Queenstown Court & Field Bookings

Looking for a space for your activity or sport league? Whether you're wanting to shoot hoops with a friend or host a school sports competition, we can take care of your needs. 

QLDC Sport & Recreation manage and operate nine outdoor courts, two indoor courts and forty hectares of sports fields. Additionally, we have tiered seating, change rooms and portaloos available for hire.

Advance bookings are required for large groups, with detailed court or field set up requirements. We recommend booking in advance for small groups too, ensuring the fields or courts are available on your preferred day and time.


Local Sport Fields

Arrowtown: Millbrook Corner and Jack Reid Park

Jacks Point: Jacks Point Sports Field

Lake Hayes: Lake Hayes Estate Sports Pitch and Lake Hayes Showgrounds

Queenstown: Queenstown Events Centre (see below), Queenstown Recreation Ground and Warren Park

Wanaka: Allenby Park, Pembroke Park, Peter Fraser Park and Wanaka Recreational Reserve
QEC Sports Fields


Queenstown Events Centre

Ten of the 40 hectares of sports fields are located at Queenstown Events Centre and some of these can be split in two. All fields can be used for cricket, football, rugby, athletics, softball and numerous other activities. No fields at Queenstown Events Centre can be used for flying drones or kites, due to the proximity to Queenstown International Airport.

Field HireFee/hour
Sports Field (no lights) $30
Sports Field (lights) $50
Changing Room (exclusive use) $75
John Davies Oval Negotiable

Our prices are determined by the QLDC Community Facility Funding Policy.

Booking Enquiry 

Who is John Davies?

Sir John Davies, after whom the Queenstown cricket oval is named, is the owner of Trojan Holdings which has major interests in skiing and other tourism-related ventures in the South Island. A former Queenstown Lakes District mayor, councillor and ex-chair of Queenstown Airport, Sir John has been central to the region’s development as an internationally renowned tourism destination. He received a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday 2013 New Zealand Royal Honours for services to business and tourism.

Local Courts

Our outdoor courts are usually set up for tennis in summer and netball in winter. Adjustments can be made provided sufficient advance notice is given.

Queenstown Events Centre: 6x outdoor courts without lights; 2x indoor courts with the following configurations: 2x netball, basketball or soccer courts; 3x volleyball courts; 4x badminton courts. Queenstown Events Centre has tiered seating available for 100 people and additional seating can be arranged with advance notice. The entire auditorium can also be hired for event purposes.

Onslow Rd, Lake Hayes Estate: Outdoor court without lights 

Lake Avenue, Frankton: 2x outdoor courts with lights

Indoor Court HireFee/hour
Shooting Hoops (per person) $5
Equipment Hire (eg. basketball) $5
Single Badminton Court $15
Table Tennis Table $15
Single Indoor Court Hire $50
Double Indoor Court Hire $100
Changing Room (exclusive use) $75


Outdoor Court HireFee/hour
Queenstown Events Centre
Single Tennis/Netball Court
Frankton Courts (single court) $15
Frankton Courts (double court) $30
Frankton Courts (double with lights) $50


Booking Enquiry