Tawa Recreation Centre

Tawa Recreation Centre is a sport and recreation facility for community use and hire.

Tawa Recreation Centre.

The centre is based in the Tawa College grounds.


  • 2 indoor courts
  • Meeting room


Tawa Recreation Centre is open after school, on weekends and during holidays.

Note: These hours can vary depending on bookings - phone the recreation centre for more information.

Monday–Thursday 3.45pm–10pm
Saturday and Sunday 9am–10pm
Public holidays Closed


We run lots of activities including sports leagues, holiday programmes and birthday parties:

  • Birthday parties
    Available at weekends for pre-schoolers to 12 year olds. Hire a Party Pilot to facilitate fun activities or run your own party. 
  • Ezy Movers
    9.30am–10.15am Fridays. Improve your cardiovascular fitness, mobility, flexibity and strength in this fun, low impact class.
  • Netball social league (women)
    6.30pm-10pm, Monday and 6pm-10pm, Wednesday.
  • Preschool Programme – Gym Jam
    9am–11am Sundays. Bring your pre-schoolers along to our fun indoor play land filled with soft, equipment, activities and wheels.
  • School holiday programmes
    A full care programme for 5 to 12-year-olds.

Admission charges

Item 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.

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.

Hiring the recreation centre

The centre is available for hire to sports clubs, community groups and for casual use. Current activities include:

  • athletics
  • badminton
  • basketball / miniball
  • boxing
  • coaching sessions
  • fitness classes
  • gymnastics (bring your own gear)
  • hockey / floorball
  • indoor soccer
  • nukemball
  • pickleball
  • spin classes (bring you own bikes)
  • volleyball

Request a booking

Contact and address

Tawa Recreation Centre

Phone: 04 232 2260

Email: tawa.rec@wcc.govt.nz

Street address: Tawa College, Duncan Street