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Last reviewed: Wed, 13 May 2015

Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre

Welcome to Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre, Christchurch's only indoor and outdoor swimming complex.

Featuring two 25m indoor lane swimming pools and a fully equipped fitness centre with state of the art equipment, it is the home of fitness in the western part of Christchurch. During the summer enjoy the 50 metre heated outdoor pool, diving boards and hydroslides.

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Latest news

  • The indoor hydroslide is currently closed for maintenance until further notice
  • Please check the notices for pool availability affected by Swim Canterbury Events
  • Please click here to view the lane availability in the Sport Pool

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


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General Information

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Jellie Park offers a full range of facilities:

  • Indoor pool complex including spa pool, sauna & steam room
  • Fitness suite & studio
  • Outdoor pool & hydroslides
  • Outdoor family picnic area
  • Free public WiFi access

For more detailed information on the above features please search the recreation & sport facilities page. 

Our recreation programmes and fitness classes are a fun active way to get healthy, or check out our weekly group fitness timetableSwimsmart aquatic programmes including learn to swim classes and swim squads are also held at Jellie Park.

Please see the fees and charges for casual admission costs. For regular users our memberships are great value for money with no joining fee.

For all the latest information on all our Recreation and Sport Centres, closures and updates please see our notices.

Opening hours

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Indoor Pools

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

Outdoor Summer Pools - Now closed until summer 2015/2016

  • Monday - Friday, 5:30am - 7pm
  • Weekends and public holidays, 7am - 7pm

Fitness Centre

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

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

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Monday - Friday 4pm - 6pm

Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays 1pm - 3pm

 *During swim meets the hydroslide will not operate and operating hours are subject to change at anytime. 


Outdoor Hydroslides

The outdoor hydroslides are now closed until summer 2015/2016 - Operating hours vary dependant on staffing levels - please contact the facility on day to confirm if operating

 Click here for operating hours & charges 

  • Please note: Each child between the ages of 5 - 7 years must be accompanied on the Hydroslides by an adult (16+ years), 1 adult per child. Preschoolers are not permitted on the Hydroslides.

Floor Plan

Jellie Park Floor Plan

Jellie Park Floor Plan

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Directions and Virtual Tour

Jellie Park Recreation & Sport Centre is located on 295 Ilam Road, Burnside.

Virtual Tour

Click here to view the virtual tour of Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre

Public transport
The Number 120, 29 and the Orbiter bus, stop close to Jellie Park.

Plenty of off street parking.

Bike stands are available.

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Contact us

295 Ilam Road, Burnside
PO Box 73034
Christchurch 8154
Phone: (03) 941 6888
Swimsmart Phone: (03) 377 7690
Swimsmart email:
Fax: (03) 351 5310


Authorising Unit: Recreation and Sport

Last reviewed: Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Next review: Friday, 13 November 2015

Keywords: jellie park, recreation centre, sports