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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

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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City of Gold Coast | Apex Park (Ashmore)

Apex Park (Ashmore)

Recreation park - for those who enjoy a picnic outdoors. Let the kids entertain themselves on the playground.

City of Gold Coast | Lions Park (Ashmore)

Lions Park (Ashmore)

Local neighbourhood park with playground, picnic facilities and shelter.

City of Gold Coast | Ashmore Community Park

Ashmore Community 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 | Ashmore Village Park

Ashmore Village Park

Ashmore Village Park has a BMX park and soccer fields. Download and view a map of the soccer fields.

City of Gold Coast | Benowa Road Reserve

Benowa Road Reserve

Sports field containing netball courts. View a map of the sport fields layout here.

City of Gold Coast | Bob Huth Park

Bob Huth Park

Bob Huth Park is located in Ashmore and features a playground, picnic shelter and picnic tables.

City of Gold Coast | River Reserve

River Reserve

Small waterfront park with picnic and barbecue facilities.

City of Gold Coast | Sun Valley Park

Sun Valley Park

Local neighbourhood park with a fenced playground, picnic facilities and shelter.

City of Gold Coast | Timbertops Park

Timbertops Park

Local recreation park situated in Ashmore. Filled with playgrounds and picnic facilities, it is a great park to relax in and a place in which the kids can run wild and burn some energy.

City of Gold Coast | Glenmore Park

Glenmore Park

Local neighbourhood park with playground, picnic facilities and shelter, and an off-leash dog exercise area.

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