The Sutherland Shire has beautiful beaches and is in close proximity to the Royal National Park, whilst all being just a train’s journey from the city.
It also has an array of outdoor gyms where you can get strong using just your own bodyweight.
Look for Sydney’s Best Outdoor Gyms? Check out our guide here.
- Caringbah, Sunnyside Reserve Outdoor Gym
- Cronulla, Don Lucas Reserve Outdoor Gym
- Cronulla, Judd Street Reserve
- Kurnell, Marton Park Outdoor Gym
- Menai, Mathers Place Reserve
- Miranda, Ascot Place Reserve
- Waterfall, Yanagang Street Reserve Outdoor Gym
- Woolooware Outdoor Gym
- Woronora, Prince Edward Park Outdoor Gym
- Yowie Bay, Kalang Lane Reserve Outdoor Gym
Caringbah, Sunnyside Reserve Outdoor Gym
Located in Sunnyside Reserve next to a children’s playground and bbq/picnic facilities.
On-street parking next to the park was limited when I visited (on a week day).
This is a small gym with moving equipment such as a bike and leg press.
The dip bars and step down platforms could be used as part of a body-weight/ calisthenics training session.
The children’s playground, has also has monkey bars!
Location map of Caringbah, Sunnyside Reserve Outdoor Gym
12 Sunnyside Avenue, Caringbah.
Cronulla, Don Lucas Reserve Outdoor Gym
1 Mitchell Road, Cronulla.
Update October 2022: New Gym Just Opened!
This outdoor gym is located near Wanda Beach and is next to a Basketball court, children’s park, and picnic area. There are toilets and a car park nearby.
There are two parts to the outdoor gym: the first area is the moving parts gym, with equipment such as a leg press; the second is an area more focused on bodyweight training.
The new bodyweight outdoor gym features:
- Various height pull up bars
- Calf stretch station
- Low bars (perfect for quad extensions)
- Angled benches
- 2 x dip bars
- Low bars
- Monkey bars
Location map of Cronulla, Don Lucas Reserve Outdoor Gym
Check out this calisthenics workout at Cronulla Beach!
Cronulla, Judd Street Reserve
26-32 Judd Street, Cronulla.
This gym is located in a residential area and has different height pull-up bars and incline exercise benches. It is located next to a children’s park, there is a water fountain (bubbler) and limited parking.
Location map of Cronulla, Judd Street Reserve Outdoor Gym
Kurnell, Marton Park Outdoor Gym
Marton Park has 3 outdoor gym areas; the first, located behind the fire station, has pull-up bars and ab benches.
The second, in the far corner of the park, has parallel bars, static bike and low bars.
The third area has monkey bars, parallel bars (short), hoops and chest press machine.
Location map of Kurnell, Marton Park Outdoor Gym
Menai, Mathers Place Reserve
1 Mathers Place, Menai.
Mathers Place reserve is located in a quiet residential area next to a children’s park and a grass reserve.
There are pull-up bars at various heights, and parallel bars and there is a water fountain next to the gym area.
Location map of Menai, Mathers Place Reserve, Outdoor Gym
Miranda, Ascot Place Reserve
43R Miranda Road, Miranda.
There is a small gym at Ascot Place, with pull-up bars, next to a children’s playground.
It’s a residential area and parking is limited.
Location map of Miranda, Ascot Place Reserve, Outdoor Gym
Waterfall, Yanagang Street Reserve Outdoor Gym
This outdoor gym is located in a quiet residential area, next to a children’s play area.
It has just 3 pieces of equipment: a curved ladder, suitable for exercises such as pull-ups and human flags, a bench for sit up’s and a pendulum for working your core muscles.
Location map of Waterfall, Yanagang Street Reserve Outdoor Gym
Woolooware Outdoor Gym
Located next door to Sharks Leagues Club, this small modern set up is perfect for getting in a few pull ups.
We parked next to Solander fields and walked around the back of the unit blocks to reach this gym.
The gym features 2 pull-up bars, 2 low bars, bench and dip bars.
Woronora, Prince Edward Park Outdoor Gym
This outdoor gym is in a picturesque setting next to the Woronora river.
This is a minimal set up outdoor gym, but has the basics for you to be able to do calisthenics exercises such as pull-ups, dips and dragon fly’s.
The set up consists of a pull-up bar, dip bars and an abs bench.
The gym is located next to a children’s play and bbq area. There is a car park right next to the park with toilets.
The Woronora Boatshed cafe is less than 5 minutes walk away.
Location map of Woronora, Prince Edward Park Outdoor Gym
Yowie Bay, Kalang Lane Reserve
6A Wonga Road, Yowie Bay.
The gym is located next to a children’s playground and both areas are quite popular, particularly for young families.
The reserve is moments away from the pontoon and boat ramp into the Port Hacking River and is close to local shops.
There is a clean modern toilet block on the reserve.
Location map of Yowie Bay, Kalang Lane Reserve, Outdoor Gym
Are there any other outdoor gyms you have found in the Shire? If so, please feel free to contact us so we can list them here.