Te Pou Toetoe: Linwood Pool is a place for community gathering, recreation and wellbeing. Work out and have fun at the same time.
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.
Swimsmart lessons, Bubbletimes, Tumbletimes and Sleepytimes are running as usual.
Te Pou Toetoe: Linwood Pool welcomes people of all ages, cultures and abilities to enjoy better physical and social health for a stronger Christchurch.
Check out the kids’ water play deck, the aqua fitness classes, or just relax in the family spa while watching the giant splashes in the manu pool.
If you’d rather stay dry, we have group fitness classes in the Weka room.
New Zealand’s first-ever purpose-built all-season indoor manu pool.
The facility is exclusive for women every Wednesday from 3pm to 9.30pm to encourage all women and girls to feel more confident in our pools. Windows will be covered for privacy. Learn more.
A recreational programme for those over 60 who want to be active and socialise together at Te Pou Toetoe: Linwood Pool.
Enjoy aqua jogging, swimming or gentle water-based exercises in the pool, followed by a chance to catch up over a cup of tea in the community room. Learn more.
The last entry to the pool is 15 minutes before closing. Please be ready to leave the facility by the closing time.
|Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday||Wednesday||Weekends and public holidays|
|Women's only Wednesdays||Not available||3pm to 9.30pm||Not available|
|Pools||5.30am to 9.30pm||5.30am to 2.30pm||7am to 8pm|
|Multi-purpose room and meeting room||5.30am to 9.30pm||5.30am to 2.30pm||7am to 8pm|
Te Pou Toetoe: Linwood Pool offers everything from family fun, manu pool, lane swimming and women-only sessions in the well-equipped indoor pools as well as a multi-purpose room.
Wi-Fi is available while you are at Te Pou Toetoe: Linwood Pool. Talk to customer services at the centre for details.
Free onsite car parking is available at Te Pou Toetoe: Linwood Pool, we have four mobility car parks available.
To increase your fitness, bike to Te Pou Toetoe: Linwood Pool. There are free bike stands available. Make sure you have your own bike lock to secure your bike.
Lockers are available in the pool area for use.
Relax and unwind in our poolside family spa, access is included in pool admission fees.
The Weka room is a multi-purpose room that is available for hire at Te Pou Toetoe: Linwood Pool when classes are not being held. The room can be used for many activities such as community meetings, birthday parties or other recreational activities. Bookings are required.
The Bob Todd room is a small meeting room which is located next to the Weka room and is also available for hire. The room is fitted with a flat-screen TV, whiteboard and seating for up to 9 people. Bookings are required.
For enquiries about availability and to make a room booking:
At Te Pou Toetoe: Linwood Pool, we offer loads of fun in our indoor pools and swimming lessons for all ages. From babies to adult learners, we help you make the most of the water throughout the year.
All pools have entry ramps for wheelchairs. The spa is also wheelchair accessible. Wet wheelchairs are available at the pool, please ask one of our friendly lifeguards.
At least two lanes are usually available for general swimming, including during Aqua Fit classes and Swimsmart lessons. Class and lesson times can vary from term to term. Contact us on 03 941 8999 to check pool availability.
We offer swimming lessons for all ages and abilities. As well as the Swimsmart programme, private lessons can be arranged.
Te Pou Toetoe: Linwood Pool has an 6-lane pool.
Lane availability is subject to change, for further enquiries please phone 03 941 6446. To check the pool availability of our other pools, please phone 03 941 8999.
We're also making the facility women-only every Wednesday from 3pm to 9.30pm, to help encourage all women and girls to feel more confident in our pools. Windows will be covered for privacy and all staff poolside will be female. Learn more.
|Morning||Mon 16||Tues 17||Wed 18||Thu 19||Fri 20||Sat 21||Sun 22|
|Afternoon||Mon 16||Tues 17||Wed 18||Thu 19||Fri 20||Sat 21||Sun 22|
* Women-only session
The multi-purpose room is 148m2 square meters and has an adjacent kitchen for use.
Classes that feature in this room are:
The multi-purpose room can hold up to 80 people and is for hire to the community when a class isn't being held.
For enquiries about availability and to make a booking:
Have a look at our group fitness and aqua classes. The timetable below shows the full schedule available at Te Pou Toetoe.