Booking a Sportsground or Park

How to book a sportsground or park in Wellington.

Children playing ki o rahi on an artificial sportsfield.

Game of ki o rahi on an artificial sportsfield


Golf practice and dogs are not allowed at Council sportsfields.

All Wellington City Council sportsgrounds are smoke-free areas.

Book a sportsground or park

Schools and sports clubs often book sportsgrounds for games and practices. Businesses and community groups can also book grounds for activities and team-building days.

Book in advance

You need to give us at least 5 working days notice.

Booking in advance means we can prepare the grounds, and unlock and clean toilets and changing rooms if needed.


Fees vary depending on the level of field needed and time of year. Discounts for schools can be negotiated.

Pay for sportsground or park hire

Casual games $82.50 – $165.00
Toilets and changing rooms $86.00
Synthetic turf field - full size
Peak  - per hour
(Mon - Fri after 4pm; Sat & Sun 7am - 9pm) 
Off-peak  - per hour 
(Mon - Fri anytime before 4pm) 
Junior / college - per hour $37.50
Weekend daily rate $750.00
Nairnville Park synthetic turf
Peak - per hour
(Mon - Fri after 4pm; Sat & Sun 7am - 9pm)  
Off-peak - per hour
(Mon - Fri anytime before 4pm) 
Junior / college - per hour $25.50

Fees include GST and are invoiced after the event, or mid-season.

Request a booking

Complete the online form and we'll contact you within 3 working days:

Request a sportsground or park booking

Book Newtown Park function rooms

Newtown Park function rooms are also available for hire for sports-related functions. For more information, see: Council Venues for Hire - Newtown Park Function Rooms

Request a function room booking

More information

Parks Customer Services Officer
Phone:   (04) 499 4444