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Apply to use a sportsground for pre-season training

When are the grounds available?

Pre-season training on Council sportsgrounds will be permitted (subject to suitable sportsground conditions) upon application and written Council approval.

Pre-season access - Winter 2023: 

Pre-season applications OPEN: Wednesday 21 December 2022

Pre-season applications CLOSE: Monday 23 January 2023

Pre-season access starts: Monday 30 January 2023

Pre-season access - Summer 2023: 

Pre-season applications OPEN: Monday 10 July 2023*

Pre-season applications CLOSE: Monday 7 August 2023*

Pre-season access starts: Monday 14 August 2023*

*Subject to change

All dates provided are subject to current club usage. 

Clubs may apply for a maximum of 2 sessions per week, with a maximum of 2 hours per session, subject to ground assessments and availability. 

Before applying please check that your club has:

  • Paid any outstanding debts with Bayside City Council.
  • A public liability insurance certificate of currency to the value of $20 million.
  • An understanding of the pre-season code of conduct. 
  • Received written approval from current allocated tenant club.
  • Read through our Sports Facility Users Guide:

Can I use the ground for a practice match?

Practice matches are strictly NOT available on allocated sportsgrounds during preseason.  Penalties apply.

Club details

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Current club approval
Have you checked ground availability with the current seasonal tenant using the ground?
Person at current club who agreed with training request
Your application is unable to progress without approval from the current seasonal tenant.
Training times
Which teams are you applying for?
Date training will start - senior teams
Date training will start - junior teams

Please download our template and complete with your proposed pre-season requirements.

Download our pre-season request application template


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Your details
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I agree as the duly elected official I have read all conditions included within the current Bayside City Council pre-season training code of conduct and fully understand their meaning. The organisation agrees to abide by all of the conditions. The organisation has taken out insurance with the minimum $20 million public liability coverage in accordance with the code of conduct and agree to keep the policy current at all times during the term of this agreement, and any other Council approved period of use. I am aware that pre-season training allocation will not be provided to clubs that have outstanding debt with Council. I acknowledge that this application does not include the scheduling of a practice match. I understand penalties apply for unauthorised use of sportsgrounds. I am aware that allocations may be revoked at any time pending ground condition.

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