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

About the reserve

Meeting and function rooms available for hire.

This reserve is heavily used by tenant sporting clubs on evenings and weekends, so casual hire may be limited.


  • Meeting room
  • Function room for approximately 100 people
  • Kitchen
  • Tables and chairs
  • Heating and cooling
  • Car parking
  • 2 turf cricket pitches and practice nets.


230 Balwyn Road, North Balwyn 3104

Opening hours

Meeting and function rooms

Daytime and limited availability on evenings

Fenced dog park

The Gordon Barnard Reserve fenced dog play area is open every day during daylight hours. The fenced dog play area is in the corner of the reserve, behind the Boroondara Sports Complex building.

You can access parking close to the fenced dog play area either:

  • by entering the main Boroondara Sports Complex car park from Belmore Road or Carrington Street, and driving behind the complex to the large car parking area
  • by entering the smaller car park entrance road from Belmore Road, located on the eastern side of the Boroondara Sports Complex

It is closed:

  • for maintenance on Thursdays from 7am to 8:30am
  • from time to time for seasonal maintenance.

To find out more about the fenced dog play area rules, visit our Off-lead dog parks page.

Hire this venue

To request a booking, see hire a sportsground or sports facility.

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