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Last reviewed: Tue, 02 Sep 2014

Graham Condon Recreation and Sport Centre

Welcome to Graham Condon Recreation and Sport Centre, a world-class sports and recreation facility located close to Northlands Shopping Centre.

The centre includes accessible ramped access to the lane pool, spa and learners pool.

Latest News

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  • The teach pool at Graham Condon will be unavailable for public swimming between 10.30am - 11.30am, Monday to Friday from the 1st September to 12th September (due to larger numbers participating in swim education at this time)
  • Bootcamp is coming to Graham Condon!
    Are you up for the challenge? This six week course is designed to get you fitter, stronger and feeling great! Bootcamp is aimed at all fitness levels, so you’ll get out of it what you put in. Sessions will progress with your fitness level to ensure you get the most out of every session. Train with a group, meet other members and let one of our instructors put you through your paces twice a week for six weeks! Places are limited so sign up today at Graham Condon Recreation and Sport Centre.

    What: Spring Bootcamp
    Where: Graham Condon Recreation and Sport Centre
    When: 1 September – 10 October, Monday and Friday 6.10am
    Duration: Two 50 minute sessions per week for six weeks.
    Price: $120
    Bookings: Register at Graham Condon Recreation and Sport Centre. Hurry, places are limited.
    Terms and conditions: Bootcamp is available to both members and casual visitors. Participants must pay up front and commit to all sessions. Session are non refundable unless requested with a medical certificate to prove sickness.

  • Bubbletimes, a casual water preschool class is coming to Graham Condon Centre. Starting Thursday 8th May at 9am
  • Want to know the best time to train at the fitness centre or use the pool? See the latest booking and usage data on our notices page.

For more details & further updates please see the recreation & sports Notices page.

General Information

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The Centre has been named in memory of Graham Condon, a Christchurch City Councillor who was tragically killed in a cycling accident in September 2007. He was an elected Shirley-Papanui Councillor and Community Board member from 1995-1998 and was then elected as a Christchurch City Councillor (and appointed by the Council to the Shirley-Papanui Community Board) from 1998 until his death in 2007.

The Graham Condon Sports and Recreation Centre offers a full range of programmes and activities:

The complex features:

  • A eight-lane, ramped 25-metre indoor swimming pool
  • A ramped spa pool
  • A ramped learners' pool
  • A separate toddlers' pool with wet deck and water toys
  • An indoor sports hall
  • A fitness centre
  • Free public WiFi access

Sports Halls

The Sports Hall and existing Papanui High School Sports Hall are used by Papanui High School during school hours, but are available to community groups to hire in the evenings and at weekends. The new Sports Hall (Sports Hall 1) is marked for Basketball, Netball and has three volleyball courts. The existing Sports Hall (Sports Hall 2) is marked for Basketball and four Badminton courts.

To book space in the Sports Hall, please call 941 6888.

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Opening hours


  • Monday - Friday, 5:30am - 9:30pm
  • Weekends and public holidays, 7am - 8pm
  • ANZAC day, 1pm - 8pm

Fitness Centre

  • Monday - Thursday, 5:30am - 9:30pm
  • Friday 5:30am - 8pm
  • Weekends and public holidays, 7am - 8pm
  • ANZAC day, 1pm - 8pm

Want to know the best time to come and train and the fitness centre? See the latest Usage Data by clicking here.

Floor Plan

Graham Condon Floor Plan

Graham Condon Floor Plan

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Directions and Virtual Tour

Graham Condon Recreation & Sport Centre is located on 3 Sisson Drive, Papanui.

Virtual Tour

Click here to view the virtual tour of Graham Condon Recreation and Sport Centre


There is plenty of parking close to the facility on Sisson Drive just north of the tennis courts. Please do not park in Northlands Shopping Centre or elsewhere on the school grounds. Click on image below to see parking areas.

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Contact us

3 Sisson Drive, Papanui
P O Box 73047
Christchurch 8154

Phone: (03) 941 6888
Swimsmart Phone: (03) 377 7690
Swimsmart enquires:


Authorising Unit: Recreation and Sport

Last reviewed: Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Next review: Monday, 2 March 2015

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