Squash & Badminton

Why not do something different for your cardio workout? The RecCentre has two squash courts available, and up to 4 badminton courts. Most equipment is available for hire, or bring your own.

badminton renting squash racquets


  Squash Badminton
Court Hire $4 per court, per half hour $10 per court, per hour

10 x 30min
Concession Card

$20 for UC Squash Members
(proof of membership required)

Not available
Racquet Hire $5 per racquet $1.50 per racquet
Ball/Shuttlecock Hire $1 Not available
Ball/Shuttlecock Purchase $8.20 $5.40
Safety Glasses Free
Bond Not required - but a fee may be charged if equipment is returned broken


  • Non-members pay $10 casual entry fee in addition to court hire fee.
  • You are also then entitled to use other facilities such as the fitness centre, climbing wall, showers and group fitness classes (except spin - fees apply).
How to book a court
  • These can be booked up to 7 days ahead
  • Max booking is 60min Booking a court
  • Call reception on 364 2433 or book in person at the counter
  • Payment required on arrival and prior to game commencement
  • 1 hour notice of cancellation is appreciated (or a court fee may still be charged on your next booking)
  • Booking a squash court means you agree to Rules of Use of Squash Courts

  • Phone +64 3 364 2433

    Contacts Page
  • Physical Address
    22 Kirkwood Ave
  • Mailing Address
    UC RecCentre
    University of Canterbury
    Private Bag 4800
    Christchurch 8140
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