Sporting Facilities

Sporting Facilities

Julia Creek

  • Daren Ginns Centre - 24/7hr gym (memberships available)
  • Indoor Sports Centre - netball, basketball, tennis, volleyball and cricket
  • Kev Bannah Oval – rugby league, touch football, athletics, netball, cricket 
  • McIntyre Park – Racecourse, pony club and campdraft facilities
  • Tennis Courts - two courts located next to the Sports Centre
  • Bike Safety Track - mock road course for young people to ride bikes (across from Sports Centre)
  • Indoor Recreation Area (Civic Centre) – used for various activities including circuit classes, fit ball, boxing, kids gymnastics and after school activities
  • Skate Park - opened in 2000, shaded and includes a skate bowl/ramps and children's play equipment.
  • Swimming Pool - toddler pool, 25m pool, splash pad and two waterslides!


  • Tennis Courts
  • McKinlay Race Course


  • Kynuna Showgrounds

Gym - Daren Ginn Centre

The Daren Ginns Centre is a fully functional, air-conditioned gym which members have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The gym is equipped with tread mills, weights, bikes and more. New members are required to pay a $20 joining fee, and membership is paid quarterly at a cost of $20 per month which includes unlimited access. Exercise classes are conducted periodically when the need arises. To become a member of the gym or to find out more information please contact Council's Sport and Recreation Officer via email or phone (07) 4746 7166.

Julia Creek Swimming Pool

Swimming Pool

Located on the corner of Shaw & Julia Streets, Julia Creek, the complex has a 25m public swimming pool, grass area, children's wading pool, picnic tables, all protected by shade sails. In 2018 the Pool launched a new splash pad and two big waterslides which are very popular! The Julia Creek Caravan Park is located across the road from the pool.

Winter Swimming Pool Hours: 
Monday to Friday: 2:00pm-6:00pm.
Weekends: 1:00pm-5:00pm.

Julia Creek Amateur Swimming Club
Club night Wednesday's from 5:00 pm.
School Terms one and four only.
For more information please contact club President Bec Climie - 0417 091 282 or

Julia Creek Nature Trail

Situated along Julia Creek and the RV Park, the nature trail provides locals and visitors with a ~7km designated walking track to exercise in great surroundings.