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Sports facilities in Amberley

Amberley Domain

The local Amberley Domain  on Douglas Road is always popular for sport and recreation events, agricultural shows, and leisure activities.  A number of clubs are based in the domain including the local Amberley Rugby, Cricket and Netball club.

Also situated at the domain is the local Amberley Pool. The Amberley Swimming Pool is a 25 yard, 5 lanes, solar heated, public swimming pool situated at the entrance of the Amberley Domain. This pool is currently closed but is expected to reopen in November 2019.

Amberley Domain Sign
Amberley Domain in Summer

Emergency debrillator available

An emergency defibrillator is available at the Rugby Clubrooms. Should the need arise the user will have to contact 111 for the combination.


Getting to the Domain


The Domain is located down the road on Douglas Street off Carters Road. It's over the railroad tracks when going north, and past the Amberley School. It lays next to the swimming pools. Cars generally can go into the domain but during events parking is limited.

Amberley Domain Map

Amberley Golf Club

If you like views of green hills, native bush and the sea, then this is the golf course for you. Situated at Amberley Beach, only 45 minutes north of Christchurch, this is a top 18 hole par 72 links course. Green fees are $20 per player with concession rates available on application for groups of 40 or more. Check out the Amberley Golf Club website by clicking here for more information.


Leithfield Boxing Club

Just down the road from Amberley. The club has been operating since 2013 originally in Glenon Cooks garage before shifting to the Scouts Den off Church Street. They've been training members with much success including three champions.  Children over aged 10 welcome and training generally takes place at least twice a week.  All coaches are volunteers.

Contact: Glennon Cook

Address: 3 Church Street, Amberley.

Phone: 021 0233 6393