Listed below are many of the sport and park facilities both maintained by the town and  private organizations. The town maintains the three Ballfields located in the Field Complex. As well, the Town of Gander has two Soccer Pitches located behind Gander Academy with access to the field and parking area from Sullivan Avenue. These fields are designed to facilitate a number of functions such as; local Soccer leagues, Rugby, Touch Football, and a variety of other community and school based activities. You can also view a list of the current Sports & Youth Clubs (pdf).

These facilities are maintained and controlled by the Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department under the auspices of the Town of Gander. Information concerning field or facility bookings can be acquired by contacting the Parks & Recreation Department at 709-651-5927.

Lions Club Splash Pad
Located on Elizabeth Drive at Memorial as part of the Recreation Field Complex, the Splash Pad is a community project of the Gander Lions Club, in partnership with the Gander Consumers Co-op Society and the Town of Gander. It operates, weather permitting, from 10am to 8pm, seven days a week throughout the summer months. Bathroom and change facilities are available.
Playgrounds
There are a number of playgrounds and tot lots throughout the Town of Gander. These play areas house up-to-date and safe equipment on:

Elizabeth Drive, Edinburgh, Nungessor, Magee Road (Cobbs Pond), Raynham, and Gordon.

Skate Park
Grind, Flip and Ollie. Gander has an outdoor skateboard park which was officially opened in September 2006. Located at the field complex (corner of Memorial Drive and Elizabeth Drive), this park has a Quarter Pipe, Pyramid, Grind Rail and much more! The park is open daily, spring to fall. Helmets are mandatory and Scooters are welcome.
Gander Skatepark
Golf Course & Range
Originally designed as a 9-hole course, this beautiful Par 70 is now one of the most challenging yet scenic 18-holes in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Set on the rolling hills of the Gander Lake, this course provides you with large sculpted greens surrounded by large, deep, strategically placed sand traps. A modern clubhouse with a full restaurant and bar overlooking the lake provides a relaxing setting once you complete a round.

Gander Golf Club
Gander Tennis Association
Located at 101 Memorial Drive as part of the Field Complex. The Gander Community Tennis Association houses four courts . Plans are underway for a future indoor court as well.
Gander Tennis
Swimming Pools
There is currently one pool in Gander. Located in the Arts and Culture Centre is a 25-meter long Olympic-size indoor heated swimming pool, with viewing area.
Gander Pool
Softball & Baseball
On Elizabeth Drive the Field Complex includes three softball pitches (one of the softball fields is lighted), and a baseball diamond.
Gander Curling Club
The Gander Curling Club is located on Airport Boulevard and has four sheets of ice for the sports minded curler. A beautiful club, which also has a lounge and dance floor, the Gander Curling Club hosts many bonspiels which are available for participation throughout the season.
Gander Rod & Gun Club
We are a certified shooting range and registered non-profit outdoors-oriented organization. Facilities include a certified 100m rifle/pistol range, trap (shotgun) field, archery range and a clubhouse facility.
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Airport Nordic Ski Club
Located 3 km west of Gander on the TCH, the Airport Nordic Ski Club has 16 km of groomed trails suitable for all levels of skiers and snowshoers and 6 km of ungroomed snowshoe trails. Three kilometres of trails are lighted for night skiing. Skiers can purchase memberships or pay day use fees.
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Soccer Pitches
The Town of Gander has two soccer pitches located behind Gander Academy with access to the field and parking area from Sullivan Avenue. These fields are designed to facilitate a number of functions such as; local soccer leagues, rugby, touch football, and a variety of other community and school based activities.
Outdoor Ball Hockey / Basketball Court
This fenced blacktop lot on Airport Blvd is the perfect area for pickup Basketball or Ball Hockey.
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