Coomera Indoor Sports Centre
Coomera is a suburb of exciting contrasts. Featuring the serene Coomera River, it’s home to thrilling theme parks.
Before you leave
It will be much faster to enter the venue. If necessary, make sure your bag will fit under your seat, as there are no cloakrooms in GC2018 venues.
Know your limits
You will pass through an airport style screening process as you enter the venue. Restrictions apply to certain items, such as water and sunscreen, so please check the Venue Entry Conditions and Prohibited & Restricted Items before you leave home.
Water: Commercially sealed water bottle up to 350ml. Only bring empty re-usable transparent plastic bottles (free water refill points are available in venue)
Sunscreen: Sunscreen bottles up to 250ml
Download the GC2018 App
The app includes all the information you’ll need to know for your event, in one place. You’ll find venue maps, fun facts and more.
Plan your journey
Use the GC2018 Journey Planner on the app and make sure you allow plenty of time for travel and entry, and your departure after the event.
Don’t miss a moment of the action. Entry gates will open up to 90 minutes before the beginning of each session.
Keep your ticket with you
Ensure you have the correct ticket for your session. It also entitles you to free public transport* to and from the event.
Getting there and back
GC2018 is the largest sporting event Australia has seen this decade, so make sure you allow plenty of time for travel, queuing at transport hubs and security checks.
There are many travel options to get you to and from the Coomera Indoor Sports Centre and public transport is free with your ticket.*
The earlier you plan your journey, the more you’ll enjoy your Games experience. Use the GC2018 Journey Planner to get started.
If you’re travelling locally, walking or cycling will be the easiest way to get to the venue. Bike parking is available near Coomera Indoor Sports Centre.
Take the bus
Many bus routes, including TX7, will run frequently during the Games and can take you close to the venue.
Catch the train
Catch the train to Coomera station. From there, you can take a Games Shuttle to the venue.
Ride the G:Link
Walk or catch a bus to the G:link light rail, then get off at Helensvale Station and catch the train to Coomera Station where you can take a Games Shuttle close to the venue.
Park 'n' ride
Book a space at Mangrove Jack Park ‘n’ Ride for the duration of your session. From here, you can take a Games Shuttle close to the venue. Spaces are limited and you must book a spot.
Accessible shuttle buses will be available and Park ‘n’ Ride spaces can be booked via the GC2018 Journey Planner.
Hydration is important for both athletes and spectators, but make sure you know what bottles you can and can’t bring into the venue.
Stay sun safe
The Coomera Indoor Sports Centre is an indoor venue with outdoor features, so consider sun protection. For more health advice, visit the Queensland Health website.
Be a good sport
We’d love to see your photos - don’t forget to tag #GC2018! Please ensure your mobile phone is on silent. Filming and photography must be for personal, non-commercial purposes only and flash photography is prohibited during competition.
Settle in for the session
There are no pass outs during the session and smoking is not permitted in GC2018 venues. For full details on the conditions of entry, see the Venue Entry Conditions.
With three exciting sports in the one place, take note of messages and directional information when you’re in the venue.
Make a day of it
Head to Festival 2018 in Surfers Paradise or Broadbeach, explore the natural beauty of the hinterland or get your adrenaline pumping at the nearby theme parks.
- The more rotations that a rhythmic gymnast performs in a pivot, the higher the value of difficulty. Look out for pivots with five, six or more rotations.
- Artistic gymnasts will present over 550 routines at GC2018.
- The balance beam is five metres long and only 10cm wide.
- Australia and New Zealand have claimed all Netball gold medals to date, with three and two gold medals a piece since Netball made its debut in Kuala Lumpur in 1998.
Did you know?
The new multi-purpose Coomera Indoor Sports Centre is a GC2018 legacy project, jointly funded by the Queensland Government, Australian Government and the City of Gold Coast. GC2018 will be an inclusive celebration of our diverse Commonwealth, with benefits lasting beyond the Closing Ceremony. Be inspired to Share the Dream for a sustainable GC2018 by reducing your impact, choosing reusable options and recycling.