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.

More information: Ashburton Pool and Recreation Centre.


8 Warner Avenue, Ashburton 3147


  • 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
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