Join In Active Recreation

There are so many different ways to get active for eveyone across the Selwyn region.  From walking, hiking or biking to joining a club or heading to the local pool or playground with your tamariki.  Please find below a list of great options to get connected with physical activity and people in you local community!​​​​​​​

Walking & Hiking

One of the best ways to explore Selwyn is on foot. The district is full of tracks and trails for all levels of experience, through all kinds of landscapes. You’ll find some in easy reach of every town, so stroll at your leisure and get a real sense of the place, not to mention some great fresh air!

Mountain Biking

From the Liffey Domain, to the Little River Trail to Mount White Station, the Selwyn region has a bike trail for all ages and abilities.  SelwynNZ have a selection of awesome trails to ride, so make sure you click on the link above to find out more!


The Selwyn District Council manages the Selwyn Aquatic Centre and the following community pools: Darfield Swimming Pool, Sheffield Memorial Pool, Southbridge Pool &Leeston Learners Pool. Grab your friends, family, togs and jandals and enjoy the outdoor pools this summer
Please click on the link above for a list of all the swimming pools in the Selwyn District, their location and key details.


If you're looking to join a regular running group, check out our Road Runners page on this site, or if you want the challenge of a longer event, then the Selwyn Stampede is for you!  There are also some awesome trails and tracks all around the Selwyn region, so click on the link above to find out more! 

Regular Activities or Upcoming Events





Connect With One Of Our Partner Clubs or Sports

The Selwyn Sports Trust partners with a number of traditional and non-traditional sports and clubs via our events and activator in-school programme.

Have Some Fun, Play & Explore

The Selwyn District Council have a huge number of play spaces including playgrounds, community parks (including skate facilities), flying foxes and their locations.


Recreation Reserves, lakes, walks and trails


Reserves and Sportsgrounds


Skate Parks