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Find a sportsground: Term 3 2022

Find a suitable sportsground for your school sports or pre-season training, or:

 

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:

Apply to use a sportsground for pre-season training

Apply to use a sportsground for school

 

Available sportsgrounds for Term 3 2022

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

If a sportsground does not appear in this list it has been:

  • assessed as “restricted or minimal use only” and will be allocated in accordance with the sportsground allocation policy
  • has been closed as a result of a capital works program ; or
  • ground unsafe for activity or requires repair.
  • Turf wicket preparation will start on 5 September 2022, turf wicket ground will be unavailable until 3 October 2022. 

Full access - 5 days a week

 

Full access  5 days per week Toilets Suitable for
AW Oliver Reserve 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes Baseball / Multisport
Balcombe Park  11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes Soccer / Multi-sport
Beaumaris Reserve * 11 July – 2 September 2022  Yes Soccer / Multi-sport
Castlefield Reserve * 11 July – 2 September 2022  Yes AFL / Multi-sport
Cheltenham Park East 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes Multi-sport
Cheltenham Park West 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes Soccer / Multi-sport
Destructor Reserve 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes Soccer / Multi-sport
Dendy Park Cross Country Track  (Track only) 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes Cross-country 
Dendy Park (Athletics Track) 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes Athletics / Multi-sport
Dendy Park Lower EAST* 11 July – 2 September 2022  Yes Soccer/ Multi-sport
Dendy Park Lower WEST* 11 July – 2 September 2022  Yes Soccer/ Multi-sport
Donald McDonald 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes AFL / Multi-sport
Lake Side Green (formerly Elsternwick Park Oval 3) 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes Multi-sport
Elsternwick Park Oval 4 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes Multi-sport
Elsternwick Park  Cross Country Track (Track only) 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes Cross-country 
Hurlingham Park Oval 2 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes AFL / Multi-sport
Peterson Reserve Oval 2 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes AFL / Multi-sport
Trey Bit Reserve 11 July – 16 September 2022    No AFL / Multi-sport
Tulip Street Reserve 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes Baseball / Multisport
Whyte Street Reserve 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes Multi-sport
Moorabbin West Oval 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes AFL / Multi-sport
Wilson Recreation Reserve 11 July – 16 September 2022    No Rugby / Multi-sport 

 

Restricted access - 3 days per week

Restricted access  3 days per week Toilets Suitable for
Boss James Reserve *  11 July – 2 September 2022  No Multi-sport
Chisholm Reserve 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes Cricket / Multi-sport
Holmes-Todd Oval * (formerly Elsternwick Park Oval 2) 11 July – 2 September 2022  Yes AFL / Multi-sport
Hurlingham Park Oval 1 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes AFL / Multi-sport
Peterson Reserve Oval 1 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes AFL / Multi-sport
Shipston Reserve * 11 July – 2 September 2022  Yes Soccer / Multi-sport
Simpson Reserve 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes Soccer / Multi-sport
Spring Street Reserve 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes Soccer / Multi-sport
Sillitoe Reserve 11 July – 16 September 2022    No Soccer / Multi-sport
William Street Reserve 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes AFL / Multi-sport

 

Minimal access - 1 day per week

Minimal access  1 day per week Toilets Suitable for
Banksia Reserve * 11 July – 2 September 2022  Yes Multi-sport
Cheltenham Recreation Reserve *  11 July – 2 September 2022  Yes Multi-sport
Spring Street Reserve 11 July – 16 September 2022    Yes Soccer / Multi-sport

 

Unavailable

Grounds unavailable    Toilets
Brighton Beach Oval *  11 July - 16 September 2022   Yes
Trevor Barker Beach Oval 11 July - 16 September 2022  Yes
Elsternwick Park Oval 1 
11 July - 16 September 2022  Yes

 

Booking details:

  • Fees are applied on a basis of per ground, per term and are not negotiable.
  • Casual bookings requests must be received no less than 10 working days prior to the first booking date required.
  • Council reserves the right to change any allocation due to ground conditions, risk assessment and possible safety issues – where possible Council will offer an alternate sportsground.
  • Applications are requests only until you receive written confirmation from a Council Officer.
  • School use will be monitored – bookings that are not being utilised will be cancelled and use outside of the agreed dates and times may result in other bookings being cancelled.
  • Cross Country Track bookings (Elsternwick or Dendy Park) are for track only. If school would like to utilise grounds within precinct, please ensure you book separately.
  • If you are experiencing any difficulties submitting your application or require further assistance, please contact the Recreation Development Officer on 9599 4869.

 

School bookings: Terms and conditions

Public Liability

Ground allocation will not be approved unless a copy of the Public Liability Insurance Certificate of Currency (minimum $20 million) is provided with this application.

Toilet availability

Bayside City Council does 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.

Equipment and infrastructure

Schools are not to make any alterations to the Council facility, including line marking playing surfaces, without prior written consent from Council. Hirers must not erect temporary structures (such as marquees, volleyball nets, goal post etc.) or insert any items into the sportsground (such as pegs), without prior written consent from Council.

Cricket wickets

Grounds marked with a asterisk * are turf wicket sportsgrounds and will have the centre wicket isolated for matches. The fencing is not to be removed at any time and schools are advised that these grounds are only suitable for modified sports and will not have full ground access at these times.

COVID-19

It is the responsibility of the hirer to ensure that any current State Government restrictions are adhered to and that a COVID Safe plan is in place. If you are required to cancel any bookings due to State Government restrictions, you will receive a full refund of any money paid towards a ground that has not yet been used.

As fees are applied per oval, per term any use of the oval before cancellations made mean no refunds can be issued.

Ground condition

If the sportsground becomes too degraded due to weather or over-use and is deemed to pose a safety issue, Council reserves the right to cancel bookings. In this instance we will endeavour to relocate you to another sports field.

Times of use

Sportsgrounds are not available for use outside of the hours listed above. Schools requesting after hours usage of a sportsground will be subject to additional charges if the request is approved.

Details of each sportsgrounds’ final date of use are listed above. Some grounds will be available later than others depending on seasonal change over requirements.

 

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 information regarding sportsgrounds training schedules. This schedule is intended to provide general guidance only and is subject to change. The page will be updated, if required, in mid-May when allocations are finalised. We ask our community to be respectful when sharing open spaces.

Summer 2021/22: The below timetable and associated information is included on this page for reference only. 

Sportsground Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Banksia Reserve 4pm - 7pm 5pm - 9pm 4pm - 7pm 5pm - 9pm 4pm - 7pm 

11am - 7pm
 

11am - 7pm
Beaumaris Reserve 4pm - 7:30pm 4pm - 9pm 4pm - 7:30pm 5pm - 9pm 4pm - 7pm 11am - 7pm 11am - 7pm
Boss James Reserve 4pm - 7:30pm 4pm - 8pm 4pm - 7:30pm 4pm - 8pm 4pm - 6pm 8am - 7pm 12pm - 7pm
Brighton Beach Oval

4.15pm-7.15pm

4.15pm - 8.15pm 4.15pm-7.15pm 4.15pm - 8pm 4.15pm - 8pm 11.30am - 6.30pm 10am-12pm
Castlefield Reserve 4pm - 9pm 4pm - 9pm 4pm -    9pm 4pm - 9pm 4pm - 9pm 8am - 7.30pm 8am - 7.00pm
Cheltenham Park West   5pm - 8pm

4pm -    7.15pm

5pm - 8pm 4pm - 7pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 11am
Cheltenham Recreation Reserve 5pm - 9pm 5pm - 9pm 5pm -    9pm 5pm - 9pm 10am - 7pm 8am - 4pm 8am - 5pm
Chisholm Reserve 4.30pm - 6pm 4.30pm - 8pm 4:30pm - 8pm 4:30pm - 8pm 4.30pm - 8pm 8am - 6pm 9am - 5pm
Dendy Park Lower Pitch 4:30pm -6.30pm 4:30pm - 8.30 pm 4:00pm - 8pm 4:30pm - 8pm 4pm - 8pm 8.00am - 6.30pm 8.30am -6.30pm
Destructor Reserve 6.30pm - 8pm 4pm - 8pm 4pm -    8pm 6.30pm - 8pm 4pm - 7.30pm 8am - 7pm 8am-12pm
Donald McDonald Reserve 5.45pm -7.45pm 4:30pm - 6.30pm 5.45pm - 7.45pm 4.30pm - 6.30pm 4pm-8pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 12pm
Hurlingham Park Oval 1 4pm - 8pm 4pm - 8pm 4pm -    8pm 4pm - 8pm 4pm - 8pm 7am - 6pm 8am - 6pm
Hurlingham Park Oval 2 4pm - 8pm 4pm - 8pm 4pm -    8pm 4pm - 8pm 4pm - 8pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm
Sillitoe Reserve    4pm - 8pm 4pm -    8pm 4pm -    8pm 4pm-7pm 8am - 6pm  
Simpson Reserve 4pm - 6pm 5pm - 8.30pm 4pm - 7.30pm 5pm - 8.30pm 4pm - 8pm 8am - 7pm 8am - 7pm
William Street Reserve 4pm - 8pm 4pm - 8pm 4pm - 7.45pm 4pm - 8pm 4pm - 8pm 8.30am - 6.30pm 8.30am - 5pm