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Dorothy Laver Reserve West north oval is suitable for soccer and cricket.

It features: 

  • portable soccer goal posts.

The north oval comprises around half of the total perimeter of 599 m.

Sportsground lighting is not available for casual bookings.

Bookings require a minimum notice of 5 full business days.

Please note: Dorothy Laver Reserve West North and South Oval are not currently available for bookings during surface renewal works. To find out more, visit the Dorothy Laver Reserve West surface renewal works page.

Visit our Outdoor event requirements page for information about what you can and can't bring to outdoor events at our venues.

For more information about this venue, visit our Dorothy Laver Reserve West page.

Public facilities

  • Bike rack
  • Drinking fountain
  • Parking
  • Seating

Public facilities are free for all north oval visitors to use. They are not included as part of a booking.

There are no public toilets at Dorothy Laver Reserve West.


Up to: 200 people

Parking and transport

The car park is off Dunlop Road. The reserve is a 7-minute walk from Darling train station.

Booking times

7 days including public holidays.

April to October: 7 am to 6 pm.

November to March: 7 am to 8 pm.


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Booking information

Bookings fees

Casual sportsground booking: $69 per hour.

Find out more about fees and bonds on our Fees for open space bookings page.

Terms and conditions

Please read our Terms and conditions of hire before booking.

Visit our Outdoor event requirements page to learn about:

  • permitted items and activities
  • notice periods
  • permits and documentation you may need.

Read our Outdoor fitness training guidelines if you are booking a sportsground for outdoor fitness training, 

We may need to close a sportsground at short notice if harsh weather affects the condition of its surface. For example, if a sportsground becomes flooded, we will close it until it dries.


  • Studs and boots are not allowed on our sportsgrounds for casual bookings
  • No golf activities are allowed on any of our sportsgrounds.

Casual sportsground bookings do not include:

  • line marking services
  • access to power.

Contact us

For help with making or changing a booking, call (03) 9278 4444 or email [email protected].

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