School holidays

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

Children on inflatable.

Holiday programmes

Book online now for these programmes

ASB Sports Centre

Tawa Recreation Centre & SCOUTS Adventure Plus

Nairnville Recreation Centre

Karori Recreation Centre

  • OSCAR programme: There's arts, crafts, recreation and down-time planned at Karori, ideal for kids aged 5 to 12. Karori Recreation Centre holiday programme - Sept/Oct (182KB PDF)
  • Basketball clinic: A four-hour basketball skills class designed for 9-12 year olds. The classes are held on Tuesday 27 September and 4 October, from 10am - 2pm. Book online

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.