The oval has a current capacity of 15,000 and the ground has two main stands on the wing on the western
side or Brighton Road side of the ground which is our Edward Rix Stand and HY Sparkes Stand, the eastern
side of the oval is the family friendly grass bank area. The HY Sparkes Stand has a seating capacity of 500 and
the Edward Rix Stand has a seating capacity of 1,000. Also located on the Brighton Road side of the ground is
home of the Glenelg Cricket Club. The Glenelg Football Club offices are located upstairs of the Edward Rix
Stand along with the Bay Side Function Centre, downstairs is the Bay Bar & Bistro. At only 160m x 115m Glenelg
Oval is among the smallest surfaces in the SANFL.
The ground record attendance was set on 20 July 1968 when 17,171 saw Sturt defeat Glenelg by just one point
13.13 (91) to 13.12 (90).
After a long legal battle with local residents which resulted in a court win for the Tigers, the Glenelg Football
Club had lights installed at the oval in time for the 20123 SANFL season. On 31st March the club christened their
newly lit home ground with an 11.13 (79) to 7.15(57) win over West Adelaide in front of 6,047 fans.Our Major
and Naming Rights Sponsor Gliderol Garage Doors is proudly a South Australian based company established
in 1974. Gliderol is owned by the GWA group which has a strong presence in the market with a wide range of
products suitable for residential and commercial applications with an emphasis on style and safety. Over the years
the company has expanded nationally and internationally and is focused on servicing its present markets and at the
same time developing newer technology for its range of products. Gliderol and Glenelg Football Club announced
a 10 year partnership in 2008 as Major Sponsor and Oval Naming Rights for Gliderol Stadium.
Address: 32 Jacobsen Crescent Holden Hill SA 5088
Phone: 1300 799 177
Fax: (03) 9845 0200