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A premier sporting destination

Nationally-accredited facilities with support from leading health and sports scientists.

USC Stadium
USC STADIUM

The $24 million sports stadium is the only facility of its kind in the region. It is fully air-conditioned, seats 3,000 spectators with national standard facilities for netball, basketball, futsal, hockey and badminton.

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USC Pool
AQUATIC

USC Sunshine Coast has an Olympic-standard, 10-lane, 50-metre heated pool, a six-lane 25-metre pool, cold immersion and warm plunge pool and aquatic recovery equipment. The elite training ground is used year-round by recreational swimmers and Olympic and Paralympic champions.

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GYMS

Two fully-equipped indoor gyms offer the latest equipment including indoor and outdoor functional training zones. Classes and instruction caters to all fitness levels from high-performance athletes to beginner.

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PLAYING FIELDS

Multipurpose playing fields for Rugby Union, Rugby League, Football, Cricket and AFL training are available with lighting for night-time play.

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TRACK AND FIELD

The IAAF-standard athletics track has eight and ten lane running tracks and equipment for hurdles, steeplechase, javelin, shot-put, discus, hammer-throw, high jump, long jump, triple jump, pole vault and disabled throw events.

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OUTDOOR COURTS

USC has outdoor hard courts for tennis, basketball and netball. Night lighting is available for after-dark competition.

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Athlete support

USC High Performance Student centre and gym
USC STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING SERVICE

Injury prevention testing, athlete periodisation and programming, and strength and conditioning services at USC Gym.

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STUDENT ATHLETE PROGRAM

USC's High Performance Student Athlete Program lets students achieve their personal best in sport and study. Students receive support to balance the demands of training with student commitments.

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Training camps

Training camps

USC is the Sunshine Coast's premier destination for sports training and events. Athletes and teams are invited to experience the facilities and accredited athlete support that sets USC apart.

Resident teams

SUNSHINE COAST LIGHTNING

USC is proud part-owner of the Sunshine Coast’s first national sports team. The Sunshine Coast Lightning trains and plays home games at the USC Stadium.

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SUNSHINE COAST THUNDER

USC Thunder netball club provides a stepping for netballers looking to progress from grassroots to professional netball.

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AUSTRALIAN CYCLING ACADEMY

ACA is an elite training academy taking an athlete-centric approach to high performance cycling coaching

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USC SPARTANS SWIM TEAM

USC's high performance swim team includes Olympic and Paralympic medallists. They train at the USC pool under Head Coach Chris Mooney.

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Student sport

INTERVARSITY SPORT

Represent the USC Spartans UniSport Nationals and other intervarsity events.

REPRESENT USC SPARTANS
STUDENT SPORT TEAMS

USC offers a range of student run sporting clubs and teams from elite to social level.

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SOCIAL SPORT

USC staff and students are invited to join in the free social sports program. Get fit, have fun and make new friends.

JOIN A GAME

Study and research

Sports research
SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE

Harness the power of human movement and use exercise to help people recover from illness or injury.

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Athlete testing
RESEARCH

Explore research with a focus around human health and performance.

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What's on

Team of the Year - Women's swimming
USC SPORTS AWARDS

We celebrate the athletes and administrators that make sport great.

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The Sunshine Coast Sports Hall of Fame at USC.
SUNSHINE COAST SPORTS HALL OF FAME

USC pays tribute to our local sporting champions.

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