Ailsa Fitzsimmons Oval
Cobar Auto Club
Cobar Bowling & Golf Club
Cobar Bowman Club
Cobar Memorial Services Club
Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool
Cobar Pony 
Cobar Tennis Courts
Cobar Youth & Fitness Centre
Nymagee Gymkhana Grounds
Shooting Ranges
The Newey Reservoir
The Old Reservoir
Tom Knight Memorial Oval
Ward Oval

Cobar and district provides a multitude of opportunities for members of the community to enjoy a variety of sports.  Contact details for sporting groups can be accessed by searching Council's Community Services Directory

Detailed below are the sporting facilities/venues.

Ailsa Fitzsimmons Oval

Address Details

1 Hillston Road
PO Box 339
Cobar  NSW  2835

Contact Details

Organisation:
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Facebook:
Cobar and District Rugby Union Football Club
Stephen Gillette
0428 061 397
https://www.facebook.com/camelsrugby/

Description

Ailsa Fitzsimmons Oval is owned and used by the Cobar and District Rugby Union Football Club to hold their men's rugby union competition games and training.  The Club usually has first and second grade teams that compete in the Western Plains Rugby Competition.  Competitions usually begin in May and end in September with all spectators and supporters welcome at home games which are usually held on Saturdays. 

The grounds include one grassed oval with lights, canteen and bar facilities, toilets and showers, changerooms, club house with stage, large uncover area and grandstands.  

Cobar Auto Club

Address Details

164 Kidman Way
PO Box 145
Cobar NSW 2835

Website: 

Email:
www.facebook.com/cobarautoclub
www.facebook.com/cobarautoclub.cobar 
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Contact Details

President:
Mobile

Vice President: 
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Secretary:
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Coaching:
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Greg Prisk
0488 133 234

Jo-Louise Brown
0429 361 554

Sean Cox
0437 878 358

Description

The Cobar Auto Club has facilities to hold various motorbike riding events including motocross (cross country racing) and dirt track (flat oval track) events. Events are advertised in the local papers and the above facebook pages.

Cobar Bowling & Golf Club

Address Details

Cnr Bloxham & Murray Streets
PO Box 68
Cobar NSW 2835

Contact Details

Secretery / Manager:
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Email:
Brad Beeson
(02) 6836 2214
0400 374 722
(02) 6836 4613
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Description

The Cobar Bowling and Golf Club is a modern, much-loved club facility which has provided the people of Cobar, western NSW, with a club and sporting venue. We offer a wide range of services and entertainment to the community and visitors at large, and of course, to our patrons in particular. 

The Cobar Bowling & Golf Club provides you with well-equipped Function, Conference facilities and Restaurant- Bistro.  Function rooms are perfect for weddings, birthdays, memorial or every day conference needs.

We also have two fully equipped BBQ area, each fitted with their own cool rooms. The club can provide everyday catering menu for conferences and functions.

The Cobar Bowling & Golf Club has two competition class bowling greens with lights. The bowling greens are perfect for Competition or Social Event’s. The Club is affiliated with Golf NSW and has a 18 Hole sand green golf course. The club also provides mid- week and weekend sporting competitions for Men & Ladies Bowls & Golf.

Cobar Bowman Club

Address Details

5km along the Nyngan Road
PO Box 476
Cobar NSW 2835

Contact Details

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Dash Warren
(02) 6836 3209
0429 363 209
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Description

The Cobar Bowman Club has facilities to practise the sport of archery of propelling arrows with the use of a bow. The club is located 5km out the Nyngan Road just past the rest area on the left hand side following the road over the railway track. Adults and children are welcome to participate.  Club meets commence in February each year and competition shooting is usually held on the first, third and fifth (if applicable) Sundays of the month.

Cobar Memorial Services & Bolwing Club

Address Details

2 Marshall Street
Cobar NSW 2835

Contact Details

Secretery / Manager: 
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Email: 
Linda Carter
(02) 6836 2102
(02) 6836 1362
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Description

The Cobar Memorial Services Club features

  • One bowling green  and provides women's lawn bowls competitions and social bowls upon request. 
  • One remote control car track
  • Social darts and pool
  • Joker draw on Thursday nights
  • Meat raffles Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Regular live entertainment

Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool

Address Details

Cnr Murray and Prince Streets
PO Box 223
Cobar NSW 2835

Contact Details

Managers: 
Phone:
Bridgette Jones
(02) 6836 1778

Description

Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool is proudly managed by the Leisure and Recreation Group on behalf of the Cobar Shire Council, providing high quality service, products and experience.

This charming outdoor facility has something for the whole family to do this summer, so why not come down and enjoy, whether you’re lap swimming for fitness, or just after a leisurely swim, our 50m pool and hydro play area cater for all user groups.

Why not utilise our spacious grass picnic areas and electric BBQ’s, or maybe a game of table tennis?

The Wriggly Bean Café offers a range of food and beverages, espresso coffee, hot chips, hot dogs and ice-cream are just a few of the items on the Wriggly Bean Café menu.

The pool opens on the first weekend in October and closes for the season on the last Sunday in March.

 Pool Opening Hours
 October & March
 Weekdays 6.00 am - 8.00 am and 10.00 am - 6.00 pm
 Weekend & Public Holidays 10.00 am - 7.00 pm
 November & February
 Weekdays 6.00 am - 8.00 am and 10.00 am - 7.00 pm
 Weekends & Public Holidays 10.00 am - 7.00 pm
 December & January
 Weekdays 6.00 am - 8.00 am and 10.00 am - 8.00 pm
 Weekend & Public Holidays 10.00 am - 8.00 pm
 Water Slide Operating Hours
October & March 
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 4.00 am - 5.30 pm
Weekends 12.00 pm - 5.00 pm
November & February 
Monday - Friday 4.00pm - 6.00pm 
Weekends  12.00pm - 5.00pm
December & January 
Monday - Friday  4.00pm - 6.00pm
Weekends  12.00pm - 5.00pm 
Christmas Day  CLOSED 

Cobar Pony Club

Address Details

Dalton Park Horse Sports Complex
Louth Road
PO Box 333
Cobar NSW 2835

Contact Details

President: 
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Secretery:
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Daniel Stephens
0427 830 672

Brytt Moore
0400 41 691
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Description

Cobar Pony Club is a not-for-profit organisation invested into the development of horse riding in Cobar through targeting grassroots, and elite development programs, competitions and education programs.  Pony Club exists to encouage horsemanship amongst its members, to provide appropiate coaching and competition, and to raise awareness of sportmanship and citizenship of its members.  There are 24 stables available for lease through Cobar Pony Club, priority is given to active child riding members.

The Cobar Pony Club season is from March - October, Cobar Pony Club holds meetings when required, rallies (instructional days) fortnightly, as well as competitions, camps and clinics throughout the year.  A calendar is set at the start of the season, with minor changes made throughout.

Pony Club covers a range of discipliness, from dressage, show jumping, sporting, eventing, barrel racing, camp drafting and lots more, disciplines taught are dependant on volunteer instructor's availability.

Cobar Tennis Club

Address Details

Bossie Mitchell Drive
Cobar NSW 2835

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Cobar Tennis Club
Robert Smith
(02) 6836 3660
0417 066 360

Description

The Cobar Tennis Club runs open tennis competitions at the tennis courts located at the end of Bossie Mitchell Drive past Tom Knight Oval (off Bathurst Street).  They usually hold competitions three times per year in summer, winter and spring with games usually played on Wednesdays.  The grounds have four tennis courts and a clubhouse with canteen and toilet facilities.

Cobar Youth & Fitness Centre

Address Details

Harcourt Street
PO Box 223
Cobar  NSW  2835

Contact Details

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Narelle Kriz 
(02) 6836 2360 
0427 291 563
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Description

The Cobar Youth & Fitness Centre is a multipurpose centre that offers a variety of facilities to the Cobar community including:

  • Kiosk
  • Games Room
  • Bruce Mitchell Stadium
  • Squash Courts
  • Harry Marshall Gymnasium
  • Tennis Courts
  • Rest Rooms
  • Saunas
  • Skate Park

The Centre is open 7.00 am to 9.00 pm Monday to Friday, 1.00 pm to 6.00pm Saturdays and Sundays 11.00am to 4.00pm. Closed Public Holidays.

EFTPOS is available at the kiosk.

Kiosk

The Centre has a fully stocked kiosk, offering cold drinks, chips, sweets, ice cream, hot chips, coffee, tea and cappuccinos etc

Games Room

The games room comprises two pool tables, television, DVD/video area, a table tennis table and a play station. The games room can be used for a variety of activities including:

  • 'drop in" for young people
  • social table tennis
  • pool competitions
  • Bluelight discos
  • meetings

Bruce Mitchell Stadium

The stadium has two basketball courts, two netball courts and one indoor soccer field.

The Centre runs a senior women's basketball, wheelchair basketball, mixed netball, ladies netball, and mixed soccer competitions throughout the year.   The Stadium is also used for children's playgroups Tuesday mornings and Family Day Care Thursday.

Squash Courts

There are three squash courts in the Centre. The centre also runs a Squalleyball competition usually held on Thursday nights.

The courts are also available for hire for between 7.00 am-9.00 pm.  Racket hire is also available and balls can also be purchased from the kiosk.

Harry Marshall Gymnasium

The Centre's gymnasium has a full range of equipment from free weights to fixed equipment and a Cardio Room with treadmills, bikes, etc. The Cardio Room also incorporates an aerobics area. The centre has 6 and 12 month memberships for the gym as well as a 10 visit pass. Casual walk in rate is still available.

Through the school terms the room is available for casual hire.

We also hold Table Tennis games on Wednesday mornings at 10:30am.

Tennis Courts

The Centre has two outdoor all weather tennis courts, with lighting for evening tennis.

Women's social tennis is played Wednesday mornings when the weather permits.

Rest Rooms

The Centre has male and female showers and toilet facilities available.  

Sauna

The Centre has one male and one female sauna available for hire.  Bookings are required 10 minutes in advance.  

Peak Skate Park

The Centre also features a new skate park built with funding from donations from Peak Gold Mine, contributions from Cobar Shire Council and a Infrastructure NSW Grant.  The park is open 24 hours and has two quarter pipes, funbox, two junior jumps and four grindrails. There is no cost for the youth of Cobar to use this facility.

Kiosi Cafe Shop Area

This area is available for cappuccinos, hot chips or just to chat.  

Nymagee Gymkhana Grounds

Address Details

Wilkinson Park Reserve
Nymagee NSW 2831

Contact Details

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Email: 
Nymagee Gymkhana Committee 
Geoff Martin
(02) 6833 0620
0428 330 630
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Description

The Nymagee Gymkhana Committee aims to hold an annual gymkhana event comprising races and other competitions between horse riders. At present the committee are working towards improving the Nymagee Gymkhana Grounds before another event will be scheduled.

Shooting Ranges

Cobar Amateur Pistol Club

Address Details

End of Old Bourke Road
Cobar NSW 2835

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John Stingemore
(02) 6836 1233
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Jessica Coffey
0438 073 082
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Description

The Cobar Amateur Pistol Club is a club dedicated to pistol events.  It has three approved ranges - a 10m air pistol, a 25m range and a 50m range. Regular events include Air Pistol, Free Pistol, Centre Fire, Standard Pistol, Rapid Fire and Service Pistol events. The club's shooting range is located at the end of Old Bourke Road. Senior and junior participants accepted. Visitors and new members always welcome.  Shoots are usually held on Sundays and various times throughout the week.

Cobar Clay Target Club

Address Details

Bourke Road
PO Box 415
Cobar NSW 2835

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Bryan Manns 
0419 971 740

Carol Pritchard
0428 393 178
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Description

The Cobar Clay Target Club is a registered clay target shooting club and is a sport that can be enjoyed by the whole family.  The Club is located just on the outskirts of town turning right off the Bourke Road and shoots are usually held every second Sunday of the month.

The Club holds one major event in the year, the "Annual Golden Clay" and the NSW Junior Masters Championship is held on the third weekend in August.

Cobar Rifle Club

Address Details

Old Bourke Road toward The Old Reservoir
Cobar NSW 2835

Contact Details

Vice Captain   Bill Chandler
Phone              (02) 6836 3501

Captain          Charlie Forster
Mobile             0418 401 358

Description

The Cobar Rifle Club hold all year round long range target shoots from 300yd to 900yd for male and female, senior and junior competitors. Open and aperture sights are allowed as well as telescopic sights in the F Class Grade shoots.  Shoots are usually held on Saturdays.

The Newey Reservoir

Address Details

Knight Drive
Cobar NSW 2835

Contact Details

Name     Cobar Shire Council
Phone    (02) 6836 5888
Fax         (02) 6836 3964
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Description

The Newey Reservoir is a water recreation area which caters for all types of water sports including canoeing, fishing and water skiing. Its amenities include two stainless steel barbeques, three stainless steel sitting tables and men's and women's toilets.

The Old Reservoir

Address Details

Old Bourke Road
Cobar NSW 2835

Contact Details

Name      Cobar Shire Council
Phone     (02) 6836 5888
Fax          (02) 6836 3964
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Description

The Old Reservoir is a water recreation area which caters for all types of water sports including canoeing, fishing and water skiing.  Locally known as the 'Old Res', the area is also used for dog walking and bird and wildlife watching. 

Tom Knight Memorial Oval

Address Details

Bossie Mitchell Drive (off Bathurst Street)
PO Box 413
Cobar NSW 2835

Contact Details

Organisation   Cobar Rugby League Club
President         Chris Deighton 
Mobile               0488 694 537
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Description

Tom Knight Memorial Oval is mainly used by the Cobar Rugby League Club to hold their senior and junior rugby league competition games and training. The Club's teams compete in the Toohey's Group 11 Rugby League competition which usually begins in April and ends in September annually with all spectators and supports welcome to at home games which are usually held on Sundays. 

The grounds include one grassed oval with lights, canteen, barbeque and bar facilities, toilets and showers, changerooms, club house with large uncover area and grandstands.

The Oval has been used for other purposes such as school and local touch football competitions, rugby league coaching days and private functions.

Ward Oval

Address Details

Maidens Avenue
PO Box 223
Cobar  NSW  2835

Contact Details

Name     Cobar Shire Council
Phone     (02) 6836 5888
Fax          (02) 6836 3964 
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Description

Ward Oval is owned and operated by Council and is used by a variety of sporting organisations including the Cobar District Cricket Association, Cobar Netball Association, Cobar Junior Netball Association, Cobar Little Athletics and Cobar Junior Soccer.

The Copper City Men's Shed and Buffalo Lodge meetings, along with major annual events, the Cobar Show, the Copper City Sheep Dog Trials, Peak Gold Mine Golden Dash and tMine Rescue are also held at Ward Oval

The Ward Oval grounds includes three grassed ovals (main Oval Number 1 includes a turf cricket pitch and lights and Oval Numbers 2 and 3  include synthetic cricket pitches), canteen and bar facilities, toilets and showers, changerooms, netball courts, dining rooms, main pavilion with office, grandstands, various stock yards and stables, and other pavilions. 

Council has developed a Master Plan for Ward Oval which includes concept designs for a new multi-purpose centre, upgrades to the oval including athletic facilities, additional lighting, improved show facilities and landscaping.