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Onsite activities at Sydney International Regatta Centre

With a diverse range of events and activities on offer, there’s always something to do at the Sydney International Regatta Centre. Choose from weekly fun runs and cycling clubs to model boat races, jetpack adventures, sailing and radio-controlled nitro car racing.

Get airborne with a jetpack or flyboard and fly up to 10 metres above water with Jetpack Adventures at the Sydney International Regatta Centre. This exciting flight experience will have you coming back for more. Bookings are required. Call 1300 538 538 for more information and to book.

Book a group or Come ’N’ Try sailing and head out onto the lake with Sailability Penrith Lakes. Located at Boat Shed 3 at the Sydney International Regatta Centre, Sailability Penrith Lakes has one, two and four person yachts for group hire (minimum numbers apply) and can also accommodate people with a disability. For more information, and to book, please contact sends e-mail) or phone 02 4729 2059.

Penrith Lakes parkrun is a weekly time 5km run held on Saturday's at 8am. There are multiple courses that run subject to events at the venue including flat hard surface and cross country. It is free, however you need to register with parkrun before your first run to gain a barcode. Visit their website for more information and upcoming events. Contact sends e-mail) for more information.

Located on site behind the main grandstand, Lakeside Restaurant hosts regular dinner nights, weekend brunch, functions, special events and is a great venue for your wedding reception, birthday party or gathering. Lakeside also operates a kiosk on weekends during select hours and caters to all events held on site. For more information, call 02 4729 3222 or visit

Alongside these regular activities, the Sydney International Regatta Centre is home to a number of clubs who run regular events:

  • Pendragons Abreast
  • Pendragons Dragon Boat Club
  • Penrith Cycling Club
  • Panthers Tri Club
  • Hills Tri Club
  • FilOz Tri Club
  • Model Boat Club of NSW
  • Penrith District Nitro Racing
  • Seaplanes Over Penrith

The Sydney International Regatta Centre is home to a number of major events and hosts numerous rowing regattas, paddle events and dragon boat racing throughout the year. Numerous Olympic / Paralympic qualifying events are also held at the Venue and National squads regularly host training camps at SIRC leading up to major events.

A selection of regular users include:

  • Rowing NSW
  • Rowing Australia
  • Paddle NSW
  • Paddle Australia
  • Dragon Boats NSW
  • Australian Dragon Boat Federation

Some major events include:

  • Western Sydney Marathon
  • Nepean Triathlon
  • Ironman 70.3 Western Sydney
  • Sydney International Rowing Regatta
  • AAGPS Head of the River
  • Rowing NSW State Championships
  • NSW All Schools Triathlon
  • NSW Open Water Swim Championships
  • Lakeside Long Lunch
  • District X
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