Metro Sports Facility
The Metro Sports Facility will be a world-class venue and centre of excellence, accessible to people of all ages, abilities and sporting skills.
Providing aquatic and indoor sports facilities, it will cater to the day-to-day needs of the recreational, educational and high-performance sporting communities, and host national and international events. The facilities will also offer a pleasant and relaxing environment for spectators.
The facility will be conveniently located in central Christchurch, in close proximity to other sporting facilities, and be accessible to those using public transport, private vehicle and the new walking and cycling links.
The Metro Sports Facility will include:
- aquatic centre with a 50m, 10-lane competition pool, and dive and leisure pools;
- indoor stadium – 8 indoor courts, with seating for up to 2,800;
- high performance centre with facilities for coaching and training;
- day-to-day recreation, including a fitness centre and landscaped outdoor space;
- performance movement centre with studios and performance space;
- administration facilities and parking.
- a world class facility, accessible to all;
- attracting international, national and local sportspeople, leisure enthusiasts and spectators;
- easy access from public and private transport;
- will be developed jointly by CCC, private and NGO sectors.