Some of our services are closed or have different hours on the public holiday before the AFL Grand Final – Fri 29 Sept 2023

Suitable for Australian Rules Football, soccer, rugby, cricket, outdoor fitness training and general sports.

Nettleton Park sportsground features synthetic cricket pitches and cricket nets with 3 lanes.

Please note:

  • we only book out the whole sportsground for cricket during summer
  • we split the sportsground into an east oval and west oval for Australian Rules Football, soccer and rugby bookings during winter.

The sportsground perimeter is 402 m.

Bookings require a minimum notice of 5 full business days.

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

For more information about this park, visit our Nettleton Park page.

Public facilities

  • Basketball half-court
  • Drinking fountain
  • Off-leash dog area
  • Playground
  • Toilets

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


Up to: 120 people

Parking and transport

There is a car park on Dawson Drive, within the neighbouring Back Creek Reserve. The venue is 1.3 km from Gardiner train station.

Booking times

7 days including public holidays.

April to October: 7 am to 6 pm.

November to March: 8 am to 8 pm.


View all bookable spaces

More information

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

Visit our Outdoor event requirements page to learn about:

  • permitted and non-permitted items and activities
  • how much notice you need to give 
  • permits and documentation you may need.

If you are booking a sportsground for outdoor fitness training, read our Outdoor fitness training guidelines page.

Terms and conditions

Before booking a space, please read our Terms and conditions of hire.

Casual sportsground bookings do not include:

  • line marking services
  • access to power.

Studs and boots are not allowed on our sportsgrounds for casual bookings.

No golf activities are allowed on any of our sportsgrounds.

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.

Contact us

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

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