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The UQ Sport Athletics Centre is one of Queensland’s premier track and field venues! Highlighted by an impressive 565-seat grandstand, the Centre boasts an eight lane synthetic track, as well as runways, pits, cages and circles to stage all manner of field events.

The Athletics Centre regularly hosts Gold, Silver or Bronze-label events – including the famed 1500m Classic and Spring Meet Series.

Plus, it’s also home to a 565- seat grandstand, Meeting Room Function Space, and Field 7 – our premier Rugby playing field, home of the UQ Rugby Club!

UQ Sport Athletics Centre

The University of Queensland,
Sir William MacGregor Dr,
St Lucia, Qld 4067

Athletics Centre

26 AprClosed
Monday5 AM - 7 PM
Tuesday5 AM - 7 PM
Wednesday6 AM - 7 PM
Thursday5 AM - 7 PM
Friday5 AM - 7 PM
Saturday5 AM - 7 PM
Sunday5 AM - 7 PM

Facilities

Equipment

  • Starting blocks
  • Hurdles
  • Steeples
  • Shots
  • Discus
  • Javelins
  • High jump
  • Long jump

Athletics Centre Access

The UQ Sport Athletics Centre is a pay-to-use facility, and access fees are payable during selected periods, as outlined in the Venue Access Timetables.

Check-in

Peak times: Between 3pm-7pm on weekdays, and 8am-11am on Saturdays, users are required to sign-in at the Check-in Booth – situated in the tunnel on the ground floor of the grandstand – where a wrist band will be issued to wear during your session. During these peak times, track access is not permitted without a wrist band.

All other times: users are required to check-in by scanning the UQ Sport QR Code (posters are located on all levels of the Athletics Centre grandstand). Wristbands are not required outside of peak times.

Memberships

Sign up to 4 or 12 Month Athletics Membership – or Gold Membership – to enjoy unlimited daily access to our track and field facilities! No bookings are required – train anytime during opening hours! Members also have access to Athletics loan equipment (during peak times – bookings required). Buy a Membership online, at the Athletics Centre Check-in Booth (open during peak times), or the Fitness Centre reception

Casual Track Pass

Users can purchase a single-use Track Pass at the Check-in Booth – situated in the tunnel on the ground floor of the grandstand. Please note, the Check-in Booth is only open during peak times – see the Venue Access Timetable for more information.

Groups

Bookings are required for all large training groups. Please note, monthly invoices can be arranged for training groups who wish to make regular track bookings. Contact us for more information, or to make a booking.

Coaching

All persons wishing to conduct coaching activities at the Athletics Centre must have their athletes pay for venue access. Coaches are also required to be registered with UQ Sport.  Contact us for information on track fees, and to complete our registration form.

General Access

There are selected times during the day when Athletics Centre facilities can be accessed free of charge. See the Venue Access Timetable for more information.

UQ Sport Athletics Centre Pricing

GOLD MEMBERSHIPUQ STUDENT
(currently enrolled)
4 months $320.00
12 months$695.00
Weekly direct debit*$15.00
ATHLETICS MEMBERSHIPUQ STUDENTS
(currently enrolled)
4 months $99.00
12 months$275.00
Casual Pass$3.00

Direct Debit is charged fortnightly with min 13 payments. A $6 admin fee applies at sign up.

Suspension Fee: $10

GOLD MEMBERSHIPUQ COMMUNITY
(staff or alumni)
4 months $350.00
12 months$770.00
Weekly direct debit*$17.50
ATHLETICS MEMBERSHIPUQ COMMUNITY
(staff or alumni)
4 months $132.00
12 months$363.00
Casual Pass$5.00

Direct Debit is charged fortnightly with min 13 payments. A $6 admin fee applies at sign up.

Suspension Fee: $10

GOLD MEMBERSHIPPUBLIC
4 months $495.00
12 months$995.00
Weekly direct debit*$24.50
ATHLETICS MEMBERSHIPPUBLIC
4 months $132.00
12 months$363.00
Casual Pass$5.00

Direct Debit is charged fortnightly with min 13 payments. A $6 admin fee applies at sign up.

Suspension Fee: $20

Athletics Equipment

We cater to all Athletics disciplines and equipment is available to be loaned at selected times, as part of your access fee. Please note, equipment can only be loaned by contacting us to make a booking ahead of your training session.

Throws Training

For safety reasons, bookings are required to use our javelin or discus facilities. Contact us ahead of your visit to confirm whether you are able to perform throws during your training session.

Javelin or discus is not permitted without a booking, as prior setup is required to ensure all other facility users remain safe.

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