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

Victoria Park north oval is suitable for Australian Rules Football, cricket, outdoor fitness training and general sports.

The oval features a boundary fence, cricket nets, and a turf pitch in use during cricket season.

The north oval perimeter is 413 m.

Sportsground lighting is not available for casual bookings.

We require between 5 full business days and 8 weeks' notice, depending on your booking.

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

For more information about this venue, visit our Victoria Park page.

Public facilities

  • Off-lead dog area
  • Covered barbecue area
  • Toilets (within the cemetery)
  • Playground
  • Parking including accessible parking.

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


Up to: 120 people

Parking and transport

The carpark is accessible from High Street or Adeney Avenue. The number 48 tram stops near the park entrance on High Street.

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 any 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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