Court availability - UC RecCentre - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Sport Court Schedule

We like to ensure that there is freetime for you to come down and shoot some hoops - one of the most popular activities at the RecCentre. The schedule of free time is outlined below, and is updated weekly. If you want to double check it's available before making the trek down here, then please call our reception on 364 2433.

  • Ball hire 50c or bring your own
  • Availability is subject to change and is not live.
  • Please call reception on 364 2433 if you would like to confirm availability
  • For members, there is no fee to use casually.
  • Non-members must pay $11 casual entry to the centre (you may access other parts of the centre with this fee)
  • If you wish to book the sportshall court exclusively (ie for a training session), then fees will apply.
  • Gymnasium cannot be booked. This is kept free for casual hoops outside of formal teaching times.




Monday 24th April

6.00am - 1.00pm
2.00pm - 4.00pm
7.00pm - 9.45pm

6.00pm - 1.00pm
2.00pm - 5.00pm
7.30pm - 9.45pm

Tuesday 25th April
ANZAC DAY (1pm - 8pm)

1.00pm - 5.00pm
7.00pm - 7.45pm

1.00pm - 5.00pm
6.00pm - 7.45pm

Wednesday 26th April

6.00am - 12.00pm
2.00pm - 5.00pm
7.00pm - 9.45pm

6.00am - 5.00pm
8.15pm - 9.45pm

Thursday 27th April

6.00am - 7.00am
8.00am - 12.00pm
1.45pm - 5.00pm
7.00pm - 9.45pm

6.00am - 12.00pm
1.00pm - 5.00pm
9.30pm - 9.45pm

Friday 28th April

6.00am - 1.00pm
2.00pm - 5.00pm
6.00pm - 9.45pm

6.00am - 11.00am
12.00pm - 7.00pm
9.00pm - 9.45pm

Saturday 29th April

Due to campus power outages


Due to campus power outages

Sunday 30th April

9.00am - 4.00pm
6.00pm - 8.45pm

12.00pm - 1.30pm
4.30pm - 8.45pm

What is booked in there?

The RecCentre co-ordinates and takes bookings for the Gymnasium and Sportshall courts. Primary users of the space are:

  • UC RecCentre (Group Fitness timetable)
  • UC Sport (Social Sport Leagues, Athlete Development Programme conditioning/testing sessions)
  • School of Health & Physical Education (Academic practical sessions)
  • UC Clubs (Training or social sessions - eg Basketball, Netball, Rugby, Badminton, Malaysian Students Society)
  • Private/casual bookings (eg Badminton, Volleyball bookings by members/non-members) Sportshall only

If you would like to make a casual, one-off booking, please contact reception on 364 2433.

If you would like to make a permanent, ongoing booking, please contact


  • Phone +64 3 364 2433

    Contacts Page
  • Physical Address
    22 Kirkwood Ave
  • Mailing Address
    UC RecCentre
    University of Canterbury
    Private Bag 4800
    Christchurch 8140
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