Check the current status of Christchurch Recreation and Sport facilities.

COVID-19 updates

Vaccine passes are no longer required to enter a Recreation and Sport Centre. 

The spread of COVID-19 may temporarily affect the opening hours of some of our facilities. Check the current facility status before you visit.

All Recreation and Sport Centres are being safely operated in line with government guidelines.

Bookings are essential for group fitness and adult swimming lessons. Secure your spot. No booking is required to use the pool and Fitness Centre. 

Swimsmart lessons, Bubbletimes, Tumbletimes and Sleepytimes are running as usual. 

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.

Cowles Stadium

Open. 

Check opening hours(external link).

Masks are required for entry and must be worn in the reception area. Please keep 1-metre distance.

Fitness Centre Pool open

Open

See the group fitness timetable(external link) for the status of group fitness classes.

Sports Hall Pool open

Open

Bookings essential.

Current pool wait time Pool open

Pool status may change at short notice due to staff availability. 

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

Approximate wait times:

  • Toddler pool: 0 minutes
  • Teach pool: 0 minutes
  • Lane pool: 0 minutes
  • Aqua jogging: 0 minutes
  • Spa pool: 0 minutes

Updated 11.24am, 23 May 2022

Lane pool Pool open

Open

Spa pool Pool open

Open 

Teach pool  Pool open

Open

The teach pool is unavailable due to lessons during the following times:

  • Monday to Friday, 3.30pm to 6.30pm
  • Saturday, 8am to 12.30pm
Toddler pool  Pool open Open

Masks are required for entry and must be worn in the reception area. Please keep 1-metre distance.

Fitness centre Open

Open -

See the group fitness timetable(external link) for the status of group fitness classes.

Current pool wait times Open

Pool status may change at short notice due to staff availability.

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

Approximate wait times:

  • Spa pool: Open
  • Toddlers pool: Open 
  • Teach pool: Open 
  • Indoor hydroslide: Open
  • Recreation pool: Open  
  • Sport pool: Open 
  • Indoor aqua jogging: Open
  • Outdoor pool and hydroslide: Closed until November 2022           

Updated 9.30am, Monday 23rd May 2022

Indoor hydroslide Pool open

Open

  • Weekdays, 3.30pm to 6pm 
  • Weekends and public holidays, school holidays midday to 6pm
Outdoor hydroslide  Pool closed

Closed. Reopens 12 November 2022

Outdoor pool Pool closed

Closed. Reopens 12 November 2022

Outdoor dive pool Pool closed

Closed. Reopens 12 November 2022

Recreation pool Open

Open

Sauna Open Open
Spa pool Open Open
Sport pool Open

Open

 

Steam room  Open Open
Teach pool  Open

Open

  • Monday to Friday, 11.15am to 3.30pm
  • Saturday, 2pm to 8pm
  • Sunday, all day until 6pm

Check with reception as these times may change each day

Toddler pool  Open Open

 

Masks are required for entry and must be worn in the reception area. Please keep 1-metre distance.

Fitness centre Open

Open

See the group fitness timetable(external link) for the status of group fitness classes.

Southern Centre Open

Open

Bookings essential.

Stadium Open

Open

Current pool wait times Open

Pool status may change at short notice due to staff availability.

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

Approximate wait times:

  • Lane pool: 0 minutes
  • Spa pool: 0 minutes
  • Leisure pool: 0 minutes

Updated 6.00am, Monday 23rd May 2022

Lane pool Open Open 
Leisure pool Open

Open

Waves not operating due to mechanical issue. 

Sauna Open

Open

Steam room Open Open
Spa pool Open Open
Teach pool Open  Open for swimming lessons

Masks are required for entry and must be worn in the reception area. Please keep 1-metre distance.

Fitness centre Open

Open

See the group fitness timetable(external link) for the status of group fitness classes.

Current pool wait times Open

Pool status may change at short notice due to staff availability. 

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

Approximate wait times:

  • Leisure pool: 0 minutes
  • Toddler pool: 0 minutes
  • Teach pool: 0 minutes
  • Lane swimming: 0 minutes
  • Aqua jogging: 0 minutes
  • Hydrotherapy: 0 minutes
  • Spa pool: 0 minutes
  • Steam room: 0 minutes
  • Sauna: 0 minutes

Updated 8am, 23 May 2022

Hydrotherapy pool Open

Open

Hydroslide and wet playground Open

Open

Hydroslide hours:

  • Monday to Friday 3.30pm to 6pm
  • Saturday 10am to 8pm
  • Sunday 10am to 6pm
Lane pool Open

Open

Leisure pool Open

Open

Sauna Open

Open

Steam room Open

Open

Spa pool Open

Open

Toddler pool Open Open
Teach pool Open Open

Masks are required for entry and must be worn in the reception area. 

Please keep 1-metre distance.

Fitness classes

Open

See the group fitness timetable(external link) for the status of group fitness classes.

Current pool wait times

Open

 Pool status may change at short notice due to staff availability. 

Check opening hours.(external link)

Approximate wait times:

  • Leisure area: 0 Minutes
  • Teach pool: 0 Minutes
  • Toddler pool and wet deck: 0 Minutes
  • Lane pool: 0 Minutes
  • Aqua jogging: 0 Minutes
  • Spa pool: 0 Minutes
  • Manu pool: 0 Minutes

Updated 10.30 am, Monday 23 May 2022

Lane pool

Open

Open

 

Manu pool

Open

Open; 8am to 8pm

Spa pool

Open

Open

Teach pool

Open

Open

Toddler pool and wet deck

Open

Open

Weka community room

Open

Open

 

Norman Kirk Memorial Summer Pool is closed until summer 2022/2023.

Outdoor pool Closed

Closed 

Paddling pool Closed

Closed 

Te Hāpua Halswell outdoor pools will be closed until summer 2022/2023.

Outdoor pool Closed

Closed

Toddler pool Closed Closed 
Hydroslide Closed

Closed

Waltham outdoor pools will be closed until summer 2022/2023.

Outdoor pool Closed

Closed 

Toddler pool Closed

Closed 

Hydroslide  Closed

Closed

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