Check the current status of Christchurch City Council public pools.

Due to reduced COVID-19 capacity, we are experiencing a higher than normal demand for pool visits resulting in wait times.

To help you plan your visit and avoid an extended wait, please check our pools current capacity. We update this information regularly.

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.

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

Current pool wait time  Pool open

Approximate wait times:

  • Toddler pool: 0 minutes
  • Teach pool: 0 minutes
  • Lane pool: Not available due to Swimming lessons
  • Aqua jogging: 0 minutes
  • Spa pool: 10 minutes
Updated 6.15pm, 29 November 2021
Lane pool Pool open Open with reduced capacity
Spa pool Pool open Open with reduced capacity
Teach pool Pool open

Open with reduced capacity

No leisure space available due to lessons as below:

  • Monday to Friday 10.30am to 1.00pm
  • Monday to Friday 3.30pm to 6.30pm
  • Saturday 8am to 12.30pm
  • Sunday 9am to 12.30pm
Toddler Pool  Pool open

Open with reduced capacity

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

Current pool wait times Open

Approximate wait times: 

  • Toddler pool: 20 minutes
  • Teach Pool: closed for lessons
  • Aqua jogging: 0 minutes (Outdoor)
  • Lane swimming: 0 minutes
  • Outdoor leisure swimming: 0 minutes

Updated 4.00pm, 29 November 2021

Indoor hydroslide Closed

Closed until 1/12/2021

  • Weekdays, 3.30pm to 6pm
  • Weekends and public holidays, midday to 6pm
Outdoor hydroslide Open

Open

  • Weekdays, 3.30pm to 6pm
  • Weekends and public holidays, midday to 6pm
Outdoor pool Open

Open with reduced capacity 

  • Weekdays, 5.30am to 8pm
  • Weekends and public holidays, 7am to 8pm
Outdoor dive pool Open

Open

  • Weekdays,  3.30pm to 7pm   
  • Weekends, midday to 7pm   

Available for aqua jogging during pool opening hours

Recreation pool  Open

 Open

No leisure area available for free play 

Sauna Closed Closed due to Covid-19 Alert Level restrictions
Spa pool Closed Closed due to Covid-19 Alert Level restrictions
Sport pool Open

Open with reduced capacity 

 Check lane availability(external link)

Steam room Closed Closed due to Covid-19 Alert Level restrictions
Teach pool Open

Open with reduced capacity of 12 people

  • Monday to Friday, between 2pm to 3.30pm and 6pm to 9.30pm 
  • Saturday, between 2pm to 8pm
  • Sunday, all-day 
  • No Bubbletimes lessons are being held due to Covid restrictions
Toddler pool Open

Open with reduced capacity of 5 people

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

Current pool wait times Caution

Approximate wait times:

  • Leisure pool: 30 minutes
  • Lane pool: 0 minutes
  • Spa pool: 0 minutes

 Updated 1.30pm, 29th November 2021

Lane pool  Open

Open with reduced capacity

 

Leisure pool Open

Open with reduced capacity

30 minutes wait for leisure pool

 

 

Sauna Closed Closed due to Covid-19 Alert Level restrictions
Steam room Closed Closed due to Covid-19 Alert Level restrictions
Spa pool Open

Open with reduced capacity

 

Teach pool Closed Unavailable

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

Current pool wait times Caution

Approximate wait times:

  • Leisure Area: 0 minutes
  • Teach pool: Swimming lessons only, currently. Closed to the public till 6pm
  • Lane pool: 0 minutes - No lane swimming from 4pm till 9:30pm
  • Aqua jogging: 0 minutes - No aqua-jogging from 7pm till 9:30pm
  • Hydrotherapy pool: 10-15 minutes
  • Spa pool: 5-10 minutes

Updated: 5:25pm, 29th November 2021

Hydrotherapy pool Caution

Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times

Hydroslide and wet playground Open

Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times

Lane pool Caution

Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times

November 29th: No lane swimming from 4pm till 9:30pm. No aqua-jogging from 7pm till 9:30pm

Leisure pool Open Open with reduced capacity. Please expect wait times
Sauna Closed Closed due to Covid-19 Alert Level restrictions
Steam room Closed Closed due to Covid-19 Alert Level restrictions
Spa pool Caution Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times
Toddler pool Open Open with reduced capacity, please expect wait times
Teach pool Caution Swimming lessons only, currently. Closed to the public till 6pm

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

 Current pool capacity Open

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: Closing at 8pm

Updated 5:00pm, 29 November 2021

Lane pool Open

Open with reduced capacity

Manu pool Open

Open with reduced capacity

Spa pool Open Open with reduced capacity
Teach pool Open

Open with reduced capacity

The teach pool will be reduced between 10am to 1pm due to Swimsmart Lessons

Toddler pool and wet deck Open Open with reduced capacity
Outdoor pool Pool open

Currently no wait time

Open daily between 11.30am and 7pm

Toddler pool Pool open

Currently no wait time

Open daily between 11.30am and 7pm

Current pool wait times  

Approximate wait times:

  • Leisure main pool: 0 minutes
  • Toddler pool: 0 mins
  • Lanes: 0 mins

Updated: 5:30pm, 29th November 2021

Outdoor pool Open

Open with reduced capacity.

Open daily between 11.30am to 7pm

Toddler pool Open

Open, running under temperature and reduced capacity.

Open daily between 11.30am and 7pm

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