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Palmerston Recreation Centre

Located in the heart of the city, the Palmerston Recreation Centre features a stadium equipped with two basketball/netball courts, seating and lighting. 

The centre is a community facility for the delivery of sporting, recreational and community programs, events and services.

Opening hours 
Monday to Friday: 8.00am-7.00pm


The Palmerston Recreation Centre is available to book online.

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.

Recreation Centre fees are waived until 31 December 2021.

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

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.