JCU Sport and Recreation manage the hire and usage of all the sporting assets on the Townsville campus. Townsville JCU has 3 fields (Joe Baker Field, Cricket Oval, AFL Oval), Multipurpose Courts (2 tennis courts, 2 Basketball & 2 Netball courts), Beach Volleyball courts, Squash courts, JCUSA Fitness Centre and a Pool.
Student free play facilities
The JCU Cricket Oval and the JCU Basketball and Netball courts are available for free student use during Semester from 9am-6pm daily (unless a group booking has been made during this time). If a group booking has been made for a facility, the booking will have exclusive use of the space and free use students will have to move to a different facility.
Court sports- casual use
The JCU Beach Volleyball courts, Squash courts and Tennis courts can be hired for casual entry without a booking, through the JCUSA Fitness Centre. See Squash, volleyball and Tennis hire prices here.
Group bookings & Facility Charges
Joe Baker Field / AFL Oval / Cricket Oval / Courts
Affiliated JCU Clubs and Societies - $20p/h day or night.
Prices for non-affiliated JCU bookings can be discussed by contacting us on 4781 4502.
*Affiliated Clubs include (University, SA Clubs etc.). All charges are per hour.
Line-marking (subject to negotiation) Minimum $200 per field + extra for remarking
|Group hire - with lifeguard
|Group hire - supply own lifeguard
To make a group booking please email your request to the JCU Sport & Recreation Department ([email protected]) or call on 07 4781 4502 during business hours Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm.