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Parksyde Community Centre OPENS to its Activities


Alert Level 2 allows for a maximum of 100 people in Parksyde at one time and in groups of 10, so this is good news. There are tweaks to the programme below but it is pretty much the same. The Activity Leader contacts are in the timetable details.

The existing hygiene protocols and sign-in register will continue.



The Parksyde Salon is OPEN

For appointments:

  • Zennie for Haircuts – phone 348 9892 BETWEEN 9am and 3pm for an appointment. Outside those hours, simply leave a message and the receptionist will ring you back.
  • Sally for Toenails – phone 021 901 444 for an appointment.

If you would like to be kept informed of when Parksyde can open, please email  If you do not have email please leave a message on 07 348 9892.

Stay well and stay connected.

Welcome to Parksyde Community Centre for 55 plus

Catering for the social, recreational, health and educational needs of our older people in Rotorua and the surrounding district.

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Parksyde was opened in August 2001 as an event centre for the 55+ age groups and was one of the Rotorua Energy Charitable Trusts millennium projects.

Parksyde is owned and operated by the Older Persons charitable Trust and is the only one of its kind in the country.

We are not a retirement village or a day care centre for the elderly but simply an Event Centre providing activities for the 55+age group.

No membership is required; a small fee is charged for each activity, no children please.

We have a full commercial Kitchen catering for  lunches and functions and is available for hire.

Opening Hours

We are open between the hours of 9.00 am – 5.00 pm Monday to Friday, please note some activities and functions are outside these hours, we are not open on Public holidays.


Parksyde is proud to be supported by the following groups

Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust

Bay Trust

The Southern Trust

First Sovereign Trust

Lotteries NZ

Rotorua District Council

Rotary Club of Rotorua Lakes

Rotary Club Rotorua Sunrise

Rotary Club of Rotorua North

Some upcoming events

  • June 8, 2020 1:00 pmHousie
  • June 9, 2020 9:30 amZumba Gold
  • June 9, 2020 1:00 pmMahjong
  • June 10, 2020 10:00 amTai Chi
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