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Parksyde Community Centre is OPEN

Parksyde is OPEN – see the Calendar for all timetabled activities. CHECK out our NEW activities (details are in the Calendar):

  • Fun Fitness on Mondays
  • Sport Dance Thursday evenings.

Don’t forget:

  • Tai Chi Beginners Wednesday mornings



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 Toe nail care – Toe nail technician (trip, polish, massage) phone 021 901 444 for an appointment.

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.

See What’s On





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 an Event Centre providing activities for the 55+age group with both set activities and a variety of rooms to hire, including a hall with a wonderful dance floor.

No membership is required; a small fee is charged for each activity.

We have a salon with a hairdresser and nail specialist, as well as a commercial Kitchen catering for lunches and functions.

Ring us if you’d like to know about availability, suitability and/or prices. Ph 07 348 9892

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

Geyser Foundation

Some upcoming events

  • August 10, 2020 1:00 pmHousie
  • August 11, 2020 9:30 amZumba Gold
  • August 11, 2020 1:00 pmMahjong
  • August 12, 2020 10:00 amTai Chi
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