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EA Network Centre (Sports facility)

This facility has four pools, an outdoor court and the indoor stadium houses four courts, spectator seating and administration space. There is a fully equipped fitness (Gym) room equipped with instructors available. A range of fitness classes and water-based fitness classes, swimming lessons and swim squads are also available.

Has two spaces available for hire, one of which can be used for children's birthday parties. and you can also rent out the indoor courts for a small fee.

They also offer activities like school holiday programmes and activities for children five and under.

Find out more about joining, timetables and programmes offered, on their website by phone 03 308 4020 or visit them at 20 River Terrace, Ashburton.

​​​​​​​​Sport Clubs

Ashburton is a very active place, practicing sports is a great way for you and your family to connect with your new community.  Some of the sports are played during summer, some during winter and some can be played or practiced all year around.  The classes available in Ashburton are:

GymnasticsBallet, hip-hop and jazzRugby
SwimmingTennisIndoor bowls

To find out more about the sport clubs available in our district, have a look at the Citizens Advice Bureau directory or get in touch with Sport Canterbury by emailing Alice Breading at or call 027 232 0145.