This community centre is available for dance, educational, and art and craft activities. The large hall also has large mirrors and ballet rails that are suitable for dance classes. Both halls have wooden floors.

Waimairi Road Community Centre

The centre is set in small grounds on Waimairi Road. Avonhead Play Centre operates from here four days per week (not Tuesdays, and Wednesdays only in the smaller hall) from 8.30am to midday during the school term.

The centre has a large hall, a small hall and a kitchen. The play-ground at the rear of the centre is owned and operated by Avonhead Play centre and is not for use by hire groups.

Address

166 Waimairi Road, Ilam, Christchurch

Bookings

For hiring requests and information contact us on (03) 941 8999.

Cost
  • $10.50 per hour community group
  • $17.50 per hour self employed tutor
  • $29.00 per hour private social functions
  • $58.50 per hour commercial events, seminars and corporate events
  • $29.00 per hour community events and fundraisers
  • $30.00 security charge for social functions
  • $50.00 deposit (non refundable) required for social bookings with a value of $150.00 or more
  • $400.00 bond required for social bookings.
Capacity

Large hall

  • 70 - standing
  • 50 - seated.

Small hall

  • 60 - standing
  • 40 - seated.
Conditions of hire

Conditions of use agreement Hiring a Council Facility [PDF 915KB]

You must be over the age of 18 to legally hire a Council Facility.
No overnight stays permitted.
No candles to be used.
No stiletto heels to be worn at this centre.

Health and safety As part of the rental agreement the hirer accepts legal responsibilities 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 before they use Waimairi Road Community Centre. These must then be signed, dated and left in the plastic drop box in the foyer of the centre. The box is cleared once a week.
Hours of hire Waimairi Road Community Centre is available for hire Monday-Sunday, 8.30am–9.30 pm.
Alcohol The consumption and supply of alcohol is not permitted at this facility.
Equipment available

The facility has token-operated wall mounted heaters. Tokens for the heating are kept in the kitchen cupboard and one token lasts for one hour. The token boxes are located in each of the halls.
The centre has 2 hour timers on the walls for the heaters.
There is a baby change table located in the disabled access toilet.

Large hall

  • 55 chairs (single)
  • Roof mounted heaters.

Small hall

  • 45 chairs (single).
  • 10 tables (small folding)
  • Roof mounted heaters.
Catering No organised catering offered.
Disabled access This centre has wheelchair access and a accessible toilet.
Parking There are 20 car parks on-site.