Jellie Park Recreation & Sport Centre

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

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.


Facility Monday-Thursday Friday Weekends and public holidays Comments
Indoor pools 5.30am-9.30pm 5.30am-9.30pm 7.00am-8.00pm  
Outdoor summer pools       Currently closed - Opening for summer from 14th November 2015.
Fitness centre 5.30am-9.30pm 5.30am-8.00pm 7.00am-8.00pm  
Indoor hydroslide       Not operational.
Outdoor hydroslide       Currently closed - Opening for summer from 14th November 2015.


  • 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

  • 50-metre lido pool with 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
    9th - 11th October Canterbury Water Polo Yr 7 & 8 Tournament Sport Pool 1.00pm - 9.30pm 9.15am - 8.00pm 8.00am - 1.00pm
    23rd October Coaching Splash Night Sport Pool 5.00pm - 8.00pm    
    30th Oct - 1st November Aquagym Swim Club Aquagym Challenge Meet Sport & Toddlers Pool 6.00pm - 10.00pm    
     30th Oct - 1st November  Aquagym Swim Club  Aquagym Challenge Meet Recreation Pool Lanes 6 - 8 7.00pm - 10.00pm    
    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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