Canberra is a territory known for loving its sports with an array of sporting centres throughout the capital, offering a space for lovers of all sports.
A great reason to visit Canberra is its sporting centres that offer everything from a basic gym workout, to a fun game of golf or bowls or a swimming session.
Some of the fantastic sporting arenas worth checking out include:
AIS – located in Bruce on the north side, the Australian Institute of Sport is home to major athletes and offers space for all sports including swimming, indoor sports and training camps for basketball, soccer and more.
CISAC in the heart of Belconnen, offers a Club Lime and Club Pink (for the ladies) and recreational swimming pools for kids and adults including a 50 metre pool with swimming lanes for the fitness enthusiasts.
The list of golf clubs in Canberra is endless with centres ranging throughout the capital from north to south. Some of these include:
- The Lakes – Gungahlin
- Magpies City Club – Holt
- Woden Valley Driving Range – Woden
- Gold Creek Country Club – Gold Creek
- Royal Canberra Golf Club – Yarralumla
- Murrumbidgee Country Club – Tuggeranong
And it’s the same for bowls clubs. If you’re up for a game, try these venues:
- Canberra Bowling Club – Forrest
- Viking Bowls Club – Greenway
- The RUC at Turner – Turner
- Weston Creek Labour Club – Weston Creek
- Belconnen Bowling Club – Hawker
And that’s just naming a few…
Whether you’re up for hardcore fitness or a fun time with some exercise thrown in; Canberra has everything to offer from cricket and bowling to swimming and sailing, all you have to do is look around.