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 rates are available.
  • MultiBall - a fun, interactive experience which connects the virtual world with sports and exercise. To book, phone the centre on 04 476 8090.
  • 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. See our birthday parties booking page.

Activities for pre-schoolers

Activities for school-age children

Activities for adults

Casual use

Call us on 04 476 8090 to find out when the space is available for casual use.


MultiBall is operating in the squash court for term 1 of 2023. This exciting new technology connects the virtual world with sports and exercise. You will have so much fun, you won’t even know you are working out! Keep an eye on our Facebook page for more about MultiBall.

Fee type Fee per half hour session
Child (5-12 years) $5.00
13+ years $10.00
Group pass (2 adults and 2 children, or 1 adult and 3 children) $20.00

Bookings can be made by calling us on 04 476 8090.


The centre is reserved for badminton between 4.30pm–6pm on Saturdays.

Bookings for other days of the week are possible around other bookings and classes. The cost for the court is $18 per hour during peak times (weekends and after 5pm weekdays) and $12 per hour during non-peak time.


The Squash Court is currently closed to make room for MultiBall.

Casual basketball

The centre is reserved for casual basketball 8pm–10pm on Friday.

Fee type Fee
Adult $4.50
Child (0–15 years) $3.00
With LeisureCard $2.20


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