Gallagher Hockey Centre
The Gallagher Hockey Centre is the main centre for Hockey in the Waikato.
- Parking: Note that during peak times the parking lot gets very busy, allow extra time during school hockey for parking. Be prepared to walk 5 minutes down the road if required (especially on Saturday’s during Mini Hockey)
- Lights: Will be controlled by timer or by WHA staff if required.
- Water: See WHA or cafe staff if Turf requires watering.
- Toilets: Located inside the pavillion, inside downstairs changing rooms and to the side of the changing rooms.
Waikato Hockey is also fortunate to have use of other satellite turfs around the Waikato (Schick Community Hockey Centre at HBHS, St Peter’s Cambridge, Craig’s St Pauls Collegiate, Fraser High School, Waikato Diocesan and Matamata College). See below for all locations, maps and further information regarding these venues.
St Peters School
Cambridge Road, Cambridge
Parking: Please park in parking spaces only and do not park on grass.
St Peters Mini Hockey Parking instructions.
Lights: If the lights at St Peters school are left on, St Peters will be charging schools at $50 per hour for the duration they are left on. Ensure they are switched OFF after your game.
Switch located on turf side exterior of Robb Sport Centre – In the event that this does not happen both of the last two schools to use the turf will be invoiced for the cost of the lights being left on.
Gate Access: N/A
Toilets: Please use the two external toilets. These are located at the front of the Sports Centre near the tennis courts.
Other: For Cambridge Mini Hockey on a Friday, please do not access the school grounds till after 3.30pm to allow our school traffic to depart. View map above.
Fraser High School
Ellicott Road, Hamilton
Parking: In the gymnasium car park – please do not drive to the Turf as the gate will be locked at 5pm and you will get locked in.
Lights: The light access is in the gymnasium near the main doors, these should be turned on and off for you but if needed please check with staff
Gate Access: The gates will be unlocked.
Toilets: The toilets are located either in the gymnasium or at the back of the turf
Other: Please do not go onto the turf before 4.20pm if there are school teams training on there – Fraser also use this turf for netball training and it can be dangerous.
Parking: Main Carpark- Off Firth Street through the school’s main gates, on the side street Mill Crescent.
Lights: Lights are situated on the pole to your right when you enter the gate.
Gate Access: Gate will not be locked (if the gate is locked the turf key will open that gate). Keys are located in the lock box at the front door of Matamata College Main Office – the code will be given to the person/s in charge once the agreement has been signed.
Toilets: A Block Toilets, which are situated on the right of our staff room.
Other: Please ensure you turn off the turf lights, toilet lights and make sure the toilet doors are locked by using the turf key.