Cavanbah Centre

Cavanbah Centre

The Cavanbah Centre is a fantastic community facility that can be transformed into almost any space you can imagine.

From conferences to vintage fairs, weddings to sports carnivals, and kids’ birthday parties. Each space is very versatile.

The venue is perfect for:

  • Sport.
  • Corporate functions.
  • Trade shows.
  • Gala dinners.
  • Year 12 Graduations.

Court hire

Our venue is available for casual or regular court hire.

Call or email to make a booking.

Bookings are preferred but we can usually accommodate walk-ins. Call us beforehand to check availability.

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Venue information

The Cavanbah Centre offers:

  • A main stadium with two courts for variety of indoor sports. 
  • Two multi-function rooms.
  • A stage with side access for events and functions.
  • Ability to be fully carpeted.
  • Large 300 space car park.
  • Two full size playing fields
  • A general field.
  • Running track.
  • Cycling track.
  • Fenced in AFL/cricket field.
  • Catering company onsite plus a large amount of catering options within the Byron Shire.

Parking Facilities

  • Main carpark has 228 + 3 mobility spaces.
  • Southern car park has 11 long vehicles and 86 car spaces.
  • Sections of the car park can be hired.


Our foyer is spacious, with tables and chairs for comfort and visitors waiting. There are two vending machines and a filtered water fountain. 

Lost property

The Cavanbah Centre is not responsible for personal property left at the venue.

Due to the high volume of sporting activity and events in our venue we are unable to store lost items for long periods of time. If it is within the week but can’t guarantee it, you item may be in the lost property area located in the foyer area.

Where possible and any big events items will be returned to the sporting club or event organiser.

After checking the lost property area in the foyer, please contact the organising party directly for lost items.

How to book

Contact us to check availability and to have a booking form emailed to you.

Return the form by email or in person.

Once a booking form is received you will be contacted within 48 hours to confirm your booking.

Before you book

For events of more than 100 people please visit Hold an event

Set up and pack down

In your booking please include the:

  • Set up and pack down times.
  • Time you would like to access the room/space
  • Time you will vacate the room/space.

The minimum duration you can book facilities for is one hour.

  • Half day includes hire up to 6 hours.
  • Full day includes hire up to 12 hours.

Hire is per court or per room, part space hire is not possible.

Payment options

  • In person
  • Direct deposit
  • Completing 'An Authority to Charge Credit Card Form.
  • Eftpos payments can be made at the Centre.

Meeting and function room hire

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The Cavanbah Centre has the capacity to hold meetings and functions to suit many occasions.

We have competitive rates with the latest in technology including a state-of-the-art ATV equipment.

We are able to provide catering in the form of tea and coffee. Food is outsourced and there is a catering company onsite. 

Meeting room 

The meeting room is a perfect space for a smaller business or conference meeting.

  • Fully air-conditioned.
  • Board room or classroom design set-up.
  • Mobile AV system.
  • Audio System (external control).
  • Wireless Internet.

Multi-function rooms

Our multi-function rooms can cater for any community, cultural or recreational activities.

The rooms are equipped with:

  • Floor to ceiling mirrors.
  • Dance bar. 
  • Fully air-conditioned.
  • polished timber flooring.

Other activities such as karate, meditation, massage and writing workshops have been facilitated in the large space of our multi-function rooms. They can also be hired for functions, birthday parties or wedding receptions.

Room layouts

Room layouts for bookings

Court and auditorium event hire

Court Hire 

You can come in and use our facilities as an individual, a club or a group. The courts can be hired by groups for competition games and training.

The sports hall includes:

  • Two full size courts with Olympic standard flooring.
  • Floor markings for basketball, netball, volleyball, badminton, pickleball and futsal.
  • Tiered seating for spectators.
  • Change rooms and showers.

Contact details of sporting clubs that use our courts

Competition Contact details 


Auditorium event hire 

Our auditorium is perfect for large-scale events such as: 

  • Musical and theatrical performances.
  • Private functions.
  • Festivals.
  • Trade expos.
  • Community and cultural events.

It includes:

  • A stage.
  • Ability to be fully carpeted.
  • Very flexible design.

Filming and photography shoots at the Cavanbah Centre

If you are looking to use our venue as a film or photography location, you will need to speak to our events team and complete an

Event and filming application

Examples of activities that need an application include:

  • television shows and commercials
  • video clips / corporate videos
  • still photography
  • student filming
  • feature films.


249 Ewingsdale Road, Byron Bay 2481  View Map

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