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Projects and proposals

A big part of making Bayside a better place is the sustainable creation and improvement of public infrastructure. 

This page catalogues our latest projects and proposals. 

Basketball facilities

A permit to construct four new basketball courts at the Sandringham Family Leisure Centre in Tulip Street has been approved. Construction of the new  stadium will commence in late 2021 and will help to meet the current and future needs of basketball locally and enable the basketball association to expand its programs.

Find out more about Basketball facilities

Bayside Netball Centre

Council is proposing to enter into a Development Agreement with the Victorian School Building Authority (VSBA) to jointly fund new sports facilities at Sandringham College, Holloway Road campus.

Find out more about Bayside Netball Centre

Black Rock Life Saving Club

Bayside City Council, in partnership with the Victorian Government, is planning a new home for the Black Rock Life Saving Club. The new building will provide access for all ages and abilities, gender neutral changerooms, two accessible parking spaces, and a dedicated first aid room.

Find out more about Black Rock Life Saving Club

Donald MacDonald Pavilion renewal 

We are delivering a new home for community sport in Beaumaris.

Find out more about Donald MacDonald Pavilion

Dendy Beach Pavilion and Masterplan

The new $6 million Dendy Beach Life Saving Pavilion is the centrepiece of an $8 million upgrade to this iconic precinct that will make it a safer, more easily accessible and nicer place to be.

Find out more about Dendy Beach Pavilion

Elster Creek catchment and action plan

We are working with Melbourne Water, City of Port Phillip, City of Glen Eira and City of Kingston to manage flooding in the Elster Creek catchment area. An action plan has been developed.

Find out more about Elster Creek

Elsternwick Park North 

Bayside City Council is making a significant investment in upgrades at Elsternwick Park North, providing valuable open space and recreational facilities for residents and visitors.

Find out more about Elsternwick Park North

Half Moon Bay precinct works

Bayside City Council is making Half Moon Bay safer, more accessible and environmentally friendly over the quieter winter period. 

Works include:

  • new pedestrian crossings, walkways and realignment of the shared path
  • improvements to ramps, seating, lighting and replacement of a retaining wall
  • a rain garden to recycle water for watering of our coastal vegetation.

We are also working collaboratively with other contractors and agencies to encourage them to do their works concurrently. These works include roof replacement at Black Rock Yacht club; renovation works at Half Moon Bay Life Saving Club; and beach renourishment works and restoration of a revetment wall.

Find out more about Half Moon Bay precinct works

Playground Improvement Plan

We’ve got a plan for play! Council is investing $10.3 million over 10 years to upgrade every playground in Bayside.

New playground designs are developed using feedback from our young Playground Testers, other playground users, local residents and members of the community.

Find out more about Playground Improvement Plan

Public Toilet Strategy

Council is investing $2.5 million over four years to upgrade Bayside’s public toilets..

Find out more about Public Toilet Strategy

Sandringham precinct

Council is making significant investments into the Sandringham precinct to create more space for community services and activities and improve the appearance of the shopping village. This includes:

  • Expanding and upgrading the Sandringham Library
  • Relocating the maternal and child health centre
  • Purchasing and refurbishing the heritage listed Masonic Hall
  • Improvements to the streetscape

Find out more about Sandringham precinct