Swim Starter (Pilot)

Swim Starter

What is the Swim Starter?

Swim Starter is a agreement between UC Rec & Sport and the Christchurch City Council (CCC) Rec and Sport team. Swim Starter is here to help the non-confident swimmers at UC learn the basic skills and get into the water. With New Zealand being surrounded by water we want to make sure everyone has a safe and enjoyable time.

This course will cater to the non-confident beginners who want to get into the water but has little to no experience at all.

Key Objectives:

  • Develop confidence to be in the water
  • Develop swimming techniques
  • Knowledge of water safety


This program will be provided by the CCC as a part of their adult swimsmart program and it will be hosted at all CCC pool facilities, so please check their timetables for session locations and times.

The benifit of joining through Swim Starter at UC is that we will be able to provide you with a reduced rate of 20% off your pool membership at the CCC facilities. Through this you will have unrestricted access to their pools and can attend as many lessons as you want.

Cost: 20% off all pool membership options

 Flexi Weekly  Flexi Fortnightly  Flexi Monthly  Fixed 3 month  Fixed 12 month  
BEFORE discount $15.10 $30.20 $65.60 $241.40 $697.10
AFTER discount* $12.08 $24.16 $52.48 $193.12 $557.68
    *minimum 3 month term for the discount to apply
  • Includes access to all CCC pool facilities
  • Spa, steam, and Sauna rooms (depending on the facility)
  • Lane and general pools
  • Adult Swimsmart lessons (must book)

Registrations are open now. Secure your registration today!

Register your interest for Swim Starter

For more information contact Gary Gin, our Sport Coordinator.