The Council manages a number of paddling pools in parks around Christchurch. Children need to be supervised at all times as there are no lifeguards. All pools have fully complying filtration systems.
- The New Brighton Foreshore paddling pool is open from Monday 26 October 2020 (Labour Day) to Monday 26 April 2021 (ANZAC Day) due to operational support from He Puna Taimoana Hotpools.
- All other paddling pools are open from 14 November 2020 to 28 March 2021.