Sports grounds & courts

Get out and enjoy the outdoors at one of Porirua City sports grounds and courts. We have some great facilities for hire.

Whatever your chosen sport – rugby, league, football, cricket, softball, basketball, netball, tennis, hockey, floor ball, mini-ball, bowls, petanque, touch, tag, kilikiti, athletics – we have you covered here in Porirua. 

Our sports grounds, courts and parks are widely used for both casual and organised sport, and Te Rauparaha Park and Porirua Park regularly host international sporting events. 

  • View a map of the location of our grounds and courts (opens new window)

Before you head out

Check our sports ground updates page to make sure the grounds are open

Book a park or field

You can book a ground for regular or once-only training, matches or tournaments. 

To make a booking, phone us on (04) 237 5089 during normal working hours or email enquiries@poriruacity.govt.nz.

You can also book these two facilities by contacting the club directly:

  • Elsdon Hockey Turf, Elsdon Park: Wellington Hockey, phone (04) 389 3337
  • Mana Indoor Cricket Centre, Ngāti Toa Domain, book online.

Fees

  • Unserviced pitches, grounds or courts have no access to a pavilion or toilets.
  • Serviced pitches, grounds or courts have access to a pavilion and toilets. Tournaments are held on serviced pitches, grounds or courts, with wheelie bins provided for litter and toilets checked during the event.
  • All fees apply from 1 July 2020 and include GST.
Per Season Single use
Unserviced pitch $1615.00 $110.00
Serviced pitch $2332.00 $154.00
Evening training on unserviced training pitch $526.00 $29.00
Evening training on serviced training strip or pitch $885.00 $59.00
Tournament fee per day per pitch n/a $569.00
Use of lights at Ascot Park, Cannons Creek Park, Plimmerton Domain or Onepoto training strips (10 weeks) $267.00 n/a
Porirua Park No.1 (sand carpet pitch, lighting, stadium seating, audio system, serviced) for 20 fixtures $19720.00 $1051.00
Porirua Park No. 1: tournament fee per day n/a $1564.00
Use of lights at Porirua Park No. 1 for tournaments and casual bookings (per fixture) n/a $175.00
Endeavour Park per field (sand carpet pitches, serviced) $4306.00 $230.00
Endeavour Park per field tournament fee per day (sand carpet pitches) n/a $682.00

Grounds have wicket and practice nets where available.

Per Season Single use
Unserviced grounds $1615.00 $110.00
Serviced grounds $1922.00 $155.00
Evening training, unserviced grounds $526.00 $28.00
Evening training, serviced grounds $680.00 $58.00
Tournament fee per wicket per day n/a $462.00

Fees are for marked grounds or lime diamond.

Per Season Single use
Unserviced marked grounds or lime diamond $1030.00 $93.00
Serviced marked grounds or lime diamond $1330.00 $108.00
Evening training, unserviced grounds or lime diamond $288.00 $29.00
Evening training, serviced grounds or lime diamond $438.00 $59.00
Tournament fee per day n/a $425.00
Per Season Single use
Unserviced grounds $790.00 $60.00
Serviced grounds $1095.00 $80.00
Evening training, unserviced grounds $220.00 $30.00
Evening training, serviced grounds $373.00 $60.00
Tournament fee per pitch per day n/a $280.00
Per season Single use
Court (with net and fencing) per court per day per season $195.00 N/A
Per season Single use
Hard-surface court, weekend competition (marked asphalt court) per court $455.00 n/a
Evening training (after 6pm) per court per night $195.00 $33.00
Training (after 6pm) (marked running track, jumping pits and access to pavilion) per day $342.00 n/a
Weekend use (marked running track, jumping pits and access to pavilion) per day $342.00 n/a
Competition days – additional charge to weekend charged (marked running track, jumping pits, serviced) n/a $95.00
Per season Single use
Competition n/a $120.00
Per season Single use
Lime area prepared for use $342.00 n/a

Junior grades using prepared sports facilities

There is no charge for juniors using adult facilities (except Porirua Park No. 1) that have been booked for a season. 

If facilities aren’t booked, 25% of the fee listed for the sports code will be charged.

Bernie Wood Turf

The Bernie Wood Turf is the number 1 field at Ascot Park, located in Conclusion Street, Ascot Park.

There’s a charge per hour for all users of the Bernie Wood Turf all-weather match and training ground, including juniors. Charges include access to public toilets, pavilion use and lights for early morning or night use. 

The field can be booked seven days a week from 7.00am to 10.00pm.  The cost is higher for more popular times. For bookings that span two timeslots, the higher rate applies to the full booking. Full season bookings are available, priced on application.

Fees

Public Full field (per hour) Half field (per hour) Individual area (per hour)
Winter off peak $32.00 $16.00 $5.20
Winter standard $53.60 $27.00 $8.20
Winter peak $74.20 $38.00 $12.40
Winter premium $85.50 $43.00 $14.40
Primary Schools Full field (per hour) Half field (per hour) Individual area (per hour)
Winter off peak $31.00 $15.00 $5.00
Winter standard $52.00 $25.00 $8.00
Winter standard $72.00 $37.00 $12.00
Winter premium $83.00 $42.00 $14.00

Winter standard

  • Monday to Thursday 4.00–6.00 pm
  • Friday 4.00 pm–6.00 pm
  • Friday 8.00 pm–10.00 pm
Winter premium
  • Monday to Thursday 6.00–8.00 pm
  • Saturday 10.30 am–12.30 pm
  • Saturday 2.30 pm–4.30 pm
  • Sunday 10.30 am–12.30 pm
Winter peak
  • Monday to Thursday 8.00–10.00 pm
  • Friday 6.00 pm–8.00 pm
  • Saturday 8.30 am–10.30 am
  • Saturday 12.30 pm–2.30 pm
  • Saturday 4.30 pm–6.30 pm
  • Sunday 8.30 am - 10.30 am
  • Sunday 12.30 pm–5.30 pm
Public Full field (per hour) Half field (per hour) Individual area (per hour)
Summer off peak $31.90 $16.00 $5.20
Summer standard $43.30 $21.00 $7.20
Summer peak $53.60 $27.00 $8.20
Summer premium $63.80 $32.00 $10.40
Primary schools Full field (per hour) Half field (per hour) Individual area (per hour)
Summer off peak $31.00 $15.00 $5.00
Summer standard $42.00 $20.00 $7.00
Summer peak $52.00 $25.00 $8.00
Summer premium $62.00 $31.00 $10.00

Summer standard

  • Monday to Thursday 4.00–6.00 pm
  • Friday 4.00 pm–6.00 pm
  • Friday 8.00 pm–10.00 pm

Summer Peak

  • Monday to Thursday 8.00 pm–10.00 pm
  • Friday 6.00 pm–8.00 pm
  • Saturday 8.30 am–10.30 am
  • Saturday 12.30 pm–2.30 pm
  • Saturday 4.30 pm - 6.30 pm
  • Sunday 8.30 am–10.30 am
  • Sunday 12.30 pm–5.30 pm

Summer premium

  • Monday to Thursday 6.00 pm–8.00 pm
  • Saturday 10.30 am–12.30 pm
  • Saturday 2.30 pm–4.30 pm
  • Sunday 10.30 am–12.30 pm

Terms and conditions

The terms and conditions any organisation or person signing a rental contract or permit is expected to abide by, is also available.