Court and Field Hire

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Available for hire

The RecCentre has two large court spaces and a squash court for private hire or casual use.  To mix up your routine, why not pop down to shoot some hoops, or book a court?  

How does it work?

FREE BEFORE 3pm

  • Everday before 3pm, every court space is FREE to use for casual sport.  
  • Just turn up and try your luck
  • OR book ahead by calling us on 364 2433 or visit reception.   You must call us to cancel your booking if you can't make it anymore.  Full fee may be charged for no-shows and/or booking priveleges revoked.
  • Borrow equipment from us (or bring your own) by exchanging your membership card
  • Non-Members are required to pay casual entry fee 

Fees apply after 3pm 

  • Call or visit reception to make a booking 
  • Pay on arrival for the booking
  • Be courteous to others and call us to cancel if you can't make it. Full fee may be charged for no-shows and/or booking privileges revoked

Contact us to make a booking, for either 30, 45 or 60 minutes.

  • Court hire fees are charged for bookings after 3pm daily.
  • Non-members are required to purchase casual entry for their visit, and you are entitled to use the rest of the facility or group fitness classes for that fee
  • Bookings can be made up to 1 week in advance
  • Hire equipment is free, subject to availability.  
  • Please wear non-marking shoes
  • $4 for 30min, $6 for 45mins, $8 for 60mins 

Contact us to make a booking, 60 minutes only.

  • Court hire is $10 per hour for bookings after 3pm each day. 
  • Non-members are required to purchase casual entry for their visit, and you are entitled to use the rest of the facility or group fitness classes for that fee
  • Bookings can be made up to 1 week in advance
  • Hire equipment is free, subject to availability

Contact us to make a booking, 60 minutes only.  Free before 3pm.   

  • Non-members will be required to pay casual entry fee, which allows them use of the facility before/after 
  • 1 court booking per member.   
  • Bookings can be made up to one week in advance.
  • Full sporthall booking option available, including entry for non-members.  Contact us for info

Casual/drop-in use of basketball courts subject to availability. Free for members all of the time. 

  • Non-members are required to purchase casual entry for their visit, and you are entitled to use the rest of the facility or group fitness classes for that fee
  • Full Sports Hall court available for group bookings, 60min only. See our court hire fees schedule for current costs (below).
  • Group Booking court hire fee includes the cost of entry for players but does not entitle players to use the facility pre or post-booking time
  • Contact us to make a booking, 60 minutes only
  • Bookings can be made up to one week in advance.

Contact us to make a booking, 60 minutes only.

  • Bookings can be made up to one week in advance
  • See court hire fees schedule for costs (below)

For season bookings eg club training/club night) or dates more than one week in advance, please contact us.

Please specify your reason for use, the best way to contact, and days/times you are enquiring about. One of our team will contact you within two working days (Mon-Fri).

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 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).
  • You may also find it helpful to download the Ilam Field Hire 2021 Brochure PDF to see prices

 

 

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.

Court hire fees

SpaceDetailsCharge per hour
    External  UC RecCentre member UCSA affiliated
Sportshall Full court $80 $50 $40
  Half court
(Volleyball)
$40* $25* $20*
Badminton court Per court $10*

Squash court Per court $8 per hour, $4 per half hour*

* Entry to RecCentre is additional (either by membership or casual fee)