Reservoir Reserve sportsground is suitable for cricket, AFL, soccer and outdoor fitness training. 

It features:

  • a synthetic cricket pitch. 

The sportsground perimeter is 370 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.

Public facilities

  • Barbecue
  • Off-lead dog area
  • Playground 
  • Seating and tables
  • Toilets (located next to Kew Traffic School)
  • Quarter basketball court with ring.

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


100 people

Parking and transport 

The sportsground is 150 m from stop no. 41 (Kew Traffic School/Cotham Road) on tram route 109.

Booking times

7 days including public holidays.

April to October: 7 am to 6 pm.

November to March: 8 am to 8 pm.


A wheelchair-accessible barbecue is located at the west end of the Reserve. 


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Sports schedule

Reservoir Reserve hosts junior cricket in the summer season. The sportsground is also used for AFL and soccer training throughout the year. 

When training or matches are taking place, the oval must be cleared to ensure the safety of all players, pets and visitors.

The winter season runs from 1 April to 30 September 2024.

Below is the schedule for the 2024 winter season at Reservoir Reserve.

DayReservoir Reserve schedule
MondaysNo sport scheduled
Tuesdays4 pm to 5:30 pm
WednesdaysNo sport scheduled
Thursdays4 pm to 5:30 pm
FridaysNo sport scheduled
SaturdaysNo sport scheduled
Sundays8:30 am to 12 pm

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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