Fundamental Skills

Stadium 2000 is delighted to be able to offer a unique learning opportunity to primary school children of Marlborough.

Through partnerships with primary schools and major sponsors, Rata Foundation and Redwood Trust, Stadium 2000 is offering structured fundamental sports and aquatics instruction, to primary school children throughout the region.

Aligned with the National Health and Physical Education Curriculum children’s activities will involve learn to swim, water safety and the schools selection of sports skills learning.

Usual daily structure involves a Swim lesson, Water safety and four other choices. One of these choices could also be aquatics based if you wished to keep three groups in the pool area before and after lunch.


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Programme Content

  • Learn to Swim: Experienced and qualified swimming instructors will deliver a group lesson aimed at developing core swimming competencies or extending competent swimmers.

  • Water Safety: Life skills, related to confidence and safety in, under and on the water and to aquatic survival, or Water polo - A new initiative to the programme. Basic ball skills, team work and game development.

  • Sports Skills: Four different ‘sports’, chosen from our menu below or perhaps lessons tailored for your schools specific needs.

    Netball, Korfball, Volleyball, Futsal, Basketball, Badminton, Indoor cricket, Football, Ultimate Frisbee, Circuit Training, Jump rope, Handball, Teambuilding and Dodgeball.

Sessions are planned and structured, providing a core of skill learning, followed by skill games. There is progression from session to session.

Our ‘kiwi can’ philosophy includes every child, though some may need additional support.

Holiday Programme

Got the holiday blues, tired of spending your holidays sitting at home (doing mum’s chores). Then come on down to Stadium 2000 and get involved in the Stadium 2000 Holiday Programme.


Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 4pm 
$30 per day or book for 1 week and pay $150.
Morning tea and afternoon tea are supplied. Participants are required to bring their own lunch.


The programme is for ages 5 - 11 years old

Excercise, Sports, Arts and Crafts, Team Building and a whole bunch of FUN. These programmes are O.S.C.A.R accredited and qualifies for childcare assistance.

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AQUABLAST is a week-long intensive aquatic experience for school classes.

Each class will be divided into three ability groups (Max Ratio 1:10) and will work simultaneously.

Schools can choose to do 1 x lesson daily (25 mins),  2 x lessons daily (50mins) or 3 x lessons daily (75 mins) worth of aquatic opportunities, chosen from our three options:

Learn to Swim—Water Safety—Aquatics for Life

Daily sessions are planned and structured, providing a core of skill learning, followed by skill games/aquatic scenarios. There is progression from session to session.


1x lesson daily— $15.00 per child per week
2x lessons daily— $17.50 per child per week
3x lessons daily— $20.00 per child per week
Schools will need to transport the children to and from Stadium 2000.

For enquiries or booking information email us at: