Fitness for adults

Fitness classes for adults are held in our recreation and community centres - these include aerobics, circuit training, parkour, roller skating, tai chi and yoga. You can also join one of our social sport leagues.

Older people standing with their hands raised, taking part in a group exercise class.

Land-based fitness classes for adults

Classes for adults are held in our recreation and community centres, including:

  • badminton
  • bootcamp
  • circuit training
  • parkour
  • roller skating
  • tai chi
  • yoga.

You can also join one of our social sport leagues.


To book or find out more, email or phone your local recreation centre.


Casual play sessions 3 times a week (except during school holidays).

Where When Cost
Kilbirnie Recreation Centre Monday 9.30am-11.30am
$2.50 per session, shuttle cocks provided and some rackets.
Wednesday 9am-11am
Friday 9am-11am

Circuit training

This is a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) circuit styled bootcamp, designed to improve anyone of any age’s health and fitness. It uses weights, body weight, ropes and cardio exercises.

Where When Cost
Nairnville Recreation Centre

Monday 9am–9.45am (except during school holidays)
Friday 9.30am–10.15am (except during school holidays)

$5.50 casual

Circuit training

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

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
$6.00 casual class 
Karori Recreation Centre Tuesday 9am–9.45am
$6.00 casual class 

Tuesday 9.45am–10.30am
Thursday 9am–9.45am
Nairnville Recreation Centre Thursday 11am–12pm $6.00 casual class 


Run by a parkour instructor with 10+ years of experience. This class is fun and challenging. It 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  $135 for a 10-week term

Fit on Skates

The classes are a mix of skating and fitness. You will learn a number of skating skills such as stopping and cross overs and, for the more advanced, jumping, spirals, spinning and much more! The tutor specialises in roller dancing so be prepared to learn a number of dance moves for our monthly adults only Roller Disco. 

Where When Cost 
Kilbirnie Recreation Centre
$12.50 per session including skate hire / $10.00 per session with own skates

Sit and be fit

This new class begins on February 4 2021. This class is targeted at our senior community who do not have the ability to sustain the output in our Ezy Movers class. It is a seated based class, low anaerobic and low cardio.

Where When Cost
Kaori Recreation Centre Thursday 9.45am – 10.30am
$60 for 10 trip concession card
$6 for casual class

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 $110/10 weeks
$13.50 casual class

Tuffa Puffas

Gentle exercises to improve breathing, balance and general fitness.

Where When Cost
Karori Recreation Centre Thursday 12 noon–1pm $5.50 casual class


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

Where When Cost
Karori Recreation Centre Tuesday 7pm−8pm
Thursday 7pm–8pm
$110 for 10 weeks
$13.50 casual class

Nairnville Recreation Centre Tuesday 5.50pm−6.50pm $110/10 weeks
$13.50 casual class 
Thursday 6.30pm-7.30pm

Social sport leagues

Where Sport 
ASB Sports Centre Basketball, floorball, futsal, netball, turbo touch, ultimate frisbee, volleyball 
Nairnville Recreation Centre  Basketball (for men), netball
Tawa Recreation Centre  Netball 

Need help? 

You can phone our Contact Centre any time on 04 499 4444 or email