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

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USC Stadium

The University has reopened the sport facilities within the USC Sports Precinct for all university community, members, user groups and the wider community. Our priority is to ensure our USC students and staff, members, user groups and the wider USC community are COVID Safe. Necessary changes have been adopted 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.
  • It is recommended that you 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
  • If you are using our fitness facilities, you must bring a 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.

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. Please read through the Game Day Information if you are attending Suncorp Super Netball matches at the USC Stadium in 2020.

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

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