Outdoor Sports Facilities

Closed Sportsgrounds due to Weather

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

For up to date information on closed sportsgrounds during inclement weather please call the recorded service 6207 5957 or call Access Canberra on 13 22 81.

Explore - Canberra Parks and Recreation Guide (PDF, 4Mb)

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Explore! is acomprehensive guide to the ACT's recreational parks, reserves and waterways. There are many ideal places for a picnic, a scenic drive or a walk. Discover local wildlife, appreciate our Indigenous and European heritage, swim, play, camp or just simply relax.

Outdoor fitness facilities

Transport Canberra and City Services

There are 19 Canberra suburbs which have fitness equipment such as sit up benches, chin-up bars and balance beams available at a local park or open space.

Sportsgrounds in Canberra

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

There are many different types of sportsgrounds available for hire in Canberra, including enclosed ovals, district playing fields, neighbourhood ovals, Hall showground and the Narrabundah velodrome. Find information about the grounds and the hire charges.

Stromlo Forest Park

ACT Government

Stromlo Forest Park is a world-class multi-use, recreational sporting facility available to both recreational and professional users. Stromlo Forest Park boasts a purpose built event pavilion, criterium cycling circuit, grass cross country running track and mountain bike tracks to suit any level of rider.

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