From 1 September 2017 until April 2018, all pre-schoolers can swim for free during school hours at any Christchurch City Council pool.

Mum swimming with pre-schooler The Council's Annual Plan 2017/18 aims to make swimming more accessible.

Who

Pre-schoolers and one caregiver accompanying them and those with Green Prescription holders(external link) will get free access to any Christchurch City Council pool. 

When

9am to 3pm on school days from:

  • 1 September to 20 December 2017
  • 29 January to 13 April 2018.

Weekends, public holidays and school holidays are excluded from the trial.

Where

Council swimming pools