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COVID-19 Alert Level 2 – Parks and facilities information

Under Alert Level 2, all public toilets, playgrounds, basketball courts, tennis courts, golf clubs, skate parks, pump tracks, BBQs and other facilities within our parks and open spaces will reopen to the public. 

Aucklanders planning to use these facilities should wash or sanitise their hands before and after use, and keep two metres away from other users. Do not use these facilities or equipment if you are feeling unwell. Where safe physical distancing may not be possible, the use of a face mask is recommended.

Use the NZ COVID Tracer app to manually record your visit to our parks, beaches, toilets and open spaces. Follow the latest government advice on

Olympic Park Path

Walking time 20 mins

Walking steps 1820 steps

Cycling time 10 mins

Distance 1.4 km

Starts at 36 Portage Road, New Lynn

Get directions on Google Maps

About the path

Enjoy a leisurely walk with the family around Olympic Park which straddles the Whau River. The path is great if you have kids learning to ride or scooter and you can stop along the way to play at several playground areas, a sandpit, or take a picnic and use the facilities at the park.

The path is sealed and suitable for wheel chairs. Between Thursday to Sunday 9am-1pm check out the EcoMatters Bike Hub which offers low cost bike maintenance and a range of other bike related service. There is a bike maintenance stand outside the bike hub available anytime.

There is parking available off both Wolverton Street and Portage Road. Other features: Public Toilets, picnic tables, sandpit, swings, half court basketball hoop and some art work around the path.


  • Basketball court
  • Playground
  • Public artwork
  • Public toilet
  • Sports field

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