Opening Hours & Busy Times

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday

6am - 10pm

Saturday & Sunday 9am - 9pm

Public Holiday Hours

Waitangi Day

Friday 6th February

8am - 12pm and 4pm - 8pm

Good Friday Friday 3rd April CLOSED
Easter Monday Monday 6th April 8am - 12pm and 4pm - 8pm
Easter Tuesday Tuesday 7th April 8am - 12pm and 4pm - 8pm
Anzac Day Saturday 25th April 1pm - 8pm
Anzac Day (University observes) Monday 27th April 1pm - 8pm
Queens Birthday Monday 1st June 8am - 12pm and 4pm - 8pm
Labour Day Monday 26th October 8am - 12pm and 4pm - 8pm
Show Day Friday 13th November 8am - 12pm and 4pm - 8pm
Christmas Closing Period

Sunday 20th December
Tuesday 5th January 2016

Close at 9pm
Reopen at 6am

Peak Times - Busy times at the gym

Monday - Thursday 3pm - 8pm
Friday 3pm - 6pm
Saturday 9am - 1pm
Sunday 6pm - 8pm
  • Term time is busier than holiday periods
  • You might expect to wait up to 10mins for a piece of equipment - be courteous and work in with others please!
  • If you are at all able to come to the gym outside of these times, you will have a pretty easy run on the equipment, especially in the mornings! Your workout time could be halved if you change the time of day you exercise!
  • Consider our extensive group fitness timetable classes as an alternative for cardio or weights - the majority of our classes are designed for low co-ordination levels and classes such as Tabata and Supercircuit are great substitutes for all round workouts where intensity is your goal.


  • Phone +64 3 364 2433

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  • Physical Address
    22 Kirkwood Ave
  • Mailing Address
    UC RecCentre
    University of Canterbury
    Private Bag 4800
    Christchurch 8140
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