Sporting grounds and outdoor areas

There are many sporting and recreation areas in Ballarat you can use and visit. If you are a sports club, gym owner or personal trainer, you can hire some of these areas for your needs.

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Book an outdoor sports oval

You can book a sports ground or recreation area for outdoor sports and recreation activities in Ballarat. As a casual hirer you will need to fill in the online booking form.


Do you need help?

Read the instructions or email or call 5320 5500 for help.

Maintenance requests

If you are visiting one of our sporting or recreation areas and you notice that it needs a little TLC, get in touch with us at to let us know. 

Personal training requests

Are you a personal trainer and want to book a recreation area for you and your clients? 

Personal trainers can book sports ground and ovals to use casually
If you want to use parks or reserves for commercial use, you will need to apply for an activity permit.

Ballarat Regional Soccer Facility

The Ballarat Regional Soccer Facility is Ballarat’s crown for regional soccer and has hosted both international and Australian teams including Bahrain, The Matildas and Melbourne Victory.

Find out more about the Ballarat Regional Soccer Facility, including booking details.

MARS Stadium

Mars Stadium is a 11,000-capacity outdoor sports venue in Ballarat, formerly known as Eureka Stadium.

For more information about booking MARS Stadium contact us at

Project updates

We are making sure our city can host many different sports throughout the year. 

Find out more about some of the projects we’re completing to help sport clubs in Ballarat.