Address: 295 Ilam Road, Burnside, Christchurch
Phone: 03 941 6888
Post: PO Box 73034, Christchurch 8154
Bus: Number 120, 29 or the Orbiter
We’ve closed all of our Council facilities until further notice, to support the Government’s fight against COVID-19.
This includes pools and recreation centres, libraries, service centres, community facilities, the Christchurch Art Gallery and all our visitor’s centres in gardens and regional parks.
It’s important to proactively look after our mental and physical wellbeing. Whilst our centres are closed you can join us for workouts from the comfort of your living room. Join our daily Facebook live fitness classes.
All payments have been automatically frozen for all members (pool, fitness, multi, and Swimsmart) including direct debits. Expiry dates on concession cards will also be extended.
Please take care, be kind to yourself and others.
Follow us on Facebook at @ChchRecSport
Last entry to the pool is 15 minutes before closing. Please be ready to leave the facility by the closing time.
|Monday to Thursday||Friday||Weekends|
|Fitness centre||5.30am to 9.30pm||5.30am to 8pm||7am to 8pm|
|Indoor pools||5.30am to 9.30pm||5.30am to 9.30pm||7am to 8pm|
|Indoor hydroslide||3.30pm to 6pm||3.30pm to 6pm||12pm to 6pm|
|Outdoor pools||5.30am to 8pm||7am to 8pm|
|Diving board||3.30pm to 7pm||12pm to 7pm|
|Outside hydroslide||3.30pm to 6pm||12pm to 6pm|
Our facilities include:
Our qualified, experienced instructors and personal trainers can guide you to your fitness goals.
BIA scales allow a more accurate way to track your progress in our fitness centres. It measures:
The cost of this service is $20 for members and $35 for non-members.
New members have access to a full reading as part of their first and second programmes. The initial free sessions are included as part of our personal programme to new members.
Our indoor pools and facilities operate year-round and includes:
Our outdoor pools and facilities are open during the warmer months and include:
While the indoor pools are often used for training and group activities, some lanes are usually available for swimming.
For enquiries about availability and to make a booking:
We offer swimming lessons for all ages and abilities. As well as the Swimsmart programme, private lessons can be arranged.
Wi-fi is available while you are at Jellie Park. Talk to customer services at the centre for details.
Free onsite car parking is available at Jellie Park. There are 7 mobility car parks available in the main car park and ramps to the main entry.
To increase your fitness bike to Jellie Park. There are free bike stands available. Make sure you have your own bike lock to secure your bike.
With a view of the outdoor pools and the comings and goings in reception, Jellie Park Café (operated by Wishbone) is open Monday to Friday 7am to 7pm and Weekends 8am to 7pm. They offer a variety of healthy food including gluten free and vegetarian options. Phone 03 351 6982
Lockers are available in the pool corridor for use. The cost to hire a locker is $2.00 for three hours.
Talk to customer services about using the sauna and steam room.
In the summer time bring the family and make a day out of your visit. The picnic areas operate during our summer season, when outdoor pools are in operation.