Fitness for adults

Fitness classes for adults are held in our recreation and community centres. You can also join one of our social sport leagues.

Four adults standing around a net while playing pickleball at Ākau Tangi Sports Centre.

Land-based fitness classes for adults

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

Concession passes

Concession passes are a convenient and cheap option if you attend classes regularly – buy a concession pass. For current LeisureCard members, your discount is automatically applied if it's available on the pass you're buying.

Concession passes are non-refundable, non-transferable, and are valid for two years.


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

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

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

Circuit training – High intensity

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 Friday 9.30am–10.15am (except during school holidays) $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
Tuesday 9.45am–10.30am
Thursday 9am–9.45am
Nairnville Recreation Centre
Thursday 11am–12pm

Skate Fit

A fun class where you’ll work out without even realising it! Our instructor will teach basic skating skills all the way through to advanced level skating and roller blading in an inclusive and supportive environment. Included in these skills are forwards and backwards skating, turns, jumps, dance moves, ramps and endurance. All levels of skaters are welcome. These classes focus on growing individual skills, as well as the skating community. No enrolment or booking required – just show up on the day.

Where When Cost
Kilbirnie Recreation Centre Monday (tutored), Wednesday (tutored), Friday (untutored)
$12.50 per session including skate hire
$10.00 per session with own skates

Sit and be fit

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
Karori 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 for 10 weeks
$13.50 casual class

Senior social sports

Come on in and have a social game of badminton, table tennis, lawn bowls and pickleball while you enjoy a cuppa and a biscuit.

Where When Cost
Karori Recreation Centre Friday 1pm–3pm $5

Social sport leagues

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

Tuffa Puffas

Gentle exercises to improve breathing, balance and general fitness.

Where When Cost
Karori Recreation Centre Thursday 12.00pm–1.00pm $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 for 10 weeks
$13.50 casual class
Thursday 6.30pm-7.30pm

Contact us

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