Get Set for the Games @ Southport SLSC

Get Set the Commonwealth Games 2018 are almost here and Southport is going to play a major part, hosting 10 out of the 11 Games days with Swimming, Diving, the Marathon and Triathlon.

  • Get  Set for the Triathlon event on Thursday 5 April and Saturday 7 April
  • The free Marathon event all starting and finishing at the beautiful Southport Broadwater Parklands on Sunday 15 April.
  • The Optus Aquatic Centre in Southport will be hosting the Diving and Swimming events almost every day through the competition.

There will be excitement and atmosphere at every turn and to accommodate this once in a lifetime event, temporary changes will occur across the Southport precinct.

Our Get Set team will be down at the Southport Surf Life Saving Club on Saturday 24 March from 8 – 11 am to answer all of your questions and provide advice to help you get set for the Games.

Or visit for more information.

Become a part of history and be involved in this once and a lifetime event, the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018.

If you can’t make Saturday, the Get Set team will also be popping up again at Australia Fair Shopping Centre (opposite Woolworths) on Monday 26 March from 11am – 2pm.

Support and involvement from the community is essential in making the GC2018 an international success and a legacy for our city in the years to come.

Whether you are heading to an event or moving about the city, you need to get set and plan ahead, stay up-to-date and be prepared for road closures and changes to your usual travel habits.

The website is a one stop information point to help you get set and plan ahead.

The City of the Gold Coast has worked closely with GOLDOC, Queensland Police Service and the Department of Transport and Main Roads to ensure the GC2018 can be carried out safely while minimising inconvenience to local residents and businesses.


24 March 2018


Southport Surf Life Saving Club
Macarthur Ave