Sportsfields Open/Closed Status
Sportsfields are OPEN
Sportsfields are open at the discretion of clubs. All hirers are to complete a risk assessment before play.
Sportsfields are closed only for safety reasons.
Decisions to open or close sportsfields on a weekend will be made no later than 3.30pm on a Friday afternoon.
Before using the sportsfields
- Inspect the sportsfields/sporting facilities to ensure they are fit for play. Games/training should not go ahead if water is pooling, the play surface is wet underfoot, or debris is not cleared.
- Report if sharps (syringes) are found. Secure the site and contact Council on 9725 0222 for an emergency call for attendance by an appropriately trained officer, who will safely dispose of these items.
After using sportsfields
- Report any hazards/vandalism/damage by calling Council's Customer Service Centre on 9725 0222.
- Floodlight Plans are attached below, which may assist to report floodlight issues.
Process before and after your season hire
Complete the Sporting Facilities Checklist at the beginning and at the completion of your seasonal hire to help with scheduled maintenance inspections of the facility. Please email the completed check list to firstname.lastname@example.org
Maintenance of the sportsfields
Council carries out a comprehensive sportsfield renovation and maintenance program each year from September through to March. Renovation and maintenance work includes aeration, topdressing, weed spraying, fertilising and turfing.