Fields & outdoor recreation

Find out below if sporting fields are open or closed. Information about the use of our parks and recreation areas for sport or recreational activities is also included.

Two women walking through bush
The benefits of walking are well-documented. Walking is a wonderful way to enjoy nature and can help improve cardiovascular fitness and reduce stress. Fortunately, in our scenic region, there are lots of opportunities to enjoy a leisurely stroll or to take on a more challenging hike. Nearby National Parks, along with our many regional parks and gardens, offers a variety of walks and trails that cater for all fitness levels. To keep yourself safe on our trails, ...
group playing touch
Field closure information is current as of the date below. Updates occur when field status changes. If a facility is closed on a Friday it will remain closed over the weekend. Please check with your individual sporting body regarding alternative training/competition times and venues. Field status updated 18 October 2017:    Council's Toowoomba sporting fields are closed for games & training  Council's Highfields sporting fields are closed for games ...
In addition to award winning gardens and parks, the Toowoomba Region is home to spectacular natural environments including escarpments, national parks, and bushland reserves. These natural spaces provide an outdoor playground for residents and visitors alike, and are available for a variety of ways including a host of outdoor recreation pursuits. We love supporting an active and healthy community, and understand the important role that outdoor spaces and activities play in this. Outdoor ...
For the recreational cyclist, Toowoomba has over 70 km of pathways, a number of designated mountain bike trails and a network of roads that can be used by the more experienced cyclist. Council runs a number of bike ride events each year with assistance from local cycling clubs and groups. Rides are usually held as part of Bike Week, World Environment Day and Carnival of Flowers. To report a cycling issue or ...
Winning the Parks and Leisure Australia 2015 Awards of Excellence for Inclusive and Connected Communities, the Toowoomba Regional Council’s CHANGE project provides the Toowoomba Region with a wide range of free and low-cost activities to encourage everyone to lead a healthy and active lifestyle. There's something for everyone, including 'Grow your own food' and healthy cooking workshops, group fitness classes, circuit training, parkrun and running groups, Martial arts & box ...
Toowoomba's purpose-built cycling criterium track offers cyclists a safe recreation and training venue. It is a fantastic recreation facility for the whole community to use and enjoy. The six different track configurations offer a versatile and flexible layout, with distances ranging from 350 m to 1.76 km. A recreation facility for the entire community The criterium track is available to all cyclists of all skill levels. Whether you are on training wheels, ...
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