School holidays

We offer school holiday programmes and activities at our sport and recreation centres, botanic gardens and pools.

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Holiday programmes

More details and programme brochures for the December and January school holidays will be made available closer to the time.

ASB Sports Centre

  • ASB Sports Centre - Holiday Programme: January 2017 ​(463KB PDF)
  • We have three programmes running at ASB Sports Centre to cater for a range of ages.
  • ASB Sports Centre will offer Wild Days during the January holidays. This new programme uses Wild Eyes which provides nature missions to get kiwi kids outdoors.

Tawa Recreation Centre & SCOUTS Adventure Plus

Nairnville Recreation Centre

Karori Recreation Centre

Other holiday programmes

  • Botanic Garden
    Enjoy the outdoors at the Botanic Garden, we have three programmes for a range of ages. Botanic Garden – school holidays
  • Otari-Wiltons bush
    Explore Otari-Wiltons bush, we have three programmes for a range of ages. Otari-Wiltons Bush – school holidays
  • Libraries
    Pop in to the library and have fun at their free holiday programmes for a range of ages. Wellington Libraries – school holidays
  • Learn to swim 
    The Learn to Swim programme is available during the school holidays with a wide variety of intensive courses from preschool to Mini Squad at Karori Pool, Keith Spry Pool, Tawa Pool and Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre. Check out these swimming pools. Make a booking.

Holiday activities

All of our pools and Kilbirnie Recreation Centre offer casual school holiday sessions. No bookings needed, just turn up on the day.