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 FOR RENOVATIONS - 31 OCTOBER, 2017
Current Field Status - 31 October, 2017 6am
|Location||Field 1||Field 2||Field 3||Field 4||Field 5|
|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|
|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|
Bill Strong Oval
98 Shoal Bay Rd Nelson Bay
Boomerang Park Sports Fields
57 Kangaroo Street, Raymond Terrace
19 Morpeth St Wallalong
Grey Gum St Medowie
1016 Seaham Rd Seaham
Elizabeth Waring Function Room
4981 Nelson Bay Rd Nelson Bay
Ferodale Sports Complex
36 Ferodale Rd Medowie
Fingal Bay Oval
50 Marine Dr Fingal Bay
40 Kindlebark Dr Medowie
King Park Function Room
23 Newline Rd Raymond Terrace