The recreation centre at 8 Takaro Avenue is being repaired and strengthened, with work expected to be completed in early September 2015.

Sockburn Recreation Centre - Squash CentreThe facility has remained open to the public while the repair and strengthening work, which began in May 2015, has been underway. The building has been strengthened to 67 per cent of New Building Standard and all the squash courts have been repainted.

Changing rooms at the back of the facility, which were previously used by visitors to the Sockburn Pool and were below code, have also been demolished as the pool is no longer open.