Situated at 75 Queenspark Drive, Parklands, this centre consists of the Community Lounge (Parkview) with an adjoining kitchen and the Recreation Hall with two wall-mounted hoops and a half-court basketball court and kitchen facilities.

COVID-19 update

Under the Orange setting in the Covid-19 Protection Framework currently in place, all restricted capacity limits are removed for indoor gatherings and events.

Members of the public no longer require a vaccine pass to enter Council-operated community facilities. Scanning-in using the NZ COVID tracer app is also no longer required.

Check COVID-19 updates for more information.

Contact us online or call 03 941 8999 to book this facility.

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Under the COVID-19 Protection Framework, Parklands Community Centre has the following capacities:

Room At Green At Orange At Red

Community Lounge (Parkview)

49 49 49
Recreation Hall 300 300 200

Hours of hire

  • Monday to Sunday, 8am to midnight.

Access

  • This centre has wheelchair access and a wheelchair-accessible toilet.
  • There are some off-street car parks.
  • Access to the Community Lounge (Parkview) is from the park side.
  • Access to the Recreation Hall is from the car park.
  • Please note that there is no internal access between these spaces.

Familiarisation tour

  • A Council staff member is available to provide you with a familiarisation tour
  • Call 03 941 8999 to arrange this

The below pricing is valid until 30 June 2023.

Community Lounge (Parkview) hire

  • $15.32 per hour for not-for-profit community groups where the booking is for community benefit and does not charge attendees.
  • $22.46 per hour for not-for-profit community groups where the booking is for a community group and charges fees or takes payment.
  • $35.74 per hour for commercial, business, private or celebration hire. This includes auctions, meetings, birthdays, weddings, private events, funerals etc.

Recreation Hall hire

  • $16.85 per hour for not-for-profit community groups where the booking is for community benefit and does not charge attendees.
  • $30.63 per hour for not-for-profit community groups where the booking is for a community group and charges fees or takes payment.
  • $81.68 per hour for commercial, business, private or celebration hire. This includes auctions, meetings, birthdays, weddings, private events, funerals etc.

 Cleaning fees

  • Community Lounge (Parkview): 70.00
  • Recreation Hall: $140.00.
  • Additional cleaning charges may apply if required.

General fees

  • $76.50 security charge for social events including birthdays, weddings, and celebrations where the hire is:
    • Booked after 6pm Monday to Friday for 4 hours and longer.
    • Booked Saturday, Sunday or Public Holiday for 4 hours and longer.
    • At the discretion of Council staff and not limited to the events above.
  • $52.00 replacement charge for lost or damaged keys/access cards.

A security guard will be present from the last hour of the hire to ensure the hirer adheres to the terms and conditions of hire and has made good the community space to the required standard.

Community Lounge (Parkview)

  • Ceiling-mounted heaters
  • 50 chairs
  • 5 tables

Recreation Hall

  • 20 trestle tables
  • 90 chairs
  • 1/2 size basketball court
  • 2 basketball hoops
  • Radiant wall mounted heaters

Kitchen facilities

  • Oven
  • Fridge
  • Wall mounted hot water boiler
  • Microwave
  • Washing up sink and benchtop
  • Hirers must supply their own crockery, cutlery, tea towels, wash-up cloths, rubbish bags and cleaning liquids
  • Cleaning equipment (vacuum cleaner, broom, mop and bucket) is available in cleaner's cupboard in hallway

General

  • There is a user guide on site for you to read. Please leave it on site

Conditions of hire

Health and safety

  • As part of the rental agreement, you accept legal responsibility to meet evacuation plans, health and safety responsibilities and to act as the facility warden.
  • All users are required to complete a pre-use form. These must then be signed, dated and left in the dropbox in the foyer of the centre.

Alcohol

  • The consumption of alcohol is permitted in this facility.
  • In general, bringing your own alcohol (BYO) is permitted at private functions such as weddings or birthdays.
  • A special alcohol licence may be required if alcohol is part of your event, or if you are selling alcohol. Find out more about special alcohol licencing for events. Applications for special licences must be made with the alcohol licencing team at least 20 working days before the date of your event.
  • Regardless of whether your event requires a special licence or not you still have the responsibility to ensure that you are providing a safe drinking environment at your event. Please read host responsibility guidelines and tips.