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Jellie Park Leisure Centre
295 Ilam Road
Gym (03) 351 0559
Pool (03) 351 7055

Independently operated, the Aqualand pool and Body Tamers gym, are in a shared complex 15 minutes from the city centre and 5 minutes from the airport

A new Fitness Centre - Fully equiped with all the latest fitness equipment.
Integrated TV Screens
Full range of strenght equipment
Free Weights
Designated Assessment room

Length 25 metres Depth 1.0 to 1.4 metres. 8 lanes
Lap swimmers note - this pool is popular for recreational swimming and school use. Lap swimming is limited at times but one lane is always available. Best times for lap swimming are on weekdays 6.00am - 9.00am, Noon - 1.00 pm and 7.00 pm to 9.00pm               

Length 50 metres Depth 0.8 to 1.4 metres Seven lanes Limited lap swimming. Three metre dive well with one and three metre springboards Open during summer months only

Monday - Friday - 6.00am - 9.00pm
Friday - 7.00am - 8.00pm
Weekends & Public Holidays - 10.00am - 7.00pm

Casual swim - $5.00 adult. $2.50 child.
Concessions - 10 swims $45.00.




Wharenui Indoor Pool & Recreation Centre
Cnr Elizabeth and Matipo Streets
Phone (03) 348 6488
Fax (03) 348 2723

Ten minutes drive from the Central City this Centre offers an impressive range of classes activities and facilities - pools, gym, basketball court , badminton, volleyball and mixed sauna

Managed by the Wharenui Swim Club, the pool caters to competitive swimmers as well as the general public. Programmes range from Masters swimming ($2.00 casual) through to general and 50’s Plus Aquasize($3.50 Casual $32 for 12 sessions)
Pool length 25 metres. Depth 1m to 1.55 m . 8 lanes graded fast medium and slow. Temp 27 degrees 80.6 F
Lap Swimming
Mon - Thursday - 6.30am - 4.00 pm and 7.00pm - 9.00pm
Friday - 6.30am - 4.00pm and 7.00pm - 8.00pm
Weekends - 9.00am -5.00pm

Refitted recently, the has a good range of free and machine weights. Cardio equipment includes two Schwinn bikes, two Concept II rowers, three Startrac treadmills and a Schwinn stepper
Gym Hours
Mon - Thursday 6.00am - 9.00 pm
Friday 6.00am - 8.00 pm
Saturday 8.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Gym - 2 months $160.00 or 3 months $205.00
Swim - Casual $5.00
10 Visit Concession Card $40.00
20 Visit Concession Card $70.00


Pioneer Leisure Centre
75 Lyttelton Street Christchurch
Phone (03) 372 2851
Fax (03) 337 6729

25 metre , graduated depth 1.1 to 1.5 meters . Six lanes - graded slow, medium and fast. Temperature 27.5C 81.5F
Lap Swimming - at least two lanes always open.

All five lanes available Mon to Fri : 6.00 am-3.00pm, 6.00 pm - 7pm, 8pm - 9pm.
Weekends : 8am – 8 pm
Recreational leisure pool includes swirl and bubble pools and wave machine
Wave machine operating Weekdays 5.00 - 8.30 pm.Weekends & public holidays 11.00am - 12noon. 1.00pm -7.30pm & "Big Waves" - 7.30 - 8.30 pm

Well equipped with cardio equipment - rowers , treadmills, steppers and bikes plus a full range of machine and and free weights , swiss balls etc . This great gym, popular with a mature and family clientele, is supervised by Senior Instructor Daniel .Daniel , a former NZ rep in swimming and body building , and his well qualified team of personal trainers will advise at no extra cost

Recommended especially if you are travelling with kids - there's a creche for up to 6 year olds and a very popular wave pool. Other attractions here are aerobics classes open to casual users to suit all fitness levels ranging from Gentle Exercise to “Body Blast “. Also Yoga, Tai Chi - you will need to check time tables, badminton and squash. If you’re the solitary type for $6.50 you can spend half an hour shooting hoops in the basketball courts or jog around adjoining Pioneer Park

Ten minutes drive from City Centre or twenty five minutes by bus from the Square. This Christchurch City Council run complex is excellent value for money.

Monday - Thursday 6.00am - 9.00pm
Friday 6.00am - 7.00pm
Saturday & Sunday 8.00am - 5.00pm
Monday - Friday 6.00am - 9.00pm
Saturday & Sunday 8.00am - 8.00pm

Pool - $5.00 – includes access to leisure pool, steam room ,sauna and spa
Gym - $10.00
Children - $2.00
10 Visit Concession Card $45.00
20 Visit Concession Card $80.00
Pool memberships - 3 months $105.00.
6 months $189.00
12 months $340.00



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A travellers guide to keeping fit and healthy eating away from home.Whether you are visiting  on business or holiday,  back packer, corporate traveller or tourist, Christchurch offers you a wealth of easily accessible exercise and keep fit options.

From swimming pools and aquajogging, mountain biking and on road cycling, roller blading or in line skating, jogging, trail running, golf, yoga, pilates, through to gyms and health clubs.

If you're eating out there's a choice of  restaurants and cafes serving vegetarian and organic or "Smart Choice", Heart Foundation approved dishes. 

If you're self catering you will find a wide range of Heart Foundation approved  low fat, low salt products as well as certified organic produce in supermarkets and specialist health food shops.







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