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Carrara Indoor Sports Stadium

The stadium's flexible design means it is regularly used for sporting activities ranging from soccer and basketball through to figure skating.

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Carrara Indoor Sports Stadium

Carrara Indoor Sports Stadium

Originally opened in 1989 by the Gold Coast Cougars, later to be rebranded as the Gold Coast Rollers, the Carrara Indoor Sports Stadium has since been home for a large range of community sporting organisations and major events.

Refurbishment of this multi-purpose indoor venue commenced in January 2017 and will extend community usage of this facility for the next 20 years and beyond. The project will deliver upgraded spectator seating, technology upgrades, new internal and external cladding, and a new roof.

Casual court hire

Single court hire and casual shoot-around sessions will depend on availability. We highly recommend phoning ahead to check available times.

Shoot around sessions

  • Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm
  • Cost: $5 per person per session
  • EFTPOS facilities only

*Casual shoot-arounds (walk in) sessions are available for basketball only (one hoop). This does not guarantee sole use of the court. Fees must be paid prior to entering the courts. Wristbands are to be collected from the information counter and worn during the session.

Not available on weekends, public holidays or during events. All patrons must abide by the Conditions of Entry.

Single court hire

Cost: Starts from $36 per court per hour.

Exclusive use of a single court requires a booking to made. Participants are required to supply their own sports balls as these are not available to hire.

Court hire fees must be paid prior to booking commencement. Additional costs may apply for single hire event bookings. Hirer must abide by the Conditions of hire.


Getting there

  • By car: there is plenty of parking available at the stadium.
  • By public transport: TransLink is a division of the Department of Transport and Main Roads, providing bus, trains and trams services across the Gold Coast. Use TransLink's journey planner to help plan your trip.

Key features

The indoor stadium has the following key features:

  • two multi-use courts with a building footprint of 2100 square metres
  • centre court configuration for national competition and further seating also available
  • large foyer
  • kiosk
  • first aid room
  • two change rooms
  • accessible amenities.

Court specifications

  • sprung wooden floors
  • wooden floor space 75 metres x 26 metres with additional area on both end courts
  • height: 11 metres.


Important information about bookings

Event bookings for 2018 are limited. Bookings for 2019 and 2020 are now open.

We recommend booking a year in advance or enquire about a multi-year booking to secure your preferred dates.

To enquire or book an event with Major Sporting Venues, visit Book a sporting event venue.

To view our Conditions of hire, booking enquiry forms and evacuation site maps, visit Major Sporting Venues - booking resources.

Squash courts

For squash court bookings contact Carrara Squash Centre on 07 5532 5756, email or visit the Carrara Squash Centre website.

Upcoming events

Date Event
27 July Queensland Basketball League Round 14
27 July State League Basketball Round 13
27 - 28 August Gardiner Chess Tournament
1 - 13 September Australian Masters Squash Championship
15 September South East Queensland Physical Culture
22 September Gold Coast Jiu Jitsui Championship

Please note: Parking may be limited during these dates. Event information regarding tickets or schedules are to be obtained by the event organisers. We are unable to provide this information.

Sports club details

For information regarding your interested sport please contact the corresponding sporting club.

Lost property

Major Sporting Venues is not responsible for personal property left at the venues.

Due to the high volume of sporting activity and events in our venues, we are unable to store lost items. Where possible items will be returned to the sporting club or event organiser.

Please contact the organising party directly for lost items.


Phone: 07 5581 7082
Office hours: Monday to Friday, 8am to 4.30pm

Visit the City of Gold Coast events calendar for information about upcoming events.

Squash courts

For squash court bookings:
Phone: 07 5532 5756

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