Queenstown Lakes entered the Orange Light level of the COVID-19 Protection Framework on 3 December 2021. Learn more about changes to Council services here.

Sport & Rec: Covid-19 info

He parongo mō KŌWHEORI-19

Latest update Thursday 2 December: Orange Light in Queenstown Lakes District.

Anyone visiting the following facilities and venues will need provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 and wear a mask on entry:

  • Queenstown Events Centre (including Alpine Health and Fitness, Alpine Aqualand, Aqualand Swim School, and Rockatipu Climbing Wall)

  • Wānaka Recreation Centre and Pool

  • Frankton Golf Centre


  • Children aged up to 12 years and 3 months are not required to provide a vaccine certificate or pass.

  • Children aged 7 and below must be accompanied by a caregiver aged 16 years or older when accessing facilities with the usual supervision policy ratios; the caregiver must be vaccinated and provide a vaccine pass.

  • Children aged 8 or older are able to access facilities unsupervised.

  • Non-vaccinated members of Frankton Golf Centre can use the course outdoors but must not enter the golf shop.

  • Further information will be publically available at Sport and Recreation venues and emailed to members as required.

Queenstown and Wanaka Swim School:

  1. If you are a direct debit class member: our swim school payments are debited in advance, therefore a credit for any days paid in advance will be loaded to your family account

  2. If you are a prepaid class member: we will apply a family credit against your account which can be used for future bookings.

If you have any queries please email us on aqualandswimschool@qldc.govt.nz or wanakaswims@qldc.govt.nz.  
Rockatipu Climbing Lessons:
For all prepaid climbing lessons, we will cancel bookings and apply a credit against your account which can be used for future bookings.

If you have any queries please email us on climb@qldc.govt.nz.
QLDC Programmes:
If you are part of a programme and have not received any communication from us, please reach out to:


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