Harlaxton - Griffiths Park / Commonwealth Oval / Velodrome

Commonwealth Oval
Thursday, 03 Sep 2020 13:11

Address: 1 Wattle Street, Harlaxton QLD 4350

This sports facility features a cycling velodrome with an internal junior rectangular sport field, a full-sized sport field and a baseball diamond with lights. 


Griffiths Park will be closed from Thursday 3 September 2020 until 25 September 2020 to renew the park's playground facilities.

Thank you for you patience during the upgrade works.

There is a clubhouse featuring a canteen, meeting room, two dressing rooms with toilets and showers.


The park also has picnic tables and a playground.



This 333m, outdoor, asphalt surfaced and painted, banked velodrome has been an icon for Toowoomba cycling for many decades.

Track bookings

The venue is free for public use unless the track has been booked specifically. Bookings can be made by contacting us on 131 872.

Track facilities

The venue has a small amount of car parking and a clubhouse available for cycling club meets. Uncovered concrete viewing stands with morning shade from nearby trees assist onlookers to enjoy the cycling action.


In the years before circa 1960, a flat dirt track existed at this location in Griffith Park, Harlaxton. Col Rowland (1936 - 2011) was instrumental in the development of the velodrome as it exists today. It was most recently resurfaced in 2019.


Picnic tables
Mountain biking
Drinking water