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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.

Current Field Status  - 30 June, 2017 1pm.

LocationField 1Field 2Field 3Field 4Field 5
Tomaree Match Field 1OPEN    
Tomaree Sports Complex OPENOPENOPENOPEN
Don Waring (Tomaree Sports Complex 6 and 7)OPENOPEN   
Dick Burwell Oval (Tomaree Sports Complex)OPEN   
Salamander Sports ComplexOPENOPENOPEN  
Salamander Sports Complex Hockey   OPENOPEN
Bill Strong Oval OPEN   
Fingal Bay OvalOPEN    
Korora Oval (Old Salamander)OPEN    
West Ward     
Boomerang ParkOPEN OPEN   
Bowthorne ParkOPEN OPEN   
Brandon ParkOPEN    
Karuah Lionel Morten OvalOPEN    
Lakeside Sports ComplexOPENOPENOPEN OPEN 
Stuart Park OvalOPEN    
Vi Barnett
Boyd OvalOPEN    
Ferodale OvalOPEN    
Kindlebark OvalOPEN    
Yulong OvalOPEN    
Mallabula AthleticsOPEN    
Mallabula RugbyOPEN    
Mallabula SoccerOPEN OPEN OPEN