The west oval at Hartwell Sports Ground is suitable for cricket, soccer and outdoor fitness training.

It has a synthetic cricket pitch and a soccer pitch.

The perimeter of the west oval is 355 m.

Sportsground lighting is not available for casual bookings.

All bookings require a minimum notice of 5 full business days.

To use the pavilion at the west oval, you need to book it separately.

For more information about what you can and can't bring to outdoor events at our venues, visit our Outdoor event requirements page.

For more about the sportsground, visit our Hartwell Sportsground page.

Public facilities

  • Drinking fountain
  • Off-lead dog area
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Toilets

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


Up to: 100 people

Parking and transport

The car park is off Beryl Street. The sportsground is 650 m from Burwood train station.

Booking times

7 days including public holidays.

April to October: 7 am – 6 pm.

November to March: 8 am – 8 pm.

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Booking information

Bookings fees

Casual sportsground booking: $71.50 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. See our Sportsground closures page for details. 


  • 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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