Jack McLean Community Recreation Centre

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The Jack McLean Community Recreation Centre is a two-court indoor sports facility located at Thames High School. Entry is from Rolleston Street opposite the High School pool (714 Rolleston Street). The centre is suitable for hosting senior-level tournaments for netball, volleyball, basketball, gymnastics and other sports. It is also available for non-sporting activities.

The Facility is available for use between the hours of 5.30am and 10.30pm

It is for the joint use of the community and the Thames High School.

To make a booking, please fill in the form on the right side of this page and return it to our Customer Services team. To make an ongoing booking, contact Council's Recreation Manager.

For one-off bookings a perimeter access card will  be provided to the hirer on the Application for Hire form.

Court 1 - mezzanine with bleachers for 100 spectators. Court-side bleachers for 75. Plus two allocated spaces for wheelchair users.

Court 2 - mezzanine with bleachers for spectators.

Multi-purpose Room - kitchen with microwave, dish-drawer and small fridge. Six tables and 30 chairs. Mounted overhead projector.

Full facility - 96 lockers with no charge for use. Bring your own padlock - padlocks left on lockers will be removed after bookings. Toilets, showers and changing rooms, plus two accessibility/family change rooms.

There is an accessibility car parking space next to the pedestrian crossing. There is a car park on Rolleston St across from the main entrance to the Centre.

Sports equipment is provided by the individual clubs for their use, apart from the basketball hoops which are part of the facility. 

Fees and charges:

All Fees and Charges are inclusive of GST. 

Jack McLean Community Recreation CentreUnits2022/2023
Court 1 (new gym) Hourly rate $25.00
Court 2 (old gym) Hourly rate $25.00
Multi-Purpose Room Hourly rate $15.00
Whole facility Hourly rate $50.00