Pioneer Recreation and Sport Centre


Pioneer Recreation and Sport Centre offers everything from family fun in the well-equipped indoor pools to a multi-purpose gym and fitness centre. Pioneer is also home to a sports stadium and the Southern Centre.
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Access Card Notes

"We offer Hāpai Access Card Holders 25% discount on all membership and casual entry fees when their card is shown at reception."

Contact details

Pioneer Recreation and Sport Centre 75 Lyttelton Street, Somerfield, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, 8024
Phone: 039 416 888

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access
Hoists are available for accessible entry to the lane pool, teach pool and spa pool. Please speak to our friendly lifeguards to use the hoists.
The leisure pool has an entry ramp. The steam room and sauna are wheelchair accessible.
There is a lift to access the Southern Centre and Group Fitness studios located upstairs.
There are 7 mobility carparks available.

Access To Toilets

Access To Toilets
There are public toilets available for use on the ground floor in the reception area.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs
Pioneer allows assistance dogs within the facility and there are multiple grassed areas around for toileting and a water bowl located at the main entrance.

Essential Companions

Essential Companions
We offer free entry to any Hāpai Access card holder who requires a carer/essential companion to assist them.
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