are running as usual. 

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. 

Check opening hours(external link).

Check opening hours.

Masks are required for entry and must be worn in the reception area.

Please keep 1-metre distance.

Status may change at short notice due to staff availability.

Fitness Centre Pool open

Open

See the group fitness timetable(external link) for the status of group fitness classes.

Sports Hall Pool open

Open

Bookings essential.

Current pool wait time Pool open

Approximate wait times:

  • Toddler pool: 0 minutes
  • Teach pool: 0 minutes
  • Lane pool: 0 minutes
  • Aqua jogging: 0 minutes
  • Spa pool: 0 minutes

Updated 2.00pm, 27 June 2022

Lane pool Pool open

Open 

Check lane availability(external link).

Spa pool Pool open

Open 

The Spa Pool will be closed for maintenance Wednesday 29 June at 8.30am and is expected to re-open on Thursday 30 June at 3.00pm.

Teach pool Pool open

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

  • Monday to Friday, 3.30pm to 6.30pm
  • Saturday, 8am to 12.30pm
Toddler pool Pool open Open
Inflatable obstacle course Pool open

The inflatable obstacle course is in the main pool on Sundays from 12.30pm to 2.30pm. Please check this page before you come to ensure we have it in place.

We'll be upgrading the drains in the car park at Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre from Wednesday 1 June.

Allow extra time as the entrance and car park will be busier than usual, and you may experience changes to your normal route in. There may also be less car parking at times.

Thank you for your patience as we carry out this much-needed work.


Check opening hours.

Masks are required for entry and must be worn in the reception area. 

Please keep a 1-metre distance

 

Updated 4:45pm Monday 27th June.

Fitness centre Open

Open

See the group fitness timetable(external link) for the status of group fitness classes.

Indoor aqua jogging Open

 Open

Indoor hydroslide Open

Open

  • Weekdays 12.00pm to 6pm
  • Weekends and public holidays midday to 6pm
Recreation pool Open

 Open

Check lane availability(external link)

Sauna Pool open Open
Spa pool  Pool open Open
Sport pool Caution

Closed: Due to bookings for the rest of the day 27/06/2022                               

Check lane availability(external link)

Steam room Pool open Open
Teach pool Pool open

Open

  • Monday to Friday, 11.15am to 3.30pm
  • Saturday 2pm to 8pm
  • Sunday all day until 6pm

Check with reception as these times may change each day.

Toddler pool  Pool open

Open

Inflatable obstacle course Caution

 

Unavailable today

 

 

Outdoor hydroslide Pool closed Closed. Reopens 12 November 2022
Outdoor pool Pool closed Closed. Reopens 12 November 2022
Outdoor dive pool Pool closed Closed. Reopens 12 November 2022

Check opening hours.

Masks are required for entry and must be worn in the reception area. 

Please keep 1-metre distance.

Status may change at short notice due to staff availability.

Fitness centre Open

Open

See the group fitness timetable(external link) for the status of group fitness classes.

Southern Centre Open

Open

Bookings essential.

Stadium Open

Open

Current pool wait times Open

Approximate wait times:

  • Lane pool: 0 minutes
  • Spa pool: 0 minutes
  • Leisure pool: 0 minutes

Updated 1.00pm, Monday 27th June

Lane pool Open

Open

Check lane availability(external link).

Leisure pool Open Open 
Sauna Open

Open 

Steam room Open Open
Spa pool Open Open
Teach pool Open Open for swimming lessons

Check opening hours.

Masks are required for entry and must be worn in the reception area. 

Please keep 1-metre distance.

Status may change at short notice due to staff availability. 

Fitness centre Open

Open

See the group fitness timetable(external link) for the status of group fitness classes.

Current pool wait times Open

Approximate wait times:

  • Leisure pool:  0 minutes
  • Toddler pool:  0 minutes
  • Teach pool: 0 minutes
  • Lane swimming: Closed - Re-opening Tuesday 5:30am 28 June 2022
  • Aqua jogging: 0 minutes
  • Hydrotherapy: 0 minutes
  • Spa pool: 0 minutes
  • Steam room: 0 minutes
  • Sauna: 0 minutes

Updated 7:30pm Monday 27 June 2022

Hydrotherapy pool Open Open
Hydroslide and wet playground Open

Open

Hydroslide hours:

  • Monday to Friday 3.30pm to 6pm
  • Saturday 10am to 8pm
  • Sunday and public holidays 10am to 6pm
Lane pool Pool closed  Closed - Re-opening Tuesday 5:30am 28 June 2022
Leisure pool Open

Open

  • Monday to Friday from 8am
  • Weekends and Public Holidays from 7am
Sauna Open

Open

Steam room  Open Open
Spa pool Open Open
Toddler pool Open

Open

  • Monday to Friday from 8am
  • Weekends and Public Holidays from 7am
Inflatable obstacles course Caution Check this page each Sunday for further updates.
Teach pool Open Open

Check opening hours.(external link)

Masks are required for entry and must be worn in the reception area.

Please keep 1-metre distance.

Status may change at short notice due to staff availability.

Fitness classes

Open

See the group fitness timetable(external link) for the status of group fitness classes.

Current pool wait times

Open

Approximate wait times:

  • Leisure area: 0 minutes
  • Teach pool: 0 minutes
  • Toddler pool and wet deck: 0 minutes
  • Lane pool: 0 minutes
  • Aqua jogging: 0 minutes
  • Spa pool: 0 minutes
  • Manu pool: 0 minutes 

Updated 2.00 pm Monday 27 June 2022

Lane pool

Open

Open

Manu pool

Open

Open; 8am to 8pm
Spa pool

Open

Open

Teach pool

Open

Open

Toddler pool and wet deck

Open

Open

Inflatable obstacle course

Closed

Closed;

The inflatable obstacle course is in the pool on:

  • Saturday 1pm to 3pm 
  • Sunday 12.00pm to 3pm

Please check this page before you come to ensure we have it in place.

Weka community room

Open

Open

Norman Kirk Memorial Summer Pool is closed until summer 2022/2023.

Outdoor pool Closed

Closed 

Paddling pool Closed

Closed 

Te Hāpua Halswell outdoor pools will be closed until summer 2022/2023.

Outdoor pool Closed

Closed

Toddler pool Closed Closed 
Hydroslide Closed

Closed

Waltham outdoor pools will be closed until summer 2022/2023.

Outdoor pool Closed

Closed 

Toddler pool Closed

Closed 

Hydroslide  Closed

Closed

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