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April Holiday Programme
Starting and finishing from Halswell Community Hub:
381 Halswell Road

9.00am – 4.30pm each day

Thursday 20th April – Farm and Film
Let’s explore a farm, home to lovely animals,
birds, and rare species! In the afternoon, we
can relax and watch a nice film at Hoyts EntX.

Friday 21st April – Trains and Trampolines
Jump into the day with excitement, it’s time
for trains and trampolines! Join us for a tram
ride around the Ferrymead Heritage Park,
followed by an afternoon of bouncing fun.

Cost: $125 per day

Putt and Tram

Saturday 27th May
10am – 2pm

After putting on the green in the city, we
will all catch the tram together to enjoy
the exploration tour of the city centre.
To finish off the day, we will enjoy some
yummy ice cream!


Cost: $75

Trampolines and Treats

Thursday 4th May
4pm – 8pm

Get ready to bounce your heart out at Mega Air on this fun evening with friends. We will also be getting something tasty for dinner.

Cost: $75

Heroes’ vs Villains

Saturday 20th May, evening

Are you ready Heroes and Villains?! Come along for a night of yummy food, exciting challenges to keep the friendly rivalry going, and an action-packed movie. Dress up is optional, but encouraged!

Cost: $75

Quiet Zone: Pyjama Party
and Movie Night

Friday 9th June
5pm – 9pm

Get ready to relax and enjoy a night with
friends at Recreate! We’ll have pizzas and a movie for everyone to enjoy.
*Please note: this Urban is catered for those who prefer a quiet time when socialising and those who can experience sensory overload.

Cost: $75

Junior and Youth


15-35 YEARS

April Holiday Programme
9.00am – 4.30pm each day

Monday 17th April – Antarctic Day*
This is snow joke… we are heading to the
International Antarctic Centre! Join us for an epic
guided tour, making friends with the penguins and

Tuesday 18th April – Ten Pin and Mini Putt
Are you ready to get in the zone? Join us for a
classic Holiday Programme Day. It’s time for ten
pin bowling, followed by mini putt at Jurassic

Wednesday 19th April – Sing and Swim
Get your favourite song ready, it’s karaoke time!
We will spend part of the day singing our hearts
out, as well as enjoying a swim.

Cost: $125 per day

Gore Bay Short Break

Friday 12th – Sunday 14th May

Join us for a weekend away to the beautiful Gore Bay! We’ll be right on the beach and will have a great time hanging out together, relaxing and doing a little bit of exploring around the local area.

Cost: $500

Breakfast and Bowling

Saturday 20th May, morning

Bowling is always fun in your SPARE time! Join us for a classic but a goodie. It’s time for a delicious breakfast at Drexels, followed by two rounds of ten-pin bowling.

Cost: $86

Lake Benmore
Girls Club Getaway


Friday 5th – Sunday 7th May

It’s that time of year Girls Club… get ready for a weekend Getaway like no other! We are staying in a fabulous location, situated just 100m from Lake Benmore. Come along and enjoy connecting with
friends and exploring the beautiful township of Tekapo!

Cost: $500

Night at the Ballet


Saturday 27th May
6.30pm – 11.30pm

If you enjoy watching some beautiful ballerina’s dancing and the romantic story of Romeo and Juliet this is the programme for you.

*Please note this is a 4hr show with an

Cost: $96

Lake Benmore
Lads Club Getaway


Friday 5th – Sunday 7th May

You do not want to miss this epic weekend, the lads and girls will travel separately, but staying at Lake Benmore just a paddock away from each other! We will depart ways for our own activities and hopefully the lads can catch us some salmon for dinner!

Cost: $500

Rock Adventure Weekend


Friday 16th – Sunday 18th June

We’re off to the lovely mountain village –
Castle Hill. This will be an awesome weekend, challenging ourselves with some rock climbing and abseiling on the Saturday. Come and try it out!

Cost: $500

Hanmer Springs Getaway!

Friday 16th – Sunday 18th June

We’re headed back to one of our favourite
spots – Hanmer Springs. We will be enjoying the area and visiting the famous hot pools, what a nice winter treat!

Cost: $500

Farm Stay Short Break

Friday 9th – Sunday 11th June

Get ready for a relaxing weekend in the lovely town of Little River. We will be taking this opportunity to explore the local community, meet friendly farm animals and spend quality time with friends!

Cost: $500

Harry Potter Day


Saturday 24th June
1pm – 5pm

Put on your robes and get out your wands for this magical day of Harry Potter fun! Eat some of your favourite wizarding treats, play some games and get sorted into your Hogwarts house. We’ll finish the fun by watching Harry
Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone together.

Optional dress up.

Cost: $75

Oamaru Getaway

Friday 30th June – Sunday 2nd July

For this Getaway we will be staying in a
beautiful seaside home. We will spend plenty of time exploring the funky town of Oamaru. Join us for this wonderful winter escape.

Cost: $500

Youth and Young Adult
Mid Weeks

Mid Week Opportunities

15-35 YEARS

MOXIE stands for Meaningful
Opportunities X’ing Into Employment.

MOXIE is a series of projects that provide meaningful work experience for participants. In Christchurch, this now includes the Vege Plot – development and ongoing maintenance of a market garden. We also have a group who explore employment in the Careers Club.


MOXIE is part of Recreate’s strategy to develop further midweek
meaningful, skill based opportunities for Recreate’s young people.

If you wish to express interest in these programmes or want more info, please contact

Life Skills - Creative Cooking

Wednesdays, 3rd May – 21st June
8-week course (9am-1pm)


Let’s let our imaginations run wild, it’s time for Creative
Cooking! This module is all about fostering innovation, taking
advantage of available resources and experimentation. We will be
planning and creating a new dish each week, whilst covering an
array of practical skills associated to cooking in the kitchen.

Cost: $600

MOXIE - Pickling and Preserving


Thursdays, 4th May – 22nd June
8-week course (9am-1pm)


Join us this term for our wonderful cooking course. This course
focuses on learning how to pickle and preserve food like jams
and chutneys. This programme is designed to help increase
your confidence in the kitchen, develop kitchen skills, recipe
knowledge and work together to produce product that we can
take to a market!

Cost: $600

Recreate on the Move

Tuesdays, 2nd May – 20th June
8-week course (9am-2pm)

On the Move is all about getting active and learning about
different ways and things we can do to keep moving.
Each week we will go somewhere different in the community
to try a new activity and feel the benefits from a day on the
move. This course is all about learning healthy habits and
sustainable ways of living an active lifestyle.

Cost: $600

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