Kia ora tatou - Under Traffic Light Orange we can operate all activities at the Rec Centre, with a recommendation to wear a mask except during exercise.

COURTS - casual and hire use (contact us 4346932 / 021 08150688 to check availability)

WEIGHTS ROOM - open from 5am weekdays, 24/7 access available

GROUP FITNESS CLASSES & Boot Camps - all classes and the 6am and 9am boot camps are operating. 

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Boost your immune system - exercise every day!

Take care, be safe and stay home if you feel unwell.

Make sure you LIKE and FOLLOW our FB page for all the latest info and upcoming activities. Don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions at all! 

PLEASE REMEMBER THOUGH, IF YOU ARE UNWELL PLEASE STAY HOME!

The Waitaki Community Recreation Centre (WCRC) is a venue for indoor sport and recreation and offers a wide range of activities for residents of, and visitors to, the Waitaki District.
Opening Hours:
Mon-Thurs: *5am-8.30pm (Opening up time may vary - check with office)
Fri: *5am-5.30pm
Sat: 8am-12pm
The centre is available for hire during and outside of opening hours - just contact us!

After hours

021 08150688



Please note that the office is staffed from 9am-8.30pm Mon-Thurs; 9am-5.30pm Fri; and 9am-12pm Saturday.
Members can apply for 24/7 access.


Account number (for direct credit payments):
01-0964-0028075-00

Location: 43 Orwell St, Oamaru (next to Orana Park)
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History: The WCRC was opened in 1987 as a joint venture between the Waitaki District Council, Waitaki  Girls High School, and the wider Waitaki community. Today it is governed by the WCRC Trust (which includes representatives from all above parties).
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GROUP FITNESS CLASSES - the Rec Centre offers a full range of Les Mills group fitness classes including Body Pump, Body Step, Body Combat, Body Balance, Body Vive, Body Jam, RPM, as well as HIIT (high intensity interval training), functional strength training, circuits and bootcamps, FunFit Kids. Check out our timetable above! 

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WEIGHTS ROOM - cardio and strength equipment.  

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SUPERVISED CRECHE - check out our hours

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CLUBS - clubs & groups regularly use the Centre for activities including: rock wall; taekwondo; basketball; tai chi; indoor soccer; netball; volleyball; . . .
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REGULAR ACTIVITIES:
Taekwondo - Tues & Thurs 6-8pm
Indoor Football- 2 x10 week competitions Oct-Dec and Jan-April

Summer League Basketball - 8 weeks February to April and October to December, Wednesdays from 6pm.
North Otago Basketball comp - May-August M/T/W nights 

Filipino Basketball - Friday& Saturday nights during the summer season
Rock Wall - club nights Tuesday 8pm & Thursday 5pm
Tai Chi - 5 classes per week 

Active Kids Holiday Programme - 1 week block runs every school holidays - mornings

Mini Movers - 3 & 4 year olds, Fridays 9-10am, 6 weeks each term

Social Sport afternoons - Thursdays 1.30-3pm

FunFit Kids - Fridays after school for a 6 week block each school term


COURT BOOKINGS:

Court bookings - now that we are getting into the winter sports season the Rec Centre is getting busier with regular bookings! If you're looking for 1-off or regular *evening or weekend court hire THE FOLLOWING TIMES ARE AVAILABLE TO BE BOOKED: (*courts may also be available during the daytime)

Mondays from 9pm

Tuesdays 6-7pm and from 8pm

Wednesdays from 7.30pm

Thursdays from 8pm

Fridays / Saturdays / Sundays

Don't hesitate to get in touch regarding a booking at other times in case a space has come up!

ph 021 08150688

admin@waitakicrc.co.nz

Active Kids Holiday Programme - July dates: Monday 18 to Friday 22 July. There are still some places left, register now!

Mini Movers - FUNDamental movement classes for 3 & 4 year olds, Fridays 9-10am for 6 weeks. Runs FRIDAYs to 8 July 2022. Register now, casuals welcome!

10 week circuit challenge - Mon/Wed/Fri 9-10am during school term, creche available. You can join at any time!

Early morning boot camp - Tues / Thurs 6am. You can join at any time. Register now!

Multi Colour Dash 2022 with Real Radio 104FM, Laser Plumbing and Laser Electrical - new date has been confirmed for Saturday 29 October 2022.

Tai Chi - Monday 9am & 11.30am; Tues 9am; Thurs 9am

BOULDERING WALL - the NO Section of the NZ Alpine Club has a bouldering wall at the Rec Centre! Everyone is welcome to have a go at this unsupervised climbing - only $3 students and $5 adults (annual subscriptions also available). Come and check it out any time during opening hours.

 

SENIOR STRONG - a programme focusing on mobility / strength / balance. Designed for falls prevention, beginners, older adults, persons with pre-exisiting medical conditions or physical difficulties and those returning from injury. TUESDAYS 1.30pm.

Social Sport - every Thursday 1.30pm!  Includes badminton, table tennis, our very own brand of pickleball! and other activities. Only $5 per person.

Rec Centre Mixed BASKETBALL league, Feb/March - Congratulations to winners Air Ballers, runners-up Oamaru Lakers and 3rd place The Reapers. Thanks to all teams and officials for supporting the league. New season starts October 2022.

 

Indoor Football Waitaki - Monday nights. Contact Matt 027 2076396 or join the Indoor Football Waitaki FB page. New season starts next spring.

FunFit Kids - Fridays 4-5pm, 6 weeks. 2022 Term 3 dates tbc.

BOOTCAMPS

10 week bootcamp (EARLY MORNINGS) - Tues / Thurs 6am. You can join at any time. Register now!

4 week bootcamp (EVENINGS)  - Mon & Fri @ 6pm, you can join at any time. This runs when sufficient registratons are received. Register now!

10 week circuit challenge - Mon/Wed/Fri 9-10am during school term, creche available. You can join at any time.. Register now!

Parents we have a supervised creche available 6 mornings a week at the Rec Centre - check it out!