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14-24 year olds 19 Jan 2022

Get Out & About and have fun this summer

Move over Olympic gold medallist Lisa Carrington, there’s a new bunch of kayakers in town thanks to Auckland Council’s Out & About programme.

Akl Paths 20 Dec 2021

Adventure is calling with AKL Paths

Get those legs moving, wheels rolling and dogs panting at some of our region's great paths.

Cycling 13 Dec 2021

Cycle and skate your way into summer

From smooth cycle paths suitable for family outings to skateparks ideal for those intent on achieving a bit more air, getting the wheels rolling is a great way to be active.

Akl Paths 9 Dec 2021

Explore and play in south Auckland this summer

Exploring Auckland’s paths is a great opportunity to combine exercise with helping the kids burn off some energy and having some fun.

Summer 9 Dec 2021

Get active out west this summer

Visit Akl Paths to find paths, playgrounds and cycle paths to enjoy in west Auckland.

COVID-19 30 Nov 2021

Vaccination passes required at Auckland Council’s staffed facilities

Auckland Council's staffed services and facilities will require the use of vaccination passes when they reopen until at least 17 January 2022.

COVID-19 24 Nov 2021

Auckland Council pools and leisure centres to open with vaccination requirements

Auckland Council’s 42 pool and leisure centres will require all Aucklanders aged 12 and over to be fully vaccinated in order to use their facilities, under the Red and Orange Protection Framework levels.

Sports / Leisure 15 Nov 2021

Applications open for $15 million Sport and Recreation Facilities fund

Auckland Council is investing $15.3 million to support the sport and recreation sector to develop facilities across the region.

14-24 year olds 2 Sep 2021

Upgrade on the way for Te Puru

With improved facilities on the way for Pukekohe’s Bledisloe Park, a similar upgrade has been confirmed for Te Puru Park at Beachlands.

Sports / Leisure 22 Jul 2021

On the lookout for the next generation of aquatic superstars

Now is the perfect opportunity to don your swimwear and start training to become part of Auckland’s next generation of aquatic superstars.

14-24 year olds 24 Jun 2021

New basketball court opens in the Bays

It’s time to shoot hoops at the new 3x3 court located at Freyberg Park, Browns Bay.

Sports / Leisure 19 May 2021

Papakura Netball Centre gets new rubber surface

Auckland Council and other funders have delivered rubberised courts to the Papakura Netball Centre as part of a $2.3 million upgrade.

Sports / Leisure 12 Mar 2021

Council committed to working together for community sport

Review findings acknowledged and council committed to working together with national and regional sports organisations.

Sports / Leisure 6 Jan 2021

What Aucklanders need to know about the America’s Cup racing

Auckland is ready to come alive as the battle to claim the world’s oldest sporting trophy returns once again to our shores.

Sports / Leisure 21 Dec 2020

Summer at your local leisure centre

With swimming pools, gyms, group fitness classes and school holiday programmes for the kids – there’s heaps of ways for the whole whānau to be active and having fun this summer.

Sports / Leisure 21 Dec 2020

Thousands turn out for weekend's sailing

Thousands have turned out on land and on water, and millions have watched from their screens, to capture the start of the 36th America’s Cup presented by Prada this week in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.