It’s how you play the game

It’s not if you win or lose, it’s how you play the game

  • Full-size basketball/netball court.
  • Fixed seating for 500 people.
  • Maximum seating 850 people.

We can cater to a variety of events in our Stadium from sports leagues to prize-givings, so if you think we may be able to assist you with an event please contact us for more details.

Hire Fee: $46.00 per hour. Bookings are essential and conditions apply.

All bookings are subject to availability and can be made through Customer Services on 867 9259 or alternatively email them at A hire contract is required to be completed at the time of the booking outlining all requirements and full T’s and C’s.


Originally invented in 1891 in YMCA Massachusetts by Dr James Naismith, basketball has grown into one of the highest participated sports. Our stadium is regularly used to host basketball and home games for the Rising Suns Basketball Team.

We are pleased to be able to support all sporting cultures including Basketball and have local and national events at various times running in the Stadium.  For current draws and leagues please check out our What’s Happening page.

Sports Leagues

We cater to a range of school sports teams, educational organisations and other community groups offering Volleyball, Indoor soccer, Basketball, Corporate Challenges and much more. 

Special Events

You may be looking for a location to host a school event/special occasion or have a friendly game of sport, and the YMCA has just that space.

Our Stadium can cater for Disco’s, talent shows, prize giving’s and social sports games. (Conditions apply)

School/Social Activities

The YMCA Gisborne are proud supporters of local community sporting groups and schools and each year our stadium is available to hire for events like dance nights, fundraisers and talent shows.

These have proven to be great events and we are pleased to be able to continue to support our community and provide a safe environment to everyone to use.

ymca gisborne

YMCA Gisborne
Cnr Roebuck Road & Childers Road
Gisborne 4010
Ph: (06) 867 9259 

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