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Sydney International Regatta Centre

A spectacular event venue for either 10 or 30,000 people, the Sydney International Regatta Centre offers superior event facilities and is one of the region’s premier outdoor sport and entertainment venues for both on and off the water.


Events this week that impact availability for public recreation. The venue is closed to public recreation during these events. See more details on our Opening Hours page

Thursday 23 March - Major Event set up
Friday 24 March
- Major Event set up

Saturday 25 March - AAGPS Head of the River
Note: $20 parking fee per vehicle

Sunday 26 March - Dragon Boats NSW State Championships

During our current busy event season, we recommend that before you visit, you check our Opening Hours page for daily opening information indicating when the venue is available for public recreation.

Note that bookings with a min 72 hours notice are required for all on water training activity, and fees apply. Call 02 4730 0000 or e-mail for booking information.

Opening Hours

The Sydney International Regatta Centre is an event venue that opens to public recreation where possible on non-event days. Gate times and walking / cycle path availability are subject to events and may change at short notice. 

Click to view this week's opening hours / venue restrictions 
Reminder that hours change when daylight savings ends on Sunday 2 April, 2023.

Office hours: 06:30 to 16:30 (Monday to Friday)
Contact site staff on 02 4730 0000 

No on water activity is permitted without advance booking.
Note: Training bookings require a minimum of 72 hours notice.
E-mail for bookings.

Recreation facilities

Enjoy cycling, walking or running around the picturesque lakes. On water activities require advance booking and are subject to other activities and events.

Start planning your function

Plenty of unique spaces to create memorable weddings, birthdays and private functions both indoors and outdoors.


Make your special occasion one to remember around the Regatta Centre grounds or inside Lakeside Restaurant.

Start planning your event

Planning a sporting, festival, community and corporate event? The venue has scope to deliver your next event.

2023 Redline Games

Redline Games is all about building a vibrant interactive festival atmosphere around fitness and visual entertainment. Catch the action across 1-2 April.
Redline Games

Jetpack Adventures

Jetpack Adventures operate on site and will have you flying in no time! Bookings required. Visit

Ironman 70.3 Western Sydney

Ironman 70.3 Western Sydney returns to SIRC in 2023 on 24 September. Entries are now open now, don't miss out!

Australian Masters Rowing Championships

The Australian Masters Rowing Championships return to the Sydney International Regatta Centre between June 1 & 4, 2023.


Penrith District Nitro Racing run most Tuesday nights in the P3 carpark. If you are looking to get into remote controlled car racing, check out their upcoming events.
Penrith District Nitro Racing


Darug country
Entry is via Gate A, public parking in P3 carpark
Old Castlereagh Rd, Castlereagh, NSW 2749
(Map) (Centre Map (PDF, 217.03 KB))
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Current water temperature

The water temperature at a depth of 1.2m at 07:30 on 20/03/2023 was 26.08°.

Dogs must be kept on leash

Dogs are welcome to join you on your walk around the lakes, but please ensure they remain on leash at all times and are cleaned up after. Dogs are not permitted to enter the water at any time.

View all venue regulations

No unauthorised drone use

Drones are not permitted to be flown at the venue without permission from Venue Management. Recreational flying is not permitted at any time.

View full venue regulations

Lakeside Restaurant

Lakeside Restaurant is located on site behind the main grandstand on the Island and opens for dining on Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights and weekend brunch (pending events). A kiosk also operates on weekends and during events. Call (02) 4729 3222 for booking enquiries or find them on facebook for current opening hours and promotions.
Lakeside restaurant
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