Venue hire

Venue hire

Our versatile venue spaces cater to a wide array of activities and events

Macquarie University Sport offers a range of venue spaces that make it possible for you to host your next event - sporting or not! Click below to read about our hire-able spaces from our sport fields to our studios, to our hall spaces, pools, courts and courtyard!

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Macquarie University Sport has 16 venue spaces available for hire, for sporting, corporate and recreational purposes. Check out the most suitable venue space for your upcoming event below.

Venue Spaces For Hire:

Sport Fields

Macquarie University Sport fields provide approximately seven-hectares of high quality specialist playing areas that can be configured to a variety of uses. Any one of four main venue spaces can be hired out with the sport fields - 'University Oval', 'Ross G William Oval', 'Northern Oval' or 'Campbell Field'.

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

Sport Field booking activities include:

  • Australian Rules Football
  • Cricket (including practice nets)
  • Rugby Union
  • Rugby League
  • Football (Soccer)
  • Hockey
  • Touch Football
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Corporate events
  • Team-building activities

Click through to enquire about hiring any one of our Sport Fields

Studios

Macquarie University Sport has three studios available for hire - the 'Poolside Studio', the 'Courtyard Studio' and the 'Lifestyle Studio'. Information about each studio is detailed below.

Poolside Studio

Located on level-two of the Sport and Aquatic Centre 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.

Hire our Poolside Studio

Courtyard Studio

Located on level-two of the Sport and Aquatic Centre 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.

Hire our Courtyard Studio

Lifestyle Studio

Located on level-one of the Sport and Aquatic Centre, the Lifestyle Studio is a more intimate space in comparison to the other studios.

Featuring a stage, carpeted floor and sound system, the studio is ideal for team building workshops and low-impact fitness programs.

Hire our Lifestyle Studio

Halls

Macquarie University Sport has three halls available for hire - the 'Sports Hall', the 'Recreational Hall' and the 'Gymnastics Hall'. Information about each hall is detailed below.

Sports Hall

Located on level-one of the Sport and Aquatic Centre, our Sports Hall has been utilised for competitions, corporate team building, sport programs for children, and sporting clinics.

This adaptable facility has an electronic scoreboard, dividing net and spectator viewing stand, and has special feature markings for various sports, such as four badminton courts, one futsal court, one basketball court or one netball court.

Hire our Sport Hall

Recreational Hall

Located on the ground-level of the Sport and Aquatic Centre, our Recreational Hall has been utilised for Tai Chi and Wushu State Championships, Martial Arts Championships, state and national training camps, presentation evenings and team building events.

This facility features a dividing net and features markings for various sports. It can easily fit ten table tennis tables and be divided into three badminton courts, one netball court or one volleyball court.

An additional space exists for our martial arts programs, with two punching bags and jujitsu mats available.

Hire our Recreation Hall

Gymnastics Hall

Located on the ground-level of the Sport and Aquatic Centre, our Gymnastics Hall is utilised for a number of programs and events. These include things such as school sport programs, parkour classes, cheerleading squads and acrobatic workshops.

Our Gymnastics Hall features balance beams, trampolines, foam pit, monkey bars, swings, plus more.

Interested in hosting a birthday party that your child will never forget?

We host birthday parties on Sundays at 1:00pm - 3:00pm and 3.30pm - 5.30pm where our Party Leaders, Level 1 qualified Gymnastics coaches, supervise the program and party with cake and party favours in the viewing area.

All birthday parties include 90-minutes of programmed playtime inside the gymnastics hall. This is overseen and directed by the party leaders; parents are not required to be in the hall during this time. Approximately 30-minutes is then allowed for food and celebration time, which is held in an exclusive private party room.

All party leaders hold current Senior First Aid certificates and a minimum of two party leaders will be assigned to all gymnastics parties, with the ratio increased where necessary.

Catering is to be arranged through Macquarie University Sport only, however cake can be supplied by yourself if requested

Hire our Gymnastics Hall

Pools

At Macquarie University Sport, we have two luxuriously heated pools, including a 25-metre indoor (31-degrees year round) and 50-metre outdoor pool (25-degrees year round) available for hire.

Typically utilised for lap swimming, the pools have also hosted water safety skills, Aqua Zumba, school swimming carnivals, water polo and underwater hockey.

A shaded area is provided for spectators of outdoor pool events, including the availability of (limited) deck chairs, and pool inflatables and water polo equipment are available upon request.

Hire our Swimming Pools

Kompan Courts

Located just outside Macquarie University Sport and Aquatic Centre are two kompan courts. These are suitable for basketball or small-sided soccer games, team-building events and as a fitness testing space.

Hire our Kompan Courts

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.

Hire our Health Club Courtyard

Hall of Fame

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

Hire our Hall of Fame

How to Book a Venue Space:

Bookings can be made via by contacting our Bookings Consultant on (02) 9850 9403 or (02) 9850 7636, by filling out our online general enquiry form or by emailing sportbookings@mq.edu.au

Alternatively, you can download, complete and scan, fax or email us the booking application form, which can be found here.

All bookings are tentative until we confirm the availability for your specified time/s and field/s. For urgent bookings, please call us.

Venue Hire Fees:

Venue hire feeds can be accessed here

Contact Us About Venue Hire:

Have a question or query you feel hasn’t been answered? Would you like to know more? Contact us on either 9850 9403 or 9850 7636, email us on sportbookings@mq.edu.au or send your enquiry to this page. Need an answer right away? Why not try the LiveChat feature in the bottom right hand corner of this page. We have a representative on standby ready and willing to help!


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