Parks and facilities hire

We provide a large range of sport and recreation facilities which are available for hire online.

Make a booking

Most of our parks, sporting and recreation facilities can now be booked online for a large range of activities including sport events, picnics, functions, meetings and filming.

You can check availability and book online, or you can also book or enquire by calling 1300 581 299.

Currently, we only accept payment by credit card for bookings made through the online booking platform.

 

Our facilities

We provide a variety of Bayside recreation facilities for hire including:

  • community facilities and halls

  • parks

  • beaches

  • picnic facilities

  • off leash dog exercise areas

  • playgrounds

  • community buses

  • youth centre.

You can also hire sportsgrounds and facilities, including: 

  • sports fields

  • golf courses

  • outdoor basketball courts

  • cricket wickets and practice nets

  • squash and tennis courts

  • outdoor exercise equipment

  • aquatic centres and open water swimming enclosures

  • swimming enclosures.

 

Winter 2023 Season Expression of Interest

Sporting groups, clubs, associations and organisations are invited to submit their seasonal requests for the 2023 Winter Season on our online booking system by close of business, Sunday 27 November 2022.

Application process

All Winter EOI’s are to be submitted as a Seasonal request - password Winter 2023. See Seasonal Booking Request Instructions for help submitting a seasonal request.

  1. Login to the Customer Portal
  2. You will need to register for an account if you don’t have one, bookings can’t be made until your account is verified 
  3. Submit your Seasonal request. Only apply for what is needed, and don’t submit blanket requests. Include all booking requirements that fall within the Winter 2023 season dates   
  4. Upload your Certificate of Currency ($20 million coverage and Bayside Council listed as an interested party)
  5. Council will review all requests after 27 November, allocate fields as per its procedures and communicate outcomes
  6. Contact sport.recreation@bayside.nsw.gov.au for any questions about this process, or if you have any issues using the online booking system.

Allocation process

The following are considered by Bayside Council when allocating fields and/or facilities:

  • All outstanding fees and charges must be paid for a club to be eligible for allocation of fields and/or facilities
  • priority for allocation will be given to:
    • locally based clubs and sporting organisations that focus on:
    • grass roots participation
    • promoting, enabling and supporting participation from our diverse Bayside community, like women  
    • returning clubs and sporting organisations
    • traditional winter sports 
  • a growing population and higher demand for our fields and facilities creates challenges in approving booking requests. Some facilities will also be unavailable due to redevelopment and/or improvement works, decreasing the available fields and facilities.
  • Bayside council retains the right to:
    • approve all or some of the bookings requested
    • adjust booking dates, locations, and times in consultation with the applicant
    • approve shared or casual use of seasonally allocated fields and facilities

Contact sport.recreation@bayside.nsw.gov.au if you have any questions, or if you need help submitting your seasonal request.
 

Basketball courts

Outdoor basketball courts are available across Bayside, press on the map for locations.

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Tennis courts

We have several tennis and squash court facilities available for hire online or through private local business.

Tennis and Squash Courts at Mutch Park Pagewood can be booked by contacting Mutch Park Sports Centre

Tennis Courts at Aloha Street, Mascot can be booked online.

Tennis Courts at Cahill Park, Wolli Creek can be booked online.