Karori Recreation Centre

Karori Recreation Centre - opposite Karori Mall - is a well-equipped, multi-purpose community recreation centre.

Karori Recreation Centre.


  • Multi-purpose sports hall - available for hire and suitable for basketball, netball, volleyball, and badminton. Casual use hire rates are available.
  • Two community rooms - one with kitchen facilities, available for hire.

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Monday–Friday: 8.30am–10pm
Saturday: 8.30am–6pm
Sunday: 12 noon–6pm
Public holidays: Closed


The centre offers courses and activities that cater to a wide range of age groups, from pre-schoolers to seniors.

Courses coincide with the school term, with full-care programmes offered during the school holidays, and options for children's birthday venue hire available.

Activities for pre-schoolers

Activities for school-age children

Activities for adults

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 use

Check casual court availability


Casual drop-in sessions for all ages and abilities.

When Cost
Saturday 4.30pm–6pm $18.50 per hour during peak times (weekends and after 5pm weekdays)
$12.50 per hour during non-peak time.

Bookings for other days of the week are possible around other bookings and classes.


Casual drop-in sessions for all ages and abilities.

When Cost
Thursday 5.15pm–7.15pm
Sunday 2pm–4pm
$5.00 per person


Casual drop-in sessions for all ages and abilities.

When Cost
Friday 8pm–10pm Adult $4.50
Child (0–15 years) $3.00
With LeisureCard $2.20

Hire rates

Charges to hire recreation centres vary and depend on your specific requirements. Contact the centre for details.

Contact and address

Karori Recreation Centre

Phone: 04 476 8090

Email: karori.rec@wcc.govt.nz

Street address: 251 Karori Road, Karori