Waikato Wāhine Movement

Designed to get wāhine active, The Waikato Wāhine Movement is all about moving your body, your way. Join us for different activities across the year aimed at those wanting to try something new.

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Wāhine Hikes

There's two more hikes planned for those studying in Trimester C (or still in Hamilton).

Lake Ngaroto

When: Friday 24th November 10am-3pm
Where: Leaving from UniRec, Travel to Lake Ngaroto and Whatawhata Berry Farm
What: A 6km walk around Lake Ngaroto followed by a stop at the Whatawhata Berry Farm
Who: Open to all wāhine (female) University of Waikato students and staff

Lake Kainui

When: Wednesday 6th December, 10am- 2pm
Where: Leaving from UniRec, Travel to Lake Kainui
What: A 3km walk around Lake Kainui followed by some backyard games (batdown, touch etc)
Who: Open to all wāhine (female) University of Waikato students and staff

Click here to register

Registrations close Sunday 19th November
Limited places available

UniRec Offerings

  • Women's Learn to Lift Workshops

Every second Wednesday of the month

A free intro to the gym workshop for wāhine that teaches you how to set up and use equipment, along with correct technique for the squat, deadlift, bench and more!

Book your spot here

  • Women's Weights

Monday - Thursday, 4.00 - 7.30pm

A dedicated space exclusive to female members to workout with privacy and confidence. Sessions run in the evenings, Monday to Thursday, 4.00 – 7.30pm, in the High Performance room. The HP room is fitted with squat racks and lifting platforms and provides all the equipment you need for a full free weights workout.

  • Women's Drop-In Basketball

Wednesdays, 12.00 - 1.00pm

An hour-long sports session open to any female students and staff who want to come give basketball a go. Open to all experience levels with an emphasis on giving it a go, all you need is your student ID!

  • Women's Pick-Up Basketball

Thursdays, 4.00 - 5.00pm

Want to partake in any of the UniRec offerings? Find more information.

Is there another activity you'd like to try?  Let us know: email uowsport@waikato.ac.nz