For fitness fanatics or the occasional jogger, Macquarie Park offers a range of indoor and outdoor sporting opportunities.
Parks and Sports Grounds
Macquarie Park offers a range of parks and open spaces to enjoy a spot of lunchtime sports or a rigorous weekend workout.
A major sporting facility for the area, Christie Park features floodlit soccer fields with a grandstand, BBQ areas and canteen.
Location: Christie Road, Macquarie Park
Fontenoy Park features a large soccer field popular for corporate sports events as well as a playground, and is conveniently located near Macquarie Shopping Centre.
Location: Fontenoy Road, Macquarie Park
Tuckwell Park is popular for corporate sport events and features a large soccer field, half a basketball court and a playground for children.
Location: Tuckwell Place, Macquarie Park
Wilga Reserve is a large grassed area surrounded by bushland and located along picturesque Shrimpton's Creek. It offers a picnic shelter, cycle path and walking track.
Location: Cottonwood Crescent, Macquarie Park
Have fun, keep fit and network... all in your lunch break! Whatever sport you're keen on, Lunchtime Legends will help strengthen your team building skills on and off the field.
Find more information at lunchtimelegends.com.au
Cycleways and Walkways
Macquarie Park boasts a plethora of leisurely walks, challenging hikes and cycling routes through lush bushland and along the river. Lane Cove National Park, a beautiful pocket of bushland that sits on either side of the peaceful Lane Cove River, offers easy access to walking trails and bicycle tracks that can be as leisurely or rigorous as you want. Find a trail to suit you at wildwalks.com
Gyms and Fitness Centres
You'll find a range of gyms and fitness centres to keep you fit and healthy both in and around Macquarie Park, including these.
Macquarie University Sports and Aquatic Centre
Location: Gymnasium Road, North Ryde
Contact: (02) 9850 7636
Upper Limits Health and Fitness
Location: Inside Stamford Hotel, Corner Epping and Herring Roads, North Ryde
Contact: (02) 9886 3640
Location: Corner Pittwater & Magdala Roads, North Ryde
Contact: (02) 8873 1111
Good Vibes Gym
Location: 7 Talavera Rd, Macquarie Park
Contact: (02) 9889 4415