About Canberra Sports

(Canberra, Australian Capital Territory - ACT, Australia)

Canberra is a major centre for both spectator sports such as rugby, Aussie rules football and soccer and for the large number of fitness enthusiasts in the area. The Australian Institute for Sport is located here and it is here that many of the country's top athletes prepare for the Olympics and other major sporting events.

The Canberra Brumbies of Australia's Rugby Union is one of the city's proudest teams and regular rugby games are played at the Bruce Stadium.

The city's rugby league team is the Canberra Raiders, who also play at Bruce Stadium. Cricket is also popular in this city and the Manuka Oval cricket stadium hosts many important matches from October to March. For sports participants, the city is replete with tennis courts, watersport options, gyms, mountain biking opportunities and bush walking territory. Those who are more daring can have a go at extreme sports such as abseiling, rock climbing, bungee jumping and rally driving, which are also on offer in Canberra.

Leisure Centres and Stadiums / Arenas

Active Leisure Centre
Address: McBryde Crescent, Wanniassa, Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Australia
Tel: +61 (0)2 6207 2777
Website: www.activelc.com.au/

AIS Arena
Address: Leverrier Crescent, Bruce, Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Australia
Tel: +61 (0)2 6214 1010
Website: www.ausport.gov.au/

Canberra International Sports and Aquatic Centre (CISAC)
Address: 100 Eastern Valley Way, Bruce, Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Australia
Tel: +61 (0)2 6251 7888
Website: www.cisac.com.au/

Canberra Stadium
Address: Gungahlin Drive, Bruce, Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Australia
Tel: +61 (0)2 6256 6700
Website: www.giostadiumcanberra.com.au/

MPower Dome
Address: 56 Coyne Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Australia
Tel: +61 (0)2 6298 5500
Website: www.mpowerdome.com.au/

Tuggeranong Lakeside Leisure Centre
Address: Greenway, Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Australia
Tel: +61 (0)2 6293 3122
Website: www.lakesideleisure.com.au/

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