Choose a membership that suits you and use any of our centres – Pioneer, Jellie Park, Taiora QEII and Graham Condon – with no joining fee.

Become a Recreation and Sport Centre member

Get fit for free

Sign up for a fitness, pool or multi membership before 13 November 2020 and get a month free, or sign up a friend before 13 November 2020 and you both get a month free.

  1. Complete the become a member form(external link) or visit any of our centres (Graham Condon, Jellie Park, Pioneer, or Taiora QEII) and speak to one of the team.
  2. Mention the ‘one-month free’ offer when you meet with the team. If a friend is signing you up, make sure your friend is with you.
  3. Choose whether you’d like a pool, fitness or multi membership.
  4. Complete and sign your membership form and choose how you’d like to pay. Don’t forget to bring your photo ID and, if you’d like to pay by direct debit, your bank account details.

Eligibility

New Christchurch Recreation and Sport membership

To be eligible for a one-month free membership, you need to:

  • Sign up to a pool, fitness or multi membership. Offer does not apply to 1-month membership or Swimsmart memberships.
  • Be at least 16 years old.
  • Have not been a member of Christchurch City Council Recreation and Sport Centres in the previous 3 months at the time of sign up.
  • Sign up between 1 October and 13 November 2020. The membership must commence between now and 13 November 2020. You cannot sign up now and start the membership after 13 November 2020.

Sign up a friend to Christchurch Recreation and Sport

 To be eligible for a one-month free membership, you need to: 

  • Sign a friend up to a pool, fitness or multi membership. Offer does not apply to 1-month membership or Swimsmart memberships.
  • Be at least 16 years old.
  • Be a current Recreation and Sport member who currently holds a fitness, pool or multi membership.
  • Sign up between 1 October and 13 November 2020. The membership must commence between now and 13 November 2020.

Payment term information

  • When signing up to a Flexi membership, your first month will be free and your direct debit payments will begin at the end of the one month period. Payments can be weekly, fortnightly or monthly on a day of your choice. The minimum term for Flexi memberships is 3 months including the free month.
  • When signing up to a fixed membership, your one month free will be added to the end of the membership term so it will expire one month after your paid period finishes. i.e. a 3-month membership is for 4 months and a 12-month membership is for 13 months. The membership is not discounted by a month’s subscription.
  • The free month cannot be exchanged or refunded for cash.
  • Referral free month cannot be gifted to a non-member. (i.e. they cannot give a friend a one-month only membership), transferred to another member or split/shared between multiple existing members.
  • Current Flexi referrers will have a one-month payment hold applied to their existing membership.

Prize

If you are new to Christchurch Recreation and Sport, we are giving away a month free when you sign up for a fitness, pool or multi membership.

If you are currently a fitness, pool or multi member, when signing up a friend for a fitness, pool or multi membership, you both will get a month free.

 Sign up for a membership, or sign up a friend by 11.59pm on 13 November to get this deal.


Choose a membership that suits you

Get your fitness journey on track. Our fitness centres and group fitness classes are offered at all our Recreation and Sport Centres.

Fitness centres and group fitness classes are located at all of our Recreation and Sport Centres - Jellie Park, Graham Condon, Pioneer and Taiora QEII.

You’ll receive a free personal programme, tailored to meet your goals, and a complimentary follow-up appointment every 12 weeks.  

 We offer a range of group fitness classes to suit your needs. Included in your membership are cardio, mind and body, gentle exercise, core and conditioning classes. 

Fitness centres facilities include:

  • Treadmills
  • Exercycles
  • Rowing machines
  • Cross trainers
  • Weight-resistance machines
  • Free weights – including benches and multi-use power racks with chin and dip attachments
  • Stretching areas

You can use any of our pools (including summer pools), attend aqua classes and adult Swimsmart lessons as part of this membership.

Along with the multiple swimming, training and competition pools we have toddler pools, wave pools and lazy rivers, spas, steam rooms and saunas, outdoor pools, dive pools, and the ever-popular hydroslides. 

Pools are located at all of our Recreation and Sport Centres - Jellie Park(external link)Graham Condon(external link)Pioneer(external link) and Taiora QEII(external link).

We also have outdoor summer pools open over Summer.

Get the best of both worlds - sign up for a multi membership. 

Use the fitness centres, attend group fitness classes, use any of our pools (including summer pools) and attend aqua classes with a multi membership.

You’ll receive a free personal fitness programme, tailored to meet your goals, and a complimentary follow-up appointment every 12 weeks. 

Fitness centres, group fitness classes and pools are located at all of our Recreation and Sport Centres - Jellie Park(external link)(external link)Graham Condon(external link)(external link)Pioneer(external link)(external link) and Taiora QEII(external link)(external link).

We also have outdoor summer pools open over Summer.

Two payment options are available for our multi, fitness or pool memberships:

  • Fixed – Pay in full when you join. Choose either a three-month or 12-month period, with fixed terms and conditions.
  • Flexi – Pay fortnightly or monthly by direct debit. The minimum three-month period includes flexi terms and conditions.

Membership terms and conditions and rules of use apply.

Membership type Flexi (per week) Flexi (per month) One month Three months 12 months
Multi membership $19.95 $86.70 $119.00 $321.50 $921.60
Fitness membership $17.30 $75.10 $99.00 $278.80 $799.00
Pool membership $15.10 $65.60 $85.00 $241.40 $697.10

We also offer a 25% discount on membership fees (optional extra fees excluded) for Community Services, Cando, KiwiAble Leisure, and NZ SuperGold card holders.