We have a range of programmes that offer opportunities to get active and support community well-being. Need more information? Get in touch!
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:
STOKES VALLEY: Koraunui Stokes Valley Community Hub, Mondays at 6pm. $5 per class - your first class is free!
WAINUIOMATA: Wainuiomata Library, Tuesdays at 7pm. $5 per class - your first class is free!
LOWER HUTT: Hutt Rec Grandstand (Long Room), Thursdays at 5.30pm. $5 per class - your first class is free!
TAITA: Walter Nash Centre, Thursdays at 6.15pm $5 per class - your first class is free!
PETONE: Heretaunga Boat Club, Tuesdays 6pm. Koha on entry,
Lower Hutt, Taita & Petone classes break during the school holidays. Stokes Valley & Wainuiomata classes continue.
Community Sports Banks
Hutt City Council, in collaboration with the Wellington City Mission are proud to have supported the opening of four 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:
Wainuiomata Community Hub, Library
Kokiri Marae, Seaview
Taita - Walter Nash Centre
Naenae - Hillary Court (opening soon)
Stokes Valley - opening soon
For further information or to find out where you can donate your used sports gear, in good condition click here!
In collaboration with Hutt City Libraries, Seedling Yoga & Kutumba Yoga, Active in the Hutt coordinate Kids Yoga Sessions!
Come and join us for a fun yoga class for children aged 5 to 10 years.
Wednesday 30th September - Taita Library, 3.45pm
Spaces for the events are limited. Secure your spot and register now through Event Finda. Registrations are essential. Koha donation for entry appreciated.
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;
YOGA GOLD: Ricoh Sports Centre, Wednesdays at 9.30am
CHAIR YOGA: Woburn Apartments, Wednesdays at 11.15am
ZUMBA GOLD: Moera Hall, Fridays at 9.30am
CARDIO & TONING: Woburn Apartments, Fridays at 11.30am
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.
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!
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.
PASIFIKA NUKUNUKU: Koraunui Stokes Valley Community Hub, Thursdays at 10.00am
KORIKORI KIDS: Walter Nash Centre, Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 9.00am
NEKE TIME: Wainuiomata Community Hub, Wednesdays at 10.00am!
MUSICAL MOVERS: Fraser Park, Fridays at 9.15am
COST: $3 per child. $1 for extra children
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
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, Wednesdays at 11.00am
War Memorial Library, Fridays at 11.00am
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.
Social Walking Groups
Get active with our social walking groups around Lower Hutt.
Wainuiomata Community Hub, Thursdays 9:30am
Stokes Valley Koraunui Hub, Thursdays 9.30am
Alternate Lower Hutt locations, Thursdays 6:30pm
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.