City of Palmerston

Recreation Centre & Gymnasium

Palmerston Recreation Centre

The Northern Territory Government-funded Palmerston Recreation Centre is located in the City Centre. The centre is managed for Council by the YMCA and features two basketball/netball courts, a gymnasium, exercise room, meeting room and childcare service.

For information about programs, membership and timetables, contact the YMCA on 8935 9777 or visit

Programs and services delivered by the YMCA Top End will cease at the Palmerston Recreation Centre from 27 April 2017, and at the Palmerston Swimming & Fitness Centre from 30 June 2017, as the recreation facilities management contract held by the YMCA Top End will be expiring.The swimming pool and basketball stadium will continue to remain open to the public, with all current user groups and bookings being honoured. Please click here to view further information on the changes to these facilities.

A Place for People

Council Offices
Civic Plaza, First Floor
2 Chung Wah Terrace,
Palmerston, NT, 0831

P 08 8935 9922 (24 hour service)
F 08 8935 9900

Office Hours
8.15am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday
Closed public holidays

Palmerston Library
Goyder Square, The Boulevard
Palmerston, NT, 0831

P 08 8935 9999
F 08 8935 9998

Opening Hours
Monday - Thursday 10am - 6pm
Friday 12pm - 8pm
Saturday 10am - 1pm
Sunday 1pm - 4pm
Closed public holidays

Palmerston Recreation Centre
11 The Boulevard
Palmerston, NT, 0831

P 08 8935 9777
F 08 8931 0122

Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 6am - 8pm
Saturday 8am - 3pm
Sunday 9am - 1pm
Public holidays 9am - 1pm