With state-of-the-art facilities, supervised activities, and exceptional staff and service at 10 Sport and Recreational Centres throughout NSW, you can be sure of a successful corporate event. Located in bush, river, beach and alpine settings, the Office of Sport's Sport and Recreation Centres offer unique opportunities to host conferences incorporating team building activities, outdoor challenges, leadership and problem solving.
Our Sport and Recreation Centres have a range of comfortable accommodation options.
Dormitory-style lodges feature bunk beds and shared or communal bathroom facilities while cabins, cottages, units and houses, including catered programs and self-contained accommodation, offer an increased variety of options. Bedding configurations vary for each Centre but can include bunk beds, single beds, double beds, triple bunk beds and split king beds. For more information please contact our central reservations team on 13 13 02.
Pillows are provided free-of-charge. Linen packs can be hired for an additional fee, if required.
We can provide a range of catering options to suit your needs and our menus vary seasonally. We also cater for special diets and allergies. Please ensure you have completed the allergies and special diets section when completing the online registration form.
Many of our program participants suffer from food related allergies that vary from person to person and can be as sensitive as making contact with certain foods that will cause a serious allergic reaction.
To help us promote a safe, nut-free environment, we ask that you:
- Do not bring nuts and products containing nuts to the Centre.
Our Allergen Free Meals Policy requires anyone with an intolerance, allergy or anaphylaxis reaction to a food to wear a red wrist band for easy identification. Their meals are plated separately by our Catering Staff and collected from a designated spot to manage risk.
The catering areas in self-contained kitchens may also be used by people with food related allergies. We seek your assistance and support in managing the risk to all guests.
To help us promote a safe, nut-free environment in our self-contained accommodation, we ask that you:
- Do not bring nuts and products containing nuts to the Centre.
- Please ensure thorough cleaning of pots/pans/crockery/utensils etc
- Please ensure thorough cleaning of surface and food preparation areas
- Do not leave food unattended or in a place where it may be accessed by clients for example; in a fridge or in a common area
- Do not leave any food behind after your stay
- Ensure all rubbish is placed in designated bins
Alcohol and smoking
The Centre is a smoke-free environment however alcohol may be permitted with prior approval from the Office of Sport. Sydney Academy and Jindabyne are licenced venues and are unable to accommodate BYO.
Centre Management reserves the right to ban alcohol or evict guests who are intoxicated or disturbing other guests.
Health and safety
Our program team are here to help you achieve your desired objectives and outcomes. We can design an engaging and dynamic program for your event, that creates a fun and positive environment for your team. Every effort is made to ensure your safety and comfort while at camp.
Participation in activities requires following safety instructions as safety is our top priority.
Centre staff hold first aid accreditation and can administer first aid for minor injuries or illness. If you require professional medical assistance, staff can direct you to the nearest medical centre or hospital.
If you have a pre-existing condition, allergy, special dietary needs or is taking prescription medicine, please ensure you have provided full details when completing the online registration form. Contact your group organiser for further information on registration forms.
If you suffer from anaphylaxis, please provide your anaphylaxis action plan, which has been prepared by your doctor, at the time of registration. Download sample plan templates from Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy website. Please provide the central reservations team with the plan at least 3 weeks prior to attending camp. Please also bring medication (ie at least one adrenaline auto injector and/or asthma inhaler) with you to camp.
Find out more about processes and procedures in place to manage allergies and anaphylaxis.
What to pack
Use this handy checklist to help you pack:
- Toiletries including soap
- Sunscreen, sunglasses and hat
- Water bottle
- Insect repellent
- Two towels (pool/beach and bath)
- Enough clothing for your stay, including 3 layers of warm clothing (winter only OR all-year round at Jindabyne, Borambola, Lake Burrendong and Lake Keepit)
- Sleeping bag or doona and two single flat sheets, if required. (Linen packs can be provided for an additional fee.)
The Office of Sport takes no responsibility for the loss or damage to a client's personal property, including money or other valuable items.
If your corporate group is attending a snow camp at Jindabyne* or Borambola, please pack:
- Waterproof pants and jacket
- Waterproof gloves
- Beanie and scarf
- Long, thin woollen or ski socks
- At least 3 layers of warm clothing
* Ski clothing can also be hired for an additional cost at our Jindabyne ski hire outlet.
Corporate guests are welcome to use their own ski equipment. The Office of Sport is not liable for any injuries or loss suffered due to the use of equipment that has not been supplied by the Office of Sport.
Devices and connectivity
Some Centres have limited mobile phone reception due to their location.
All Centres have WiFi available with guest logins, except Broken Bay is not currently able to offer WiFi.
Please bring any laptop or device required for presentations as well as relevant cables and chargers. Check with your chosen Centre for further information regarding AV system compatibility and requirements.
Washing machines are available for use free of charge in all Centres except Jindabyne and Point Wolstoncroft where there are coin-operated machines. Some Centres also have clothes dryers. Please bring your own laundry powder and clothes pegs.
We recommend that you do not bring:
- Nuts and products containing nuts
- Aerosol cans (i.e. spray-on deodorant or insect repellent)
- Valuable jewellery
- Other valuables (the Office of Sport takes no responsibility for the loss or damage to a client's personal property, including money or other valuable items)