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Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) updates

The health and wellbeing of the Gold Coast community, our customers and City employees is our first priority.

The City is receiving advice from the Federal Government and Queensland Health on a daily basis to inform our response to the Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in the city.

Parks remain open with visitors encouraged to take recommended health and social distancing precautions.

The following City services and facilities have resumed:

  • all playgrounds, gym equipment and barbecues open
  • skate parks and outdoor basketball courts open
  • sports fields and parks are open for use by families, friends and members of the same household (up to 20 people) for outdoor non-contact activity. Community sport and recreation clubs can return to activity, as long as they meet the Queensland Government COVID-19 restrictions. This includes the completion of all the requirements documented in any associated Industry COVID Safe Plan before activity begins. Visit Queensland Government - Return to Play for details.
  • park bookings are open for up to 20 people
  • Broadwater Parklands is open however the rockpool wet play will remain temporarily closed. The Rotary Chapel has reopened for weddings, and BBQ/shelters are available for bookings, of up to 20 people.

Water fountains/bubblers: Based on advice from Queensland Health, these will remain turned on; however users should practice appropriate hygiene. The City will increase cleaning frequency.

Soap dispensers are available in some public amenities in our most popular parks.

Complaints about non–compliance with current social distancing regulations should be referred to Police link hotline 131 444.

For the latest update on the City's response, visit cityofgoldcoast.com.au/covid19


The City of Gold Coast is home to over 2200 parks, many with fantastic facilities. Use this Park Finder to locate the best parks for children, accessibility, weddings, exploring nature and more.

You can search for parks by suburb, sports offered and facilities, including barbecues, playgrounds and off-leash dog exercise areas. Please see our Dog exercise areas page for maps of dog off leash, on leash and prohibited areas.

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Advancetown

City of Gold Coast | Parkway Drive Reserve

Parkway Drive Reserve

A steep, bushy reserve in Advancetown. Dogs are prohibited in this reserve.

Alberton

City of Gold Coast | August Burow Park

August Burow Park

Located on the Albert River, August Burrow Park features barbecue facilities, toilets, picnic areas and a boat ramp for boat access to the river.

City of Gold Coast | Zipfs Park

Zipfs Park

Open green space, trees to relax under and simple facilities await in this local park. A great place to take the kids for a kick of the footy, the dog for a short stroll or just a place to find a bit of peace in a hectic world.

Arundel

City of Gold Coast | Coombabah Lakelands Conservation Area (Arundel section)

Coombabah Lakelands Conservation Area (Arundel section)

This reserve was purchased for the people of the Gold Coast using the Open Space Preservation Levy. It's an oasis of green space in an otherwise suburban setting, so it's a great place to get back to nature.

City of Gold Coast | Ngulli Bui Park

Ngulli Bui Park

Local park with a small playground for the kids and picnic facilities.

City of Gold Coast | Christina Ryan Park

Christina Ryan Park

Christina Ryan Park is located in Arundel and features an off-leash dog area, picnic shelter, tables, playground and dog obedience area.

City of Gold Coast | Suntown Sports Park

Suntown Sports Park

Small sports park.

City of Gold Coast | Golden Wheel Park

Golden Wheel Park

Open green space, trees to relax under and simple facilities await in this local park. A great place to take the kids for a kick of the footy, the dog for a short stroll or just a place to find a bit of peace in a hectic world.

City of Gold Coast | Colgate Palmolive Park

Colgate Palmolive Park

A hidden gem in the middle of suburbia! A great park with wide pathways, playgrounds for the kids and plenty of picnic tables and facilities just perfect for that family get together.

City of Gold Coast | Collingwood Court Parklands

Collingwood Court Parklands

Open green space, trees to relax under and simple facilities await in this local park. A great place to take the kids for a kick of the footy, the dog for a short stroll or just a place to find a bit of peace in a hectic world.

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