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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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Ashmore

City of Gold Coast | Green Glen Park

Green Glen Park

Green Glen Park is located in Ashmore and is a designated off-leash dog area.

City of Gold Coast | Gunyah Park

Gunyah Park

Local neighbourhood park with playground, picnic facilities and shelter.

City of Gold Coast | Sweetgum Park

Sweetgum Park

Local neighbourhood park with playground, picnic facilities and shelter.

City of Gold Coast | Tranquility Park

Tranquility Park

Large recreation park in Ashmore that is a great place to get back to nature and enjoy the outdoors. Located on the Nerang River, with a playground and picnic facilities, it's the perfect spot for your next social outing or barbecue with friends.

City of Gold Coast | Girral Park

Girral Park

Local neighbourhood park with playground, picnic facilities and shelter.

Austinville

City of Gold Coast | Austinville Conservation Area

Austinville Conservation Area

Austinville Conservation Area is located in Austinville and is home to bird species, eucalypt rainforest and the Mudgeeraba Creek.

City of Gold Coast | Austinville Community Park

Austinville Community Park

Austinville Community Park features ample green space and trees to relax under. Enjoy a walk or take the kids to the playground at this community park.

City of Gold Coast | Upper Mt Nimmel Road Reserve

Upper Mt Nimmel Road Reserve

Upper Mt Nimmel Road Reserve is an elevated, bushland reserve located in the hinterland suburb of Austinville.

City of Gold Coast | Neranwood Park

Neranwood Park

Recreational park with picnic facilities beside Little Nerang Creek, near Little Nerang Dam.

City of Gold Coast | Staghorn Reserve

Staghorn Reserve

Adjoining Mudgeeraba Creek and opposite Austinville Community Park, Staghorn reserve is a sloping, treed area, suitable for walking.

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