About the centre

At the Ashburton Pool and Recreation Centre you can enjoy keeping fit and staying healthy as a member or a casual visitor. Our centre caters for people of all ages and levels of fitness and includes user-friendly accessibility features.

For opening hours, see the Ashburton Pool and Recreation Centre website.

The centre is owned by Council and managed by the YMCA.


8 Warner Avenue, Ashburton 3147

Access Key

Access Keys are customised accessibility guides that provide accurate and convenient information about accessing venues, events, and programs. They are universally designed and suitable for all people, regardless of ability.

Download the Ashburton Pool and Recreation Centre Access Key


  • Outdoor 25m heated swimming pool
  • Indoor 25m heated swimming pool
  • Warm water pool
  • Toddler play pool and aqua play area
  • PoolPod device for dignified and independent pool access and rising floor in warm water pool
  • 2 spas
  • Sauna
  • Health club
  • Cycle studio
  • Group fitness rooms
  • 2 indoor multi-purpose courts
  • Change rooms, including change beds
  • Cafe
  • Creche for childcare

Activities available


  • Group fitness programs
  • Personal training


  • Swimming lessons
  • Holiday programs
  • Squad swimming
  • Leisure swimming
  • Aqua aerobics
  • Women-only swimming

Children’s programs

  • School holiday programs

Indoor Courts

  • Netball/Basketball
  • Club or casual hire available

More information

For details of classes, schedules and prices, visit the Ashburton Pool and Recreation Centre website.

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