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Last reviewed: Thu, 15 Jan 2015

Pioneer Early Learning Centre

Council facilities

About us

In a safe and fun environment, your child is in good care with the qualified early childhood education professionals at Pioneer Early Learning Centre.

With child/carer ratios of 1:4 (under 2s) and 1:8  (over 2s) children are provided with stimulating learning opportunities which will challenge and extend their learning and development.

Casual or permanent bookings are available from one to eight hours.

Owned and operated by the Christchurch City Council as a community based centre, Pioneer Early Learning Centre is fully licensed for children aged 0-5 years old.

For more information, please read our Parents' Booklet [PDF, 441KB].


For casual and permanent bookings for your child please phone: (03) 941 7686


Casual  Booking Rates $7.00 per hour (Advance booking required)

Permanent Booking Rates $7.00 per hour

20 free hours are available for children aged 3-5 years through the Government’s subsidy programme.

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

Contact us

Phone: (03) 941 7686
Address: located at Pioneer Recreation and Sport Centre, 75 Lyttelton Street, Spreydon


Authorising Unit: Recreation and Sport

Last reviewed: Thursday, 15 January 2015

Next review: Sunday, 15 February 2015

Keywords: childcare, childcare centres, early childhood centres, early learning, pioneer