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Selwyn Times: April 07, 2017

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26 selwyn district residents' guide 2017 Outdoor activities, team, individual as well as plenty of adventure sports are available in the area allowing you to pursue your passion. In summertime there is fishing, swimming, cricket, boating, tennis and more while in winter, rugby and netball are supported along with other sports. People head to the skifields and when the lakes freeze over, enjoy ice hockey and skating. ABSEILING/CLIMBING • Castle Hill: Limestone rock formations; Windwhistle: Washpen Falls by arrangement. ATHLETICS • Rolleston: Selwyn Athletic Club. BADMINTON • Lincoln: at Events Centre. BALLOONING • Hororata. BASEBALL • Rolleston: Southern Astros Baseball Club. BOATING • Lake Coleridge: check forecast; unsafe if strong winds. • Rakaia River gorge: jet boating. • Waimakariri River: Alpine Jet. BOWLING - Outdoor & Indoor • Clubs at: Darfield, Lincoln, Springston, West Melton. BRIDGE • Lincoln. CAVING • Cave Stream. CRICKET • Clubs at: Kirwee, Prebbleton, Tai Tapu and Weedons. DANCE • Leeston: Ellesmere Line Dancing. • Prebbleton: Ignite Performing Arts; line dancing. • Springfield: TM Dance World. • Kirwee: The Ballet Academy. DUCK SHOOTING • Lake Ellesmere: in season. FISHING • Lakes: Blackwater (permission needed from Flock Hill Station); Catherine/Monck; Coleridge; Ellesmere Te Waihora; Evelyn, Henrietta and Selfe, (Harper Terrace Downs SPORT AND RECREATION Road); Forsyth/Wairewa; Georgina; Grassmere; Hawdon; Marymere; Sarah; Ida; Little Ida; Letitia; Lillian; Pearson; Rubicon (accessed via Brooksdale Station, permission needed in advance). • Rivers: Rakaia & Selwyn. • Sea: Little Rakaia; Birdlings Flat to Rakaia River. FOOTBALL • Rolleston: Selwyn United Football Club. GOLF COURSES • Burnham, Hororata (Glentunnel), Greendale, Kaituna, Ellesmere (Leeston), Lincoln, Tai Tapu, Terrace Downs (Coleridge), Weedons (Country Club). GRASS KARTING • Lake Ellesmere flats. GYMNASTICS • West Melton Gym Club (community hall). GYMS • Lincoln: Lincoln University Rec Centre; • Rolleston: CrossFit Rolleston; SNAP. • West Melton Gym Club HO • D • L ICE • L fr • C MA • D • L NE • C C L P S PIL • S RU • C L R S

selwyn district residents' guide 2017 27 Ice hockey on a lake near Coleridge. SPORT AND RECREATION ; ; HORSE & EQUESTRIAN • Doyleston: Canterbury Harness Horse & Pony Society. • Leeston: Ellesmere Pony Club. ICE SKATING & ICE HOCKEY • Lake Ida/Little Ida: 6km walk to lake; Lake Lyndon (when frozen); Lakes Evelyn, Henrietta & Selfe • Cass: some ice sports. MARtial ARTS • Darfield Aikado Club. • Ladbrooks Karate Club. NETBALL • Clubs: Broadfields; Burnham; Dunsandel; Ellesmere Combined (Leeston); Greenpark; Malvern (Darfield); Lincoln High School ; Lincoln; Lincoln University; Prebbleton; Rolleston; Rolleston College; Southbridge; Springston; Tai Tapu; Templeton; West Melton. PILATES • Sports Rehab, Rolleston. RUGBY • Clubs: Burnham; Darfield; Dunsandel/Irwell; Kirwee; Lincoln; Little River (Banks Peninsula); Prebbleton; Rolleston; Selwyn (Glentunnel); Sheffield; Southbridge; Springston; Waihora (Tai Tapu); West Melton. SHOOTING • Darfield Clay Target Shooting. SQUASH • Malvern Squash Racket Club (Darfield). TENNIS • Clubs: Darfield; Kirwee; Lincoln; Prebbleton; Springston. WINDSURFING • Lake Coleridge: Check weather, avoid strong winds. YOGA • Leeston (St John’s building). ZUMBA • Classes at: Kirwee Community Hall, Lincoln Event Centre, Lincoln Recreation Centre, Prebbleton Hall, Rolleston Community Centre, Rolleston School and West Melton. Activities held at community halls/centres include: • Lincoln Events Centre: Baby Gym, Group fitness classes (all ages); interests. • Rolleston Community Centre: Baby Gym, Roller Staking, Tai Chi, Pump, Yoga, Zumba.