Jellie Park Recreation & Sport Centre

Jellie Park is one of the biggest and best Christchurch sporting and recreation facilities.

Sport & Toddlers Pool

The Sport & Toddlers Pool will be closed from the 28th December to the 27th March 2016, for necessary repair work.  We apologize for any inconvenience and will be extending the outdoor pool hours during this time. The spa, sauna & steam rooms will also be closed during some of this time however dates still to be confirmed.

During Sports pool closure Aqua jogging will be available in the dive well. Please refer to the availability board in the foyer for any additional impact on the pools.

Contact us

Phone (03) 941 6888, email or post PO Box 73034, Christchurch 8154.

Located at 295 Ilam Road, Burnside

Find your way around by taking a virtual tour.

Getting here

Number 12029 or the Orbiter bus.


Open everyday except 25th December. Please note we will be closing early at 6pm on Christmas Eve, 24th December and New Years Eve, 31st December.

Facility Monday-Thursday Friday Weekends and public holidays Comments
Indoor pools 5.30am-9.30pm 5.30am-9.30pm 7.00am-8.00pm  Sports pool & Toddlers pool will be closed between 28th December - 27th March.
Outdoor summer pools  5.30am-7.00pm  5.30am-7.00pm  7.00am-7.00pm Now open for summer.
Fitness centre 5.30am-9.30pm 5.30am-8.00pm 7.00am-8.00pm  
Indoor hydroslide (closed)       Closed for repairs, reopening 28th March 2016.
Outdoor hydroslide  3.30pm-6.00pm  3.30pm-6.00pm  12.00pm - 6.00pm

Now open for summer.

Hydroslide hours will be extended between 14th December - 14th February to 12pm - 6pm everyday.

Summer Pool Parties

Date Theme Time
Sunday 22nd November Season Opener 12.00pm - 2.00pm
Saturday 19th December Schools Out for Summer 12.00pm - 3.00pm
Sunday 27th March 2016 Final Splash Down 12.00pm - 4.00pm



  • Fitness centre - gym and group fitness studio
  • Free wireless internet
  • Onsite car park
  • Bicycle stands
  • Family picnic areas (only when outdoor pools open)
  • Onsite cafe
  • Lockers
  • Sauna and steam room

Indoor pools

  • 8 lane, 25-metre recreation pool (1-1.4m deep)
  • 8 lane, 25-metre sport pool (2m deep)
  • Indoor hydroslide (Closed until further notice)
  • Teaching pool
  • Toddler pool
  • Spa

Outdoor summer pools

  • 7 lane, 50-metre pool plus beach area
  • 3m deep dive well with 1m and 3m springboards
  • 3 outdoor hydroslides (2 speed chutes and 1 twister)
  • Token operated BBQs


  • Pool Availability - see our  schedule 2015 [PDF 34KB]
  • Fitness Centre - see our Capacity Chart
  • Swim Meet & Event Calendar (below) - 2015

    Dates Club Meet  Pool Friday Saturday Sunday
    27th - 29th November Canterbury Water Polo S.I. Jnr Secondary School Champs Sport Pool 9.00am - 9.30pm 9.00am - 8.00pm 8.00am - 1.00pm
    4th - 6th December JASI Swim Club JASI Christmas Cracker Sport & Toddlers Pool 6.00pm - 10.00pm 11.00am - 3.00pm 8.00am - 1.00pm
     4th - 6th December  JASI Swim Club  JASI Christmas Cracker Recreation Pool Lanes 6 - 8 7.00pm - 10.00pm 12.00pm - 3.00pm 9.00am - 1.00pm

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