There’s just so many options when it comes to playing sport in Mudgeeraba and the surrounding areas. There's sure to be something here that will tick all the boxes.
And why not add bushwalking to the list. Just a 25 - 30 minute drive from Mudgeeraba you'll find Springbrook (part of the World Heritage listed Gondwana Rainforests). Its 29.2 square kilometre National Park offers a range of beautiful sub-tropical rainforest, spectacular lookouts and breathtaking waterfalls. To find out more about bushwalking in Springbrook, click here.
Junior Rugby League:
Mudgeeraba Redbacks’ home ground is Firth Park (Cnr. Springbrook Road & Somerset Drive), Mudgeeraba. Being one of the fastest growing Rugby League Clubs within South East Queensland, Redback’s juniors have gone on to play not only First Grade in the NRL, but also representative Rugby League at both State of Origin and National level.
Redbacks have their own internal Coaching and Player development program and their distinctive red and black jerseys are well recognisable throughout the district. Visit website.
Mudgeeraba Spartans Junior AFL Club, the Mudgeeraba Spartans is located on Somerset Drive, Mudgeeraba and is the newest Junior AFL Club on the Gold Coast having its first bounce in 2014.
The Spartans are very fortunate to have the support of Somerset College and the use of its outstanding facilities for training and game days. Visit website
Mudgeeraba Soccer Club’s home ground is located at Sid Bigg Park – on the corner of Tallai and Old Coach Road, Tallai.
The club has grown to become one of the largest clubs on the Gold Coast with a current membership in excess of 650 players and fielding teams in Senior Men’s and Women’s Premier League, Youth men and women teams from U11 through U18 and multiple Mini-Roo (U6 to U11) teams in every age group. The club boasts many premierships over the years as well as a significant number of representative players. Visit website
The Hinterland District Netball Association runs a large competition on Saturday mornings for players 5 years to 17 years and Monday nights for 13 years and up at Firth Park in Somerset Drive, Mudgeeraba. Visit website
Mudgeeraba Hockey Club trains at the corner of Musgrave Ave & Hockey Lane in Labrador. The Gold Coast Hockey season runs from March to September and there are teams in both seniors and juniors including a Cubs (4-7 yrs) program on Saturday mornings. Visit website
Mudgeeraba Redsox Baseball Club offers little league through to senior league and train at Firth Park in Somerset Drive, Mudgeeraba. The baseball summer season on the Gold Coast runs from October to March:
Friday nights - T-Ball, Coach Pitch Rookie Ball & In-house Little League, Saturday comp for U12 - U20 and Adults on Sundays. Visit website
Friday Afternoon Basketball (Southport, Gold Coast, Australia) playing 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm Fridays at the LDS Chapel, 74 Mudgeeraba Road, Mudgeeraba. Visit website
The Mudgeeraba Nerang & Districts Cricket Club is located at 2 Nielsens Rd, Carrara and is the largest and most successful on the Gold Coast with cricket for all ages – from under 10’s through to seniors and Masters.
With over 20 premierships in the past 10 years, the club boasts excellent training facilities with a flood-lit main oval and 6 fully-lit synthetic wicket nets and clubroom with balcony to take in Saturday’s games. Visit website
Bonogin Valley Bulls Cricket Club’s home ground is located at Davenport Park, Parkmeadows Court, Bonogin, Established in late 2017, the BV Bulls are a community-based cricket club with both outdoor and indoor teams.
Traditional outdoor cricket is played on both synthetic and turf wickets around the Gold Coast. Generally, games are 40-overs a side, played in a single day.
Indoor cricket is played rain, hail or shine! 8 players per side, fast-paced, plenty of action, and a great workout! Weeknight comp is held at Burleigh and Arundel. Visit website
The Mudgeeraba Tennis Club is located at 316 Mudgeeraba Rd, Mudgeeraba (on the corner of Piallingo St and Mudgeeraba Rd).
Mudgeeraba Tennis Club consists of 5 courts, (3 synthetic grass surfaces & 2 Blue hard- court surfaces) with a backdrop of picturesque parkland and greenery. There is also a well- equipped clubhouse and a professional coach and manager on site for all tennis players regardless of age or ability. The courts are also available for both day and night hire. Visit website
Mudgeeraba Little Athletics Club Operates between September and March on Saturday mornings at Woodlands Park, Swanton Drive, Mudgeeraba, Little athletics offers activities for children 3 – 17 years with events ranging from sprints to long-distance running to walking as well as throwing & jumping to suit the age and ability of the children. Visit website
Located at Firth Park in Somerset Drive, Mudgeeraba, the Mudgeeraba Skatepark is low set, suitable for young people and less experienced skaters, but also with a few decent features for the more experienced skater. Visit website
Located at Gemvale Road, Reedy Creek (next to King’s Christian College) Pacific Bowmen members practice the awesome sport of Archery. The club is made up of a mix of young and old, male and female with a common interest and varying levels of skill with the bow and arrow. Having been around for over thirty years, the club offers social events for the whole family in a safe environment. Pacific Bowmen is a fully affiliated member of the Australian Bowhunters Association (ABA) the national body for our form of archery in Australia. Visit website
The Mudgeeraba Aquatic Centre is located on the corner of Robert & School Streets, Mudgeeraba.
The centre features an outdoor heated 25 metre (6 lane) outdoor pool, indoor 10 metre heated pool and a children’s heated outdoor toddler splash pool with water feature / play area.
Programs include Learn to Swim, adult squads, Deep Water Running and Aqua Aerobics by qualified instructors.The indoor program pool is heated to 33°C providing the ideal environment for rehabilitation and injury recovery. This pool is restricted to rehabilitation and gentle exercise users over the age of 16 outside of learn to swim hours. Visit website
Mudgeeraba Bowls Club is located just behind the Skatepark in Somerset Drive, Mudgeeraba.
A lawn bowls club with two greens, the club is open Tuesday to Sunday. Bowls is played all year round with a wide variety of bowls experiences from competitive pennant competitions, to club tournaments and social bowls. There is also barefoot bowling for social groups, work functions and anyone who just wants to enjoy a roll up. Visit website
Mudgeeraba Pony & Hack Club is located at 4 Worongary Rd Mudgeeraba.
Pony Club encourages young people to ride and to learn to enjoy all kinds of sport connected with horses and riding, to provide instruction in riding and horsemanship and to instil in members the proper care of their animals and to promote the highest ideals of sportsmanship, citizenship and loyalty, thereby cultivating strength of character and self -discipline.
The club holds rally days twice a month as well as competitions in which pony clubbers from all over the Southeast Corner attend. Visit website
Mudgeeraba & Hinterland Horse Trail Club's clubhouse located at Frank Chaston Oval, Gilston (opposite the Gilston Primary School).
A horse trail riding club, it has been around for over 20 years and offers riders of all ages, abilities, from anywhere, and with any type of horse to join them (own horse required). They offer day rides, camps, fun & education days, and other events.
Meet new horsey people, enjoy your horse and good company while riding through the beautiful Gold Coast hinterland.
Bonogin Valley Horse Retreat is located at 97 Aylesham Dr, Bonogin QLD 4213.
Family owned and established for over 10 years with well-cared for horses, this is ideal for individuals, groups or families wanting an introduction to horses or those wanting to develop their confidence in a safe controlled environment. Available for children from three years and adults learning for the first time or just 'getting back in the saddle'. Choose a great half or full day out with lunch included.
Kids love their introduction to horses through the Giddy Up Kids class and for families and groups you can have your own private session to establish confidence, control and balanced riding skills. Visit website
Boomerang Farm Golf Club is located just 5 minutes from the centre of Mudgeeraba at 55 Johns Road, Mudgeeraba.
Offering a challenging 9 holes (18 different tees), the golf course is spread over almost 20 hectares wrapped in lush tropical surrounds, complete with a unique rustic barn clubhouse.
Boomerang Farm also offers the perfect function venue and for weddings (there is a spectacular purpose-built wedding ceremony area with a creek-side amphitheatre hidden under a canopy of lush rainforest trees. Visit website
Tallai Country Golf Club is located at the corner of Worongary Road & The Panorama, Tallai.
Boasting a beautiful 9 hole golf course – which is claimed to be the toughest 9 holes on the Gold Coast, it also boasts a restaurant & free entertainment & courtesy bus on Friday / Saturday nights. Tallai Country Golf Club also offers the perfect function and wedding venue. Visit website
Lakelands Golf Club is located at 100 Lakelands Drive (off Gooding Drive), Merrimac.
Designed by the legendary Jack Nicklaus, Lakelands 18 hole course offers a very special golfing experience (with a course rating of 74 off the black tees and 72 off the blue tees). In the Australian Golf Digest’s recent Top 100 Australian Golf Course rankings, Lakelands came in at number 56.
Lakelands also offers a restaurant which opens onto the clubhouse terrace so that guests can enjoy the scenic views of the 10th and 18th greens as well as the majestic city skyline of Australia's picturesque Gold Coast.
As a wedding venue, Lakelands was voted the number one Golf Course Wedding Venue on the Gold Coast for 2016 and 2017. Visit website
But that’s not all … when it comes to golf you are truly spoilt for choice!
There are also another 3 other golf courses located within a 5 km radius of Mudgeeraba at Robina. These are:
- The Glades Golf Course
(Glades Drive, Robina) Visit website
- Palmer Colonial
(Paradise Springs Avenue, Robina) Visit website
- Palmer Gold Coast
(Ron Penhaligon Way, Robina) Visit website
To download a printable sports and activities list, click here.