Port Macquarie Sports Grounds
Port Macquarie Regional Sports Stadium
Boundary Street, Port Macquarie
The Port Macquarie Regional Sports Stadium is the premier sports facility in the Hastings. Constructed in 1992 with funding assistance from NSW Sport & Recreation, NSW Country Rugby League and Council, it is the home of rugby league in Port Macquarie.
The playing surface is considered by many to be the number one rugby league facility on the NSW North Coast. It boasts a newly constructed 1,000 seat grandstand which has transformed the area from a playing field to a genuine high-quality sports stadium.
Underground irrigation and drainage make the site available on a year round basis and has been used for NRL pre-season matches as well as representative fixtures.
Rugby league is the predominant sport played at this location, however, rugby union and soccer fixtures, at the elite level, have been played there.
The principal users of the facility are the Port Macquarie Sharks Rugby League Football Club playing in the Country Rugby League Group 2 competition and the Port City Breakers Rugby League Football Club associated with the Country Rugby League Group 3 competition.
Stuart Park Sports Fields
Cnr Hastings River Drive and Hibbard Drive, Port Macquarie
Stuart Park was dedicated as a public reserve on 15 November 1966 and continues to be used for public recreation. The area was previously owned by Mr Eugene Stuart.
Stuart Park has been developed as a multi-use sporting facility, catering for a number of sporting codes including rugby league, rugby union, cricket, AFL, touch football, athletics, tennis and an equestrian facility.
Two centralised amenities buildings cater for the abovementioned sports and there are ample car-parking facilities. Both junior and senior competition is played as is inter school sporting activities and school boy rugby league carnivals.
The facility has a number of synthetic cricket wickets, toilet and change room facilities with canteen available on request. Minimal undercover shelter is available in inclement weather with some fields supporting irrigation and subsoil drainage making them playable during wet weather.
Also located within the precinct of Stuart Park is the Port Macquarie Indoor Stadium. Click here for more information Port Macquarie Indoor Stadium.
Wood Street Sports Fields
Wood Street, Port Macquarie (Situated to the west of Stuart Park)
3 x synthetic cricket wickets, rugby league and touch football fields with floodlighting. Toilets and canteen by arrangement.
Findlay Avenue, Port Macquarie
Findlay Park is the home of the Port Macquarie Saints Soccer Club boasting two full-sized and three junior-sized soccer fields. The club has funded the construction of additional amenity facilities and practice area. The main field is floodlit and caters for night matches.
Findlay Park is also utilised by the Camden Haven/Port Macquarie Softball Association during the summer season.
Findlay Park is used for training and weekend competition matches. Soccer gala days and carnivals are staged during the winter season.
Cnr Hastings River Drive & Aston Street, Port Macquarie
For many years Port United Soccer Club have used Dixie Park as their home ground. Dixie Park, whilst not being a multi-use sporting complex, consists of a single full-size soccer field and a junior field, is fenced and supported by an amenities block, floodlighting and car parking facilities.
Weekend competition matches, six-a-side soccer and training are undertaken at this facility.
Port United Soccer Club carry out much of the maintenance of the facility in conjunction with Council.
For bookings of Dixie Park, please contact Port United Soccer Club (Peter Moore, President) on 02 6585 7080.
Gordon Street, Port Macquarie (Access to the Netball Courts is via Grant Street)
Macquarie Park has been the home of the Hastings Valley Netball Association for the last 25 years. The facility has eleven all-weather asphalt netball courts. Future proposals include five additional all-weather netball courts, as well as a show court which will boast tiered seating for 300 to 400 people providing for elite competition. The complex also has one full-size and one junior soccer field and two practice cricket nets.
A recent floodlighting upgrade has increased the usability of the Macquarie Park as a training facility for soccer and a number of other sports.
Pacific Drive, Port Macquarie
One of the most picturesque cricket ovals on the Mid North Coast, Oxley Oval is the home of Hastings River District Cricket Association. A turf wicket caters for district A Grade competition matches as well as inter-district senior and junior fixtures.
During winter, the Hastings Valley Vikings Rugby Union Club utilise Oxley Oval for their home games and in conjunction with the Cricket Association and Council are proposing a major redevelopment of this sporting precinct.
Wayne Richards Park
Koala Street, Port Macquarie
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