Due to the South Otago Netball
   Centre netball season starting
​​​​​​​   Friday 12 April -

     *  Casual sports will not be 
        available on Fridays

     *  Morning and afternoon bookings          will not be available on Saturdays

until mid-August.


Monday-Thursday   9.00am to 7.00pm
Friday                       9.00am to 5.30pm
Saturday/Sunday    Subject to bookings 
Public Holidays       Closed
​​​​​​​*  Close times and weekend hours may be subject to change at short notice
​​​​​​​*  Bookings are available outside these hours


​​​​​​​Click here to get more info on the various event spaces we have to offer


Click here to see what regular activities are held at Cross Recreation Centre

About Us

The team welcome you to the Cross Recreation Centre located at the Riverside Reserve, Balclutha.

We are a multipurpose centre providing recreation, fitness, events and wellness opportunities for everyone in a fun, relaxed and welcoming environment. We run school holiday programmes, activities and competitions throughout the year for your enjoyment.

The Cross Recreation Centre provides a range of facilities including the New World Balclutha Sports Arena, the Tyrone McElrea Lounge, the Signworks Function Room,
the Jeff Seymour Wing Meeting Room, a fully equipped kitchen, canteen, bar and office spaces.

Casual users are welcome to use the New World Balclutha Sports Arena, this use is dependent on other bookings. Concession cards are available for casual users, pay for 9 and the 10th session is FREE!

  • Basketball & netball shots, passing/kicking a ball around etc - $4.00pp
  • Table tennis, tennis, volleyball and badminton - $6.00pp, prior bookings preferred to allow for set up
  • Scooters (supplied or bring your own) - $4.00pp
  • Other equipment e.g. frisbee and frisbee catchers, pickleball, etc, available on request - $4.00pp
  • Inflatables - $60.00 per hire (includes court hire), prior bookings required to allow for set up
  • Bubble balls - $60.00 per hire (includes court hire), prior bookings required to allow for set up

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Opening Hours​​​​​​​

Office hours:

Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm

Centre hours:

​​​​​​​Monday-Thursday   9.00am to 7.00pm
Friday                       9.00am to 5.30pm
Saturday/Sunday    Subject to bookings
Public Holidays​​​​​​​​​​​​​​       Closed

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Bookings outside of Centre hours are available by prior arrangement

P: 03 418 3470   /   T: 027 418 0199   /   E: [email protected] ​​​​​​

Otago Daily Times Pro-Fit Fitness Centre

Monday to Sunday: 5am to 9pm
P: 027 404 6072​​​​​​​

Sport Clutha

Monday to Friday
P: 0274 367 174

Habit Health

Monday to Friday
P: 0800 800 288

South Otago Netball

E: [email protected]

Balclutha Gymnastics Club​​​​​​​

E: [email protected]

Clutha District Hockey​​​​​​​

E: [email protected]