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:

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 6.30pm. Koha on entry,

Classes will conclude for 2020 on Friday 18th December.


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

  • Stokes Valley - opening soon

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


Kids Yoga

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

Classes have concluded for 2020.

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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

CHAIR YOGA: Woburn Apartments, Wednesdays at 11.15am

PILATES GOLD: Ricoh Sports Centre, Mondays at 9.30am; Thursdays at 10.00am; Fridays at 11.45am;

Hutt City Baptist Church, Wednesdays at 10:45am

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. 

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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!



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 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

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, 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



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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