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Sporting facilities and councils

Sport in Port Stephens is thriving, offering excellent facilities and a great climate for year round sport.

Council is committed to providing high quality sport facilities and services to the local community as well as bringing sporting teams and events to the area.

There are four local sports councils across the Local Government Area. Visit the sports councils page for more information about sports councils or to find out about volunteering.

Council works closely with NSW Sport & Recreation, who assist the people of NSW to participate in sport and recreation, encouraging communities to use sport and recreation to improve their wellbeing.

You can also visit www.dsr.nsw.gov.au for information on grants, kids’ and family holiday camps, active community getaways, tips for getting active, in addition too training opportunities for coaches and administrators.

How to book Port Stephens Sporting Facilities

To make a booking at a sporting facility, please go to the Council booking page.

Please note: please allow a minimum of 2 weeks for the request to be processed.

Sports Field Status

Club's must assess the fields using the Work, Health and Safety Checklist (PDF 117KB) prior to play.

Council determines oval closures Monday - Friday and Clubs can re-open closed fields on a Saturday and Sunday if the conditions have improved (i.e. the grounds are fit and safe for play and play will not damage the field surface).

Please check with your local sporting association to find out about weekend closures.

ALL SPORTING FIELDS AT TOMAREE SPORTS COMPLEX ARE CLOSED THIS WEEK - 18 September, 2017

Current Field Status  - 30 June, 2017 1pm.

Location Field 1 Field 2 Field 3 Field 4 Field 5
Tomaree     
Tomaree Match Field 1 CLOSED     
Tomaree Sports Complex   CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
Don Waring (Tomaree Sports Complex 6 and 7) CLOSED CLOSED    
Dick Burwell Oval (Tomaree Sports Complex) CLOSED    
Salamander Sports Complex OPEN OPEN OPEN   
Salamander Sports Complex Hockey     OPEN OPEN
Bill Strong Oval OPEN    
Fingal Bay Oval OPEN     
Korora Oval (Old Salamander) OPEN     
West Ward     
Boomerang Park OPEN OPEN    
Bowthorne Park OPEN OPEN    
Brandon Park OPEN     
Karuah Lionel Morten Oval OPEN     
King Park Sports Complex OPEN OPEN OPEN OPEN OPEN
Lakeside Sports Complex OPEN OPEN OPEN OPEN  
Stuart Park Oval OPEN     
Vi Barnett
OPEN
    
Medowie     
Boyd Oval OPEN     
Ferodale Oval OPEN     
Kindlebark Oval OPEN     
Yulong Oval OPEN     
Tilligerry     
Mallabula Athletics OPEN     
Mallabula Rugby OPEN     
Mallabula Soccer OPEN OPEN OPEN 


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