Community Support

Varsity Lakes a Multi-Award winning Masterplanned Community


Varsity Lakes Community Ltd

Varsity Lakes Community Limited (VLCL) is a community based not for profit organisation established in 2006. It is dedicated to ensuring community prosperity through a Board of Directors with representation from key community stakeholder groups.


The objectives of VLCL are to;

• Engage the community in connection with the operation of Sports House
• Provide support in local community events and activities
• Support local water sports and recreational clubs
• Connect Sports House to the wider community and the business hub of Varsity Lakes
• Liaise with all members of the community, community groups, State and Federal Governments and local council to ensure positive community outcomes.


An integral role of VLCL is to manage Sports House and to oversee and run the facility. VLCL also organise a number of key community events that aim to promote social, business, environmental, economic and physical wellbeing for the Varsity Lakes community.
Sports House at Varsity Lakes is a state-of-the-art community, sports and recreational facility that is an initiative of Lend Lease, Varsity Lakes Community Limited delivered in partnership with Gold Coast City Council.


The innovative and unique facility was presented to the community in October 2011 for the benefit of all residents of Varsity Lakes. It has been developed to encourage increased participation in sport and recreation on the Gold Coast.


Sports House is an innovative community hub that includes:

• Water Sports and Active Recreation
• Fully Equipped Meeting Spaces for Seminars and Workshops for all Groups from Corporate to Community
• Indoor Recreation Space for Group Fitness and Recreation
• Specialised Commercial Office Space Available for Sports Administration

Sports House is owned by the Gold Coast City Council and managed by Varsity Lakes Community Limited.


Nic Rone                                      Steve Simpson                         Geoff Wilson

Director – General Manager       Chairman                              Treasurer

Kylie Bade-Peters                    Mitch Milne                                 Sue Horkings

Director                                 Director                               Director

Fabian Restaino                        Justin Reid                                  Donna Kelly

Director                                Director                                Sports House Administration

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