This Lyttelton complex contains a sports hall including squash courts, meeting room and hall (Trinity Hall), all available for functions, activities, meetings or exhibition hire.

Street view of Lyttelton Recreation CentreThe Lyttelton complex contains a sports hall including squash courts, open mezzanine area and Trinity Hall.

There is a sports hall with one basketball court, a squash court, changing rooms and an open mezzanine area. The sports hall doubles as a large assembly space for events and can also support activities such as volleyball, indoor football, indoor bowls, dance, yoga, pilates, group exercise, children, youth, and parenting groups.

Trinity Hall is now open again for bookings.


25 Winchester Street, Lyttelton(external link)


All casual bookings can be made by phoning (03) 941 8999 or 0800 800 169 or in person at the Lyttelton Customer Services, 18 Canterbury Street (corner of London and Canterbury Streets)

Expressions of interest and enquiries about regular spaces for hire in the Lyttelton Recreation Centre can be made by calling Christchurch City Council on (03) 941 8999 or 0800 800 169.

  • Squash court: $15.00 per hour (adults), $10.00 per hour (children)
  • Trinity Hall: $13.77 per hour (community groups), $26.01 per hour (self-employed tutors), $47.94 per hour (private social events), $47.94 per hour (community events/fundraisers), $92.00 per hour (commercial events)
  • Sports Hall: $26.50 per hour (adults) and $20.00 per hour (children)
  • Mezzanine area: $10.71 per hour (community groups) and $17.85 per hour (self-employed tutors)
Capacity  TBC
Conditions of hire

Conditions of use when hiring a Council facility.

Health and safety

As part of the rental agreement the hirer accepts legal responsibilities to meet evacuation plans, health and safety responsibilities and to act as the facility warden.

All users are required to complete a 'pre use' form before they use Lyttelton Recreation Centre. These must then be signed, dated and left in the plastic drop box in the foyer of the centre. The box is cleared once a week.


Alcohol is not permitted at this venue.

Hours of hire 

Monday to Sunday, 8am to 10pm

Equipment available

Trinity Hall: 8 tables and 50 chairs

Gymnasium: 6 tables and 10 chairs (more available on mezzanine)

Mezzanine: 4 round tables, 15 padded chairs and 20 plastic chairs


No organised catering offered

Wheelchair access

This centre has wheelchair access.


Some parking onsite and on street parking is also available