COLA Canopy®.

Covered outdoor learning or sport, every day.

Don’t let the weather get in the way of outdoor learning or sport. Discover the COLA Canopy®! Maximise your space for year-round enjoyment with a shelter that not only protects your students or community from the sun, but the rain too. Constructed in New Zealand from the highest quality steelwork, COLA stands for Covered Outdoor Learning Area. Our COLA’s are rigorously tested and gracefully customised to set your space apart.

Our revolutionary PVC tensile-membrane fabric blocks harmful UV radiation without losing light. Or we offer a ZINCALUME® steel roofing option if you prefer. There are many other extras to choose from such as walls, lighting, PA systems, seating, drainage, and surfacing. Let us meet your exact needs with a turn-key solution that is made to last the distance.

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New Zealand Made

Key features

  • Sun and rain protection. Heat resistant. 100% waterproof. Blocks over 99% of UV rays.

  • Product warranty: 25 years on fabric & steel. Structurally engineered. Combined with our expert workmanship for ultimate safety and longevity.

  • Lead time: 6 – 9 months. From confirmation of contract.

  • Council consent required. We take care of consent process.
  • Our largest weather protection product. Cover up to 2500 sqm with one cover, limitless sizes with multiple covers joined together.
  • High level of light transmission. From medium to high meaning no daytime lights required.
  • An extra revenue stream for your school or club. Rent the space to your community.

  • 100% turn-key solution. Let us take care of the design, council consents, manufacture, installation, maintenance and more with our experienced in-house, NZ-based team.

COLA Canopies are perfect for…

  • Covered outdoor learning spaces at schools.
  • Covered outdoor sports such as tennis, netball, cricket, or lawn bowls.
  • Covered outdoor gathering spaces at parks, businesses, and more.

“What’s amazing about having this resource for our kids is that they use it 24/7. They can use it in the pouring rain, searin heat, and that’s going to be an amazing ability for them to be able to do sports in here.”

Iain Taylor, Principal
Manaurewa Intermediate School, Auckland, NZ