ALDI Arena (formerly Thebarton Oval) and Function Room
ALDI Arena is the home of the Adelaide Footy League, Australia’s largest senior Australian Rules competition with 23,000 players and officials, 266 teams and 80 clubs. It has a proud 106 year history as does Thebarton Oval. The stadium is used by many community and corporate groups for sporting events, functions, events and corporate training. The purpose built function room is used by many of these groups and is also used for social events like birthdays, weddings, christenings, sports days, school socials, Christmas and New Year celebrations, educational seminars, group meetings and other special events. Both the function rooms and sporting complex are available for hire, separately or packaged together.
The Adelaide Footy League is a not-for-profit organisation that uses all profits to assist in developing the League and its facilities.
The stadium is ideally located 10 minutes from the city CBD and Adelaide Airport. It has recently completed an upgrade of its oval lights, with an electronic scoreboard installed in August 2015, has competition size change rooms and a separate umpires room.
The main function room seats up to 180, and includes a fully functioning kitchen, bar, dance floor, drink fridges, stage, PA system, and overhead projector facilities.
It has recently had a facelift with new paint on all the walls and ceiling and new kitchen appliances have been installed.
The facility has free off-street parking and the function room has no residential neighbors, ensuring privacy.
The ALDI Arena complex is available for hire for community and professional sporting groups, schools, corporate businesses and private groups. The oval can be hired with or without other facilities of the stadium.
The oval is regarded as one of the best maintained ovals in the state, being used on a regular basis by the Adelaide Crows, Adelaide United, SA Rugby, ARU, SANFL, as well as a number of other high profile users. Its excellent playing surface and proximity to the Adelaide CBD and airport making it a unique oval and complex.
The oval lights have been upgraded in 2012 to SANFL standards (350 LUX). The oval can be hired with or without change rooms, umpires room, tutorial room, canteens, signal/time keepers/media room, PA system, 2 grand stands with 1,500 seating capacity under cover, coaches’ boxes and wheelchair access covered area.
The oval can hold over 10,000 spectators, has off-street parking, adjoining council parking facilities and onsite toilet blocks.
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ALDI Arena has a Function Room available for hire as well as a Board Room.
The Function Room seats up to 180, tables and available seats are provided in the hire as is access to the bar fridges. The room is air-conditioned, has a dance floor, internal toilets and free-off street parking is available. The room also has a separate kitchen, entrance foyer and is privately located away from residential housing. PA system and overhead projector are available for hire, for an additional cost to the room hire. We can tailor make the hire to your specific needs. You can hire the hall only and self-cater or we can recommend caterers.
The SAAFL Board Room seat 8-10 for meetings or as breakout room.
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For all stadium, oval or function room hire enquiries please email Ivana at email@example.com or
call (08) 8443 8999.