Free Basketball Courts in Auckland

Free Basketball Courts in Auckland

Basketball court at Home Street Reserve Playground Photo by Auckland for Kids
Home Reserve Basketball Court in Grey Lynn | Photo by Auckland for Kids

Looking for free public basketball courts in Auckland, New Zealand?

If your kids are looking like to shoot some hoops, then here is our guide to the public half-court and full court basketball courts in Auckland where you can play for free.  You won’t be stuck with the question “Where can I find free basketball courts near me?

Our guide does not include indoor basketball courts, only free outdoor basketball courts. We have not included basketball courts on school grounds in our guide either as these are not always open to the public. If you want to book an indoor basketball court then the council’s website has information about how to book a basketball court in Auckland.

CENTRAL AUCKLAND

Avondale Central Reserve Basketball Court

An asphalt basketball half-court. There is also a children’s learn to ride bike track, a futsal court and netball shooting courts, next to the basketball court in Avondale Central Reserve.

Location: Avondale Central Reserve, 1951 to 1955 Great North Road, 28 Rachecourse, Avondale, New Zealand map

Alan Wood Reserve Park basketball court, Parnell

An asphalt basketball half court by Alan Wood Reserve Path 

Location: Bollard Avenue, New Windsor, Auckland, New Zealand

Centennial Park Basketball Court, Mt Eden

 

Basketball court next to a large grass area and childrens playground in Centennial Park. The park has views out to the Hauraki Gulf and there are also public toilets.

Location: Centennial Park Mt Eden, 90A Marsden Avenue, Mount Eden, Central Auckland, New Zealand map

Eastdale Reserve basketball court, Avondale

Outdoor basketball half court with one hoop, next to a sports fields where the kids can play or you can have a picnic. Plus there is a small playground, BBQ, drinking fountain and toilets. Avondale Athletics Club is based her in summer.

Location: Eastdale Reserve, Eastdale Road, Avondale, Central Auckland, New Zealand map

Gribblehurst basketball court, Sandringham

Gribblehurst Park has FIBA 3×3 half courts.  The three half-courts allow basket players to practice shooting and socialise. There are large sports fields and open spaces to enjoy.  The kids will enjoying playing at the fun Gribblehurst Playground. There are picnic tables, BBQ, drinking fountains and public toilets at the park too.

Location: Gribblehurst Park, 225 Sandringham Road, Sandringham, Auckland map

Gribblehurst Park Basketball court
Gribblehurst Park Basketball Half Courts | Photo: Auckland for Kids

Grey Lynn Park Basketball Court, Grey Lynn

Outdoor full basketball court. The basketball court is next to the Pump Track at Grey Lynn Park.  Read Auckland for Kids review of Grey Lynn Park and Playground.

Location: Grey Lynn Park, Grosvenor Street, Central Auckland, New Zealand

Exercise equipment and basketball court at Grey Lynn Park
Grey Lynn Park Adult Exercise Equipment and Basketball Court | Photo: Auckland for Kids

Home Reserve Basketball Court, Grey Lynn

Outdoor basketball half-court with one hoop in a small pocket park in Grey Lynn which also has a childrens playground. (See cover photo)

Location: Home Reserve, Grey Lynn, Auckland map  

Kupe Basketball Half-Court, Orakei

Outdoor basketball half court with one hoop next to a childrens playground.

Location: Kupe South Reserve, Orakei.

Molley Green Reserve Basketball Court, Mount Roskill

Outdoor public concrete basketball court with 2 hoops inside the reserve by the Morrie Laing Avenue entrance.  There is also a childrens playground in Molley Green Reserve.

Location: Molley Green Reserve, 50 Morrie Laing Avenue, Mount Roskill, Auckland New Zealand map

May Road basketball Half Court, Mount 
Roskill

Outdoor public basketball court. There is also a Skate Board Park and Playground at the War Memorial Park. At the far end of the park is Lovelock Track for athletics.

Location: War Memorial Park, Mount Roskill, Auckland map

Nixon Park basketball court, Kingsland

Outdoor concrete basketball court with 2 hoops. Nixon Park also has a rugby field, concrete volleyball court and a playground for kids.

Location: 6 Kingsland Terrace, Central Auckland, New Zealand map

Potters Park basketball courts, Balmoral

Outdoor basketball courts for casual pick up play as well as organised games. There is a full-court Mini and a half-court and 3 hoops. The basketball courts are next to the children’s playground in Potter Park.

Location: 173 Balmoral Road, Central Auckland map

Rocket Park Basketball Court, Mt Albert

Outdoor basketball court.

Location: Rocket Park, Councillors Drive, Mount Albert, Auckland map

Riversdale Reserve basketball half court, Avondale

Outdoor basketball half court with 2 hoops. The Reserve also has a children’s playground and a large grass areas for sports games.

Location: Riversdale Road, Avondale, Central Auckland map

Silo Park basketball court, 

Outdoor basketball half court with 1 hoop in Wynyard Quarter next to the children’s playground and the Wind Tree fountain.

Location: Silo Park, Corner of Beaumont Street and Jellico Street, Wynyard Quarter, Central Auckland map

Queens Wharf basketball court

Concrete half-court basketball court with 1 hoop on Queens Wharf next to the Ferry Terminal and The Cloud.

Location: Queens Wharf, Auckland City Centre map

Victoria Park basketball court

Outdoor basketball court with 2 hoops next to the skatepark in Victoria Park. On the other side of the park is a children’s palyground.

Location: Victoria Park, Beaumont Street, Auckland City Centre map

Victoria Park Basketball court
Victoria Park basketball court | Photo: Auckland for Kids

Waterview Reserve basketball court

Outdoor concrete basketball court with 2 hoops. Next to the basketball court is a childrens playground, skate park and pump track for kids and teens.

Location: Waterview Reserve, 31 Herdman Street, Waterview, Auckland map

WEST AUCKLAND

Jack Pringle Sports Park basketball half-court

Outdoor concrete basketball half-court with one hoop. The Park also has a skatepark next to the basketball court.

Location: 5-13 Harbour View Road, Te Atatu Peninsula, West Auckland map

Olympic Park basketball half-court

Outdoor concrete basketball not quiet a full half-court size with one hoop.

Location: Olympic Park, Portage Road, New Lynn, West Auckland map

Parrs Park Basketball Half Court

Concrete basketball half-court at Parrs Park.  The park also has a fun playground for kids, skate area and lots of football sports fields.  

Location: Parrs Park Oratia Drive, Glen Eden, West Auckland map

Sister Rene Shadbolt basketball half-court

Outdoor concrete basketball not quiet a full half-court size with one hoop. Next to the basketball court is a Skate Park.

Location: 200 Portage Road, New Lynn, West Auckland map

NORTH AUCKLAND

Bonair basketball half-court, Silverdale

D Half-court with basketball and netball hoops next to a children’s playground and fitness area in the reserve.

Location: Bonair Reserve, Silverdale, North Auckland map

Hooton Reserve Basketball Court

Full sized basketball court at Rim Rocker Park has free WiFi provided by Spark at the park. 

Location: Hooton Reserve, 14 Mills Lane, Albany, North Shore, Auckland 

Lysander Reserve basketball half-court

D Half-court with one basketball hoop.

Location: Lysander Reserve, North Shore, Auckland map

Manukau Basketball Court

Basetball D Half Court in Manukau Reserve in Bayview with one hoop. The Reserve has a children’s playground and is surrounded by native bush.

Location: Manukau Reserve, Bayview, North Shore, Auckland map

Marlborough Park Basketball Court

Basketball court with 2 hoops in Marlborough Park. The park also has a children’s playground, skate park and youth playground.

Location: Marlborough Park, 13 Chartwell Avenue, Glenfield, North Shore, Auckland map

Marlborough Park Basketball Court | Photo by Numat
Marlborough Park Basketball Court and playground for kids in Glenfield, Auckland, New Zealand | Photo by: Numat

Normanton Reserve

Concrete basketball court. The park has a concrete bike and scooter track and fun playgorund for kids.

Location: Normanton Reserve, 9 Normanton Street, Glenfield, North Shore, Auckland map

Unsworth basketball half-court

FIBA Half Court with one hoop next to the children’s playground in Unsworth Reserve.

Location: Unsworth Reserve, Unsworth Heights, North Shore, Auckland map

EAST AUCKLAND

Elstree North Reserve Basketball Court

Basketball court nicknamed “The Post Office”  with one free gigabyte of data available every day on the Spark FREE Wi-Fi Network.

Location: Elstree North Reserve, Glen Innes, East Auckland map

Pt England Reserve Basketball Court

Location: Point England Reserve, East Auckland

SOUTH AUCKLAND

Barry Curtis Park Basketball Court

Outdoor concrete basketball half court with one hoop.

Location: 169 Ormiston Road, Flat Bush, East Auckland

Boggust Park basketball half-court

Outdoor concrete basketball half court with one hoop.

Location: 55R Lenore Road, Favona map

Cross Street basketball court, Papakura

Concrete Basketball D Court with one hoop, next to a childrens playground.

Location: Cross Street, Papakura, South Auckland

Clarice Basketball Court, Takanini

Concrete Basketball D Court with one hoop. There is a childrens playground next to the basketball court.

Location: 5A Claire Place, Takanini, South Auckland

David Lange Park Basketball Court

Basketball court with two hoops. The park also has a children’s playground, and adult exercise equipment.

Location: David Lange Park, Mangere, South Auckland map

Dissemeyer Park Basketball Court

Basketball D Court in Clover Park.

Location: Clover Park,  South Auckland map

Otamariki Park Basketball Court

Basketball court with two hoops. The basketball court is next to Otamaiki children’s playground.

Location: Otamariki Park, South Auckland

Otamariki Park Playground Credit: Pop up Sports
Otamariki Park Playground & Basketball Court | Photo: Pop up Sports

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