A small club with a big heart

Founded in 1946 and located in the heart of Waikato Innovation Park, Ruakura Club is a central social hub for the surrounding campus, Waikato University and local community

Hosting a lovely patronage of interesting regulars, beer enthusiasts, and local families. We have a solid beer selection that rotates regularly, featuring some of the top craft beers from brewers around New Zealand.

Come on down to enjoy our brews, our delicious food, and soak up the fantastic atmosphere!

Membership drive!

It's that time of the year again, please ensure you renew your membership.
Renew at the bar, or download a PDF form here
Please encourage guests and friends to fill in an application form.

Pool & Tennis Keys

Pool and Tennis keys can be exchanged and memberships renewed at the bar


  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 4.45pm to 7:30pm
  • Thursday: 4.45pm to 7:30pm
  • Friday: 4.00pm to 9:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Closing times are subject to patronage



Look for our yellow flags on Bisley Road & Ruakura Lane

Find us via Google Maps