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Carrara Indoor Sports Stadium

Important information about bookings

Please note event bookings for 2018 are closed. 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.

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.

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.

Upcoming events

Date Event
11 November 2018 Jiu Jitsu East Coast Championships
23 to 25 November 2018 Rickson Gracie Cup Australia
1 to 2 December 2018 NAS National Championships
17 to 20 January 2019 Craig Foster Futsal Cup

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.


To enquire or book an event with Major Sporting Venues, please view our Conditions of hire resources page.

For squash court bookings:
Phone: 07 5532 5756

More information

Casual court use from 17 July 2018

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

Casual shoot-arounds (walk in) sessions are available for basketball only (one hoop). This does not guarantee sole use of the court.

Exclusive use of a single court requires a booking to made and includes; basketball, netball and futsal.

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.

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


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

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