Sporting facilities

Badminton courts

  • The Hills PCYC, Arana Hills

Basketball courts and practice hoops

  • Keperra Park, Duggan St, Keperra, next to Keperra Station

Bowling greens

  • Ferny Grove Bowls, Sports and Community Club, Ferny Grove

Boxing, kick-boxing facilities

  • The Hills PCYC, Arana Hills

Cricket practice nets

Camden Park, Bringelly St, Arana Hills - 1 net

At cricket oval above Brisbane Tramway Museum - 8 practice nets

Cycle tracks

  • Cyclists can access a number of forest trails throughout the ranges (South D'Aguilar Ranges) in Brisbane Forest Park. Trails may be shared by horse and mountain bike riders, four-wheel drivers and/or motorcyclists. Cyclists give way to walkers and horses.
  • www.brisbane.qld.gov.au for more information on tracks in Mt Coot-tha Forest.
  • There are shared trails (horses, walkers, cyclists) between Lochinvar Rd and Camp Mountain Lookout, and (walkers & cyclists) Bellbird Grove, and McAfees Lookout.
  • The old railway line track through the forest from the end of Lanita Rd to Lanita Rd on the Samford side of the mountain is used for cycling and walking, and cycling commuters also use it.

Dance floors

  • Upper Kedron (Cedar Creek) Community Hall has an excellent dance floor, fans, kitchen and a stage. This Hall has a long history of being used for community dances
  • Ferny Grove Bowls, Social and Community Club, Ferny Grove
  • Dawson Parade Community Centre (The Hills Community Centre), Dawson Pde, Arana Hills
  • Patricks Rd State School, Ferny Hills
  • Arana Leagues Club, Arana Hills
  • Madonna's Music & Dance Centre, 1156 South Pine Rd, Arana Hills. 3851 1626, 0401 498 800.  Air conditioned studios

Fitness centres, gymnasiums

  • Curves Ferny Grove, Great Western Super Centre, Keperra
  • Jetts Fitness Ferny Grove, Ferny Grove Shopping Village, Ferny Grove 24 hours
  • The Hills PCYC, Arana Hills
  • Arana Leagues Club

Golf courses

Horse-riding tracks

  • The South D'Aguilar Ranges have horse-riding trails (shared with walkers, cyclists).
  • There are several trails between Camp Mountain Lookout and the bend in the road where Maclean Rd and Lochinvar Rd join.
  • Do not allow horses to remain in the park overnight
  • Ride only on formed roads and trails designated for riding.
  • Do not allow horses to enter or remain in or near natural watercourses.
  • Minimise damage to vegetation. Do not allow horses to graze on any vegetation while in the area.
  • Tether horses at hitching posts or resting areas only for short periods to minimise soil erosion and compaction
  • Avoid spreading weeds - ensure horses' coats, hooves and equipment are free of seeds before park visits.

Martial arts - mats

  • The Hills PCYC, Arana Hills
  • All Saints Anglican Church hall, Arana Hills

Ovals

  • Above Brisbane Tramway Museum, Tramway Rd, Ferny Grove
  • Leslie Patrick Park, Arana Hills
  • George Willmore Park, Ferny Hills
  • Ferny Grove State High School
  • Ferny Grove State School
  • Upper Kedron Recreation Reserve
  • Patricks Rd State School
  • Ferny Hills State School
  • Grovely State School
  • Grovely Sports Ground (soccer ovals & clubrooms behind Grovely State School), lights toilets
  • Kev McKell Oval, 247 Dawson Pde, Keperra

Ovals - AFL

  • Above Brisbane Tramway Museum, by Bridge Club, has flood-lights for night playing, and AFL goal posts

Ovals - cricket pitches and practice nets

  • Above Brisbane Tramway Museum, by Bridge Club  has 4 cricket pitches, and 8 practice nets

Ovals - Hockey fields

  • Leslie Patrick Park, Arana Hills

Ovals - Little Athletics grounds

  • Leslie Patrick Park, Arana Hills

Ovals - Rugby league

  • Kev McKell Oval, 247 Dawson Pde, Keperra

Ovals - Soccer

  • Grovely Sports Ground (soccer ovals & clubrooms behind Grovely State School), lights toilets

Paintball facilities

  • Paintball facility, cnr Cobalt St & Glengarry Rd, Keperra

Pool tables

Skateboard rinks

  • Bob Cassimaty Park, Samford Rd, Ferny Grove, opposite shops

Swimming pools

  • George Willmore Park, Ferny Way, Ferny Hills
  • Grovely State School

Tennis courts

Trampolines

  • The Hills PCYC, Arana Hills

Volleyball courts

  • Ferny Grove Bowls, Sports and Community Club, Ferny Grove

Walking paths

  • In the South D'Aguilar Ranges there are a variety of short walks along Class 3 tracks (Australian Standards). Class 3 tracks are gently sloping, well-defined with slight inclines or few steps; caution needed on loose gravel surfaces and exposed natural lookouts; reasonable level of fitness and ankle-supporting footwear required. Tracks are classified according to their most difficult sections.
    • Turrbal circuit. 1.7km, allow 1 hour. Starts from Bellbird Grove. This circuit winds through open eucalypt forest, down into a wet eucalypt gully and back to the day-use area.
    • Golden Boulder track. 1km, allow 40 minutes. Starts from Bellbird Grove. A short walking track takes you along exposed ridges and past historic gold mines. It is quite steep in places. Supervise children at all times.
    • Crebra circuit. 900m, allow 35 minutes. Starts from Ironbark Gully. This circuit meanders through a forest of deeply-furrowed and dark-coloured ironbark trees.
  • Walkers can also access a number of forest trails throughout the Range. These trails may be shared by horse and mountain bike riders, four-wheel drivers and/or motorcyclists. Walkers give way to horses. Cyclists give way to walkers and horses.
  • Walking track from The Grove to Camp Mountain Lookout. Start at the bend between Sutton Court (following on from Lochinvar Rd) and McLean Rd South.  It is very steep, a distance of about 1.5kms.
  • There are shared trails (horses, walkers, cyclists) between Lochinvar Rd and Camp Mountain Lookout, and (walkers & cyclists) Bellbird Grove, and McAfees Lookout.
  • The old railway line track through the forest from the end of Lanita Rd to Lanita Rd on the Samford side of the mountain is used for cycling and walking.
  • Many of the streets in The Grove are linked to other streets or through parks and creek gullies by walking tracks.
    Pentland Close
    Lagoon next to Dornoch Way has bike and walking path along it
    Path through park off Upper Kedron Rd
    Dornoch Way to Rattray
    Dornoch Way to creek bike path
    MacGregor down to creek bike path
    Eriskay Close to Greeock Place
    Selkirk has footpath by road, and walking paths down to creek along gully, with bridge across creek
    Dale Court in park

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