Thames Croquet Club

Croquet practice
Company and friendship

A fun-competitive game for all, it is not just for gentile ladies, blokes play it too.
All are welcome and players of all ages and experience will find their place at our club.

contact Dennis 07 868 2423
Nola 07 869 0390
Mobile 0210 246 3893
101 Beach Road

Kauaeranga Mountain Bike Trust

Free, challenging mountain bike trail at the
Hotoritori camp in the Kauaeranga Valley.
New members and helpers are welcomed.
contact: John Scollay
Phone: 07 868 6837
Mobile: 027 272 8990
Email: [email protected]

Thames Golf Club

Phones:  Office 07 868 8831       Pro Shop 07 868 9062

Thames Golf Club is situated on SH26 about 6kms from Thames on the Paeroa side of Kopu.

It is an attractive 18 hole course featuring flat, tree-lined fairways interwoven with fairways  on more challenging terrain.

We have a fully stocked golf shop, with hire clubs and trundlers available.

Club repairs and Re-gripping available

Oversize putter grips – work like magic

Talk to Brenda and get that little edge on your opponents.

(Quality waterproof Footjoys in stock – keep your feet dry this Winter)

Our professional coach is Brenda Ormsby, well-known women’s golfer and many times national champion.

Group or individual coaching sessions are available on request

Phone 07 868 9062

CAMPERVANS parking overnight

Park $5   Showers $5      Power $5


Monday Vets 8.30am

Tuesday Ladies 9.00am

Wednesday 9 holes on flat 9.00am, 18 holes cards in by 10.30 deadline

Thursdays 1st Thursday each month 10.00am-11.00am Tee Times Peninsula Meat Pack Open

5th Thursday in any month Meat Pack Scramble 10.00am-11.00am Tee Times Short Tee Course

Saturday Club Day Tee Times 9.00am-Noon Optional Scramble 

(McDonalds Hole in One on 14th every Saturday in competition, $200 worth of Big Macs etc

2nd Saturday each month, Meatpack Day $10 entry

TWILIGHT 9 HOLES every Wednesday from 4.00pm during Daylight Saving period. Public welcome refardless of whether you have a handicap.

Thames Valley Indoor Bowls

Thames Valley Indoor Bowls caters for all ages and abilities at both social and competitive levels. We have rep fixtures for juniors (under 18 years on 1st March each year) plus a top 8, top 16 and B team, and there are TV championships as well as the National events which are open to all affiliated players, whether beginners or returning to the game. The Thames Valley covers from Te Aroha to Maramarua, all of the Coromandel Peninsula and down to Waihi Beach. This is one of the cheapest sports around - $21 per year for full affiliation, $8 for juniors, plus a small club membership and weekly entry (most clubs charge $3-$5 per night). While there is presently no affiliated club in Thames, this could be restarted if there is enough interest.
Closest clubs to Thames are Paeroa and Ngatea.
61 Darlington Street Ngatea
For further information on times and venues please contact:
Sue Sheary (secretary) Phone: 07 867 7027 Mobile: 027 418 4300
Email: [email protected]

Kiaido Ryu Martial Arts

Martial Arts Classes aged from
Juniors 6yrs - 7yrs 4.30-5.20
Juniors 8yrs - 11yrs 5.30-6.30
Seniors 12yrs up

Tuesday and Thursday
Jack McLean Community Centre
Rolleston Street
Ava Strong
Phone: 07 869 0180
Mobile: 021 502 333
Email: [email protected]

Thames Gymsports

Gymnastics for all ages
Welcome to Thames Gymsports, a club that encourages everyone to have a go and to have fun.
We offer a range of recreational gymnastics classes for children aged from 5 to 17 and currently operate from our own dedicated gymnasium at 86 Kopu Road Thames.
Due to our recent expansion we no longer have a waiting list, so please enquire now - we are happy to take new enrolments.

86 Kopu Road Thames
Email: [email protected]

Waka Ama Club

Te Aputa Tira Hoe is a Waka Ama Club based at Te Puru to engage in a sporting activity that connects members to Tikapa Moana, Hauraki waters and beyond.
The Club is led by Coach Carrie Taipari and Chairperson Frank Thorne.
New members interested in recreation and competitive paddling are welcome.
The Club caters for midgets, youth and masters, aged from 7 years to seniors.
Te Aputa Tira Hoe acknowledges sponsors and local businesses Hauraki Māori Trust Board, Te Puni Kokiri, Pak 'N Save,
Thames Hunting & Fishing, Lynne's Gifts, Goldfields Boots 'n All
and Te Puru School for their ongoing support.
Contact: Erita Kingi
Phone: 021 558 891
Email: [email protected]