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James Overell Park

James Overell Park

For those who enjoy a picnic outdoors. Let the kids entertain themselves on the playground.

Download and view a map of the sport fields layout. (PDF 376kb)

Visit our Sport field closures page for updates related to weather conditions.

Details of sports field closures due to renovations can be found on our renovation schedule.

Dog exercise area

This park has an area where dogs may be exercised off-leash but under effective control - refer to the map below for details. Dogs must be walked on leash in all other areas.

Map of dog exercise area (PDF 381kb)

A dog prohibited area is the signed part of a park, reserve, foreshore or beach where dogs are not permitted. Dogs are totally prohibited in all children's playground areas and within 200 metres of all flagged bathing areas. For more information visit our dog exercise areas page.

Park facilities:

  • Barbecues
  • Dog off leash
  • Drinking fountain
  • Fitness station
  • Picnic shelter
  • Picnic tables
  • Playground
  • Sports field
  • Toilets
  • Water tap

Sports & activities:

  • Basketball
  • Rugby union

Key information

Associated sporting clubs

Gold Coast Rugby Union Football Club Inc

Great park for...
  • Fitness
  • Kids - parks with playground equipment
  • Picnics
  • Sports

Brighton Parade, Southport, QLD 4215

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