Central Hawke's Bay's sportsgrounds cater for a wide range of recreational and sporting activities.
Major sports facilities include the Russell Park complex in Waipukurau which caters for soccer, hockey and cricket. It has a playground, a cycleway and a motocross track. Neighbouring this is the Westpac Stadium and Indoor Swimming Pool run by Aqua Management.
List of Council Owned Sportsgrounds
Coronation Park is situated at the end of Ruataniwha St in Waipawa and is used for most sports.
Russell Park is situated on the corner of SH2 and River Terrace in Waipukurau and is used for most sports.
Otane Recreation Ground is situated at 28 Rochfort St in Otane and is used for most sports.
Contact for Otane
Higgins +64 6 8589151
The Memorial Recreation Ground is situated at 41 Charlotte St in Takapau and is used for most sports. It also has a squash court and tennis/netball courts alongside.
Contact for Takapau
The Secretary +64 6 8556864
The White Domain in Porangahau is used for Rugby and most sports and has a playground alongside.
Contact for Porangahau
Porangahau Rugby Club +64 68555295