Splash into some local paddling pools
Part of the fun of being a kid in summer is splashing in and around the water and just having a ball. Christchurch is lucky enough to have some council run free splash pools for little ones to get in and enjoy themselves. Pack a picnic, grab the family and head down to your local. A couple of note are:
This is one of the largest paddling pools in the city. With a good sized main pool and another for the real littlies this is always a good option for a warm Christchurch day. Show me how to get here.
New Brighton Foreshore
Your kids are sure to have a whale of a time at the New Brighton splash pool. Just off the beach, this is a great option when the wind is just a little bit gusty right on the beachfront – especially for an adventurous toddler! Show me how to get here.
In the heart of St Albans, this park houses more than a super fun pool for your kids. It has a children’s playground, mature trees (some dating back to the 1860’s) and a scented garden that all add to a wider appreciation of this suburban haven. Show me how to get here.
Other council run paddling pools:
Note: Children need to be supervised at all times as there are no lifeguards.
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