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 2018 and include GST.
Per season Single Use Single use (primary schools)
Unserviced pitch $1,591.50 $108.60 $107
Serviced pitch $2,296.90 $151.20 $149
Evening training on unserviced training strip or pitch $518.70 $28.40 $28
Evening training on serviced training strip or pitch $871.90 $57.90 $57
Tournament fee per day per pitch (except Porirua Park No 1 and Endeavour Park) n/a $560.30 per pitch per day $552 per pitch per day
Use of lights at Ascot Park, Cannons Creek Park, Plimmerton Domain or Onepoto training strips $262.90 for 10 hours/week n/a n/a
Annual safety inspection fee for lighting columns on Porirua City land (by approved lighting engineer) $42.60 per column n/a n/a
Use of portable floodlights for training (delivery to site, set-up and operation) n/a $112.70 for 90 minutes $111 for 90 minutes
Porirua Park No. 1: (sand carpet pitch, lighting, stadium seating, audio system, serviced) $19,428.10 for 20 fixtures $1,035.30 $1,020
Porirua Park No. 1: tournament fee (sand carpet pitch, stadium seating, audio system, serviced) n/a $1,540.80 per day $1,518 per day
Use of lights at Porirua Park No. 1 for tournaments and casual bookings (television quality lighting) n/a $172.60 per fixture $170 per fixture
Endeavour Park 1 & 2 (sand carpet pitches, serviced) $4,242.70 $226.30 $223
Endeavour Park 1 & 2 tournament fee (sand carpet pitches) n/a $671.90 $662 per pitch per day
Per season Single use Single use (primary schools)
Unserviced grounds 1,591.50 $108.60 $107
Serviced grounds $1,894.00 $152.30 $150
Evening training, unserviced grounds $518.70 $27.40 $27
Evening training, serviced grounds $670.90 $56.80 $56
Tournament fee n/a $454.70 per wicket per day $448 per wicket per day
Per season Single use Single use (primary schools)
Unserviced marked grounds or lime diamond $1,015.00 $91.40 $90
Serviced marked grounds or lime diamond $1,311.40 $106.60 $105
Evening training, unserviced grounds or lime diamond $283.20 $28.40 $28
Evening training, serviced grounds or lime diamond $431.40 $57.90 $57
Tournament fee n/a $418.20 $412 per day
Per season Single use Single use (primary schools)
Unserviced grounds $775.50 $57.90 $57
Serviced grounds $1,077.90 $79.20 $78
Evening training, unserviced grounds $216.20 $29.40 $29
Evening training, serviced grounds $367.40 $58.90 $58
Tournament fee n/a $275.10 per pitch per day $271 per pitch per day
Per season Single use Single use (primary schools)
Unserviced wicket $775.50 $57.90 $57.00
Serviced wicket (except Endeavour Park) $1,077.90 $79.20 $78.00
Evening training, unserviced wicket $216.20 $29.40 $29.00
Evening training, serviced wicket $368.40 $58.90 $58.00
Tournament fee n/a $275.10 per wicket per day $271 per wicket per day
Per season Per season (primary schools)
Asphalt court (with net and fencing) $191.80 per court per day $189
High performance-surfaced court (with net and fencing) $418.20 per court per day $412
Club contribution for use of asphalt court (with net and fencing) $448.60 n/a
Club contribution for use of high performance-surfaced tennis court (50% discount for Shared Responsibility Scheme Courts) (with net and fencing) $671.60 n/a
Per season Single use Single use (primary schools)
Hard-surface court, weekend competition (marked asphalt court with goals and fencing) $448.60 per court n/a -
Evening training (after 6.00 pm) (marked asphalt court with goals and fencing) $191.80 per court per night $32.50 per court $32 per court
Per season Single use Single use (primary schools)
Training (after 6 pm) (marked running track, jumping pits and access to pavilion) $337.00 per night n/a n/a
Weekend use (marked running track, jumping pits and access to pavilion) $337.00 per day n/a n/a
Competition days - additional charge to weekend charge (marked running track, jumping pits, serviced) - $93.40 $92 per day
Per season Single use Single use (primary schools)
Competition n/a $116.70 $115

Aotea Lagoon

Per season
Lime area prepared for use $337

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 $31.00 $15.20 $5.10
Winter standard $52.00 $25.40 $8.10
Winter peak $72.00 $37.60 $12.20
Winter premium $83.00 $42.60 $14.20
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 $31.00 $15.20 $5.10
Summer standard $42.00 $20.30 $7.10
Summer peak $52.00 $25.40 $8.10
Summer premium $62.00 $31.50 $10.20
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.