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Our city offers world class facilities for major sporting events and community sports.

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Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre


This multi-purpose community facility opened in early 2017 and comprises two indoor halls connected by a pedestrian plaza. It supports a large range of sport and community facilities including function rooms, change rooms and administrative facilities. The mixed-use sports courts are designed to accommodate court sports including basketball, netball, indoor soccer, badminton and more.

The Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre provides world-class competition and training facilities capable of hosting international sporting events such as the badminton, weightlifting and wrestling competitions during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games™.

The show hall also has the ability to be transformed for major sporting events, corporate banquets, exhibitions and trade shows.

Key features

  • 15 multi-use sports courts
  • 16,500 square metres
  • 400 undercover car parks
  • access to additional 1000 outdoor car parks
  • two large functions rooms
  • eight meeting rooms
  • speciality rooms
  • four official change rooms
  • eight team change rooms
  • courtside café and bar
  • ticket office/cloak room
  • lift access
  • accessible amenities
  • two large outdoor areas
  • outdoor green area
  • two snack bars
  • bar
  • catering packages.

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Hall specifications

Hall one

The show hall is one of Gold Coast’s most versatile arenas, being used for a variety of special events and international sports and features:

  • 5980 square metres of flexible space
  • 5000 person high-quality grandstand seating
  • state-of-the-art sprung floors
  • timber floor space: 92 metres by 65 metres
  • ceiling height of 14 metres
  • fully air conditioned
  • international digital broadcast lighting
  • LED production screen
  • loading dock access
  • broadcast compound
  • commentary booth
  • public address system
  • six multi-sport courts
  • one show court.

Hall two

Gold Coast community sporting clubs have access to our world class facilities. The hall can also be transformed for special events, including tradeshows and exhibitions and features:

  • 6006 square metres
  • 350 spectator tiered seats
  • state-of-the-art sprung floors
  • timber floor space: 91 metres by 66 metres
  • ceiling height of 14 metres
  • court controllers room
  • 8 multi-sport courts.

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Upcoming events

Date Event
19 to 21 October Volleyball QLD Junior Schools Cup
2 to 11 November Pan Pacific Masters Games
16 to 18 November Parenting Fair and Women's Expo
1 to 2 December Johnny Warren 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 Major Sporting Venues - conditions of hire resources page.

More information


This facility is fully licensed with a commercial kitchen, tailored food and beverage packages are available.

Casual court use from 3 June 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, futsal and volleyball.

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

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

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