Sports & Recreation

Arrow Curling Club

Meets whenever there is sufficient ice.

Arrowtown Badminton Club

Arrowtown Badminton Club is a social club playing from 7.00pm - 9.00pm every Monday usually beginning sometime in April & running through till September.$7.00 per night casual players, $5.00 per night club members.The Event Centre has some rackets for hire as does the club

Arrowtown Bowling Club

8 rink artificial green. Open all year for playing outdoor bowls.

Arrowtown Community Pool

Summer season opening only.

Arrowtown Golf Club

Playing golf in Queenstown? Just 20 minutes drive from Queenstown and rated 20th best course in New Zealand the Arrowtown Golf Course is a must play. The picturesque Arrowtown Golf Club is set in Central Otago, one of New Zealand's most historic and scenic regions. This Golf Course is a must when playing Queenstown Golf, surrounded by mountains the 18 hole course has superb views from every fair...

Arrowtown Rugby Club

Twenty minutes from Queenstown, in the historic town of Arrowtown is home of the Arrowtown Rugby Club. Playing from Jack Reid Park, the club as a proud history in playing in the Central Otago and Otago Country Wide Competitions - in 2008 Arrowtown won both of these competitions. They have also held the much sort after White Horse Cup for the 2009 and 2010 seasons. Facebook: https://www.facebook.c...

Arrowtown Swimming Club

The Arrowtown Swimming Club is run by volunteers from the community for the community. The club is steeped in history having been running for well over 30 years. We provide swimming lessons during the summer months for children seven years and older. Also squad training is offered to more competent swimmers in order to refine technique and gain fitness and stamina.

Arrowtown Tennis Club

Fran's Mobile Number 021 299 9829 or contact: Helen 03 441 8906


ArrowYoga brings affordable yoga lessons to all people of Arrowtown and surrounding. All levels are welcome. We teach Vinyasa Flow, Dynamic Hatha and Slow & Steady. All classes are 60 minutes and cost $10 per person. We can provide a mat. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring an extra layer during the Winter months. Please call us for a class schedule or email

Bike Wanaka

Bike Wanaka is a group of like minded cycling enthusiasts, we advocate trail building and maintenance in the Wanaka area, organise cycling events and try to bring together the local community to improve cycling facilities for everyone on two wheels in the Upper Clutha area.   Facebook:

Central Otago Wakatipu Cycle Club

Winner of "The Best Little Cycling Club in New Zealand" at 2009 Cycling NZ Awards. We emphasise having fun while racing. Catering for all, ranging from the beginner ‘Weekend Warrior’ through to elite ridersCentral Otago-Wakatipu Cycle Club was founded in 1990 as Wakatipu Cycling Club, affiliated to Cycling Southland and catering for Queenstown & Central Otago districts. The club na...

Department of Conservation - Wakatipu

Mission and visionThe Department of Conservation's challenge is to manage natural and historic heritage assets for the greatest benefit and enjoyment of all New Zealanders, by conserving, advocating and promoting natural and historic heritage so that its values are passed on undiminished to future generations.The Department’s mission is:To conserve New Zealand’s natural and historic he...

Department of Conservation - Wanaka

Mission and visionThe Department of Conservation's challenge is to manage natural and historic heritage assets for the greatest benefit and enjoyment of all New Zealanders, by conserving, advocating and promoting natural and historic heritage so that its values are passed on undiminished to future generations.The Department’s mission is:To conserve New Zealand’s natural and historic he...

Glenorchy Riding Club

The GYRC is a group of horse enthusiasts who – regardless of their riding skills, experience or discipline – come together to enjoy the hacking, training or events that the area can provide. We organise regular hacks to various stations, farms and some conservation areas (gratefully with the support of local farmers and DOC), often followed by a BBQ. For competitive ride...

Hawea Wanaka Pony Club

The Hawea-Wanaka Pony Club was formed in 1957. It is a branch of the Central Otago Pony Club, which is part of the Otago Southland Pony Club Area. Through this we are affiliated with the NZPCA—( New Zealand Pony Club Association). Pony Club meets most Wednesdays at 4.30pm (daylight permitting) at the Hawea Domain, Domain Rd, Lake Hawea. Members have a mix of ridden rallies with at least one...

Junior Rugby Wakatipu

Wakatipu Rugby Club has been going since 1953 and we have senior and junior teams playing. We’re always very happy to welcome new players to the club and to let you know it’s never too late to get involved! It’s a great activity for your child and a rewarding one for parents too – watching your child’s team develop and seeing them move through the age groups and grow...

Kingston Bowling Club

The Club House phone number is 03 248 8882.

Kingston Gardening Group

We meet monthly, visit gardens in Kingston and swap seeds and cuttings. Visitors welcome. Other contact: Irene Brown Telephone: 03 2488518

Kingston Golf Club Inc

The Club House is located at Gloucester Street, Kingston.

Kyokushin Karate Club

We train at the Scout Den, Eely Point Road, Wanaka. Facebook:

Luggate Albion Cricket Club

Welcome to the Luggate Albion Cricket Club – home of cricket in the Upper Clutha region.

Luv Immigration Club

Welcome to Luv Immigration Club. We are a non-profit club providing free cultural activities in Queenstown, New Zealand. Our vision is promoting an understanding and respect between different cultures to build stronger communities and for social fun and connection. YOU are invited to join us. All ages, gender and ethnicities are welcome to participate in our cultural activities. ​If y...

Luv Immigration World

Welcome to Luv Immigration World. We are a non-profit club providing free cultural activities in Queenstown, New Zealand. Our vision is promoting an understanding and respect between different cultures to build stronger communities and for social fun and connection. YOU are invited to join us. All ages, gender and ethnicities are welcome to participate in our cultural activities. ​If ...

Mainly Music Wanaka

Held at St Andrews Presbyterian Church Hall, Tenby Street, Wanaka Tuesdays 9.30am - 11.00am You can also contact: Kathy Dedo PH: 03 443 5364

Mountain Safety Council

The Wakatipu branch of the Mountain Safety Council run a variety of public courses in the following disciplines - Firearms, Bushcraft, Outdoor First Aid, HUNTS, River Safety and Avalanche. We are always interested in hearing from individuals or groups wishing to become involved and learn more about courses. Please email or telephone the branch on 409 2025 for further...

Queenstown Basketball League

Social basketball league at the Queenstown Events Center

Queenstown Bay Etchells fleet Inc

Secretary - Keith Woodham 31 McBride St Phone: 03 442 2969

Queenstown Bowling Club Inc

Lawn Bowls - Queenstown Gardens

Queenstown Dog Agility Club

Dog agility training from your local experts. Fun, social or compete. Meet weekly at Lake Hayes and training at our fully fenced paddock in Arrowtown. It's a great way to have fun with your dog in this fast growing sport. You guide your dog over a range of obstacles, hurdles, tunnels, weave poles, see-saws and ramps in the quickest possible time! No experience necessary, all safe training provi...

Queenstown Gymnastics Club Inc

The Queenstown Gymnastic Club is the Wakatipu's only fully equipped gym & includes a sprung floor and all the apparatus required for men's and women's artistic gymnastics (MAG & WAG). There's a class to suit ages 5yrs and above and ability through a range of various recreational and competitive programmes! We aim to provide quality coaching in a friendly atmosphere, with our classes taught by qu...

Queenstown Hockey Club Incorporated

Played on turf in Cromwell. Season commences late February/early March - always looking for new players, coaches and umpires

Queenstown Ice Skating Club

Secretary: Gillian Boyd Phone: 03 441 8832

Queenstown Junior Football Club

Welcome to the Queenstown Junior Football Club, the home of football in the Wakatipu Basin! The QJF club aims to promote and foster the game of football within the Wakatipu basin for players of school ages (from 5 years to 18 years). The club was first formed in the 1980’s for the promotion and organisation of football within the Wakatipu Basin with about 50 to 60 members; it now has over 3...

Queenstown Junior Futsal

Queenstown Football also provides indoor football in term 3 at the Queenstown Events Centre. Indoor Football / Soccer is known as Futsal   There are limited places available for kids aged U8 - U14   Please contact us for more information

Queenstown Karate Club

Queenstown Karate Club was founded by Craig McLachlan in 1989. We have hosted many internationally renowned instructors over the last 25 years including Higaonna Sensei, Terauchi Sensei, Bakkies Sensei, Molyneux Sensei, Kuramoto Sensei, Fujimaki Sensei, Sensei Joe Roses, Sensei Chris Larkin and Sensei David Lambert. The dojo is in the middle of Queenstown about 200m up from the Mall in the old sc...

Queenstown Mountain Bike Club

Open to the public - members welcome, mtb trails managed by the club.

Queenstown Scout Group

Welcome to Queenstown Scout Group. We provide fun and action-packed programmes to Queenstown youth! Scouting is a great way for boys and girls to learn a variety of new skills, make new friends, visit exciting places and share in new experiences. We are a community organisation run by parents and volunteers. Queenstown Scout Group offers Keas, Cubs, Scouts and Venturers based on childrens ...

Queenstown Swimming Club

New members welcome

Queenstown Trails Trust

The Queenstown Trail is a 120km cycle and walking trail built and maintained in a unique partnership between the Queenstown Trails Trust and the Queenstown Lakes District Council. The trail forms part of Nga Haerenga, The New Zealand Cycle Trail and is one of the 22 'Great Rides'. It connects Queenstown with Arrowtown, Gibbston and Jacks Point. Since opening in October 2012 over 1 million uni...

Remarkables Orienteering Club

We are an orienteering club based in Queenstown, New Zealand with maps around the region. From absolute beginners to world champions, we support anyone wanting to get started in the sport of orienteering or make it on the world stage. For further information and upcoming events visit our webpage

Samurai Karate

Training nights Tuesday and Thursday. Juniors 5.30 pm. Adults 6.30 pm - 7:30 pm

Shotover Four Wheel Drive Club

Based in Queenstown, the home of New Zealand's most spectacular scenery, the Shotover Four Wheel Drive Club generally holds a couple of runs each month. Our monthly meetings are held at the St John Ambulance Rooms, 10 Douglas Street, Frankton at 7.30 pm on the first Wednesday of the month. All new prospective members are welcome, we are a very friendly bunch and welcome anyone who comes to visit ...

Six a Side Cricket

Also contact for Albion Cricket Club.

Southern Lakes Deerstalkers Association

Formed in 1937, the New Zealand Deerstalkers’ Association is New Zealand’s recognised National body representing and speaking for hunters generally. The Queenstown (Southern Lakes NZDA) branch meet every last Thursday of the month, social opportunity to share or learn about hunting

Southern Lakes Masters Swimming Club

Southern Lakes Masters Swimming Club (SLMSC) are a group of like-minded people who enjoy swimming all year round both socially and competitively in the open water and local training pool.

Sport Central

Sport Central is a partnership between Sport Otago, Sport Southland, the Central Otago District Council, and the Queenstown Lakes District Council.  The programme, which commenced in 2002, is designed to address the specific sport and recreation issues facing the Central Otago community.  We are grateful for the support of the Community Trust of Otago and the Central Lakes Trust for supp...

The Sociable Club

The Sociable Club provides opportunity for the over 30's to meet and socialise at fun events and activities. Join now to meet a network of like-minded people.

Upper Clutha Herb Society

Meetings:Are on the second Tuesday of each month, and take place in members homes (advised by newsletter and the local weekly paper). We have a shared lunch (usually featuring the herb of the month) being a 'highlight'

Upper Clutha Rugby Football Club

All new members welcome! Another contact: Nick Thompson - 027 226 68573

Upper Clutha Tracks Trust

The Upper Clutha Tracks Trust is a non profit organisation dedicated to developing a high quality network of public trails around Wanaka and the Upper Clutha Basin.The Trust is made up of seven passionate members of the Wanaka community, plus representatives from the Council, Department of Conservation.The Trust is registered with the Charities Commission – Reg No. CC38956The Trust is an Inc...

Upper Clutha Tramping Club

Club nights are held on the second Wednesday (excluding July) of each month at the Wanaka Yacht Club. These meetings are advertised in the Messenger and have an informal structure. Generally reports are given on recent trips and information is given and trip booking lists circulated on upcoming trips. A speaker may give a talk on a topic of general interest or the members may participate in a...

Volunteering Central

Volunteering Central is passionate about volunteering and ensuring volunteers have a postive experience. We seek to raise awareness of volunteering in the Central Lakes District and connect people who want to volunteer their time, skills and energy to organisations which rely on their help. To register your organisations role or to browse volunteer roles on line check out our website or call us to...

Wakatipu Aero Club

Flying in the Wakatipu area can be dated back to the 1950s, with locals enjoying recreational flying. September of 1970 saw the formation of the Wakatipu Aero Club and the start of a very active and unique flight training provider. The Wakatipu Aero club is run by its own members who are all very keen aviation enthusiasts. The clubroom facilities provide a great environment for all members to rel...

Wakatipu Anglers Club

The Wakatipu Anglers Club is based in Queenstown and meets monthly. The club holds regular club trips, competitions, take a kid fishing days and an annual beginners' fly fishing course which is open to the public. Members can access the club newsletter and club members only forum via our club website. We also have a very active and informative Facebook Account:

Wakatipu Croquet Club Inc

Croquet held at Jardine Park.

Wakatipu Dog Agility Club

All dogs and handlers welcome to participate in regular agility and fly-ball training at Jardine Park, Kelvin Heights. Training during school term time, every Saturday 10.00am, 1st & 3rd Wednesday 6pm (during daylight savings).

Wakatipu Garden Club

Meets 2pm, 2nd Mon of month, Frankton Church Hall, Highway 6, Frankton.

Wakatipu Guides Club

For Pippies, Brownies, Guides, Rangers and Leaders. Girl guides are a great way for girls to make new friends and enjoy a range of diverse activities in an environment of positive encouragement and fun.  We enable girls and young women to reach their potential and make a difference in the world

Wakatipu Riding Club

Wakatipu Riding Club, Inc. (WRC) is an affiliated member of New Zealand Riding Clubs, Inc. and Bridleways NZ. We are an open, active, fun group of adult horse lovers who share a common passion for equestrian activities and information. We organise and host competitions, treks and other equestrian events to provide riding and social opportunities for our members and other riders. We also promote t...

Wakatipu Rodeo Club

You can also contact Murray Sarginson on 03 248 8587.

Wakatipu Rowing Club Inc (Lake Hayes)

Hours: Please contact for hours. Facebook Page

Wakatipu Rugby Club

As the only rugby club located in Queenstown, New Zealand, the Wakatipu Rugby Club has a proud record of one of the strongest Otago Country Rugby Clubs around. Formed in 1953 the club currently fields two senior rugby teams, the Premiers and Wanderers as well as an U17,U16, U15, U14, a girl’s team and nine teams in the junior club. If you are looking for a club to play for in NZ where you wi...

Wakatipu Scottish Country Dance Club

Meet at the Arrowton Hall Wednesdays at 7pm.

Wakatipu Ski Club

The Wakatipu Ski Club is located on Coronet Peak ski area, Queenstown New Zealand and was established in June 1949. Over the years the club has produced a large number of New Zealand ski team members, New Zealand ski team coaches as well as Olympic skiers. The current hut was built in 1979 and has been extended to over the years with the most recent extension being in 2006. The club's focus these...

Wakatipu Swim School

We are passionate about teaching Learn to Swim in our community, and promoting water safety strategies to the children in our schools and ECE centres. We support the Queenstown Primary School in using their pool during Terms 1 & 4 and year round we use Alpine Aqualand on Sundays. Holiday swim blocks are a great way to boost swim skills for busy families without time for weekly swim lessons dur...

Wakatipu Walkers

Do you want to walk in the Queenstown area? We are an informal walking group and we hike a different trail in the Queenstown Lakes area every Thursday whatever the weather.  Please see our website for further details. Visitors to the area especially welcome.

Wakatipu Woodcraft Guild

The Guild is a member of New Zealand's National Association of Woodworkers which brings together both amateur and professional people, from all over New Zealand, who are skilled in working with wood. Its membership is comprised of individuals, clubs and guilds. Meetings: Second Monday of each month at a members workshop.

Wakatipu Yacht Club Inc

Commodore: David Stringerm. 027 287 9427 p. 03 451 1462

Wanaka Badminton Club

Monday nights at Mt Aspiring College gymnasium.

Wanaka Basketball Club

Local men's and women's basketball club.

Wanaka Bowling Club

You can also phone the club house on 03 443 7873 orEmail: Secretary: Madeleine Wilson - Phone 03 443 4045

Wanaka Bridge Club

Regular sessions Monday Wednesday and Friday.

Wanaka Camera Club

Club meets monthly, 2nd Monday, at the St Johns Hall, Link Way, at 7:30pm Photography theme each month. Usually a speaker. Club suitable for all abilities.

Wanaka Croquet Club

Association Croquet and Golf Croquet. Club days Wednesday 10-12am, Thursday & Saturday 9:30-12am and 1:30-4pm

Wanaka Nordic Ski Club

Enjoy the winter months to the fullest - discover fitness, fun and friendship, learn new skills, ski at a reasonable price and explore new territory.

Wanaka Squash Rackets Club

Wanaka Squash club was started in 1985.  We have over 100 members and feature highly in the national rankings. Members participate in national, interclub and club pennants tournaments.  There is also the annual club championships.

Wanaka Walkers

Mondays - meet on the lakefront near the Showgrounds, McDougall Street, usually at 9.30am. Visitors welcome.  Bring suitable boots, clothes and lunch. An alternative, shorter walk group meets at the same place at 10.00am.

Wanaka Yacht & Powerboat Club Inc.

Wanaka Yacht Club is situated on the shores of Lake Wanaka in the heart of the Southern Lakes region of New Zealand. The club conducts a twilight race series throughout the summer season commencing at 6.00pm every Thursday. The clubrooms offer a spectacular vista and a great place for a drink and a light meal after racing. Sailing on Lake Wanaka can be quite exciting particularly when the prevaili...