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Court and Field Hire

16 November 2023

UC's RecCentre has two large court spaces and a squash court for private hire or casual use. If you're keen to mix up your routine, why not pop down to shoot some hoops, or book a court? Find out about court and field hire.

RecCentre Facility Hire

FREE Before 3pm daily

  • Everday before 3pm, every court space is FREE to use for casual sport.  
  • Turn up and check if a court is free OR book ahead online here, or via our app or by calling us on (+64 3 364 2433).  Feeling unwell or cannot make your booking, remember to cancel your booking to avoid being charged for your booking.
  • Equipment - Bring your own or hire from us for FREE.
  • Non-Members are required to pay a casual entry fee additional to their court booking fee.


Fees apply after 3pm 

  • Book then pay when you arrive before your booking begins.
  • Be courteous to others and cancel your booking if you're feeling unwell or cannot make it in for your booked time. We charge for cancellations made within 24 hours and no-shows.


Additional Information

  • Please wear non-marking shoes.
  • Bookings can be made up to 14-days in advance.
  • Cancellations can be made up to 24-hours prior to the booking start time. Cancellations made within 24-hours or no-shows will incure a full booking fee.
  • Contact us to make bookings for the full Sports Hall.
  • For season bookings (eg. club training/club night) or dates more than 2-weeks in advance, please contact us.
Court hire fees (charged per hour)
UC RecCentre MembersUCSA AffiliatedExternal Users

Sports Hall (Basketball/Netball/Futsal) 

Full court

Volleyball Court Half court$25$20*$40*
Badminton Court Per court$12.50$10*$20*
Pickleball Court Per court$12.50$10*$20*
Squash Court Per court
$4 per half-hour
$4 per half-hour*
$4 per half-hour*

* Entry to RecCentre is additional (either by holding a membership or paying a casual entry fee)

Ilam Fields Hire and Tennis Courts

The community are welcome to use both the Ilam fields & Ilam Fields Tennis Courts for recreational use when not booked training times or games.   

During wet weather, please respect the field closures to preserve the field quality.

If you would like to reserve exclusive space for games, training or events:

  • For SPORTS related bookings, please download the Ilam Fields Sports Booking Form
  • For SOCIAL bookings, please download the Ilam Fields Social Booking Form
  • Email your completed form to our Grounds Booking Email. A staff member will contact you within 2 working days (Mon-Fri). Fees vary by size, code, and length of booking (e.g. season vs daily rate).

Ilam Fields Sports Booking Form

Download (application/pdf, 482 KB)

Ilam Fields Social Booking Form

Download (application/pdf, 684 KB)
Academic Teaching and Research Bookings

Charges will be waived for UC students and staff undertaking teaching, academic or course-related work.

  • Please contact us with the details of your booking request: course code, nature of the activity, supervisor/lecturer (if relevant), space requirements, day and time.
  • A staff member will contact you within 2 working days to discuss.
  • Verification of your project/course activity and your health & safety plan may be required.
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