There are many advantages of purchasing a membership to a sporting, leisure, or recreational facility.
Many sporting facilities in New Zealand may charge annual membership fees for community residents and possibly higher fees for non-residents. Memberships offered by the Christchurch City Council include access to four centres. These centres are:
- Jellie Park
- Taiora QEII
- Graham Condon
Memberships also include use of swimming pools, aqua classes and adult Swimsmart lessons. The use of fitness centres, a free personal programme customized to fit your needs with a follow-up appointment every 12 weeks free of charge.
The following memberships are available:
Multi Membership – 1 month, 3 months or 12 months
Fitness Membership – 1 month, 3 months or 12 months
Pool Membership – 1 month, 3 months or 12 months
A 25% discount is available for Cando, Community Services, NZ SuperGold cardholders and KiwiAble Leisure cardholders.
Advantages of Memberships
Depending on the facility, membership advantages can vary. Some of the advantages are:
- Savings when choosing longer-term memberships
- Alleviates the need to pay per use
- Free personal fitness programme
- Flexibility for attending 4 different locations
- Contributes to the local community
New Zealand’s Premier Cue Sports Club
This is a membership-only billiards club. Members can sign in guests. There is a range of Memberships available such as:
- Gold Membership
- Bronze Membership
- Silver Membership
The club offers social functions, weekly draws and club tournaments.
Gold members can also be professionally coached by a qualified coach to enter into leagues such as the Masse VNEA 8 ball leagues. The best players in this league are selected to represent New Zealand in some of the VNEA World Pool Championships. Participants lucky enough to win a place in the tournament receive travel, accommodations and entry fees paid by the Sports Club.
An additional advantage of becoming a member of this club entitles members on various pool table hourly rates and discounts on certain cue and accessories.