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Coomera Indoor Sports Centre

The Coomera Indoor Sports Centre provides an important piece of community infrastructure for one of the Gold Coast’s fastest growing regions.

During the 11 days of competition this new state-of-the-art facility will host the Gymnastics competition and Netball finals.

Designed to accommodate a range of indoor sports and community facilities, the centre’s features include:

  • eight mixed-use sports courts
  • gymnastics area
  • change rooms
  • meeting rooms
  • function rooms
  • kiosk.

The centre is accessible to all people regardless of age, family needs or mobility and includes features such as dedicated car-parking, lifts, access ramps, widened footpaths, accessible toilets, and change room facilities.

Since opening in August 2016, the centre has provided much needed community infrastructure that accommodates a range of sports including Netball, Basketball, Volleyball and Gymnastics.

The Centre will host 21 medal events during the Games, split between Netball and Gymnastics, and have a seating capacity of 7,600.

Key venue stats

Building area approximately 11,760 m2

Opened in August 2016 and delivered at a cost of $40 million

Managing contractor was Hansen Yuncken and architect was BDA Architecture

Stakeholder Partners

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Events held during Commonwealth Games

The following events were held at this venue:

Location

Coomera Indoor Sports Centre

35 Beattie Road,
Coomera QLD 4209

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Legacy sports held at venue

Fast facts

Gymnastics has been at every Commonwealth Games since 1990

Female gymnasts are usually at the peak of their ability between 14 and 18

Australian gymnast Kasumi Takahashi won all five individual Rhythmic Gymnastics events at the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Canada, an all-time Australian record for the sport

Netball teams consist of up to 12 players, with no more than seven on the court at any given time

Netball games are 60 minutes long, in 4 x15 minute quarters

Benefits

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games will transform the Gold Coast and Queensland by creating benefits for our communities before, during and after the 11 days of competition. These are the benefits that this project will bring to Queenslanders both within the Gold Coast and across our state:

  • GC2018 supports jobs growth over 10 years
  • Queensland businesses experience significant economic uplift
  • GC2018 creates opportunities for permanent legacy benefits from infrastructure improvements, including the Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2
  • GC2018 is leveraged to support the sport and recreation industry to better cater for active communities from grass roots to high performance

Employment, environment and sustainability

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games will transform the Gold Coast and Queensland by creating benefits for our communities before, during and after the 11 days of competition. These are the employment, environment and sustainability benefits that this project will bring to Queenslanders both within the Gold Coast and across our state:

  • Provides an important piece of community infrastructure for the northern Gold Coast
  • Construction of the venue involved 28 locally-based businesses
  • The 5,500 square metres of open floor space makes the venue ideal for large-scale exhibitions, receptions and sporting competitions.

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