Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre

Work out and have fun at the same time. We have a range of pools, gym equipment and group fitness classes to suit all fitness levels.

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. 

Jellie Park

Become a Recreation and Sport Centre member

Address: 295 Ilam Road, Burnside, Christchurch

Phone: 03 941 6888

Email: recandsport@ccc.govt.nz

Post: PO Box 73034, Christchurch 8154

Facebook: facebook.com/ChChRecSport (external link)

Bus: Number 120, 29 or the Orbiter

The 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 and public holidays
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 Midday to 6pm
Outdoor pools Closed until summer
Diving board Closed until summer
Outside hydroslide Closed until summer

Free wireless internet

Wi-fi is available while you are at Jellie Park. Talk to customer services at the centre for details.

Car parks

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.

Active Health

Visit the Active Health website(external link) for more information. 

Bicycle stands

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.

Café

With a view of the outdoor pools and the comings and goings in reception, Jellie Park Café (operated by Red Café) 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

Lockers are available in the pool corridor for use. The cost to hire a locker is $2.00 for three hours.

Spa, sauna and steam room

Relax and unwind in our poolside spa, sauna and steam room. Access is included in pool admission fees.

Family picnic areas

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.

Gym facilities

Our facilities include:

  • Technogym treadmills
  • Exercycles
  • Rowing machines
  • Cross trainers
  • Weight-resistance machines
  • Free weights, including benches and half racks
  • A functional area with a frame, kettlebells and power bags
  • A stretching area
  • Personalised fitness programmes
  • Change rooms
  • Showers
  • Lockers.

Trainers

Our qualified, experienced instructors and personal trainers can guide you to your fitness goals.

Bioelectric impedance analysis (BIA) scales

BIA scales allow a more accurate way to track your progress in our fitness centres. It measures:

  • weight
  • body fat percentage
  • metabolic age
  • percentage of water weight
  • muscle mass
  • visceral fat.

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.

Pool status and calendars

While the indoor pools are often used for training and group activities, some lanes are usually available for swimming.

Indoor pools

people in pools

Our indoor pools and facilities operate year-round and include:

  • Eight-lane, 25-metre recreation pool (1m to 1.4m deep).
  • Eight-lane, 25-metre sport pool (2m deep).
  • Teaching pool.
  • Toddler pool.
  • Spa. Ages 3+. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver within the spa. Max ratio 1 adult with 2 children.
  • Sauna and steam room. Ages 16+.

Hoists are available for accessible entry to all pools. Please speak to our friendly lifeguards to use the hoists. 

The steam room and sauna are wheelchair accessible.

Outdoor summer pools

The outdoor pools and hydroslide are closed until summer.

Our outdoor pools and facilities are open during the warmer months and include:

  • seven-lane, 50-metre pool, plus a beach area
  • three-metre-deep dive well with one-metre and three-metre springboards
  • three hydroslides (two-speed chutes and a twister)
  • token-operated barbecues ($2 for 20 minutes)

Indoor and outdoor hydroslide

  • Preschoolers aged under five years are not allowed on the hydroslides.
  • Children between the ages of five and seven (inclusive) must be actively supervised by a caregiver over the age of 16 years who is to be within the pool area at all times and able to provide immediate assistance. 
  • You must be at least 102cm tall to use the hydroslides. 

Bookings

For enquiries about availability and to make a booking:

  • email rsubookings@ccc.govt.nz with the facility and pool you wish to book, times, numbers attending and contact details.
  • phone 03 941 6446.

Learn to swim

We offer swimming lessons for all ages and abilities. As well as the Swimsmart programme, private lessons can be arranged.

Supervision of children in the pool

  • Children under five years must be within arm’s reach and under constant supervision by a responsible caregiver over the age of 16 years in the pool at all times.
  • Children between the ages of five and seven (inclusive) must be actively supervised by a responsible caregiver over the age of 16 years who is to be within the pool area at all times and able to provide immediate assistance.

Jellie Park Sport Pool is an eight-lane pool. When lanes are available, there will be a minimum of two lanes dedicated to Aqua Jogging. Lane availability is subject to change, for further enquiries please phone 03 941 6446.

To check the pool availability of our other pools, please phone 03 941 8999.

Number of lanes available for public use

Morning Fri 1 July Sat 2 Sun 3 Mon 4 Tue 5 Wed 6 Thu 7 Fri 8 Sat 9 Sun 10
5.30am 5 0 0 5 5 8 5 5 0 0
6.00am 1 0 0 1 1 4 1 1 0 0
6.30am 1 0 0 1 1 4 1 1 0 0
7.00am 4 0 0 4 4 4 4 4 0 0
7.30am 7 0 0 7 7 5 7 7 0 0
8.00am 7 0 0 7 7 5 7 7 0 0
8.30am 7 0 0 7 7 7 7 7 0 0
9.00am 8 2 0 8 8 8 8 8 0 0
9.30am 8 8 0 5 8 8 8 8 0 0
10.00am 8 8 0 5 8 8 8 8 0 0
10.30am 8 8 0 8 8 8 8 8 0 0
11.00am 8 8 0 8 8 8 8 8 0 0
11.30am 8 8 0 8 8 8 8 8 0 0
Afternoon Fri 1 July Sat 2 Sun 3 Mon 4 Tue 5 Wed 6 Thur 7 Fri 8 Sat 9 Sun 10
12.00pm 8 8 0 8 8 8 8 8 0 0
12.30pm 8 0 0 8 8 8 8 8 0 0
1.00pm 8 0 0 8 8 5 8 8 0 0
1.30pm 8 0 0 8 8 5 8 8 0 0
2.00pm 8 0 0 8 8 5 8 8 0 0
2.30pm 8 0 0 8 8 5 8 8 0 0
3.00pm 8 0 0 4 8 6 6 8 0 0
3.30pm 8 0 0 4 8 6 6 8 0 0
4.00pm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4.30pm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5.00pm 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5.30pm 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6.00pm 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6.30pm 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7.00pm 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7.30pm 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8.00pm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8.30pm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9.00pm 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

Jellie Park recreation pool is an eight-lane pool.

Lane availability is subject to change, for further enquiries please phone 03 941 6446. To check the pool availability of our other pools, please phone 03 941 8999.

Number of lanes available for public use

Morning Fri 1 July Sat 2 Sun 3 Mon 4 Tue 5 Wed 6 Thu 7 Fri 8 Sat 9 Sun 10
5.30am 8 0 0 8 8 8 8 8 0 0
6.00am 8 0 0 4 8 8 8 8 0 0
6.30am 8 0 0 4 8 8 8 8 0 0
7.00am 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
7.30am 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
8.00am 8 8 8 8 8 4 8 8 8 8
8.30am 4 7 8 4 4 4 4 4 7 8
9.00am 4 6 8 4 4 8 4 4 6 8
9.30am 8 6 7 8 8 8 8 8 6 7
10.00am 8 6 6 8 8 8 8 8 6 6
10.30am 8 6 5 8 8 8 8 8 6 5
11.00am 8 7 5 8 8 8 8 8 7 5
11.30am 8 6 5 8 8 8 8 8 6 8
Afternoon Fri 1 July Sat 2 Sun 3 Mon 4 Tue 5 Wed 6 Thu 7 Fri 8 Sat 9 Sun 10
12.00pm 8 6 5 8 7 7 8 8 6 5
12.30pm 8 6 5 8 8 8 8 8 6 5
1.00pm 8 6 5 8 8 8 8 8 6 5
1.30pm 8 7 5 8 8 8 8 8 7 5
2.00pm 8 5 5 8 8 8 8 8 5 5
2.30pm 8 5 5 8 8 8 8 8 5 5
3.00pm 8 5 8 7 5 7 8 8 5 8
3.30pm 4 5 5 4 5 5 5 4 5 5
4.00pm 4 5 5 3 4 4 4 4 5 5
4.30pm 4 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 5 5
5.00pm 4 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 5 5
5.30pm 4 5 5 6 6 6 5 4 5 5
6.00pm 6 8 2 4 6 8 6 6 8 8
6.30pm 5 8 2 5 7 8 5 5 8 8
7.00pm 5 8 8 7 5 5 5 5 8 8
7.30pm 8 8 8 7 5 5 5 5 8 8
8.00pm 6 0 0 8 8 8 7 6 0 0
8.30pm 6 0 0 8 8 8 8 6 0 0
9.00pm 6 0 0 8 8 8 8 6 0 0

Jellie Park outdoor pool is a seven-lane pool. Lane availability is subject to change, for further enquiries please phone 03 941 6446. To check the pool availability of our other pools, please phone 03 941 8999.

The outdoor pools and hydroslide are closed until summer.

Have a look at our group fitness and aqua classes. The timetable below shows the full schedule available at Jellie Park.

 

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