Sport & Recreation Planning

As sport is such an important part of community health and well-being, sports and recreation facilities often need to accommodate athletes and teams from different codes. They need to be functional, vibrant, safe and cater for people of different ages and levels of fitness. To create these fit-for-purpose facilities you need a good plan.

We create those plans for you, including feasibility studies, redevelopment plans and new development plans. Our planning covers every detail, including the service standards for every code using the facility and we can project manage the construction too. 

Developing a sports or recreation facility is a complex process. We make it simple for you, so the end result works beautifully and satisfies all the people using the facility.

Xyst has a reputation for getting projects finished, so if you need our expertise, feel free to get in touch.

if we can help you deliver a project

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Related Team

Director
As a Director, my focus at Xyst is across parks and recreation consulting, business development, managing staff, and strategic direction. I grew up in Vancouver, Canada, have lived and worked in Au...
Director
My primary role is to manage the team at Xyst’s Napier office and to assist our other consultants to bring innovative, best practice solutions for our clients. I have deep knowledge across the ke...
Senior Consultant
I support and assist councils and other entities to administer parks and reserves. Our shared goal is to protect, enhance and activate our public open space network in partnership with mana whenua ...
Principal Sport and Recreation Consultant
Kevin brings a unique and extensive mix of skills and experience to his role as Principal Sport and Recreation Consultant at Xyst. His chosen 'career-for-life' in the sport, recreation and events in...
Senior Consultant
I am a highly experienced open space and local government professional, with more than 15 years’ experience in open space planning, including reserve management, master and concept planning, capi...
Senior Sport and Recreation Consultant
Marty has had a varied 20-year career in the Sport and Recreation industry.  He started working for Tasman Rugby in its formative years, managing and growing the community game before moving into L...
Recreation and Open Space Consultant
I am passionate about our sector and making a difference. I always produce work to the best of my ability and take the client on the journey with me. I like to positively challenge thinking and the...
Graduate Consultant
Since starting with Xyst, I have been involved with a mixture of tree and asset condition assessments, playground maintenance reports and cemetery reviews. These roles involve working on the ground t...
Senior Consultant
I have worked in local government in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand, more recently overseeing the governance structure, stakeholder engagement and staff leadership within a primary health netwo...
Associate Consultant
I have over 30 years local government experience, holding a range of positions within community development, open space, recreation and sport and community assets portfolios. I was instrumental in de...
Senior Consultant
I have over 30 years’ experience in the horticulture, parks and open spaces, community facilities and customer service sectors. I have been involved in contract management, business development a...

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