Sports ground hire

We manage sports grounds for a variety of sports including football, cricket, soccer, rugby, lacrosse and baseball. All grounds can be booked casually or for a sporting season.

Seasonal hire

Bookings for the use of sports grounds and pavilions are available to community sporting organisations for winter or summer seasons. Applications must be made before the start of each season. Clubs that have outstanding debts to Council cannot submit an application until all accounts have been settled

Seasonal allocation dates

Winter season 1 April – 30 September
Summer season 1 October – 31 March

More information 9433 3535 or

Casual hire

The hirer must have public liability insurance and apply for a fireworks, food, or street stall permit or obtain a liquor licence if applicable. A copy of any permit must be attached to the application.


List of sports grounds in Nillumbik

Arthurs Creek

Arthurs Creek Oval

Diamond Creek

Campbell Street Reserve, 28 Campbell Street
Coventry Oval, 1 Elizabeth Street
Marngrook Oval, 28 Main Hurstbridge Road


Andrew Park, 60 Diamond Street
Bridge Street Rugby Ground, 58 Bridge Street
Eltham Central Park, 18 Panther Place
Eltham High School Oval, 30-60 Withers Way
Eltham Lower Park (two ovals), 570 Main Road
Susan Street Oval, 20-50 Susan Street

Eltham North

Eltham North Reserve, 8-32 Cedar Avenue / Wattletree Road
Two grass ovals and one synthetic oval suitable for cricket, modified AFL, soccer and other sports


Diamond Hills Reserve, 9-11 Diamond Hills Drive


Ben Frilay Oval, 36 Graysharps Road
Hurstbridge East, 50 Graysharps Road

Kangaroo Ground

Kangaroo Ground Community Oval, 20 Graham Road

Panton Hill

AE Cracknell Reserve, 576 Kangaroo Ground-St Andrews Road


Plenty Park Oval, 103-107 Yan Yean Road


Research Park, 1459 Main Road

St Andrews

St Andrews Reserve, 1675 Heidelberg-Kinglake Road


Strathewen Reserve, 160 Chadds Creek Road

Wattle Glen

Wattle Glen War Memorial Park, 137 Wilson Road


Yarrambat War Memorial Park, 448 Ironbark Road