Recreation and Stadium

Play at the Y

The YMCA Christchurch offers a wide range of recreational activities to cater for those of all ages and abilities.

Preschoolers can participate in gymnastics classes, which are designed to help children develop their motor skills, confidence and body awareness – all the while having lots of fun incorporating dance, song and games.

School age children can partake in a variety of after school term programmes, including various dance classes, gymnastics, basketball (skills, training squad and competition league), archery,  climbing and ballet.

Our Y Thursday Club is a social get-together for intellectually and physically disabled adults which runs every week during the school term, with all kinds of activities such as swimming, arts and crafts, bowling, movies and indoor climbing.

Where can you find squash courts in the central city? We have squash, netball/basketball/volleyball courts available to hire.


Stadium Facilities

Squash   Badminton   Basketball  Netball   Volleyball

At the City YMCA we have two squash courts available for hire to members or casual users.  Phone (03) 366-0689 for further information and to book your court today.

At Bishopdale YMCA, we boast a large stadium with 2 full-sized basketball/netball courts as well as badminton,  squash  and volleyball courts available for hire to the public.   To book a squash court or to enquire about a stadium booking please phone the Bishopdale YMCA on (03) 359-8320 or alternatively email