Current pool status

Check the current status of Christchurch City Council public pools.

Due to reduced COVID-19 capacity, we are experiencing a higher than normal demand for pool visits resulting in wait times.

To help you plan your visit and avoid an extended wait, please check our pools current capacity. We update this information regularly.

Regular pool bookings are not listed here, please confirm with the centre or pool, or see below for the current pool status.

In the event of a pool closure, Swimsmart lessons will still run unless you are contacted directly.

Check opening hours(external link) and lane availability(external link).

Current pool wait time  Pool open

Approximate queue wait time: 

  • Toddler pool: 0 mins
  • Teach pool: 0 mins
  • Lane swimming: 0 mins
  • Aqua jogging: 0 mins
  • Spa: 0 mins
Updated 6:55 pm, 23 October 2021
Lane pool Pool open Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times 
Spa pool Pool open Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times
Teach pool Pool open

Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times

No leisure space available due to lessons as below:

  • Monday to Friday 3.30pm to 6pm 
  • Saturday 8am to 12.30pm
Toddler Pool  Pool open Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times

Check opening and hydroslide operating hours(external link) and lane availability(external link).

Current pool wait times Caution

Facility currently at 20% capacity

Approximate queue wait times: 

  • Toddler Pool: 0 mins
  • Teach Pool: 0 mins
  • Lane Swimming: 0 mins
  • Aqua Jogging: 0 mins

Updated 6:08pm, 23 October 2021

Indoor hydroslide Open Open: Open weekdays 3.30pm to 6pm, weekends midday to 6pm
Outdoor hydroslide Closed Closed: Reopens on 13 November 2021
Outdoor pool Closed Closed: Reopens on 13 November 20211
Outdoor dive pool Closed Closed: Reopens on 13 November 2021
Recreation pool Open

Open for lane swimming only with reduced capacity   

No leisure area available for free play

Sauna Closed Closed due to Covid-19 Alert Level restrictions
Spa pool Closed Closed due to Covid-19 Alert Level restrictions
Sport pool Open Open with reduced capacity. Check lane availability(external link).
Steam room Closed Closed due to Covid-19 Alert Level restrictions
Teach pool Open

Open with a reduced capacity of 12 people:

  • Monday to Friday between midday to 3.30pm and 6pm to 9.30pm
  • Saturday between 2pm to 8pm
  • Sunday all day
Toddler pool Open Open, with reduced capacity of 5 people.

Check opening and hydroslide operating hours(external link) and lane availability(external link).

Current pool wait times Open
Lane pool Open Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times
Leisure pool Open Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times
Sauna Closed Closed due to Covid-19 Alert Level restrictions
Steam room Closed Closed due to Covid-19 Alert Level restrictions
Spa pool Open Open with reduced capacity. A maximum time of 5 minutes apply
Teach pool Pool open Open for swimming lessons only

Check opening and hydroslide operating hours(external link) and lane availability(external link).

Current pool wait times Caution

Current wait times:

  • Leisure area: 0 mins
  • Toddlers Pool: 0 mins
  • Lane pool: 0 mins
  • Aqua jogging: 0 mins
  • Hydrotherapy pool: 0 mins
  • Spa pool: 0 mins

Updated 7:30pm, 23 October 2021

Hydrotherapy pool Open

Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times

Hydroslide and wet playground Open Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times
Lane Pool Open

Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times

 

Leisure pool Open Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times
Sauna Closed Closed due to Covid-19 Alert Level restrictions
Steam room Closed Closed due to Covid-19 Alert Level restrictions
Spa pool Open Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times
Toddler pool Open Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times
Teach pool Open

Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times

Check opening hours(external link) and lane availability(external link).

 Current pool capacity Open

Currently not at capacity. 

Approximate current wait times:

  • Leisure area: 0 Mins
  • Teach pool:  0 Mins
  • Toddler pool/wet deck: 0 Mins
  • Lane pool: 0 Mins
  • Aqua jogging: 0 Mins
  • Spa pool: 0 Mins
  • Manu pool: 0 Mins

Updated 4:45pm, 23 October 2021

Lane pool Open Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times
Manu pool Open Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times
Spa pool Open Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times
Teach pool Open Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times
Toddler pool and wet deck Open Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times
Outdoor pool Closed Closed
Toddler pool Closed Closed
Outdoor pool Closed Closed
Toddler pool Closed Closed

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