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Courts and Fields

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Queenstown Events Centre and Wānaka Recreation Centre are multi-purpose sport and recreation facilities with a range of different playing surfaces for all types of activities.

Our Artificial Turf facility at Queenstown Events Centre has recently opened! See prices below for booking the space!

  • For details of our opening hours please click here.

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  • Queenstown Events Centre

    QEC has two indoor, fully-sprung wooden courts for a wide variety of activities like basketball, netball, volleyball, badminton, futsal, table tennis and floorball.

    Play equipment is available on site.

    Six outdoor asphalt courts at QEC are geared up for tennis in the warmer months and netball over winter. In addition there are two artificial turf courts near the Frankton lakefront which are set up for tennis in summer and hockey in winter.

    A new, full size artificial turf perfect for futsal, hockey and so much more!

    QEC prices - Court bookings

    Type of court
    (priced per hour, per court)
    Standard Flat rate
    Full indoor court* $70
    Outdoor court* $20.00
    Badminton court* $18.75
    Volleyball* $70
    Pickleball* $18.75
    Table Tennis* $18.75
    Freeplay - youth (under-18) FREE

    *Includes equipment.

    QEC prices - Casual play

    Type of court
    (priced per hour, per court)
    Standard Flat rate
    Badminton court* $5
    Basketball - casual play (per person) $5
    Table tennis* $5
    Pickleball* $5
    Freeplay - youth (under-18) FREE

    *Casual play is per person. If you have 4 people ready to play Badminton then consider booking the court as it will work out cheaper ($18.75 instead of $20.00).

    If you require more info, please contact Queenstown Events Centre reception:

    03 450 9005
    qec@qldc.govt.nz

    Wānaka Recreation Centre

    Wānaka Recreation Centre has two rebound ace impact indoor courts that are home to a range of sports including netball, futsal, basketball, badminton, tennis, pickleball, table tennis and volleyball.

    Outdoors there is an artificial turf set up with three netball courts and a hockey field.

    WRC Timetable

    To help you plan your visit in advance, we provide an online timetable to show which courts and fields are booked and which are available through the day. Click here to view.

    You can also call us anytime on 03 443 9334 to check how busy we are before you set out.

    WRC prices

    Type of court
    (priced per hour, per court)
    Standard flat rate

    Full indoor court*
    includes indoor cricket, indoor tennis

    $70
    Artificial turf (per court) $30.00
    Artificial turf (full court) $90.00
    Badminton court* $18.75
    Volleyball* $70
    Pickleball* $18.75
    Table Tennis* $18.75
    Freeplay - youth (under-18) FREE

    *Includes equipment.

    WRC prices - Casual play

    Type of court
    (priced per hour, per court)
    Standard Flat rate
    Badminton court* $5
    Basketball - casual play (per person) $5
    Table tennis* $5
    Pickleball* $5
    Freeplay - youth (under-18) FREE

    *Casual play is per person. If you have 4 people ready to play Badminton then consider booking the court as it will work out cheaper ($18.75 instead of $20.00).

    If you require more info, please contact Wānaka Recreation Centre reception:

    03 443 9334
    wrc@qldc.govt.nz

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  • Sports field

    Sports field
    (priced per hour, per court)
    Peak
    (4.00pm onwards Mon-Fri;
    All day Sat-Sun)
    Off-peak
    (6.00am-4.00pm Mon-Fri)
    Game per hour $56.00 $45.00
    Game per hour with floodlights $69.00 $55.00
    John Davies Oval (QEC) per hour $118.00 $95.00

     

    Cricket field

    Cricket field
    (priced per hour, per court)
    Peak
    (4.00pm onwards Mon-Fri;
    All day Sat-Sun)
    Off-peak
    (6.00am-4.00pm Mon-Fri)
    Game per hour - turf $69.00 $55.00
    Game per hour - artificial $56.00 $45.00

    (NB a full-day hire is charged at four hours peak and four hours off-peak)

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  • QLDC Sport and Recreation's event trailer comes with recreation, sport and event equipment - all packed into one trailer.  The trailer is available for hire by community groups, and for private and commercial purposes.


     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Equipment includes a badminton net, soccer goals, yard games, obstacle course gear, tug of war and plenty more. Click here to see the full equipment list.

    Interested in hiring the trailer? Fill out the booking form here.

    Hiring options and rates:

    Commercial

    $200 per day

    Standard (individuals for private purposes such as birthday parties)

    $100 per day

    Community (non-profit organisations, community groups and fundraising events)

    $60 per day

    Late return fees

    Full amount of extra day

    Transport options (free if you can pick up and drop off the trailer yourself)

    +$100 within Queenstown

    +$200 outside Queenstown

     

    *Excludes $500 bond on file per booking.

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  • For casual enquires please contact our customer service teams:

    Queenstown Events Centre
    03 450 9005
    qec@qldc.govt.nz

    Wānaka Recreation Centre
    03 443 9334
    wrc@qldc.govt.nz

     

    For regular use of QLDC Sport and Recreation's courts and fields please contact one of our friendly booking coordinators:

    Queenstown Events Centre - Brittany Race
    03 450 9110
    brittany.race@qldc.govt.nz

    Wānaka Recreation Centre - Sarah Ellmer
    03 443 9334 - ext.3
    sarah.ellmer@qldc.govt.nz

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