Common questions about the Selwyn Sports Centre and their answers.

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Where is the Selwyn Sports Centre and how do I get there?

The Selwyn Sports Centre is located at 70 Broadlands Drive, at Foster Park, opposite the Selwyn Aquatic Centre. The Centre has over 190 parking spaces available if you are driving, including accessibility parking, and is only 2km from the Rolleston town centre, so it is only a short bike/walk away. The Centre is also located within 200m of bus stop #54596 at Rolleston College.

What are your opening hours?

Our opening hours are:

  • 6am-10pm Monday to Friday
  • 8am-6pm Saturday
  • 10am-6pm Sunday
  • Public holidays hours may vary

Can I get changed at the Selwyn Sports Centre?

At the Selwyn Sports Centre we have a range of changing rooms at both the front and back of the building. This includes male and female changing rooms with access to both toilets and showers, as well as two accessibility rooms which include toilets and showers. Externally available at the back of the building we also have two premier changing rooms and two game officials changing rooms.

Available to the public externally we also have four toilets (including accessibility) at the front of the building, and four (including accessibility) at the back of the building.

How accessible is the Selwyn Sports Centre?

We pride ourselves on being accessibility friendly and can provide the following:

  • A lift to access the first floor.
  • Four accessibility toilets (two internal including shower, two external).
  • Staff who are happy to assist.

What kind of fitness classes do you offer?

We run a timetable of Les Mills and Freestyle classes throughout the year which is suitable for all ages and levels of fitness. Check out our latest timetable and book online to secure your spot.

When did you open?

We opened to the public on the 3rd of May 2021.

How many courts are there and what kind of sports can be played?

We have eight courts, the John F Reid Courts (4 wooden sprung courts) and the Selwyn Courts (4 polyurethane courts). These courts are marked for the following sports:

  • Netball
  • Basketball
  • Futsal
  • Volleyball
  • Badminton
  • Pickleball
  • Tennis
  • Korfball
  • Floorball
  • 240m mezzanine walking track

However, we love to hear new ideas about how the space can be used because it is not limited to the line markings! One other feature of the Selwyn Courts is the Lü Uno physical activity technology on court 8, an interactive wall- the first of its kind in New Zealand. Find out more information about our venue and equipment hire.

You can hire court space by filling out a booking enquiry form [PDF, 589 KB] and emailing it sports.centre@selwyn.govt.nz or you can come down to use the centre casually (subject to availability). You can even hire some of our quality sports equipment! Give us a call on (03) 347 2888 to find out more.

Are there any spaces other than the courts?

We have different multipurpose rooms which are available for hire:

  • The Pavilion.
  • Dugout 1.
  • Dugout 2.
  • Dugout Combined.

Check out some more information about our meeting/function spaces and what they can be used for, or see what other spaces we have on offer, like a spin suite and a walking track!

How do I join one of the sports teams?

We are incredibly excited to be hosting a number of sporting leagues for the community. Find out more about how to join sport league or join a social league, we would love to see you get involved!