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Palmerston Recreation Centre

Free bookings for this facility can now be made to hire and have been extended until 31 December 2021!

City of Palmerston adheres to the Northern Territory Government guidelines minimum distance of 1.5m and maximum number of people at any one time. Council will require a copy of your COVID-19 Safety Plan checklist which you can apply for here.

The Palmerston Recreation Centre is conveniently located in the city centre, adjacent to the Palmerston Library and Goyder Square

It has two large community rooms (including lighting and air-conditioning) and two stadium courts (with or without lighting and air-conditioning) available to hire daily from 6.00am to 10.45pm. 

Facilities and amenities

  • Two large community rooms
  • Two large courts
  • First aid room
  • Male, female and disabled access toilets
  • Showers and change rooms
  • Lighting
  • Staging
  • Scoreboard

Bookings    

Facilities at the Palmerston Recreation Centre are available to book online.                  

Facilities are free to hire, with a refundable bond of $125.00 required for all bookings.

Bookings require 24 hour notice. Bookings cannot be made on a Friday or Saturday for that weekend.

For re-occurring bookings, contact the Centre on (08) 8935 9975 prior to completing an online booking to check the times and dates you require is available.

Consumption of Alcohol

For all parties and functions where alcohol will be consumed, a completed application form requesting permission to consume alcohol on Council's property and a copy and a copy of the approved party smart registration form must be submitted to palmerston@palmerston.nt.gov.au

The written application must outline the date, time, venue and number of people attending the event, plus the breakdown of alcohol that will be consumed during this time.

Permission of the Council may be granted once approval of a gazette notice (costs presently being incurred by Council) has been received from the Northern Territory Government. 

Please refer to the AD03 Alcohol Management Policy for further information.

PLEASE NOTE: In accordance with the new Liquor Act 2019, section 171, a person must not consume liquor in any public place in Palmerston without permission from the owner occupier of the public place.