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There is a variety of choice when it comes to recreation in Kalgoorlie Boulder, the City is brimming with activities and facilties.

Why not cool down or work out at the Goldfields Oasis Recereation Centre or Kalgoorlie Boulder's only 24 hr gym, Inspired Life. Bury your nose in a good book at the William Grundt Memorial Library, or tee off for a round of gold at Kalgoorlie's new premier 18 hole Golf Course, of which 2 of these holes are also featured in the Nullarbor Links Golf Course.

Take advantage of the pleasant days and take the family to play and explore at Hammond Park, shop at the Boulder Markets on the third Sunday of every month or Kalgoorlie Markets on the first Sunday of every month, or if you're a foodie, why not meet up with friends at one of the many cafes and restaurants scattered througout the City.  Dining Out Guide are available to collect from the Kalgoorlie Boulder Visitor Centre.

For a comprehensive list and location map of parks in the City, visit our Parks page, or for a full list of Kalgoorlie's local sporting clubs, visit our Sporting Clubs page.


The Karlkurla Bushland Park comprises of 200 hectares of natural regrowth bushland, along with over 2,000 trees and shrubs planted by community volunteers back in 2000. ‘Karlkurla’ (pronounced gull-gurl-la), is the local Aboriginal word for the Silky Pear, one of the many native bushes, trees and small plants that can now be enjoyed while strolling along the park’s 4km walking trail.

Karlkurla Bushland Park is also home to many animals. If you are very quiet or visit the Park in the early morning or evening, you may see a western grey kangaroo or two. There are also a number of reptiles found here with bobtails often sited in Spring as the weather starts to warm up. If you are lucky, you may see a dragon lizard or even a mulga snake! There are a variety of birds in the Park, magpies, willy wagtails, honeyeaters and miners are common.

Take time out from the hustle and bustle of life and witness some of the most amazing Goldfields sunsets from the top of the Katunga lookout, located about 1.5km from the Park’s entrance. Located at the end of Nankiville Road, in the suburb of Hannans, the park is open year round and is popular with bushwalkers and picnickers.

Join in the Parkrun each week. This free event, takes places every Saturday morning at 8:00am and offers the opportunity for all local community members, male or female, young or old, to come together on a regular basis to enjoy this beautiful park and get physically active into the bargain. We want to encourage people to jog or run together, irrespective of their ability, this event is truly open to all and best of all, it’s free.

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Photo courtesy of John Taylor


Goldfields Oasis Recreation Centre

The Goldfields Oasis Recreation Centre offers a world class aquatic facility, which is open throughout the year, and is the focal point for the sporting, recreation and leisure pursuits for the community and visitors to the City.  Facilities include indoor and outdoor courts, a 50 metre heated swimming pool, leisure pool, spa and sauna, playgrounds, 10 metre high waterslide, child friendly swimming areas, swimming lessons, state-of-the-art health club, group fitness classes, a creche, functions rooms and indoor and outdoor sporting fields. 

The facility offers a range of Les Mills group fitness classes including Body Balance, RPM and Body Combat. Patrons are given lots of support from Oasis staff, including free fitness appraisals and personalised gym programs, as well as nutritional programs from Metabolic Jump Start. There’s lots on offer for children with swimming lessons for all abilities, kids fitness and school holiday programs.

For more information, contact Goldfields Oasis Recreation Centre on (08) 9021 0900 or visit

Want to see more?  take the video tour here 

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Photo courtesy of City of Kalgoorlie Boulder

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Photo courtesy of City of Kalgoorlie Boulder

Inspired Life Total Health Club

Why not feel good all the time? At Inspired Life Total Health Club, the number one goal is to help everyone feel good all the time. The club offers a unique range of Health, Fitness and Spa facilities that will help you reach your peak, mentally and physically.

  • Open 24 hours (Week Days).
  • 3, 6, 12 month and corporate memberships available.
  • 35+ Group Fitness Classes per week including Yoga, Body Pump, Body Step, Body Attack, Body Combat, Body Balance, RPM and CX Worx.
  • 18+ Clientele
  • Cardio Theater with personalized foxtel on each piece of cardio equipment.
  • Boot camps.
  • Boxing for fitness classes.
  • 12 Week Challenge and additional programs.
  • Personal Trainers and Diet Support.
  • Day Spa - Inspired Skin and Body.
  • Pool, Spa and Steam Room.
  • Lorna Jane, Women’s Active Wear available for purchase.
  • Weight Loss and Protein Supplements.
  • Social Club.

For more information, contact Inspired Life Total Health Club on (08) 9091 3392, or visit

Photo courtesy of Inspired Life

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Photo courtesy of Inspired Life

Kalgoorlie Golf Course

The Kalgoorlie Golf Course is a premier, 18 hole golf course designed by top course designer Graham Marsh. Featuring a rugged desert layout in the heart of the Western Australian outback, it is owned by the City of Kalgoorlie Boulder, and managed by Prime Golf WA. In 2012, the Kalgoorlie Golf Course featured in Australian Gold Digest's "Australia's Top 100 Courses". It is anticipated that the course will become one of the top 10 desert golf courses in the world.

The Kalgoorlie Golf Course is home to the newly amalgamated Goldfields Golf Club and is open to the public by appointment, 7 days a week. The Golf Course is also home to the Waterhole restaurant and function facility, a fabulous destination for your next event, with an array of menus to suit every budget.

You can download a copy of the Kalgoorlie Course Guide here

For more information, contact Kalgoorlie Golf Course on (08) 9026 2626, or visit

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Photo courtesy of City of Kalgoorlie Boulder

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Photo courtesy of City of Kalgoorlie Boulder

William Grundt Memorial Library

The William Grundt Memorial Library was opened by the City of Kalgoorlie Boulder on 23rd August 1975.  Situated in the CY O'Connor precinct, the library has become the focul point of the community.  It is more than just a storehouse for books, it is a knowledge centre and social meeting point. There are over 50,000 items in stock at the library including books, DVDs, CDs, magazines and other items.

Programs at the library are tailored to suit a range of age groups. Programs for children include Better Beginnings, Storytime and school holiday activities. Young adults are catered for with Fabulous Friday held on the first Friday of every month, and also the Red Dirt Readers book club. The current library facility has a Flexible Learning Room, which is home to 20 computers. There is a designated children's area, young adult area with lounges, daily newspapers, and comfortable reading areas. The Sensory Garden in the courtyard is also a lovely area to sit and read while the children enjoy the play equipment area.

The library is open 7 days a week to cater for the whole community and are as follows:
Monday and Wednesday - 9:30am to 5:30pm
Tuesday and Thursday - 9:30am to 8:00pm
Friday - 9:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Sunday - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Internet access is also available and costs $5.00 for half an hour, or $8.00 for a full hour.

For more information, contact the William Grundt Memorial Library on (08) 9021 7112, or visit

Photo courtesy of City of Kalgoorlie Boulder

Photo courtesy of City of Kalgoorlie Boulder


The YMCA's community based organisation strives to build strong communities throughout regional WA by delivering a range of programs and services benefitting individuals and families of all ages. We ensure our programs and facilities are designed to meet the desires and expectations of the community. We value all of our member input and pride ourselves on achieving high client satisfaction, meaning we offer more of what you want!

For those looking to get active, come in and visit the Health Studio, 5 squash courts, basketball courts, group fitness classes, and the Goldfields’ one and only glow in the dark rock climbing wall! We have memberships to suit everyone, including our popular Gold, Teen, Pryme and Corporate memberships.  All memberships include access to our health club facilities, group fitness classes, squash courts and health programs and appraisals carried out by our experienced trainers.

The YMCA also ensures families are catered for by providing quality before and after school care, holiday care and crèche facilities. We strive to make every experience a positive one for yourself and your children, and our programs certainly reflect this.

The YMCA is a great venue to host a party! From children’s birthday parties and corporate functions, to team building activities, we cover it all. Children will be spoilt for choice as they enjoy our popular inflatable equipment and gymnastics play area. Our massive range of inflatables are also available for hire! We have a range of bouncy castles, bungee run, belly busters, rock wall, strength challenge and much more to choose from.  It's sure to bring out the inner child in all of us.

For more information, contact YMCA on (08) 9021 1035 or visit

Photo courtesy of Eastern Goldfields YMCA

Photo courtesy of Eastern Goldfields YMCA

Orana Cinemas Kalgoorlie

Bringing you the latest entertainment, Orana Cinemas Kalgoorlie is the local movie cinema and is open 7 days a week. Offering big budget and family friendly flicks on 3 screens, plus Mum's n Bubs sessions and 3D movies. Looking to host a corporate seminar or staff party, or even a kid's birthday party or charity fundraiser, Orana Cinemas Kalgoorlie provide the venue and services to make your event a success. 

For more information, contact Orana Cinemas Kalgoorlie on (08) 9021 2199, or visit

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Photo courtesy of Orana Cinemas