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Find a sportsground: Term 1 2021 applications now open

    Suitability of the sportsground

    It is important you check the available facilities, dates and times of the sportsground before applying. It is important to note:

    • We will not provide access to sports pavilions, please ensure that you check the toilets availability at each venue are suitable before requesting use of a sportsground.
    • Sportsgrounds can only be used for the purpose listed.
    • The grounds highlighted in bold are turf wicket sportsgrounds and will have the centre wicket isolated at all times. The fencing is not to be removed at any time and schools are advised that these grounds are only suitable for modified sports, not full ground access.

    Once you have a suitable available sportsground you can apply by submitting the following forms:

    Available sportsgrounds

    Every term we compile a list of available sportsgrounds for use, as available below.

    If a sportsground doesn’t appear in this list it has been:

    • assessed as “restricted use only” and will be allocated in accordance with the sportsground allocation policy; or
    • has been closed as a result of a capital works program.

    Sportsground Available (9am-3pm) Toilets   Suitable for

    AW Oliver (baseball diamond)

    28 Jan – 24 Mar

    Yes

    Baseball/Softball

    Balcombe Park

    28 Jan – 5 Mar

    Yes

    Cricket 

    Banksia Reserve * 28 Jan – 5 Mar Yes Other
    Boss James Reserve* 28 Jan – 5 Mar No Other

    Cheltenham Park East and West

    28 Jan – 5 Mar

    Yes

    Cricket

    Cheltenham Recreation Reserve* 28 Jan – 5 Mar Yes Cricket 

    Destructor Reserve

    28 Jan – 5 Mar

    Yes

    Cricket/Baseball

    Dendy Park Lower Ovals* (Synthetic
    wickets and open space only)

    28 Jan – 5 Mar Yes

    Cricket 

    Dendy Park Cross Country Track 28 Jan – 5 Mar Yes Athletics

    Elsternwick Park Oval 3

    28 Jan – 24 Mar Yes

    Cricket/other

    Elsternwick Park Oval 4

    28 Jan – 24 Mar Yes

    Cricket/other

    Elsternwick Park Cross Country Track 28 Jan – 24 Mar Yes Athletics

    Holmes-Todd Oval (formally Elsternwick
    Park Oval 2)

    28 Jan – 5 Mar

    Yes

    Other

    Hurlingham Park Oval 1

    28 Jan – 5 Mar

    Yes

    Cricket

    Hurlingham Park Oval 2 28 Jan – 5 Mar Yes Cricket 
    Peterson Reserve Oval 1 28 Jan – 5 Mar Yes Cricket

    Peterson Reserve Oval 2

    28 Jan – 5 Mar

    Yes

    Cricket 

    Shipston Reserve * 28 Jan – 5 Mar Yes Other
    Sillitoe Reserve 28 Jan – 5 Mar Yes Cricket 
    Spring Street Reserve 28 Jan – 24 Mar Yes Other/baseball
    Trevor Barker Beach Oval 28 Jan – 19 Feb Yes Other

    Trey Bit Reserve

    28 Jan – 24 Mar

    Yes

    Cricket/baseball

    Tulip Street Reserve

    28 Jan – 24 Mar

    No

    Baseball

    Whyte Street Reserve

    28 Jan – 5 Mar

    Yes

    Cricket

    William Street Reserve

    28 Jan – 5 Mar

    Yes

    Cricket 

    Wilson Recreation Reserve

    28 Jan – 5 Mar

    Yes

    Cricket

    Grounds marked with an * are turf wicket sportsgrounds which have the centre wicket isolated each year, from late in Term 3 through until Term 2 the following year. The fencing around the wickets is not to be removed at any time and schools are advised that these grounds are only suitable for modified sports, as access to the full grounds are limited during this period.

    Allocated times for sportsgrounds 

    Dogs must be on leash within 20 metres of an area where an organised sporting event or the practising of the sporting event is taking place.

    Please refer to the timetable below for the most up-to-date information regarding sportsgrounds training schedules.

    Conditions

    • We reserve the right to change any allocation due to ground conditions, risk assessment and possible safety issues. Where it is possible we will offer an alternate sportsground.
    • Booking requests must be received no less than 7 working days prior to the first booking date required.
    • All applications are to be lodged using the online process.
    • Applications are requests only until you receive written confirmation from Council officers.
    • School use will be monitored, bookings that are not being utilised will be cancelled.

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