Colin Pugh Sports Bowl
It was named after Colin Pugh following his retirement from the position of Superintendent of Parks in Masterton after 27 years service. The park is used for soccer, athletics and cycling. In 2012 a synthetic athletic track was completed at the Sports Bowl.
The track is open all year round. You can book the grounds by contacting Recreational Services on the following numbers:
P: 09 442 0276
P: 06 370 8323
Things you should know about using the track.
For the enjoyment and safety of all users, please:
- No wheels, food or pets on the track
- Use lanes 4-8 for training – save lanes 1-3 for events or they will wear out too fast
- Only bare feet, running shoes or spiked running shoes
- Throwers please repair your holes created from throwing implements – the in-field is often used for cross-training
If there are other individuals or groups using the facility please be respectful of each other’s space. If a group has hired the whole facility they will have priority over groups that haven’t requested to hire the venue or have only hired part of the venue eg: throwing circle.
In most cases, lanes 7-8 will remain open to the public even when another group is using other lanes
If track and field athletes wish to train at the same time, for everyone’s safety:
- Introduce yourselves and explain your programmes/training intentions.
- Athletes – don’t cut across the infield when throwers are training. Only use the track and maintain your distance.
- Hammer throwers – use extreme caution, cones and warning symbols, try to have a spotter present.
- All other throwers – please use cones or a warning symbol.
Our Parks and Venues are Smoke and Vape Free
All parks and reserves and Council owned venues across the Wairarapa region have been designated as smoke and vape free public places. Any events run in Council facilities must be smoke and vape free. You can read more on our policies page.