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Lake Ainsworth Sport and Recreation Centre

  • Aerial view of Lake Ainsworth
  • Lake Ainsworth's stadium
  • Weddings at Lake Ainsworth

Just one hour south of the Gold Coast on NSW’s Far North Coast, Lake Ainsworth Sport and Recreation Centre provides a range of services, facilities and accommodation options for school camps, family camps, kids’ camps, sporting events, weddings, weekend getaways, community programs and more. Set on 118 hectares of coastal land minutes from National Parks and rainforests, Lake Ainsworth Sport and Recreation Centre is blessed by water – the rugged Lennox Head coastline at its door and the reflective Lake Ainsworth in its midst. There are also tennis courts, a swimming pool and private beach access.

Pacific Parade
Lennox Head NSW 2478 (map)

Phone: (02) 6687 7168 

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School camps at Lake Ainsworth

Give your students the ultimate learning challenge by taking the curriculum out of the classroom. Whether it’s outdoor education, music and band camps, language and study camps, or anything in between, we help you provide lessons that last a lifetime.


Getting to Lake Ainsworth Sport and Recreation Centre


Pacific Parade, Lennox Head NSW 2478

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Public transport

There are no public transport options directly to and from Lake Ainsworth Sport and Recreation Centre. However, there is a private bus stop 500 metres from the Centre, which is on the Blanch’s Bus Company route between Ballina and Byron Bay. There are also train stations at Casino and Grafton. Public transport timetable information is available at

Schools travelling to and from the Centre for an outdoor education program are eligible to receive significant discounts on rail transport.


Free parking is available at the Centre.


Phone: (02) 6687 7168 (Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm)

Fax: (02) 6687 7920

Postal address: Lake Ainsworth Sport and Recreation Centre, PO Box 121, Lennox Head NSW 2478

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