Barden Park Athletics Centre of Excellence
The Barden Park Athletics Centre of Excellence was built in 2014 and boost an international standard synthetics running track and throwing event infrastructure accredited through International Association of Athletics Federations. The facility also includes building enhancements with function room, announcer box and photo finish, tiered covered grandstand, change room and amenities as well as canteen.
The Barden Park Athletics Centre of Excellence is located on Gipps Street, Dubbo and is home to the Dubbo Athletics Club. More than 25 school athletics carnivals are held at the facility annually and the facility has played host to major events such as the NSW Little Athletics State Multi Event and Athletics NSW Country Championships.
Day Light Saving
Non-Day Light Saving
6am – 8pm
6am – 6pm
General Terms and Conditions
By entering this Council facility you acknowledge, agree and understand that as a user of this Council facility, you do so voluntarily of your own free will and at your own risk. Dubbo Regional Council and its servants and agents will not be liable for any personal injury or death arising out of or from your use of this facility or for any loss of or damage to your property occurring whilst using this facility. You agree to waive any and all rights that you, or any other person claiming through you, may have against Dubbo Regional Council in relation to any loss or injury (including death) that is suffered by you as a result of your use of this facility.
In consideration of Dubbo Regional Council allowing you to use this facility you, agree to indemnify Dubbo Regional Council against any claim or proceeding that is made, threatened or commenced and any liability, loss (including consequential loss and loss of profits), damages or expense (including legal costs on a full indemnity basis) that Dubbo Regional Council incurs or suffers, as a direct or indirect result of your use of this facility
Individuals are required to notify Dubbo Regional Council of any accident or incident as well as report any unsafe or damaged facilities within 24 hours via 02 6801 4000 or email@example.com
User groups hold seasonal bookings at the facility and have first right to use the facility during such times. Individuals are required to work around other user groups who hold a booking.
If Dubbo Regional Council staff are carrying out scheduled work at the facility individuals will be required to cooperate with staff when using the facility simultaneously.
Unauthorised commercial activities including the collection of money, sale of food and beverages, merchandise or services are not permitted without permission of Dubbo Regional Council.
Dubbo Regional Council is focused on ensuring the safety, enjoyment and wellbeing of all athletic participants and spectators at the facility. As such Council requests that certain actions do not occur, whilst at the facility.
Seasonal user groups have first right to use of the facility, individuals must cooperate with user groups who hold bookings.
For bookings and venue hire, please complete either:
Council's Sporting Facilities Application form (PDF 790KB)
Council's Sports Ground Online Booking Request form
Dubbo Athletics Club
Summer 1 October – 31 March
Tuesday 5pm - 7pm
Thursday 6pm – 8pm
Friday 4pm – 9pm
Sunday 9am - 11am
All Year Round – Wednesdays, 6pm – 7pm
ATHLETICS CARNIVAL ALLOCATIONS 2023
The below athletics carnival dates are a guide only and could be subject to change pending Commonwealth Government advice regarding COVID-19 restrictions.
03/04/2023 Dubbo College Senior Campus
28/04/2023 St Johns College
03/05/2023 Dubbo College South Campus
15/05/2023 MAGS Secondary
16/05/2023 MAGS Primary
19/05/2023 Dubbo College Delroy Campus
01/06/2023 St John’s Primary School
06/06/2023 Burrabadine Christian Community School
08/06/2023 Dubbo Christian School – Secondary
09/06/2023 Dubbo Christian School - Primary
14/06/2023 St Laurence's Primary School
15/06/2023 St Pius X Primary School
22/06/2023 St Marys Primary School
28/06/2023 Wilcannia - Forbes Northern Catholic School Cluster
29/06/2023 Astley Cup
01/07/2023 Bathurst Dio - Western
20/07/2023 Dubbo North Public School
25/07/2023 Christian Schools Farwest Zone
27/07/2023 Orana Heights Public School
28/07/2023 Western School Sport - Secondary
02/08/2023 Buninyong Public School
03/08/2023 Dubbo West Public School
08/08/2023 Dubbo South Public School
09/08/2023 Dubbo Public School
11/08/2023 Dubbo Small School
17/08/2023 Bathurst Dio Secondary
18/08/2023 Bathurst Dio Primary
25/08/2023 Dubbo District PSSA
28/08/2023 Western Associated Schools Regionals
15/09/2023 Western School Sport Primary
TBC - St Johns Trangie
TBC - Dubbo School of Distance Education
Last Edited: 06 Dec 2022