Karori Recreation Centre

Karori Recreation Centre - opposite Karori Mall - is a well-equipped, multi-purpose community recreation centre.

Holiday Programme bookings open

5 January–29 January 2016

Bookings are now open for Karori Recreation Centre's full care holiday programme for ages 5 to 12.

We've prepared a wide range of energetic activities with a balance of arts, crafts, recreational fun and down-time – both in and out of the centre.

Karori Recreation Centre.


  • Multi-purpose sports hall - available for hire and suitable for basketball, netball, volleyball, and badminton. Casual use rates are available.
  • Squash court - available for casual use. To book, phone the centre or fill out the online form.
  • Two community rooms - one with kitchen facilities, available for hire.

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Monday - Friday: 8.30am–10pm
Saturday: 8.30am–6pm
Sunday: 12noon–6pm
Public holidays: Closed


The centre offers courses and activities that cater to a wide range of age groups, from pre-schoolers to seniors.

Courses coincide with the school term, with full-care programmes offered during the school holidays, and options for children's birthday venue hire available.

Activities for pre-schoolers

Activities for school-age children

Holiday programmes

Activities for adults

Casual use

Call us on (04) 476 8090 to find out when the space is available for casual use.

Casual basketball

The centre is reserved for casual basketball 8pm–10pm on Friday.

Casual badminton

The centre is reserved for casual badminton 4.30pm–6pm on Saturday.


Adult $3.20
Child (0–15 years) $1.60
Leisure Card $1.60
Charges to hire recreation centres vary and depend on your specific requirements. Contact the centre for details.

More information

Location map.



Karori Recreation Centre

Phone (04) 476 8090
Fax (04) 476 9094
Email karori.rec@wcc.govt.nz
Street Address 251 Karori Road, Karori