Gold Coast Sports Precinct

Aerial sunset image of the Gold Coast Sports Precinct

The Gold Coast Sports Precinct served as the signature venue precinct for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, hosting the opening and closing ceremonies, athletics, badminton, weightlifting, powerlifting and wrestling.

The Precinct has 3 key venues – Gold Coast Sport and Leisure Centre, Carrara Indoor Sports Stadium and People First Stadium. They are accompanied by multiple sporting fields that are suitable for elite and community use, as well as secure carparks and amenities.

The area is perfect to hold large outdoor events including car shows, outdoor markets, drive-in cinemas, live outdoor shows or bespoke outdoor events.

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Precinct features

People First Bank Stadium

Home of the Gold Coast SUNS AFL and AFLW teams, the stadium also hosts a range of world-class concerts and Cricket games throughout the year.

For more information visit the People First Bank Stadium website.

Auscycling BMX Freestyle Ramp

This high-performance training facility for the Australian BMX Freestyle Team is located within the Gold Coast Sport Precinct.

For general enquiries or information about how to become involved contact Auscycling

Gold Coast Sports & Leisure Centre

Located alongside People First Bank Stadium, Gold Coast Sports & Leisure Centre is a multipurpose facility.

The centre offers 15 courts that can host a variety of indoor sports as well as general indoor fitness activities. The venue has 2 large halls split by a central hallway named ‘The Street’.

The facility is available for casual users, regular hire, major events and competitions.

For more information visit Gold Coast Sports & Leisure Centre

Carrara Indoor Sports Stadium

Home to the Gold Coast Rollers and Gold Coast Titans netball teams, Squash Australia, and Aus-cycling Freestyle BMX, this multipurpose facility can accommodate 1600 fans.

For more information visit Carrara Indoor Sports Stadium

Elite AFL field

  • Elite oval
  • Multipurpose field (League, Touch, Union, Soccer)
  • 423 carparks

Elite NRL field

  • International standard rugby league posts
  • Multipurpose field (rugby league, touch, rugby union, soccer)
  • 423 carparks
  • Field size: 100m x 68m with 6m in-goals
  • Playing surface: 10,000m2 (1 hectare)
  • Maximum playing surface: 100m x 68m with 7m in goals

Alabaster Fields


  • 3 community multipurpose fields (League, Touch, Union, Soccer)
  • 90 carparks


  • 6 community multipurpose fields (League, Touch, Union, Soccer)
  • 680 carparks

Sporting field hire

Sporting field bookings are limited and recommend booking well in advance to secure your preferred dates.

Enquiries about multi-year bookings are also available.

Fill in the online enquiry form below or contact our bookings team on 07 5581 7082.

Sporting field hire enquiry

For more information refer to the guide below:

Elite NRL field hire Gold Coast Sport Precinct(PDF, 4MB)

Hirers and all patrons must abide by the conditions of hire:

Major Sporting Venue – General conditions of hire(PDF, 21KB)


Gold Coast Sports Precinct, 296 Nerang Broadbeach Road, Carrara 4211  
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