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. 

Check opening hours(external link).

Check opening hours

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 at other Recreation and Sport Centres. 

Sports Hall Pool open

Open

Bookings essential.

Current pool wait time Pool open

Approximate wait times:

  • Toddler pool: 0 minutes
  • Teach pool: 0 minutes (Limited space available due to holiday lessons)
  • Lane pool: 0 minutes
  • Aqua jogging: 0 minutes
  • Spa pool: 0 minutes, no bubbles

Updated 3.37pm, Friday 8 October 2022

Lane pool Pool open Open
Spa pool Pool open Open
Teach pool Pool 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
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.

 

Check opening hours

Updated 11.30am Friday 7 October

Fitness centre Open

Open

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

Indoor aqua jogging Open

Currently only 1 lane with limited space

Available today from 5.30am to 4pm, and 6.30pm to 9.30pm

Check lane availability(external link).

Indoor hydroslide Open

Open 

Operating hours:

  • Monday to Friday, 3.30pm to 6pm
  • Weekends, public holidays and school holidays, midday to 6pm
Recreation pool Open

Open

Check lane availability(external link)

Sauna  Open

Open

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

Spa pool Open

Open  

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

Sport pool Open

Open

Available today from 5.30am to 4pm, and 6.30pm to 9.30pm

Check lane availability(external link)

Steam room Open

Open

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

Teach pool Open

Open

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

Check with reception as these times may change each day.

Toddler pool Open Open
Inflatable obstacle course Pool closed Sorry, no inflatables today due to a staff shortage
Outdoor hydroslide Pool closed Closed. Reopens on 12 November 2022.
Outdoor pool Pool closed Closed. Reopens on 12 November 2022.
Outdoor dive pool Pool closed Closed. Reopens on 12 November 2022.

 

Check opening hours.

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 10.40am 7 October 2022

Lane pool Open

Open

Check lane availability(external link).

Leisure pool Closed Closed until 4pm today
Sauna Open Open
Steam room Open Open
Spa pool Open Open
Teach pool Open Open for swim smart lessons. 

 

Check opening hours.

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.

Current pool wait times Pool open

Approximate wait times:

  • Leisure pool: 0 minutes
  • Toddler pool: 0 minutes
  • Teach pool: 0 minutes
  • Lane swimming: 0 minutes
  • Aqua jogging: 0 minutes
  • Hydrotherapy: 0 minutes
  • Spa: 0 minutes

Updated: 3.15pm Friday 7 October 

Hydrotherapy pool Pool open Open but at a cooler temperature of 31.3 degrees
Hydroslide and wet playground Pool open

Open 

Hydroslide operating hours:

  • Monday to Friday, 3.30pm to 6pm
  • Weekends, Public holidays, School holidays 10am to 6pm
Inflatable obstacle course Pool closed Please check back on Sunday to see if the Inflatables will be available
Lane pool Pool open Open
Leisure pool Pool open Open
Sauna Pool open Open
Steam room Pool open Open
Spa pool Pool open Open
Toddler pool Pool open Open
Teach pool Pool open Open

 

Check opening hours.(external link)

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

Please note that during the school holidays, 3 to 16 October, lanes will be reduced and may change at short notice due to user needs at the time.

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 3.30pm, Friday 7 October

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 12:30 pm 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 will reopen on 12 November 2022.

Outdoor pool Closed

Closed 

Paddling pool Closed

Closed 

Te Hāpua Halswell Summer Pool will be open 12 November 2022 to 26 March 2023.

Outdoor pool Closed

Closed

Toddler pool Closed Closed 
Hydroslide Closed

Closed

Waltham outdoor pools will be open 12 November 2022 to 26 March 2023.

Outdoor pool Closed

Closed 

Toddler pool Closed

Closed 

Hydroslide  Closed

Closed

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