Frenchville sports Club had its beginnings through a group of hard working and dedicated volunteers.
Its sporting origin began in 1948 as a cricket team that turned into a soccer team virtually overnight. The team was known as the Frenchville Soccer Club. In 1966 the club changed its name to the Frenchville Sports Club. In 1974 after many years of fundraising the clubhouse opened for business. Thirty seven years later the club is a thriving enterprise employing 80 staff, with over 12,000 members.
The club is recognised as one that lives up to its name as a sporting club having 13 sports under its care – Basketball, Cricket, Rugby Union, Indoor Bowls, Netball, Softball, Hockey, Social Golf, Junior and Senior Football (Soccer), Triathlon, Fishing and Wheelchair Basketball. All ages are catered for in the various sports. The Frenchville Sports Club encourages junior players to its sports by providing a subsidy on registration fees. To receive this subsidy one parent must be a financial member of the club. Coaches are also on hand to help and encourage youngsters.
The standard of players produced at the club has seen members representing a variety of sports at Local, Central Queensland, Queensland, National and International levels.
The club provides excellent training facilities for the various sports. Ryan Park is attached to the Frenchville Sports Club and boasts the premier soccer facility in Central Queensland with an international size pitch, 700 seat grand stand, media facilities, four dressing rooms, a referee’s room and catering facilities. Mcleod Park on the corner of Dean and Rodboro Sts in North Rockhampton and has 1 rugby field, 2 soccer fields and 3 softball diamonds. Birdwood Park at Kalka Shades at the corner of Rustic and Mason Sts has grass training hockey fields. The Frenchville Sports Club grounds have 5 cricket practice nets as well as netball training facilities.