Welcome to the Wharenui Sports Centre, the home of the Wharenui
Swim Club in the heart of Christchurch.
We appreciate the support
of our Sponsors
The Wharenui Swim Club is one of the largest swim clubs in New
Zealand with a proud history of swimming successes and
innovations. Our team spirit is found throughout all levels of
the club, from the "Learn to Swim" programme up to the top
You can also learn to swim at Wharenui. We offer special
baby/infant/pre-school swimming lessons as well as classes for
school children (including holiday programmes) and adults.
The Wharenui Swimming Club, one of the oldest swimming clubs in
New Zealand has turned out both Commonwealth and Olympic
champions. If you aspire to achieving goals in swimming, the
Wharenui Swimming Club, which has been built on years of
tradition and excellence is the place to be. Qualified and
dedicated coaches will help you achieve your goals. You can
compete locally, nationally or internationally. Or join the
Masters Swimming Club programme keep fit and improve your
Keep in touch with us by logging on to this site regularly.
- Urgent messages relating to specific areas (eg Swim club,
Learn to Swim, Waterpolo, etc) will appear when you access those
specific areas on the website
We currently have a vacancy for a part time weekend lifeguard on Saturday, Sunday and some week nights (as required). To apply you must have:
- current NPLA
- current first aid certificate
Please call Harriet Carey on 348-6488 x 0 to discuss this opportunity further.
Congratulations to the following on their selection in the U16 National team.
Click here for more information on the travel arrangements and costs.
- Seb Van Harselaar
- Zac Clark
- Michael Knopick
- James Hamilton
- Fionnbharr Hyland
- Michael Newton
- Jackson Olds
- Ellis Lawrence
- Ben McMahon
- Ethan Clements
- Bradford Shortland
- Coach: Rory Hamilton
- Manager: Sharon Olds
We currently have plenty of quiet lanes during our public hours, so come on down
and enjoy a hassle free swim in our warm 25 metre - 8 lane pool
Wharenui Swim Club are sending 2 of our top swimmers
(Matthew Hutchins 100/200 free and William Campbell 100/200
fly and our Head Coach (Martin Harris) to Australia for the
Trans Tasman Tri Series 2012, along with other top
developing talent from around New Zealand. The team is made
up of 12 boys and 12 girls (Click
for more details on the team). This is a two yearly
event and alternates between being held in NZ and Australia.
Meets take place in
- Canberra 2nd and 3rd July
- Wagga Wagga 4th and 5th July
- Melbourne 6th and 7th July
The 2012 Trans Tasman competition is a development
competition for swimmers under 18 years old. The competition
will be conducted over four venues in Australia and provide
racing opportunities against some of Australiaâ€™s top
You can follow the progress
here or get live results
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