Hastings Sports Centre

Based in the heart of Hastings, the Hastings Sports Centre is an indoor recreation facility specialising in programmes for children aged 0 to 14 years. 

As well as providing a safe and positive environment for children, we hire out our venue for large corporate events, sporting competitions and tournaments on a national level and offer meeting and function rooms for your workplace. 

Whatever your need, contact us today to discuss.

Read on for:

  • Tumbling Tots
  • Hawke's Bay Districts Junior Chess Tournament
  • Fun Factor After School Programme and Holiday Programme
  • Getting Started - Fundamental Skills Programme (Disability)
  • Sports Skills Disability Programme
  • Hire our venue

Tumbling Tots

For children aged 12 months to 5 years, Tumbing Tots is a fun and interactive programme for parent and child to work one on one, covering the fundamental movement patterns of gymnastics.

With structured classes and children learning at their own pace, our specialised tutors support parents and caregivers with technique and confidence building.

Registrations

  • We take registrations for casual classes, or sign up for the full eight-week term
  • Classes are limited to 15 toddlers. Registrations are taken on a first-come-first served basis
  • Sorry no refunds
  • Pay in advance or at the start of each session.

To be a part of our classes, register now

Current Programme

Wednesdays

9.15am – 9.45am            Skills Based Programme

10:00am – 10.30am          Self-Supervision Play Session

10.45am – 11.30am         Skills Based Programme

Prices

Individual:

Pre-School Gymnastic skill Based Programme     $5

Playgroup with Self-Supervision                          $2

What your toddler will learn at Tumbling Tots

BALANCE
Stimulating the vestibular system increases your child's focus and attention.

CROSSING THE MIDLINE
Movement patterning involving crossing the midline of the body increases your toddler's finer motor skills and dominant hand coordination.

BODY AWARENESS
Helping your toddler to grasp the concepts of body movement and spatial awareness.

SENSORY STIMULATION
Stimulating the sensors to help develop links between the brain and the body's responses.

MANIPULATIVE PLAY, GROSS MOTOR AND VISUAL TRACKING SKILLS
A whole range of movements encouraging better overall coordination. 

CROSS PATTERNING
Activates communication between both brain hemispheres and the whole body.

Hawke's Bay District Junior Chess Tournament 

Play against other Years 1-6 novice chess players to be crowned the Hastings District Junior Chess Champion! 

The cost is $5 per person. 

Each person competes in six 30-minute rounds throughout the day on 27th October 2017.

Register online

 

Fun Factor After School Programme

A safe, after school environment from 2.30pm to 6pm for children aged 5 to 14 years. Your child can play sports, games, get art ‘n crafty and start their homework. 

Registration

Registrations are taken on a first-come-first-served basis. To secure your spot, register now

Sorry no refunds. 

Pay in advance or at the start of each session. 

What to bring

Your child should bring afternoon tea, a drink and a smile. 

Please do not let your child bring precious items to our programme. We accept no responsibility for the security of loss or damage. 

Drop offs and pick ups

We can arrange for your child to be picked up from their school and brought to the Hastings Sports Centre to begin the after school care. 

At the end of each day, please ensure you pick your child up no later than 6pm. 

If your child is able to walk home by themselves, please let a member of staff know and provide a permission note. 

Absences

If your child is unable to make our programme, call us on  06 8780051 no later than 2pm that day. 

Child Protection Policy

We are committed to the protection of your child. All suspected abuse will be reported to our Child Protection Services officer and Hastings Sports Centre Manager. Suspected abuse may be referred to Child, Youth and Family. 

Complaints 

Should you have any complaints regarding the care of your child while on our After School Programme, or you have noticed inappropriate staff behaviour, please call 06 8715000.

Dates 

Monday to Friday during each school holiday (excluding public holidays). 

Times 

2.30pm to 6pm. Drop off from 2.45pm. 

Price

$5.00 per hour. 

To have your child collected from their school, and additional $3 is charged per day. 

Oscar subsidies are available. 

Fun Factor Holiday Programme

A safe and fun environment during the school holidays for children aged 5 to 14 years.

Click to view Junior's (5-9) Holiday Programme  

Click to view Senior's Holiday Programme 

Registrations

register now  for the Fun Factor Holiday Programme to secure your spot.

Registrations are taken on a first-come-first-served basis as places are limited. 

Register your child daily at the Hastings Sports Centre registration room located up the external red staircase on the side of the building. 

Your child will be supervised in the registration room until all children are registered for that day. 

If your child is unable to attend once registered, we will take another child in their place. 

Sorry no refunds. 

Pay in advance or at the start of each session. 

What to bring

Your child should bring lunch, a drink, togs, suitable play clothes and a smile. 

Please do not let your child bring precious items to our programme. We accept no responsibility for the security of loss or damage. 

Drop offs and pick ups

Your child must be picked up by 4pm. Alternatively, register them with our Fun Factor After School Programme which goes until 6pm. 

If your child is able to walk home by themselves, please let a member of staff know and provide a permission note. 

Expected behaviour and banned items 

Your child is expected to demonstrate the required behaviour of each facility we may visit during the programme. 

We do allow your child to participate in activities with height restrictions if accompanied by a supervisor and is subject to safety of other children and the supervisor’s availability. 

Soft drinks, chewing gum, aerosol cans and trading cards are banned from the programme. 

Child Protection Policy

We are committed to the protection of your child. All suspected abuse will be reported to our Child Protection Services officer and Hastings Sports Centre Manager.  Suspected abuse may be referred to Child, Youth and Family. If you have any concerns please call 06 8715000. 

Complaints 

Should you have any complaints regarding the care of your child while on our After School Programme, or you have noticed inappropriate staff behaviour, please call 06 8715000.

Dates 

Monday to Friday during school term. 

Times 

7.45am to 6pm. 

Price

$5.00 per hour.

Oscar subsidies are available. 

Youth Sports League

This league is designed for Youth Services training providers with students between the ages of 14-17 years. It will run for eight weeks in every term and will feature three different sports or activities each term. A fee of $130 is payable to the Sports Centre on the first day of term. Find out more HERE.

Term Dates and Sports 

Term 1: 16 Feb - 6 Apr  Term 2: 11 May - 29 Jun Term 3: 3 Aug - 21 Sep Term 4: 19 Oct - 7 Dec

Water Volleyball
Dodge ball
Soccer 

Ripper rugby
Paint wars
Floor hockey
Gaga ball
Badminton
Basketball
Indoor netball
Indoor cricket
Volleyball

To register a team please complete the online form here or fill in the registration FORM and then email to hastingssportscentre@hdc.govt.nz  or drop it into the Centre.

Getting Started - Fundamental Skills Programme (Disability)

The Getting Started Programme is specifically designed for primary school children aged 5 and up, with physical and/or learning disabilities and starts 26 May 2017.  Find out more HERE.

Please fill in the registration FORM and then email to hastingssportscentre@hdc.govt.nz or drop it into the Centre.

Sports Skills - Disability Programme

The Sport Skills Disability programme is specifically designed for children aged 7-17 with physical and/or learning disabilities and starts 26 May 2017. Find out more HERE.

Please fill in the registration FORM and then email to hastingssportscentre@hdc.govt.nz or drop it into the Centre.

Hire our venue

The Hastings Sports Centre is a well regarded facility for large corporate events, meetings, sporting events and national tournaments. 

Our facilities include:

  • Main hall - A sports hall, approximately 900 square metres (35.3m long x 27.4m wide), with wooden floor marked out for badminton, basketball, netball, volleyball and tennis.  (Capacity 1,000).  [Height: 12m at apex, 7.5m at sides.]
  • Function room - A function room, approximately 130 square metres, with kitchen (complete with zip, fridge, oven and dishwasher) currently with seating for 50 people.  (Capacity 115)  Audio visual equipment and whiteboard also available.
  • Meeting rooms - A 12.8m by 3m meeting room - tables and chairs and whiteboards are provided.  (Capacity 35)
  • Ticket office - If required. Users are responsible for the arrangement of security for cash takings.
  • Referees rooms - A small lockable room, close to the main hall. Extra charge applies.
  • First aid - First Aid is the responsibility of Users however there is a hospital bed in the girls change room for emergencies.
  • Kitchen / Tuck shop - A downstairs facility with zip, fridge and stove, plus counter from which groups can run a snack shop.
  • Lifts - Disabled persons access to the main floor and first floor facilities.
  • Grandstand - Seating capacity of approximately 450 - 500.
  • Carpark - Car parking for approximately 95 cars.
  • Chairs and tables - 150 chairs and 10 trestle tables.
  • Crockery - Limited crockery available for hire.
  • Three-phase power - 5 pin 32 amp power available for functions.
  • Bleacher seating - 4 banks of 5 tier seating – approximately 45 people per unit.
  • Phone line - for Radio Broadcasts from Grandstand and Function room.
  • Display - Two 200 x 120 cm wooden boards.
  • Sound system - Hand held radio microphone and sound system available

To apply to hire our venue, complete our Hastings Sports Centre Hire ​Application Form 18 KB and Hireage Agreement 74 KB

Contact us

The Hastings Sports Centre is located at 503 Railway Road, Hastings. Our office hours are 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday where you can contact us by phone  06 8780051 or email hastingssportscentre@hdc.govt.nz Or visit us on Facebook.

The office will still be manned from 8am to 5pm daily and the function room can still be used during this time.