USC Stadium - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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USC Stadium

The University will reopen the sport facilities within the USC Sports Precinct from Saturday 11 July to our university community, members, user groups and the wider community.

We want to ensure our USC students and staff, members, user groups and the wider USC community are COVID Safe. We’ve made some changes to our venue operations including what we need you to do to before, during and after your sport or exercise session to help us keep everyone safe and healthy.

General Guidelines:

• Stay at home if you feel unwell. If you have COVID-19 symptoms, get tested.
• Maintain 1.5m physical distancing within the USC Sport facilities.
• Practice healthy hygiene. Wash your hands regularly and cover your coughs and sneezes.
• Download the Australian Government’s COVID Safe App.
• Please arrive dressed and ready for your session and leave immediately after it is completed.
• Bring your own drink bottle and towel.
• Adhere to all venue and directional signage.

Please note:

• Water bubblers are not accessible, some water refill stations will be operational.
• Contactless payments are preferred.
• Our USC Sport staff have undergone relevant training in safety and hygiene practices as recommended by health agencies and industry guidelines.

We look forward to welcoming you back into our facilities very soon!

Kind Regards,
The USC Sport team

National-standard air-conditioned indoor sports stadium

The University's $24 million indoor sports stadium is nationally-accredited, fully air-conditioned and seats more than 3,000 spectators.

USC Stadium is home to the Sunshine Coast Lightning, the Sunshine Coast's first national sports team.

They play home games and train alongside local school, grassroots athletes and community groups who also use the facilities.

The facility caters to a range of sports at all levels of competition, including basketball, futsal, netball, badminton and volleyball.

Due to high demand, the stadium was re-developed in 2019 to provide refurbished athlete and public facilities and additional seating.

USC Stadium has:  

  • Three netball, basketball, volleyball and futsal courts
  • Four badminton courts
  • One international-sized futsal court
  • One indoor hockey court
  • Timber sports thrust floor
  • Six large toilet/changeroom areas, including an umpires changeroom
  • Tiered spectator seating with a total capacity of 3000 seats (two retractable and one fixed seating unit)
  • A total floor size of 3,705 square metres
  • Air-conditioning
  • Broadcast-quality lighting 
  • Broadcast and performance analysis platforms
  • Video wall and six 75" LED screens
  • One netball-specific drop-in floor
  • Multi-purpose function room with AV
  • Dedicated seating for people with a disability

Acknowledgement of Queensland Government

The USC Stadium redevelopment project received A$9m in funding from the Queensland Government Department of Housing and Public Works (Sport and Recreation Services). The redevelopment contributed significantly in positioning the Sunshine Coast as a preferred training and competition destination for local, national and international athletes and teams, and positively impacted the development of the high performance sports industry on the Sunshine Coast. The views of the project do not necessarily reflect the views of the Queensland Government.


USC Stadium
USC Sunshine Coast
32 Olympic Way
Sippy Downs, Queensland, Australia 4556