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Gold Coast Sport

The Gold Coast is home to over 300 sports clubs, as well as training facilities for the Australian Institute of Sport, over 14 major professional sporting complexes, 8 aquatic centres, 50+ golf courses, several marinas, football stadiums, enough lawn bowling greens to host 50 Commonwealth Games, equestrian centres, polo fields, rowing facilities, an ice skating rink, and pretty much every other sporting facility and organisation known to people-kind, and don't forget the beach, which is undoubtedly the Gold Coast's biggest sporting field.

We also have a number of Indoor and Outdoor Stadiums that host major events and also host sports like basketball, gymnastics, futsal, netball and even roller derby. Most major suburbs are also home to rugby fields, AFL and soccer ovals, tennis courts, cricket pitches and parks offering a variety of sports.

Here's a directory of Gold Coast sporting organisations and clubs. Visit the websites for information on where to sign up for, or watch games. If you know of a Gold Coast sporting club or venue that isn't listed, please let us know.

Gold Coast Sporting Organisations & Clubs

Get Active Gold Coast

A great website that lists hundreds of activities for kids, adults, seniors and groups. Get Active Gold Coast also supports healthy eating by providing recipes, dieting tips and healthy eating advice for all age groups, and provides a handy activity/sport finder.

Get Active is a Gold Coast Physical Activity Alliance (GCPAA) initiative - aiming to increase physical activity participation on the Gold Coast.

Major Sporting Event Venues

There are several major sporting event venues dotted throughout the Gold Coast. These host major events, training camps and many were venues for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. The majority of these venues are a part of the Gold Coast City Council however there are numerous privately-owned facilities. 

CBUS Stadium Robina
Cbus Super Stadium

A premier stadium located next door to the Robina train station, featuring Titans home games during the NRL season. Visit the website to see what events are on while you’re in town.

Location: Centreline Place, Robina

Gold Coast Sports Precinct

There are 9 community fields and 2 elite fields located here and over 1000 carparks to support them. This is the home of the Gold Coast AFL team, The Suns.

Metricon Stadium Carrara
Carrara Indoor Sports Stadium

Once home to the Gold Coast Rollers, this stadium has undergone a recent refurbishment to upgrade seating, technology and design. There are four multi-use courts with sprung wooden floors as well as change rooms and kiosk.

Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre

Opened in 2017, this multi-purpose community facility has 15 multi-use sports courts, change rooms, function rooms, green area and plaza. It will support world-class competition and training facilities for badminton, weightlifting and wrestling campaigns during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. 

Coomera Indoor Stadium
Coomera Indoor Sports Centre

Designed to world-class standards, the Coomera Indoor Sports Centre at the Coomera Sports Park is a highly versatile and important piece of infrastructure in this growth area. The facility caters to both community and elite levels with 8 multi-use courts, gymnastics arena, change rooms, amenities and plenty of seating and parking for spectators.

Gold Coast Cycle Centre

This facility regularly hosts regional, state and national cycling events and will be the start and finish location of the mountain bike events during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. There is an outdoor velodrome with viewing platform, off-road circuits, clubhouse and amenities. 

Runaway Bay Indoor Stadium

The Runaway Bay Indoor Stadium is a multipurpose facility with 4 mixed use, sprung wooden floor courts that are ideal for indoor soccer, basketball and even roller derby. There's permanent grandstand seating, guest amenities, kiosk and change rooms.

Pimpama Sports Hub

As the largest sports precinct on the northern Gold Coast, the Pimpama Sports Hub features an impressive aquatics centre, fitness centre, tennis and netball centres, and a community centre.

Aquatic Centres

Southport Aquatic Centre
The City of Gold Coast operate 8 aquatic centres across teh city with pools of various sizes and facilities. The pools cater to squads, school swimming carnivals, high diving, synchronised swimming and more at all levels and abilities. The Gold Coast Aquatic Centre in Southport is an outstanding facility and we'll be showing it off as it is the swimming and diving facility for the Gold Coast 2018 commonwealth Games. 

Locations: Helensvale, Miami, Mudgeeraba, Nerang, Palm Beach, Southport, Upper Coomera and Woongoolba

Sporting Organisations


Australian Rules Football




Horse Racing

Lawn Bowls


Rugby League

Rugby Union


Surf Lifesaving




Other Sporting Clubs & Recreational Activities

AM Sports
Berth 23 Mariners Cove Sea World Drv Main Beach
Phone: 07 5571 1004

Aussie Bobs Watersports
Berth C67 Marina's Cove Marina Seaworld Drv Main Beach
Phone: 07 5591 7577

Gold Coast Touch Association
201 Queen Street Southport
07 5532 1419

Images courtesy Tourism & Events Queensland, Tourism Australia, Destination Gold Coast & Getty Images

Things to do and seeOn the Gold Coast in Queensland

Theme Parks

Combo passes & packages

Free things to do

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary


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