Barlow Park multi sports facility

Barlow Park is Cairns' premier football and athletics facility. It comprises two rectangular fields, an IAAF-standard athletics track with grassed field, long jump pits, grandstand, corporate boxes, function room, eatery outlets, amenities blocks and car parking. 

Barlow Park is home of the Cairns District Rugby League (CDRL), FNQ Rugby, Cairns Athletics, Northern Pride Rugby League Club, Far North Queensland Football Club and Southside Crusaders Rugby Club.

Upcoming major events

  • Rugby League World Cup Double Header - Sunday 29 October 2017 (Scotland v Tonga at 2pm, Ireland v Italy at 5pm)
  • Rugby League World Cup - Saturday 11 November 2017 (Samoa v Scotland at 4:10pm)

Facilities and functions

Facility / Function

Main Barlow

West Barlow

Corporate Room

Function Room

8-lane IAAF standard athletics track

Y

   

International-standard Rugby League / Union field

114m long (100m field and 2 x 7m in goals) x 68m wide.

Y

  

Soccer field

100m long x 68m wide.

Y

  

Discus and shotput training circles

 

Y

  

Seating capacity

1,700 (grandstand)

15,000 (total)

6,000

120

60

Change Rooms

6

4

  

Showers

12

7

  

Toilets (inc. disabled)

50

14

4

3

First Aid Room

Y

   

Referees’ Room

Y

Y

  

Administration office

Y

   

Kitchen

Y

Y

Y

 

Communications Room

  • 20 phone and e-mail data points
  • photo-finish facilities
  • seats 10
  • roof platform on Grandstand holds up to 6 camera operators
   

Food and Beverage outlets

5

1

 

1

Corporate boxes

  • 3
  • each with 4 phone and email data points
  • seating capacity - 12 (larger box), 4 (smaller boxes x 2)
   

Lighting (lux)

620

200

  

Car parking 

  • 500 off-street
  • additional parking on Severin and Spence sts
   

Free casual public use (unless facility is booked for events or activities)

Mon-Fri 4pm-7pm

   

Bookings for groups, school carnivals, corporate training, workshops

Y

Y

Y

Y

How do I book?

Complete the applicable booking enquiry form from the "For Download" box below.  Note: this is NOT a booking confirmation. We will respond to your enquiry within seven (7) business days.

Before you begin, please ensure you:

Address: Cnr Scott and Severin Streets, Parramatta Park

  • IAAF international athletics facility
  • Available for sporting events, training, casual use and functions
  • Home of Cairns District Rugby League, FNQ Rugby, Cairns Athletics, Northern Pride Rugby League Club, Far North Queensland Football Club, Southside Crusaders Rugby Club.
  • Casual use Monday-Friday 4:00pm - 7:00pm
  • All other times by arrangement
  • Bookings for groups and carnivals essential

For enquiries please contact 07 4044 3653.
To view a facility map and information see the related documents area.

Activities

  • Rugby Union
  • Rugby League
  • Athletics
  • Football (Soccer)
  • Other sporting and recreation events
  • Corporate training and workshops

View current Fees & Charges ( PDF, 0.08 MB ) and booking form in the related documents area.  To view information on West Barlow Park.

Last updated: 07 September 2017