The Northern Territory Institute of Sport (NTIS) is home to world class facilities available to local, national and international athletes and teams. 


The NTIS Gymnasium has 255 square metres of floor space with National Sport Science Quality Assurance (NSSQA) accreditation. It can host up to 25 athletes during a sessions and includes:

  • four weight lifting platforms
  • free weights
  • exercise bikes
  • rowing machines
  • plasma screens for live video feedback.

Athletics track

An international standard synthetic athletics track is located on site and complemented by long jump, steeplechase, javelin and a netted hammer throw facilities. 

Inside the athletics track is a grassed field suitable for field based sports. This is also supported by two team change rooms and an officials’ room.

Sport science laboratory

Our laboratory is fully equipped with a wide-bodied treadmill, cycle ergometers, NSSQA accredited metabolic cart, core and skin temperature monitors, regional sweat rate and skin blood flow analysers, and high speed cameras. 

An extensive range of scientific analysis and research can be undertaken within the laboratory.

Recovery centre

The Recovery Centre has a 1,250 litre, six to eight person spa capable of producing water temperatures of 5 to 38ºC for sustained immersion and recovery.

Other facilities nearby

The NTIS is located in Marrara Stadium, close to all of the following sporting facilities:

  • TIO Stadium - AFL
  • Marrara Cricket grounds
  • Larrakia Park - soccer
  • Clay target shooting range
  • Darwin Netball stadium
  • Darwin Basketball stadium
  • Rugby Union stadium
  • Marrara Indoor Stadium and multi-purpose sports hall provides high class indoor and outdoor facilities for various sports.

Last updated: 12 February 2016

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