Tauranga Facilities

Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre (QEYC)

20-minute walk or five mins cycle from Tauranga central campus the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre is an ideal location for sports activities and events. Free parking is available. Free drop in sport (basketball, netball, table tennis or badminton) is available at QEYC, student ID is required, all equipment is provided. Available 9am to 5pm Mon to Sun, just call  to check sports hall availability.

Phone: 07 577 8564

Tauranga and Wharepai Domains

A 1 min cycle and 4 minute walk, Tauranga and Wharepai Domains at 91 Cameron Road, contains the international standard athletics track, the Tauranga Lawn Tennis Club, Tauranga Sports Rugby Club, the Tauranga Bowling Club and Croquet Club and hosts the Tauranga Ramblers Club, and other sports clubs. Refer here for further information.

Body in Motion Physiotherapy and Rehab Ltd

Body in Motion Physiotherapy and Rehab Ltd offers University of Waikato students and staff discounted rates at their clinic located at 107 First Avenue, The Gym. Student and Staff Identification is required. Discounted rates are;

  • Initial ACC visit $20 (Normal cost of this visit $38)
  • Subsequent visit $15 (Normal cost of this visit $30)
  • Initial and subsequent private visits: $40 (Normally $95 initial and $70 for subsequent visits)
  • Bookings can be made through or phone 07 927 3330.

FREE physiotherapy services for students (ACC injuries only) are available on the Tauranga campus every Friday during semester teaching periods. Location Room 1.28. Starting Friday 6 March 2020.

To make a physiotherapy appointment:

Call: 07 927 3330 or

Book online:

Memorial Pool

20-minute walk or five mins cycle from Tauranga central campus the Memorial Pool is a popular summertime swimming destination. The outdoor heated lap pool opens for summer on October 22. Open weekdays 6am to 6.30pm, weekends 9am to 6pm. Free parking is available.

Refer to Bay Venues for details of other sport facilities, such as the Trustpower Arena, Baywave and other venues.

For walking refer to Tauranga Walkways

For cycling refer to Tauranga City Cycle Network