Te Āhuru Recreation Centre

Open from 12 July, our new students only recreation centre on the AUT City Campus has been designed to provide you with spaces to do more than study – a space to connect with friends and cultivate your interests. With a sports court, dance and exercise studios, flexible spaces for clubs and large spaces to gather and share food, there is something here for everyone.

Spaces available

  • 4 activity rooms (1 studio with sprung floors and mirrors, 3 studios with carpet and full AV systems)
  • Cardio room
  • Multi-purpose sports court
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Common areas with games and a large screen for viewing sports, events or films

Opening hours from 12 July 2021

  • Monday to Thursday: 7am to 8pm
  • Friday: 7am to 7pm
  • Saturday: 9am to 2pm
  • Sunday: 9am to 1pm

Use the space, your way

Here are some ideas to get you started:

  • Enjoy sport? Give our multi-purpose sports court a go.
  • Like cardio but it’s too cold to go outside? Take the exercise bikes in the active cardio area for a spin.
  • Potluck with mates? We have an oven and a kitchenette with space to gather and enjoy some kai.
  • Need a place to meet? Get your club in for the next meeting.
  • Love a good workshop? We have a range of upcoming workshops– from getting crafty to being mindful, we have a range of activities in store for you.
  • A performing artist? Band practice? Dance classes? We have state-of-the-art facilities for you to use, all in the heart of the city and on campus.

See what's on

Book a space for your recreation activities

You can use the AUT App or the AUT Resource Booker through a desktop to book spaces in the centre. If you’re unable to make a booking through the AUT Resource Booker, please email recreation.centre@aut.ac.nz for assistance.

Keep this info handy while booking

  • Your name
  • Student ID
  • Mobile
  • Email
  • What the booking is for
  • Equipment required? Like volleyball nets or AV equipment
  • Is it a private booking or open for all students to participate

Key information

  • Each student or club can only book 1 hour each week
  • You can book up to 2 weeks in advance
  • If you want a longer or recurring bookings, please email: recreation.centre@aut.ac.nz

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