The University of Waikato fields (the largest sports fields of any New Zealand university) cater for a wide range of sport and recreation activities and are the home fields of the University of Waikato Rugby Football Club, Unicol Football Club and Hamilton Junior Cricket Association.
These fields are available for hire throughout the year:
- 6 x Touch fields
- 4 x Mini-Soccer fields
- 4 x Artificial cricket wickets
- 2 x Soccer fields (full-sized)
- 2 x Rugby fields
To make a booking, please:
- Check the availability using the calendar below
- Complete the Field and Court Booking Form
- Email the completed Booking Form to: email@example.com
For more information about bookings, call the Sport and Events team: (07) 858 5817.
The Don Llewellyn Pavilion
Located by the sports fields and accessed via Gate 3B, Knighton Road, the Don Llewellyn Pavilion offers a range of courts and facilities.
Tennis and Netball
The outdoor sealed court area hosts six tennis courts during the summer months (reduced to one over winter) and four floodlit netball courts during the winter. The courts are free for casual use and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Bookings can be made for groups (see above for contact details for group bookings). Please note that the number of courts and availability may differ depending on any events being held.
Two courts are available for 24-hour, membership only access. Memberships are available to university students and staff as well as the general community and can be purchased from UniRec reception. Once registered, members will be given a swipe card which grants access to the courts. Court bookings can then be made online.
2018 pricing is as follows:
|New annual membership||$75.00|
|Swipe card replacement||$15.00|
|Lights||$1.00 per 15 minutes|
Basic changing room facilities, including showers and toilets, are available for member use at the Pavilion. For more information, please contact UniRec on 07 838 4177 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to check court availability and make a booking.
The Don Bar
The home of official University of Waikato sports clubs, the licensed Don Bar offers an ideal location to socialise after a game. ‘The Don’ is available for functions and fundraisers, with student discounts offered on hireage.
Located close to the Don Llewellyn Pavilion, there are three cricket nets available for hire. These nets are managed by Hamilton Cricket. To make a booking, please contact the Hamilton Cricket office: email@example.com or (07) 856 6009.
The School of Education gym and mirror dance room is available for bookings. Click here to check room availability.