Venue Details



Members of the public no longer require a vaccine pass to enter the Lyttelton Recreation Centre. Scanning in using the NZ COVID tracer app is also no longer required although will remain optional for those who prefer to continue to record the locations where they have visited.

Facemasks will still be required inside the facility for shared spaces i.e entrances, toilets and kitchens. 

LRC Booking System

The Lyttelton Recreation Centre is run by the Lyttelton Recreation Centre Trust in partnership with the Christchurch City Council.

Bookings are now made online for the Squash courts, Sports Hall and Mezzanine floor area (Table Tennis and Pool tables) at or alternatively if you have any enquiries please contact the Facility Manager


  1. $7.50 per squash court/ half hour (adult) 
  2. $5.00 per squash court/ half hour (child) NB You need to become registered member to get the adult and child rate for the squash courts. Click here to register
  3. $7.50 per hall/ 15 minutes *minimum of 60 minutes
  4. For all Community group, Commercial event and Private Social event bookings (including birthday parties) please contact the Facility Manager to enquire about the rates for these categories
  5. Roller Skating, Roller Blading, Skateboarding and Scootering is NOT permitted at the Lyttelton Rec Centre.

Step 1

If you are 18 years of age or over have your credit ready! book online here OR visit the front desk at the Lyttelton Recreation Centre (between the hours of 10am -4pm weekdays and 10-1pm on Saturdays).

Step 2

Follow the instructions to sign up and then select your booking. You can pay with Credit Card, Debit Card or Internet Banking (account2account). Please read the hirer terms and conditions carefully. Once you agree to the conditions you will receive an email confirming your booking with instructions and a door pin code.

Step 3

Arrive at the Centre for your booking. Enter your one off booking code on the Pay2Play key pad followed by the # key (the silver pin pad at the front entrance). Pick up the pre-use inspection sheet (inside the front door on the wall) and on departure leave the completed signed form. Court lights will turn on/off at the beginning and end of your booking. All other lights are manually controlled.

Please be aware that the facility is automatically alarmed between 10:30pm - 5:30am.


(03) 328 7272 (front desk)

Please contact the front desk Monday-Friday 10-4pm or Saturday 10-1pm or the Facility Manager on 021 1116069   

Terms & Conditions

Lyttelton Recreation Centre
25 Winchester Street, Lyttelton  
Squash Court 1, Squash Court 2, Trinity Hall, Sports Hall, Mezzanine