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.
Oval closures and conditions are subject to change.
|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
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.