Waimate Event Centre
15 Paul Street
P O Box 122
Phone: 03 689 7771 or
After Hours: 03 689 0000
Duty Supervisor: Peter Vendetti
On Site Tenants -
Waimate Information Centre – 03 689 7771
Community Link – 03 689 6226
Fitness Centre – 03 689 6226
The Waimate Event Centre is a council owned facility which offers a wide range of activities for residents and visitors to the Waimate District.
Mon-Friday: 9.00am – 5.00pm and 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Saturday: 10.00am – 2.00pm
Easter Opening Hours 2017
Saturday 10 - 2pm
Monday 1pm - 5pm
The Centre is available for hire outside of opening hours by arrangement – just contact us!
Please note that the Centre is staffed by the Waimate Information Centre Monday – Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm and most activities are still available. The Duty Supervisor is available for evening and weekend sessions.
It is preferable that wall climbing sessions are pre-arranged to ensure supervision is available to meet your requirements.
Available activities include: wall climbing, netball, basketball, tennis, squash, indoor bowls, table tennis, in-line skating, badminton…
The Waimate Event Centre provides the community with a multipurpose facility to support a variety of activities such as social and community services, cultural, sporting, educational and recreational, and private or corporate functions.
Just contact the centre for information on availability of activities and we will try to meet your needs.
The Event Centre comprises of:
- Netball courts (Red lines)
- FIBA approved Basketball courts (Black lines)
- Badminton courts (White lines)
- Tennis courts (Green lines)
- Cricket practice area pitch (to be netted)
- Climbing wall
- Mezzanine areas
- Meeting rooms
- Multipurpose/function room
- Commercial kitchen area
- Bar area
Crèche facilities are not available at the Centre.
Payment is by cash only
*Approved climbers may climb unsupervised with their own approved belay (fix a running rope round a cleat, rock, pin, or other object, to secure it) partner. *Approved participants must be pre-registered with the Centre’s Duty Supervisor.
Non-approved climbers or belay partners must be supervised.
Supervision is available by (preferably) prior arrangement.
Climbers under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, teacher, leader or appointed adult during the session.
Climbers under the age of 18 must have a parent/guardian attend and sign a risk acknowledgement form, on the first evening.
*Please contact the Duty Supervisor for details
Charges (per hour)
Children $6.00 (up to 14yrs) Adult $10.00 Family Pass $25.00 (with pre-approved supervision)
Children $8.00 (up to 14yrs) Adult $12.00 Family Pass $35.00 (supervisor required)
A minimum session booking of one hour is required.
Group Session $45.00 per hour plus supervision fees if required. A minimum booking of two hours is required for groups.
If supervision is required a 15 minute period for getting on harnesses and listening to a safety briefing is included in the first hour.
Approved skates are available for hire at $2.00 per hour.
Hirers’ own skates must be approved for indoor use by the Duty Supervisor.
The area available for casual skating hire at any time will be dependent on availability.
Children $6.00 (up to 14 yrs) Adult $10.00 (per hour)