Book a sports ground

Nillumbik Shire Council manages sports grounds for a variety of sports including football, cricket, soccer, rugby, lacrosse and baseball. All grounds can be hired casually or for a sporting season.

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Sports grounds can be booked:

  • on a casual basis, or
  • for a sporting season.

Find out how to apply by selecting the relevant tab below:

How to apply

Casual bookings

Step 1.Insurance

Make sure you have public liability insurance for a minimum $10 million.

Step 2.Other permits

Check what other requirements you might need to meet, including permits, when planning a festival or event.

Step 3.Read the terms and conditions

Read the Terms & Conditions of Use Community and Commercial Hire.

Step 4.Submit the online form

Request a casual sports ground booking

PT and Group Fitness

Council supports opportunities for the community to participate in safe, supervised health and fitness activities that enhance physical and social wellbeing.

Commercial health and fitness providers are increasingly recognising the attraction of conducting such activities in pleasant outdoor environments.

Step 1.Insurance

Make sure you have public liability insurance for a minimum $10 million.

Step 2.Read the terms and conditions

Read the Terms & Conditions of Use Community and Commercial Hire.

Step 3.Submit the online form

Request a casual sports ground booking

Seasonal bookings

Community sporting organisations can hire sports grounds and pavilions for a sporting season.

  • Winter season: 1 April to 30 September
  • Summer season: 1 October to 31 March

Step 1.Seasonal Sports Club User Guide

The Seasonal Sports Club User Guide is for sports clubs that have hired Council's sports facilities for a sporting season. It provides detailed guidelines about:

  • conditions of use
  • maintenance and management
  • club development.

For more information, view the Nillumbik Seasonal Sports Club User Guide(PDF, 4MB).   

Step 2.How to apply

Contact the Recreation and Leisure team for more information about the booking process for seasonal sports ground bookings.

Phone: 03 9433 3111
Email: nillumbik@nillumbik.vic.gov.au