Community Programmes

We have a range of programmes that offer opportunities to get active and support community well-being. Need more information? Get in touch! 

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Community Yoga

Yoga is fantastic for well-being, we want to make this activity more accessible for our community.

We offer classes for all abilities at the following locations and your first class is free!

LOWER HUTT:

Flow Yoga and Fitness Studio - Level 1 , 127 High Street, Lower Hutt

STOKES VALLEY: 

Koraunui Stokes Valley Community Hub,

WAINUIOMATA: 

Wainuiomata Library

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Low Impact Exercise

Regular exercise promotes healthy ageing and increases your quality of life. We offer a range of fun classes for those looking for low impact activities.

STRETCH & FLEX:

Ricoh Sports Centre, Mondays, 10.45am; 

Hutt City Baptist Church, Wednesdays at 9:30am

YOGA GOLD: 

Ricoh Sports Centre, Wednesdays at 9.30am

PILATES GOLD: 

Ricoh Sports Centre, Mondays at 9.30am; Thursdays at 12;00pm, Fridays at 10.00am;

Hutt City Baptist Church, Wednesdays at 10:45am

ZUMBA GOLD:

 Moera Hall, Fridays at 9.30am

CARDIO & TONING:

Woburn Apartments, Fridays at 11.30am

CHAIR YOGA

Woburn Apartments,, Wednesday at 11.15am

 

COST: $60 for 10 classes. 10 trips must be purchased from Huia or Stokes Valley Pool, no door sales. Your first class is free!

No classes in the school holidays. 

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Community Pilates

Pilates is fantastic for well-being, we want to make this activity more accessible in the community. 

We offer classes, suitable for all abilities at the following location: 

STOKES VALLEY: Koraunui Hub, Thursdays 6pm. $5 per class (cash only), BYO Mat - your first class is FREE!

We hope to expand this offering to more locations in future!

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Minimovers

Get your little ones moving! We offer early movement sessions using fun, music, sports and play! These sessions are appropriate for tamariki Under 5 who have started walking.

MINIMOVERS: Koraunui Stokes Valley Community Hub, Thursdays at 10.00am

KORIKORI KIDS: Walter Nash Centre, Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 9.00am

COST: Location dependent.  Please contact the facility.

Inclusive Group Fitness Classes for disabled adults (intellectual & physical) catering for all abilities & fitness levels.

Join us for a 45 minute dance-based session.

Thursdays' 10am-11am @ Moera Hall

Program runs during term time only (no classes during school holidays).

Classes are $3 per session.
Participants are able to pay via cash on entry OR are encouraged to purchase a 10 trip card ($30 for 10 sessions). 10 trip cards can be paid for by cash on entry to class.

Whanau & carers welcome. Wheelchair friendly. 

All attendees will be required to fill in a Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire which can be downloaded here. 

Otherwise, you are welcome to complete these details at your first class. 

Fitness Class

Fitness Classes at our Hubs

Our community hubs have many physical activities on offer that we support including Zumba, Pilates, Yoga, Boxing, Salsa and small group fitness classes.

Check out the timetable here!

Please contact our hubs for more info:

Koraunui Stokes Valley Community Hub - 04 562 9050

Walter Nash Centre, Taita - 04 560 1090

Wainuiomata Community Hub - 04 564 5822

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Box Fit

The Koraunui Stokes Valley Hub host a weekly 45 minute Box Fit session with qualified trainers

The sessions are for all abilities aged 16+

Numbers are strictly limited to 16 -first in, first served

Wednesdays' 4.15pm

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Gold coin koha on entry

For more information please contact: 

Koraunui Stokes Valley Community Hub - 04 562 9050

A much loved, community based, peer led falls prevention class - run by Age Concern Wellington

Walter Nash Centre, Mondays and Wednesdays at 1.30pm 

Koraunui Stokes Valley Hub, Tuesdays at 11.00am & Thrusdays at 1.00pm

COST: $2 per class

All enquiries to communitysup@acwellington.org.nz

Senior Citizen Exercise Class

Ready. Steady. Balance

A community exercise class for seniors to improve stability, balance, strength and co-ordination.

Naenae Library, Tuesdays at 1.00pm

Petone Library, Monday at 11.00am

War Memorial Library, Thursdays at 1.00pm

Wainuiomata Library, Fridays at 11am

COST: FREE

Swimmer

Women's Swim Night

Enjoy some time in the hydrotherapy pool area to swim, relax and unwind. Welcome to all women and those who identify as women.

Huia Pool, Tuesdays at 7.00pm-9.00pm

COST: Regular pool fee applies.

 
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Play in the Hutt

We want to get our community PLAYING again! Play in the Hutt is a movement kick-starting action on play locally and nationally. Play is vital for our health and happiness - we want to get our kids out exploring and being active.

Find out more on Play in the Hutt here.

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Social Walking Groups

Get active with our social walking groups around Lower Hutt. 

Wainuiomata Community Hub, Thursdays 9:30am

COST: FREE

Community Sports Banks

Hutt City Council, in collaboration with the Wellington City Mission are proud to have supported the opening of five community sports banks in our city. The aim of the Community Sports Bank Project is to reduce and eliminate the cost of equipment for those in need. Through collection and redistribution of sports gear, this project aims to increase participation. 

Community Sports Bank Locations: 

  • Te Hei Rangatahi - Takiri Mai Te Ata Trust, Wainuiomata

  • Kokiri Marae, Seaview

  • Taita - Walter Nash Centre

  • Naenae - Naenae Boxing Academy

  • Stokes Valley - opening soon

For further information or to find out where you can donate your used sports gear, in good condition click here!