Fees and charges

Fees and charges for booking our parks, reserves or sportsgrounds including Walter Nash Stadium.

Fees and charges include Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Sportsgrounds season charges

Set to recover the percentage of operating cost identified below plus the full operating cost of ancillary services:

Recovery rates percentageLevel1  Level2Level3ChildrenTraining
Sports 30 20 10 5 5
Cricket/Croquet 25 15 10 5 N/A

One-off or single day hire - Charged at 10% of the season charge per game or where the game lasts three hours or longer, 15% of the season charge per day.

Special events charges

Fees apply when hiring sportsgrounds for events and other special purposes:

Events and commercial operators  By quotation
Picnic bookings (30 or more people) $50.00
Filming per hour $150.00
Marquees for picnics/promotions - small
Marquees for picnics/promotions - up to 50m² $200.00
Marquees for picnics/promotions - up to 100m² $400.00
Marquees for picnics/promotions - larger $600.00
Weddings $100.00
Hire of rooms, social facilities, training fields etc. By quotation
No. 1 field at Hutt Recreation Ground $650.00

Note: Bookings for the season will take priority over casual bookings.

Hiring Walter Nash Stadium

Current charges (per hour, including GST) are: 

 Off peak
1 court
Off peak
2 courts
1 court
2 courts
Casual users  $24.00 $40.00 $75.00 $127.00
Regular users   $24.00  $40.00 $45.00 $75.00

Off peak hours - weekdays 8am - 3pm
Peak hours - weekdays 3pm - 10pm, weekends 8am - 10pm
Regular users - those who use the stadium on a consistent basis for at least 4 months

This includes all permanent seating, set up of courts, clocks, scoreboards and changing facilities.

 Additional charge Cost
Photocopying per sheet $0.05 
Corporate set up   $345.00
Portable chairs chair per day $2.90
Portable trestle tables table per day $5.80
Portable plastic round tables table per day $5.80
PA and sound system per day $172.50
Security by arrangement  
Fire wardens per hour $28.80
Cleaning - if left in an unacceptable state per hour $57.50
Mini skip - major events   $287.50
Kitchen (only available on all day hireage) per hour $10.00
Function Room per hour $23.00
Full Cleaning   $575.00

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