High performance sports training

The beautiful Sunshine Coast beaches and natural surrounds offer a remarkable cross-training opportunity. More than a venue, the Sunshine Coast offers respite from the rigors of training and the pressures of the approaching competition. Coaches, athletes and support groups are all welcome.

High performance sports training

Besides our natural assets, the region boasts world-class high performance training facilities including

  • An Australian Institute of Sport accredited facility at the University of the Sunshine Coast is the training base for many visiting elite international athletes.
  • A high-performance gym facility is located at The Sports Hub, Bokarina. The Hub includes a state-of-the-art testing lab and world class equipment.
  • A concentration of high calibre health and wellbeing practitioners are located at the health precinct adjacent to the Kawana Sports Precinct.
  • Three Olympic venues including the upgraded Sunshine Coast Stadium, the Sunshine Coast Indoor Sports Centre and the Mountain Bike Centre at Parklands

There are training facilities for 59 different sports across the region. Of these facilities, 42 are of a national or international standard.

Download the Train Play Stay brochure

Take a virtual tour of 14 high performance sports facilities.

The Sunshine Coast invites elite sports teams to host training camps within the region and has in the past year hosted numerous teams across the professional AFL, NRL, Super Rugby Pacific, Netball leagues and other elite athletes across many other sports.

The Sunshine Coast has been a major training hub for elite sports teams since the 2018 Commonwealth Games where we hosted over 500 athletes from nine nations. The Sunshine Coast will also play an integral role in Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic games.

We will be home  to several sporting events during the Games. These include football (soccer), basketball, marathon, mountain biking, cycling and kiteboarding.

Discuss your high performance training needs with one of our officers via email.