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Macquarie University Sport Fields

With over seven hectares of specialist playing areas, Macquarie University Sport Fields are perfect for soccer, rugby, AFL, cricket, touch football, plus more.

The fields feature two canteen and BBQ areas as well as change room facilities.

Lighthouse Theatre

If you're looking for a space for theatre productions, rehearsals, workshops, seminars, comedy nights or presentation evenings, the Lighthouse Theatre is the perfect location!

Located opposite Macquarie University Sport & Aquatic Centre, the theatre includes a foyer complete with reception desk and food and beverage counter.

With a seating capacity for 150 people, the space features the following:

  • Male, female and disabled toilets
  • Backstage make up and change room
  • Lockers
  • Curtain
  • Control box with lighting and sound equipment
  • Fixed projector and screen

Poolside Studio

With easy access and views of the outdoor 50 metre swimming pool, this studio features a stage, sound system, floorboards and long mirrored wall. Fitness equipment can also be utilised or removed depending on your event.

The Poolside Studio can be utilised for pre-function canapés or presentation evenings with seating capacity for up to 150 people.

Courtyard Studio

Overlooking the Health Club Courtyard, this studio features a sound system, floorboards and mirrored wall. Great for corporate luncheons and seminars, this space has the seating capacity for up to 40 people. 

Lifestyle Studio

Located on Level One, the Lifestyle Studio is a more intimate space in comparison to the other studios at the Centre.

Featuring a stage, carpeted floor and sound system, the studio is ideal for team building workshops and low-impact fitness programs. It also plays host to our child minding facilities from 9am - 12pm, Monday to Friday.

Recreation Hall

The Recreation Hall is located on the Ground Floor and has been utilised for Tai Chi and Wushu State Championships, Martial Arts Championships, state and national training camps, presentation evenings and team building events.

The facility features a dividing net and features markings for various sports. The space can easily fit 10 table tennis tables and be divided into the following:

  • Three badminton courts
  • One netball court
  • One volleyball court

For martial arts programs, two punching bags and jujitsu mats are available.

Sport Hall

The Sport Hall is located on Level One of the Centre and has been utilised for competitions, corporate team building, sport programs for children and sporting clinics.

The adaptable facility has an electronic scoreboard, dividing net and spectator viewing stand. The space features markings for various sports and can be divided into the following:

  • Four badminton courts
  • One futsal court
  • One basketball court
  • One netball court

Swimming Pools

At the Centre, we have two luxuriously heated pools, including a 25 metre indoor and 50 metre outdoor pools. For outdoor events, there is a shaded area for spectators and deck chairs.

Pool inflatables and water polo equipment are available upon request.

In the past, the swimming pools have been utilised for water safety skills, aqua zumba, school swimming carnivals, water polo and underwater hockey.

Kompan Courts

Just outside Macquarie University Sport & Aquatic Centre, there are two Kompan Courts. These are suitable for basketball or small sided soccer games, team building events and as a fitness testing space.

Health Club Courtyard

Perfect for team building programs or pre-event canapés, our Health Club Courtyard is situated in the heart of Macquarie University Sport & Aquatic Centre.

Hall of Fame

The Hall of Fame showcases some of Macquarie University's finest sporting individuals and achievements. With exhibitions changing annually, it also serves as a versatile location for your pre-function event.

Gymnastics Hall

Organise a birthday party that your child will never forget! Our Gymnastics Hall features balance beams, trampolines, foam pit, monkey bars, swings, plus more. After the fully supervised program ends, the party continues with cake and party favours in the viewing area.

The Gymnastics Hall is also used for school sport programs, parkour classes, cheerleading squads and acrobatic workshops.

Many of our spaces are available for hire. Please contact our Bookings Consultant on
(02) 9850 9403 or sportbookings@mq.edu.au for more information. Food and beverage packages can also be arranged for any of your events via Crunch Events and Catering.

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