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Lake Ainsworth Sport and Recreation Centre

Just one hour south of the Gold Coast on NSW’s Far North Coast, Lake Ainsworth Sport and Recreation Centre provides a range of services, facilities and accommodation options for school camps, family camps, kids’ camps, sporting events, weddings, weekend getaways, community programs and more. Set on 118 hectares of coastal land minutes from National Parks and rainforests, Lake Ainsworth Sport and Recreation Centre is blessed by water – the rugged Lennox Head coastline at its door and the reflective Lake Ainsworth in its midst. There are also tennis courts, a swimming pool and private beach access.

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School camps at Lake Ainsworth

Give your students the ultimate learning challenge by taking the curriculum out of the classroom. Whether it’s outdoor education, music and band camps, language and study camps, or anything in between, we help you provide lessons that last a lifetime.

Please call us on 13 13 02 to discuss program options for your group



Getting to Lake Ainsworth Sport and Recreation Centre


Pacific Parade, Lennox Head NSW 2478

Public transport

There are no public transport options directly to and from Lake Ainsworth Sport and Recreation Centre. However, there is a private bus stop 500 metres from the Centre, which is on the Blanch’s Bus Company route between Ballina and Byron Bay. There are also train stations at Casino and Grafton. Public transport timetable information is available at


Free parking is available at the Centre.


Phone: 13 13 02 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)

Postal address: Lake Ainsworth Sport and Recreation Centre, PO Box 121, Lennox Head NSW 2478

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What customers say

  • "The Centre gave us the opportunity to spend time with family, enjoy a great location, plenty of activities and meet other people. Staff were brilliant."
    Family camp participant
  • “This stay was even more enjoyable than the first, which is hard to imagine. We are coming home with the opinion it was our best trip ever, and we have stayed at various venues over the past 16 years.”
    Senior's group participant