OVALS

OVALS

NUsport manages four sporting ovals, three that are floodlit. All the ovals are located on the grounds of the University of Newcastle's Callaghan campus.

High quality surfaces with the adjoining world class facilities of The Forum, University giving athletes and teams a unique opportunity to additionally access high performance training facilities, the pool and testing facilities in a private environment.

Please note: There is limited availability on all fields. Please contact us for more information. Bookings are essential for all oval use.

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OVAL STATUS

Oval closures and conditions are subject to change.

Oval Name Status
Ray Watt Oval CLOSED
Bernie Curran Oval OPEN FOR STUDENT RESIDENTS ONLY WITH RESTRICTIONS. READ BELOW.
University No. 2 Oval CLOSED
University No. 3 Oval CLOSED

UPDATED 11:00am Saturday 21 August 2021

Until further notice, all NUsport Managed Facilities* on Callaghan Campus are CLOSED for **usual Sporting activities.

*NUsport Managed Facilities include:

  • The Forum, University
  • Bernie Curran (Oval 1)
  • Oval 2
  • Field 3
  • Ray Watt Oval

**Usual Sporting Activities include:

  • Typical team sport activities such as football, touch football, rugby league/union etc
  • Activities using sporting equipment of any kind such as golf and team sport activities as above

Permitted Activities

NUsport permits the following activities to support the health and wellbeing of University Residential students on the following NUsport managed ovals/fields:

Bernie Curran Oval (Oval 1) - There will be no access to the cricket pitch areas

Permitted activities: Walking and jogging

These permitted activities must occur in full alignment with the current NSW Public Health Orders  and their intent.

  • There should be no gatherings of students on our ovals/fields
  • Masks must be worn, unless strenuously exercising (masks to be carried in this instance)
  • Students must always socially distance from other students

Please note that NUsport managed ovals/fields are not public spaces. NUsport reserves the right in consultation with the University and NSW Health to close these ovals/fields for all activities.

NUsport has the health and safety of its communities as our top priority. 

We are all in this together.

Be Safe. Be Patient. Be Kind.

 

This information is updated daily; Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm.

If you have any queries regarding ovals, please call 4921 7004 during business hours. Outside of these hours please phone the oval wet weather hotline on 4921 7882.

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