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Unipol Recreation offers a huge choice of recreational activities, including group fitness, outdoor rental and social sport.


Please check our Facebook page for up-to-date notices and information

Here are some suggestions for keeping you fit and active at home.
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Drop-In and Play / Haere mai, tākaro ai

We are Aotearoa's only University Recreation Centre to offer 'Drop-In and Play' gyms, and have over 650,000 visits per year.

Drop-In and Play spaces

What's On and Where? A week's view of drop-in and play activities and spaces at Unipol.

Hours and contacts / Ngā Hāora me ngā Whakapā

 Mon-Fri: 6am-10pm

Sat: 8am-9pm

Sun: 9am-10pm

Please check our Facebook page for further information

Tel +64 3 479 5888
Email recreation@otago.ac.nz

Who can use us? / Mō wai?

Entry into the Unipol Recreation is free for University of Otago and Otago Polytechnic students with presentation of their current ID card.

It is also available for use by University of Otago and Otago Polytechnic staff and their whānau and friends.

Please note: It is now a requirement for all users of Unipol to log their arrival each time they use the facility. You can either use our laptops or QR code if you prefer to use your own phone to do this. Both are available at reception on arrival.

What’s on? / He aha kei te haerei?

Workout in the gym

Fitness / Whakapakari Tinana

Playing badminton

Sport / Hākinakina

Student rockclimbing in Wanaka.

Recreation / Te Mahi a Te Rēhia

Unipol Recreation Magazine

Cover of Healthy Campus Recreation magazine

Unipol Recreation Magazine – Semester 1 2021

Check out the variety of recreation opportunities here at Unipol this semester!

Inter-College Competition Magazine

InterCollege Competition Magazine S1 2021

Inter-College Competition Magazine – Semester 1 2021

Browse this magazine for games, sport and cultural events and get involved with your college this semester.