Function Spaces

Amazing and totally unique spaces for your next function.

To enquire or make a booking please contact our Functions Coordinator at

The Velo Lounges

Hire a Velo Lounge and marvel at the outstanding, uninterrupted views overlooking the velodrome.

Our air-conditioned lounges provide an impressive space for team building sessions, seminars and meetings.

Two adjacent lounges can be hired individually, or combined to create a larger space, ideal for bigger groups.

These functional spaces have built in projectors and screens and a quality sound system. There is also an LCD TV for use and access to wireless internet. Velo 1 also has a small adjoining kitchen for serving refreshments.

Setup and Capacity

The APL Room

The APL room is a small boardroom specially designed for meetings.

This space seats 14 people boardroom style and is great for collaborative team meetings, presentations, and brainstorm sessions.
  • LCD TV with HDMI connections for presentation
  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Access to Wi-Fi
  • Seats 14 people

The Infield

Enter the infield from the tunnel and spare a moment to take in the spectacular 360 degree views of the velodrome.

The infield of the velodrome makes a totally unique area for large functions, awards, dinners or events.

Surrounded by the track and spectator seating, this versatile area can be set up to meet any event requirements. The infield has an extensive lighting and sound system and also wireless internet access. 

This space hosts events such as University and Corporate award dinners, New Zealand Crossfit Nationals, Boxing events, cycling events, social functions, music events and more.

Area sqm – 954
Dimensions – 35m x 39m

Get in touch today to book your function

The University of Waikato Programmes & Lab Testing

Click here to see a full range of the sport science lab testing services The University of Waikato offers at the Grassroots Trust Velodrome

For all enquires about The University of Waikato lab testing services or Applied Sport Science Education Programme please contact Shannon O’Donnell, Sport Sciences Laboratory.

Phone: 027 423 9752

Applied Sport Science Education Programme for Secondary Schools

The Applied Sport Science Education Programme offers a unique opportunity for secondary school students to experience ‘theory in action’ in a high performance environment at the Grassroots Trust Velodrome.

The University of Waikato Lab Testing Services

The University of Waikato’s laboratory is staffed by academic professionals specialising in environmental physiology, nutrition, biomechanics, strength and conditioning and biochemistry.

The lab provides specialist testing services to both team sport and athletes such as cyclists, triathletes, rowers, kayakers and runners.


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