Athletics Centre FAQs

Opening hours can be found at the bottom of the UQ Sport Athletics Centre page.

The only time that the UQ Sport Athletics Centre is extremely busy and unavailable for use is when the track and field facilities are booked out for an event, meet or carnival. If you wish to use the track, it’s always a good idea to check the track availability and scheduled bookings beforehand.

A drink bottle, correct footwear (enclosed) and appropriate athletics attire.

There are three easy options for booking the UQ Sport Athletics Centre. You can either book online, call us on (07) 3346 3070 or come down to the UQ Sport Athletics Centre and see one of our staff.

A UQ Sport Gold Membership and an Athletics Membership both give unlimited access to the Athletics Centre’s facilities however the Gold Membership also includes the gym, group fitness classes and off-peak tennis court hire. All our memberships have 3 months upfront, 12 months upfront and fortnightly direct debit payment options so you can choose the level of commitment that's right for you. Find out more about UQ Sport memberships.

The UQ Sport Athletics Centre has several casual entry options, as well as coaching programs such as athletics squads. Take a look at everything the UQ Sport Athletics Centre has to offer.

Yes, if you are studying at UQ you are charged the UQ Community rate instead of the full price. The UQ community rate also applies to UQ staff and alumni. Find out more about our UQ Sport Athletics Centre prices.

No, UQ community prices only apply to UQ students, staff and alumni.

The UQ Sport Athletics Centre offers All Comer athletics meets throughout the winter. In the spring and summer months, inter-club and permit meets are offered and these are Queensland Athletics sanctioned meets, for participants 12 years and older.

Located within The University of Queensland at St Lucia, the UQ Sport Athletics Centre is situated right next to the river. There is a CityCat stop nearby and bus stations only five minutes’ walk away. Please take a look at the St Lucia Campus map for more details.

For information about parking, see Parking at UQ