Classes for adults include aquafitness, rollerfit, tai chi, yoga and swimming lessons.

Aquafitness class.

The following courses are available for adults at the Council's recreation centres and pools:


A range of exercise classes available in the Council's pools including:

  • Aqua Deep - a high intensity workout in deep water, using a buoyancy aid
  • Aquafit - a shallow water class suitable for all levels and abilities
  • Ezymovers - an easy-paced, low impact, shallow water exercise class
  • Pregnancy Aqua for both pre and post-natal fitness (you'll need medical clearance before starting these classes)


$11.00 for casual class / $5.50 with Leisure Card

$99.00 for 10 class concession / $55.00 with Leisure Card 

To book for the aquafitness classes, contact or visit the relevant pool.

Club Active members have access to these classes as part of their membership. See: Club Active Fitness Centres

Circuit Class

Build functional strength and improve your fitness doing a range of exercises in our group circuit class, with guidance and encouragement from our instructor.

Where When  Cost 
Karori Recreation Centre  7.30pm–8.15pm Tuesday  $5.50 casual class 

Ezy Movers

Build cardiovascular fitness and strength in this fun, low-impact aerobics class.

Where When  Cost 
Tawa Community Centre Friday 9.30am–10.20am $5.50 casual class / $55 for a 10–class concession
Karori Recreation Centre Tuesday 9am–9.45am $5.50 casual class / $55 for a 10–class concession
Tuesday 9.45am–10.30am
Thursday 9.30am–10.15am
Nairnville Recreation Centre Thursday 11am–11.45am $5 casual class 

For more information: Tawa Community Centre


Run by two nationally qualified Parkour instructors. This class is fun, cool and challenging and will help you develop and improve movement efficiency, spatial awareness, balance, strength and confidence with a strong focus on safety.

Where When  Age Cost 
Karori Recreation Centre  Thursday 6.30pm−7.45pm 13 years−adult  $125 for a 10−week term

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Get active while learning to skate. Starting from no experience, you'll learn to skate forwards, backwards and go between the two using either inline skates or roller skates.

Where When Cost 
Kilbirnie Recreation Centre Wednesday
(beginner) 6−7pm
$10 per session including skate hire 
$94 for 10 week term including skates / $75 with Leisure card
(advanced) 6−7pm
$10 per session including skate hire 
$84.60 for 9 week term including skates / $67.50 with Leisure card

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To register or for more information please phone Kilbirnie Recreation Centre on (04) 387 1491 or for email

Social sports leagues

When Where  Sport 
ASB Sports Centre Throughout the week  Basketball, floorball, futsal, netball, turbo touch, ultimate frisbee, volleyball 
Nairnville Recreation Centre  Monday and Wednesday evenings  Netball 
Tawa Recreation Centre  Wednesday evenings  Netball 

For more information: 

ASB Sports Centre - Adult Leagues
Nairnville Recreation Centre
Tawa Recreation Centre

Swimming lessons - private

A personalised coaching service that can cater to your needs - whether you want to learn to swim or improve your swimming technique. Bookings essential.

Where Sessions  Cost 
Karori Pool 30 minutes $61.50
Keith Spry Pool 
Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre 

For more information or to book, contact the relevant pool:

Swimming lessons - Swim School

The Council's Learn to Swim classes and Aquatic Courses are for all ages and abilities.

For more information or to book, phone 04 801 4403 or see: Swim School

Tai chi

Combines slow, continuous movements and smooth, even breathing to exercise the body and mind, and improve flexibility and balance. Beginner and advanced classes available.

Where When Cost
Nairnville Recreation Centre Monday 6.15pm–7.15pm $77.60 for 8 weeks
$87.30 for 9 weeks
$97.00 for 10 weeks

For session time, costs or to book, check out the Recreation Programmes:

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Tuffa Puffas

Gentle exercises to improve breathing, balance and general fitness.

Where When Cost
Karori Recreation Centre Thursday 12pm–1pm $5 casual class


Increase clarity, concentration and insight through yoga - great for posture, flexibility, circulation and stress relief.

Where When Cost
Karori Recreation Centre Monday 7.30pm−8.30pm $95 for 10−weeks / $12.50 casual class
Tuesday 7pm−8pm
Thursday 7pm−8pm
Nairnville Recreation Centre Tuesday 5.50pm−6.50pm $76 for 8−weeks / $85 for 9−weeks / $95 for 10−weeks
Tuesday 7pm−8pm

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Yoga for Seniors

Improve strength, suppleness and balance through yoga techniques. This class has the flexibility to accommodate any physical limitations and will give you an opportunity to learn relaxation techniques.

Where When Cost
Karori Recreation Centre Monday 11am−12pm
Friday 11am–12pm
$72 for 9−weeks

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