Sporting Venues and Events
Major sporting venues within the City of Perth include the Western Australian Cricket Ground (WACA) and Glouster Park Raceway.
Western Australian Cricket Ground (WACA)
The Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) established in 1885 is the home of cricket in Western Australia. Located in East Perth, this premier sporting ground has a capacity of 20,000 people and is home to many international, national and local cricketing fixtures, with the Western Warriors playing all home games here.
For further information visit http://www.waca.com.au
Glouster Park – Harness Racing
Harness Racing began in Western Australia in 1910 with the formation of the Western Australian Trotting Association. The original home for trotting was the WACA however in the 1930’s it moved to Gloucester Park which remains the premier destination for harness racing in Western Australia today.
Located in East Perth, Gloucester Park holds races all year round, with the season running from 1 September through to the 31 August.
For more information contact the Western Australian Trotting Association.
Perth is the base for many Western Australian sporting teams that play in both national and international competitions.
The city itself is host to a number of events throughout the year ranging from the City of Perth Triathlon attracting both national and international athletes to the popular Active Foundation City to Surf community fun run which attracts up to 34,000 participants annually.
Further information regarding major sporting events can be found by clicking on the events tab in the right hand navigation bar.