Booking a Sportsground or Park

How to book a sportsground or park in Wellington.

Children playing ki o rahi on an artificial sportsfield.

Game of ki o rahi on an artificial sportsfield

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Schools and sports clubs often book sportsgrounds for games and practices.

Businesses and community groups can also book grounds for activities and team-building days.

Notes: 

  • All Wellington City Council sportsgrounds are smoke-free areas
  • Golf practice and dogs are not allowed at Council sportsfields.

Book in advance

You need to give us at least 5 working days notice.

Booking in advance means we can prepare the grounds, and unlock and clean toilets and changing rooms if needed.

Request a booking

Complete the online form and we'll contact you within three working days.

Request a sportsground or park booking

Pay online

Use our online payment service to pay for your booking – select Sportsfields & parks as payment type.

Pay for sportsground or park hire

Fees

Fees vary depending on the level of field needed and time of year. Discounts for schools can be negotiated.

Fees
Casual games $86.00 – $388.00
Toilets and changing rooms $90.00
Synthetic turf field – full size
Peak - per hour
(Mon - Fri after 4pm, Sat 8am - 5pm, Sun 7am - 9pm)
$77.50
Off-peak - per hour
(Mon - Fri anytime before 4pm, Sat before 8am and after 5pm)
$50.00
Junior / college - per hour $38.00
Weekend daily rate $800.00
Nairnville Park & Terawhiti – Wilf Glover synthetic turf
Peak - per hour
(Mon - Fri after 4pm, Sat 8am - 5pm, Sun 7am - 9pm)
$54.00
Off-peak - per hour
(Mon - Fri anytime before 4pm, Sat before 8am and after 5pm)
$33.00
Junior / college - per hour $27.00

Fees include GST and are invoiced after the event, or mid-season.

Function rooms

Newtown Park function rooms are also available for hire for sports-related functions. For more information, see: Council Venues for Hire - Newtown Park Function Rooms

Request a function room booking

More information

Parks Customer Services Officer
Phone: 04 499 4444