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Motueka Recreation Centre (MRC)

Managed by the Tasman Regional Sports Trust as part of the Tasman District Council's Recreation Management contract, the Motueka Recreation Centre is the centre of recreation happenings in Motueka.

With a well-equipped fitness suite, international-size roller skating rink, sports stadium, martial art dojos, climbing wall, school holiday and youth programmes and cinema, there is something for everyone at the MRC.

Current programme

Our current programme and activities can be viewed on our Facebook page here »

Opening hours:

The Motueka Recreation Centre is open 6 days a week:
Monday - Thursday: 9am - 9pm
Fridays: 9am - 8pm
Saturday: 9am - 4pm
Sunday: Closed
Closed Statutory Holidays.

For information:
phone (03) 528 8228 or

The Motueka Recreation Centre has something for everyone, from roller skating to social sports. Come and check out our new wooden floor.

Roller Skating sessions are Fridays 6pm - 8pm and Saturday 1pm - 3pm. Cost is only $5.00, and this includes blade/skate hire.

Badminton is very popular. These games are played on a rotation system within the players on the night. Adults is from 6.45 - 8.45pm and costs $4.00.

OSCAR holiday programmes
The centre runs a programme over the holiday period for 5 - 13 years. Our programmes are all CYF and WINZ approved. Our programmes run from 8.30am - 4.30pm, Monday - Friday during the school holiday periods. Cost is $32.00per child per day.

Club Recreation
Silver Trekkers - If you are at risk of falling this could be for you. Monday Mornings 9.30 - 10.30am.
Interval Walking Circuit for Senior - Light weights and cardio. Friday Mornings 9.30 - 10.30am.
60+ Gymmers - Wednesdays from 9.30 - 10.30am, Friday's 11 - 12 noon.
Sit n be Fit - Tuesday and Thursday from 10.30 - 11.30am.
Drop-in Badminton - Monday 11 - 12 noon, Wednesdays 2 - 3pm.
Ease into Bootcamp - Monday 1 - 1.45pm, Wednesday 11 - 11.45am

The Motueka Recreation Centre Gym is Motueka's longest established gym providing both machines and free weights. It is available for use by casual users Monday - Saturday and is also available to members by application 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Les Mills Group Fitness Classes
The new generation of fitness classes. There's a new phenomenon sweeping through gyms. The phenomenon is called Group Fitness. Les Mills has led the way in Group Fitness and the Motueka Recreation Centre is proud to be able to offer a range of Les Mills Group Fitness Classes. Try one today! Now included with your Gym Membership

Classes run Monday - Fridays, enquire about our current class timetable.
For further information please phone (03) 528 8228