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Here at the Bishopdale Recreation Centre, our large stadium space offers 1260sqm of sprung wooden flooring, with bleachers that provide seating for up to 500 people.

Main Stadium


Indoor Sports

Available for hire all year round, our stadium can cater for a variety of different sports with the following court markings and moveable court divider:

  • 2 x Basketball courts
  • 2 x Netball courts
  • 6 x Badminton courts
  • 2 x Volleyball courts
  • 2 x Futsal courts

Set up is required by the hiring participants.

Volleyball/Badminton/Pickleball nets are available on request.

Additionally on request we can provide a glass window office located on the stadium floor, as well as two electronic scoreboards and a sound system with PA.

Drop in to shoot casual hoops during off-peak times for $9 per person. You cannot book these sessions, drop in only and subject to availability.

Large Scale Events

This space is also suitable for large scale events, and has previously hosted

  • The National Cat Show
  • Bookarama
  • National Sporting competitions
  • Cultural Festivals
  • Fashion Shows



1260 square metres (full stadium)
630 square metres (half stadium)

Hire cost

$59 per hour per court (half stadium)


Meeting Room

Our versatile Meeting Room is available for hire. This space offers natural light looking out onto Bishopdale Park.

This room can be used for
  • Meetings/Conferences/Corporate Training
  • Mind & Body – Pilates/Yoga
  • Church/Youth Groups
  • Events/Festivals
  • complimentary WiFi
  • trestle tables/chairs
  • whiteboard
  • kitchenette – includes use of microwave, oven, fridge, dishwasher & coffee mugs
  • portable TV connectable screen (presentations)


10.4m x 11.3m, fully carpeted
Capacity 60 people (seated)

Hire cost

$55 per hour



Aerobics/Movement Studio


This studio is a hirable and is suitable for
  • School groups
  • Dance/Martial Arts groups
  • Group Exercise classes
  • Wellness/Community groups
  • sound system and speakers including aux cord and CD player (available on request)
  • full length mirrors along one wall
  • stage with mirror – 5m x 2.9m
  • air conditioning
  • fixed bar along one wall – can be used for Barre, Ballet, Pilates



12.9m x 13.9m
Natural wood sprung floor, please note only soft shoes/soles are to be worn in this room

Hire cost

$50 per hour



Circuit/Functional Training Room

Our Functional Training Room is a purpose-built space catering for Circuit/Functional/HIIT classes and training with fitness strength machines/cardio machines and space for functional movement.

Hireable on request.




At the Bishopdale Recreation Centre we have two glass backed squash courts available for casual hire.

Court hire is $12.50 per 30 minutes, please phone to make a booking (03)3598320.

Squash rackets are available for hire, squash balls are available to purchase.




For further information or bookings please contact the Bishopdale Recreation Centre on (03)359-8320 or email bishopdale@thekindfoundation.org.nz.

For large scale events or bookings please contact Kirstyn Steyaert kirstyn@thekindfoundation.org.nz



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