Suburb Profile: Varsity Lakes

Location and boundaries

Varsity Lakes is bounded by Bermuda Street in the north, Christine Avenue and Mattocks Road in the east, Reedy Creek Road and the Pacific Motorway in the south, and the suburb of Robina, Geraldton Drive, University Drive, Bond University and Ring Road in the west.

Name origin

Varsity Lakes was originally known as Stephens.



Land area

594 hectares (6 Km2)

Population density

23.90 persons per hectare

Settlement history

Development of the area dates primarily from the 1980s. Rapid growth took place from the early 1990s as large numbers of new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Varsity Lakes is a relatively new residential area, with some industrial land use in the south.

Major features

Major features of the area include Christine Corner Shopping Centre, Market Square Shopping Centre, Frascott Park, Janette Green Park, Lake Orr, Silvabank Lake and one school.

* 2011 Usual residents

Source: 15/11/14