Now that summer is in full swing, we'll be providing different opportunities for our communities to get out and about enjoying our parks over the next couple of months. You'll see free play events for the kids, outdoor active sessions to get the heart pumping, outdoor yoga and tai chi sessions, and more. We'll be kicking off Parks Week 2019 with Park to Path fun run and walk at Otaraua Park on the 10th March 2019.
Check out Parks Week events - a week jammed full of events to showcase our parks and the opportunities within them.
Picnic and sports play at the park
Join us for an afternoon of sports and activities at your local park. We'll have the sports and play trailer visiting with loads of cool equipment to play with!
Tuesday 29 January 2019 11am-1pm Matthews Park, Raumati Beach
Wednesday 30 January 2019 11am-1pm Haruātai Park,Ōtaki
Thursday 31 January 2019 11am-1pm Campbell Park, Paekākāriki
Active sessions in the park
Saturday 2 February 2019 Mazengarb Park, Kena Kena 10am-12pm Fun for the whole family! The Sport and Play trailer will be onsite. Families can choose the active session with our certified personal trainer, grab some sports gear from the trailer and throw/kick the ball around, or do both.
Get fit in the fresh air, come and get active at your local park at one of our free active sessions with a certified personal trainer! Suitable for all abilities.
Wednesday 13 February 2019 Maclean Park, Paraparaumu Beach 6.30pm-7.30pm
Wednesday 20 February 2019 Haruātai Park, Ōtaki 6.30pm-7.30pm
Wednesday 27 February 2019 Campbell Park, Paekākāriki 6.30pm-7.30pm
Wednesday 6 March 2019 Matthews Park, Raumati 6.30pm-7.30pm
Yoga in the Park
Tuesday 12 February 2019 Marine Gardens, Raumati Beach 5pm-6pm
Sunday 10 March 2019 Maclean Park, Paraparaumu Beach 4pm-5pm
Tai Chi in the Park
Monday 4 February 2019 Maclean Park, Paraparaumu Beach 6pm-7pm
Monday 18 February 2019 Haruātai Park, Ōtaki 6pm-7pm
Sunday 3 March 2019 Maclean Park, Paraparaumu Beach 10am-11am
Monday 11 March 2019 Waikanae Park, next to the playground 6pm-7pm
Who doesn’t love a good selfie, especially with great backdrops in our parks. We’ve installed 10 selfie posts around the District in some of our parks, making it even easier to get that perfect shot. Don’t forget to say “cheese”.