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Wollongong’s home to a range of sporting grounds and fields that are sure to keep you active and entertained on your visit. Whether you want to swing a racket, kick a ball or shoot some hoops Wollongong has got you covered.

Visit the Wollongong City Council website for a full list of sports grounds and read on below for some of our top picks by sport.

Tennis and Squash courts

If tennis or squash is your game, check out some of these great courts around town. Contact the facility for pricing and additional information.

Wollongong Tennis Club
37 Foley Street, Gwynneville
Ph. 02 4229 3766
Open: Monday: 12pm -10pm, Tuesday – Wednesday: 10am – 11pm, Thursday, Friday – Saturday: 10am – 12am, Sunday: 10am – 8pm (9pm when Bistro is open).

UniActive Tennis & Squash Courts
Building 13, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue, Keiraville
Ph. 02 4221 4700
Open: Monday – Friday 6am – 9pm, Saturday-Sunday 9am – 5pm (Bookings are essential).

Lakeside Leisure Centre
192 Kanahooka Road, Kanahooka
Ph. 02 4227 7602
Open: Monday – Thursday 6am – 9pm, Friday 6am – 8pm, Saturday 7am – 5pm, Sunday closed

Soccer and Football fields

If you prefer soccer and/or football and need an open space to have a kick, you won’t have to look far with Wollongong boasting plenty of open areas conducive to a friendly three on three match. Some of the fields that we love are listed below.

JJ Kelly Park – Keira Street, Wollongong
Thomas Dalton Park – Carters Lane, Fairy Meadow          

Basketball and Netball courts

Wollongong loves basketball. We even have a team in the NBL — the Illawarra Hawks! So you won’t have to look far to find a court to shoot some hoops or play a friendly game of netball. Some of our picks are outlined below. Contact the facility for pricing and additional information.

UniActive Sports Hall
Building 13, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue, Keiraville
Ph. 02 4221 4700 (Bookings are essential).

PCYC Wollongong
2 Exeter Avenue, North Wollongong
Ph. 02 4229 4418
Open: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 8:00pm, Saturday 8:00am – 2:00pm

Wollongong Leisure Centres

If you’re looking for a one-stop location which includes multiple facilities – try on of our leisure centres! Contact them directly for pricing, timing and additional information.

Beaton Park Leisure Centre
Foley Street, Gwynneville
Ph. 02 4227 7755
Centre open hours: Monday – Tuesday 5:45am – 10pm, Wednesday – Thursday 5:45am – 9:30pm, Friday 5:45am – 8:30pm, Saturday – Sunday 6:30am – 6pm

Lakeside Leisure Centre
192 Kanahooka Road, Kanahooka
Ph. 02 4227 7602
Centre open hours: Monday – Thursday 6am – 9pm, Friday 6am – 8pm, Saturday 7am – 5pm, Sunday closed

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