Sport and recreation

Katherine offers many sporting and recreational activities for its residents, and caters well for the entire family.

Katherine sports and recreation

There are many sporting and recreational activities in Katherine for all ages including fishing clubs, athletics centre, bowls, AFL, soccer, golf, rugby league, rugby union, swimming, archery and netball.


The Katherine Sports Ground Complex is the main sporting facility and houses the Katherine Aquatic Centre which includes an Olympic swimming pool, tennis club, four ovals, a BMX track, a basketball court and rugby league and soccer fields. The complex also hosts equestrian sports and the Katherine and District Show Society.