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== Swimming pools ==
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* Tepid Baths and Parnell Baths are two Auckland City facilities that have casual rates and gym too. When I called to check, I as informed they will allow non auckland city residents to use the pools for swimming at the casual rates. So this means you don't have to be a member.
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* Tepid Baths
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** Web https://aucklandleisure.co.nz/locations/central/tepid-baths/
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** Address: 100 Customs St W, Auckland CBD.
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** Hours: Monday – Friday: 5.30am-9pm. Weekends: 7am-7pm.
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** Prices page https://aucklandleisure.co.nz/membership-and-prices/#TB
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** Pools pricing is per visit. When I rang to ask the adult casual rate is $6.90 per person. So price is slightly up from the website but not that much.
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** Indoor pools
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* Parnell Baths
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** Web page http://www.clmnz.co.nz/parnellbaths/
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** Outdoor pool with the view of Auckland Harbour.
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** Google+ page https://plus.google.com/115758260050007186962/about?hl=en&gl=nz
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** Prices http://www.clmnz.co.nz/parnellbaths/contact/rates/
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== Gyms ==
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* University of Auckland Recreation centre has casual workout rate for non students at $20 a day. Page with info http://www.universitysport.auckland.ac.nz/en/membership.html
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** You MUST retain your receipt so you can show it at the reception/entry if you wish to go in again that same day.
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** Casual rate also includes the group fitness classes.
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** [http://www.universitysport.auckland.ac.nz/en/contact-us.html Operating Hrs]
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** [http://www.universitysport.auckland.ac.nz/en/fitness-classes/Group-fitness-timetable.html Group fitness timetable for 5 Jan - 2 March 2015] or [https://cdn.auckland.ac.nz/assets/recreation/GF%20TT%20summer2.pdf pdf file (1.9Mb)]
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** There is a climbing wall BUT due to Health & Safety rules, casual club members can only go up to a certain height (boulders was the term used). Given the impression that only members of the Rock & Alpine Club may be able to use the higher levels.
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* Both Tepid + Parnell Baths have a gym rate. See Swimming section above for links to website
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** Tepid Baths has a gym. $20.70 per day is the casual rate for pool + gym
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** Parnell Baths gym + swim casual rate is $15 for an adult.
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* Club Physical
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** Part of Debit Success "group". So may be a sister gym to your gym if your gym is in that group.
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** Karangahape Rd branch.
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*** Casual rate $20 per day includes group fitness classes. Thre's also a 10 session card at $125. Card is valid for a year and could be used if you are planning to visit Auckland in the next 12 months.
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*** Address: 184 Karangahape Rd, Auckland. 
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*** Hrs: Mon - Thurs 5:30am - 9pm, Fri 5:30am - 8pm, Sat 8am - 3pm, Sun 8am - 2pm.
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*** [https://plus.google.com/110784199437689170668/about Google+], [http://www.clubphysical.co.nz/locations/k-road/c/ Web], [https://www.facebook.com/ClubPhysicalKrd Facebook]
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*** Website has information on [http://www.clubphysical.co.nz/locations/k-road/f/ facilities] and [http://www.clubphysical.co.nz/classes/locations/k-road-group-x-timetable/ Group fitness class timetable]
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*** Same building also has a food court and Lim Chhour Supermarket (Chinese)
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** Victoria Women's gym
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*** Women only gym that is part of Club Physical
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*** Mezzanine Floor, DLA Phillips Fox Tower, National Bank Centre, 205 Queen St, Auckland CBD. This is a building with 2 towers on Victoria St W between Queen St and Elliot St.
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*** Casual rate $15 per session. 10 session rate card $125.
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*** Hrs: Mon - Thurs 6am - 8pm, Fri 6am - 7pm, Sat 10am - 3pm
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*** [http://www.clubphysical.co.nz/locations/victoria-women-s/f/ facilities] and [http://victoriawomen.co.nz/timetable/ group class timetable]
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*** [https://plus.google.com/115204235788153970246/about?hl=en Google+], [http://victoriawomen.co.nz/ Web], [https://www.facebook.com/victoriawomen Facebook]
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== Boxing ==
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[http://boxingalley.net/ Boxing Alley] at 21 Stanley St, Parnell is across the road from the petrol station in front of Carlaw Park accommodations.  
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* [http://boxingalley.net/join/ Membership page] lists casual rate $20 per class. [http://boxingalley.net/auckland-gym-timetable/ Group class timetable].
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* When asked about the boxing gloves and they said " if you do a casual class/es you can use our gloves there - we'd highly recommend buying your own gear (gloves and hand wraps) though from a personal hygiene standpoint though."
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* [https://plus.google.com/107105536263255050446/about Google+] and [https://www.facebook.com/boxingalley Facebook]
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== Yoga ==
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* Free yoga classes at Luluemon Britomart
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** Address: Showcase 2, 5 Gore St, Britomart, Auckland  [http://www.lululemon.com/auckland/auckland/map Map] or [https://plus.google.com/115316204672515148818/?hl=en Google+]
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** Sunday 11 January 2015 at 8:30am - 9:30am [http://www.lululemon.com/auckland/auckland/events/event-72585-2015-01-11 Info] + [https://www.facebook.com/lululemonBritomart/photos/a.287711681259600.73535.277864808910954/871258262904936/?type=1 on fb]. Mats + water provided.
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** Thursday 15 Jaunary 2015. 45min yoga class starting at noon. [https://www.facebook.com/events/1504214009836590/ Suits & Savasana FB event].
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== Running, walking, biking and tramping routes ==
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* [https://at.govt.nz/cycling-walking/auckland-cycle-run-walkway-maps/cbd-running-routes/ List of CBD running routes]. info includes map and distances.
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* [http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/parksfacilities/walkingtracks/Pages/home.aspx Walking or Tramping tracks in Auckland]
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== Local running/walking club/events ==
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=== YMCA Marathon running club ===
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* Website http://www.ymcamarathon.org.nz/
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* Runners: Every Sunday from 7am. Get there by 6:45am for the 7am start.
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* Walkers: According to the website the walkers don't start till 26 Jan. 
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* Starts from YMCA gym at the corner of Pitt St + Greys Ave. Map on the website or [https://plus.google.com/100792633212715020109/about?hl=en Google+ page]
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* Note: There's also a YMCA hostel nearby but it isn't the same building.
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* Check the website for for more details. You run at the pace you're comfortable with. Fastest pace is sub 4:30/km down to 7:00/km pace. Distance is 21 - 33kms depending on who sets the route that day.
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* It is free to join in for 2 - 3 times before they ask you to consider joining the club.
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* If you bring a bag with a change of clothes + towel, you can use the showers after the run (or my friend runs home to get his shower there).
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* The club secretary knows there may be some tourists joining in around lca2015 week.
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===  Domain 10k run ===
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* Webpage: http://www.ymcamarathon.org.nz/events/summer-10k-series/
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* 10km, 6km, 3km for runners & walkers.
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* When: Every Thursday during the summer daylight saving period:
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** Series 2: Thursday 15 January 2015 to Thursday 02 April 2015
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** Walkers start at 5:30 PM, runners start at 6:00 PM
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* This is at Auckland Domain, which is almost next door to the conference centre. Google+ page for Auckland Domain: https://plus.google.com/108214945342883534590/about?hl=en&gl=nz The Band rotunda is where the map is marked for Auckland Domain when I view the map from the google+ page.
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=== Park Run at Cornwall Park ===
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* Webpage: http://www.parkrun.co.nz/cornwall/
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* Free 5km run every Sat morning starting at 8am
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* The Band Rotunda is close to the Green Lane Rd W entrance. http://www.cornwallpark.co.nz/flash/map.html + click on Band Rotunda to see where it is.
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== Events ==
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=== 24th Annual Wharf2Wharf fun run at Waiheke Island on 17 Jan 2015 ===
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* Courses are 25k, 13K, 12K and 5K.
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* Website: http://wharf2wharf.co.nz/
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* There's a special ferry run from CBD to the Island in time for the start of the race. 
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* Read the fine print etc. The ferry terminal is within walking distance from conference venue.
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* Auckland Ferry Terminal on the map https://www.google.co.nz/maps/place/Auckland+Ferry+Terminal/@-36.842346,174.767238,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x1d00ef62249bcde0
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=== Ironman 70.3 Auckland ===
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* Date: 18 January 2015 6:15am start
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* [http://www.ironmanauckland.com/ Website www.ironmanauckland.com] , [https://www.facebook.com/IRONMAN703AKL Facebook] and [https://twitter.com/IM703Auckland Twitter @IM703Auckland]
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* Note: even if you're not participating, be aware that there'll be special event related road closures and parking restrictions.
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Latest revision as of 18:41, 9 January 2015

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