Merri-bek City Council maintain a wide variety of sportsgrounds, including athletics tracks, cycling velodromes, netball and tennis courts, pitches, stadiums, outdoor gym equipment and walking trails.

Get active and explore our venues and facilities across our municipility. You can even find a sport and join a club. Many of the below areas are available for hire.

Below is a full list of our locations (in addition to our centres).

  • Athletics tracks

    Harold Stevens Athletics Track

    The Harold Stevens Athletics Track is home to the Coburg Harriers, the Coburg Masters and the Coburg Little Athletics Centre. The all-weather synthetic track which has floodlighting for night time sports provides a large range of activities in track and field. It is Merri-bek’s only dedicated athletics track. The track and facilities are available for all ages and abilities and can also be booked for school and private usage.

    For booking enquiries please contact Ground Manager Heather Collyer on 0412 525 771.


  • Cycling velodromes

    Merri-bek has two velodromes where cycling clubs are based, and are open to the public for casual use outside of programs/events. For any queries on the use of velodromes or joining a cycling group, please contact the clubs below.

    Brunswick Cycling Club

    Brunswick Velodrome, Roberts Reserve, Harrison Street, Brunswick East.

    Brunswick Cycling Club caters for juniors, seniors and masters.

    The club offers:

    • cycle racing and training at the Brunswick Velodrome;
    • road racing from April to October;
    • cycle racing and training at Darebin International Sports Centre.

    Visit Brunswick Cycling Club website for more information.

    Coburg Cycling Club

    Coburg Velodrome, Richards Reserve, Charles Street, Coburg North

    Coburg Cycling Club caters for all ages and genders. Membership is required.

    The club offers the following cycling opportunities:

    • Ergo spin sessions
    • Criterium racing
    • Outdoor track sessions
    • Recreational rides

    Visit Coburg Cycling Club website for more information.


  • Lawn bowls

    Lawn bowls is a very popular sport in Australia and is accessible to almost everyone.

    As well as being a great form of physical activity, lawn bowls is also a wonderful social activity. You can meet more people in your local area and make new friends.

    Merri-bek has a number of lawn bowls clubs who are always open to new members. New members are welcome to play casually or socially, or join in the pennant competition.

    The lawn bowls season runs September through to May.

    Brunswick Lawn Bowls

    104 Victoria Street, Brunswick East

    Tenant Club: Brunswick Bowling Club

    Enquiries: phone 9380 1808

    Facilities:

    • Bowling Greens (turf) x 2
    • Flood Lighting
    • Function Hall
    • Outdoor Social Area

    Coburg Lawn Bowls

    19 Harding Street, Coburg

    Currently closed.

    Facilities:

    • Bowling Greens x 2
    • Flood Lighting
    • Function Hall

    Fawkner Lawn Bowls

    Corner Lorne and Creedon Streets, Fawkner

    Tenant Club: Fawkner Bowling Club

    Bookings and enquiries: 9359 2268

    Facilities:

    • Bowling Greens (turf) x 2
    • Flood Lighting
    • Function Hall
    • Outdoor Social Area
    • Fawkner Food Bowls

    Glenroy Lawn Bowls

    Ash Court, Glenroy

    Tenant Club: Glenroy Bowls Club

    Bookings and enquiries: 9306 5180

    Facilities:

    • Bowling Greens x 2
    • Flood Lighting
    • Function Hall
    • Outdoor Social Area

    West Coburg Lawn Bowls

    Linsey Street, Coburg

    Tenant Club: West Coburg Bowls Club

    Enquiries: phone 9354 9098

    Facilities:

    • Bowling Greens x 3
    • Flood Lighting
    • Function Hall
    • Outdoor Social Area

  • Netball courts

    Since the introduction of Merri-bek Active Women and Girls Strategy, Council has been working hard to increase the number of netball courts available to the Merri-bek community.

    Outdoor courts

    Venue Address  Facilities  Availability 
    Cole Reserve Netball Courts 177 B Cumberland Rd, Pascoe Vale Two competition courts, fully fenced and lit, were constructed by Council for community use and are available for hire through Council. Contact Council
    Coburg Netball & Multipurpose Courts 101 Urquhart St, Coburg Located at Coburg High School, these two netball courts and two mulitpurpose courts are fully lit and available for hire through Council. 4:30pm-9:00pm weekdays
    8:00am-9:00pm weekends
    Fawkner Netball Courts 79-83 Jukes Road, Fawkner Located on the grounds of John Fawkner College, these two asphalt courts are fully lit and available for hire through Council. 4:30pm-9:00pm weekdays
    8:00am-9:00pm weekends
    Glenroy Multipurpose Tennis and Netball Courts Ash Court, Glenroy (next to Cook Reserve) The two multipurpose courts (tennis / netball) are fully lit and fenced. Plenty of car parking is available. If you’re looking to join a club in Glenroy, the Itiki Sporting Club of Glenroy offer various programs including netball, basketball, volleyball and tennis. Contact Council
    Gowanbrae Multipurpose Tennis, Basketball and Netball Courts Elms Court, Gowanbrae These newly-constructed courts are lined for basketball, tennis and netball. Both courts are equipped with tennis nets, one court with basketball rings and the other court with netball posts. To activate the court lighting for evening use, tokens can be purchased for $6.00 from the Gowanbrae Convenient Store, 61-63 Gowanbrae Drive. Each token provides one hour of court lighting. Open to the community between 6:00am. This facility is locked between 10.30pm and 6:00am.
    JP Fawkner Reserve Netball Courts 1 Francis Street, Oak Park Two competition courts, fully fenced and lit, were constructed by Council for community use and are available for hire through Council. Contact Council
    Martin Reserve Netball Courts Martin Reserve, Box Forest Road, Hadfield Tenant Club: Hadfield Netball Club. Two competition courts, fully fenced and lit, were constructed by Council for community use and are available for hire through Council outside of club usage. Contact Council
    Morris Reserve Netball Courts 11 Brentwood Avenue, Pascoe Vale South Tenant Club: West Coburg Netball Club. Two competition courts, fully fenced and lit, were constructed by Council for community use and are available for hire through Council outside of club usage. Contact Council
    Mutton Reserve Netball Courts Tyrrell Cres, Fawkner Tenant Club: Fawkner Netball Club. Eight competition courts, fully fenced and lit, were constructed by Council for community use and are available for hire through Council outside of club usage. Contact Council
    Reaburn Reserve Netball Courts Pearson Street, Brunswick (Gillon Oval precinct) Tenant Club: Brunswick Netball Club. Two competition courts, fully fenced and lit, were constructed by Council for community use and are available for hire through Council outside of club usage. Contact Council
    Sewell Reserve Netball Courts Glenroy Road, Glenroy Tenant Club: Glenroy Netball Club. Four competition courts, fully fenced and lit, were constructed by Council for community use and are available for hire through Council outside of club usage. Contact Council

    Indoor courts

    Venue Address  Facilities  Availability 
    Brunswick Stadium 6 Gardiner Street, Brunswick The stadium is available for hire by community groups wishing to run activities. It is suitable for sports such as badminton, volleyball, Futsal, basketball, netball and aerobics.
    Email Brunswick Stadium 
    Coburg Sports Stadium Outlook Road, Coburg North Coburg Sports Stadium has three multipurpose courts for netball use. The stadium runs a Joeys for beginners to netball on Wednesdays after school. They also run their own Kangas boys and girls junior netball competition on Fridays after school. Contact Coburg Sports Stadium on phone 9355 7200 or email the Netball Coordinator for more information on how to join in.
    Fawkner Community Hall 79-83 Jukes Road, Oak Park Fawkner Community Hall has a recently refurbished multipurpose court lined for netball, basketball, futsal, badminton and volleyball. Contact the Fawkner Leisure Centre for bookings on phone 9358 6688 or email Fawkner Leisure Centre.
    Oak Park Stadium Hillcrest Road, Oak Park Oak Park Stadium has one multipurpose court, lined for netball and basketball. Contact the stadium directly for bookings on phone 9359 5065 or email Oak Park Stadium.
  • Outdoor gym equipment

    Council offers different locations where outdoor gym equipment can be incorporated into your walking circuit or a trip to the local park with the kids.

    Use the City of Merri-bek's park search to locate parks in Merri-bek with recreation equipment, such as outdoor gym and parkour, as well as facilities like playgrounds and barbecues. With more than 100 park pages with photos, you can preview before you visit.

    Please note that outdoor gym equipment is not to be used by children under 12 years of age.

    Venue Address Facilities
    ATC Cook Reserve ATC Cook Reserve, Ash Court, (near the Glenroy Tennis and Bowls Clubs), Glenroy. Cook Reserve offers a walking track with outdoor gym equipment.
    Barkly Square Barkly Square (behind the shopping centre), Barkly Street, Brunswick. Try out the Kompan Bloqx climbing unit - the biggest in Australia - and test out your climbing skills.
    Brearley Reserve Brearley Reserve, Heliopolis Street, Pascoe Vale South. Includes a path network with outdoor equipment pieces along the way. Complete a circuit while the kids play on the refurbished play equipment.
    CB Smith Reserve CB Smith Reserve, Jukes Road, Fawkner. Outdoor gym equipment consists of three stations that make up a fitness loop for the local community to challenge themselves on.
    Coburg Lake Coburg Lake Reserve, Lake Grove (close to the Newlands Road carpark), Coburg North. Complete a walk of Coburg Lake and stop to include some rowing, cycling and shoulder work.
    De Chene Reserve De Chene Reserve, 193 Urquhart Street, Coburg. A large park with plenty of activities for all ages including circuit path and exercise equipment, that is connected to the Merri Creek trail.
    Gilpin Park Gilpin Park, Albert Street, Brunswick. Anyone for table tennis? Come down and try the new outdoor table tennis table. Bring along you own bats and balls, friends and have a game.
    Merlynston Creek Linear Parkland Merlynston Creek Linear Parkland, Shorts Road, Coburg North. Outdoor fitness equipment features senior 'gorilla' bars, two pull up bars, body dips, leg raises, sit up bench 20 degrees and chest press. There is rubber under surfacing and instructions for each activity. Seats and native plantings make this a lovely destination along the linear parklands.
  • Sportsgrounds

    Merri-bek Council maintains over 50 sportsgrounds throughout the municipality.

    Our sportsgrounds are available for casual hire and personal training.

    Brunswick, Brunswick East and Brunswick West

    Sportsground Address Facilities
    Allard Park 174A Donald Street, Brunswick East Synthetic cricket pitch
    AFL goal posts
    Training lights
    Balfe Park 54-62 John Street, Brunswick East. Soccer training lights
    Clifton Park Synthetic Soccer Pitch Albert Street, Brunswick Soccer training lights
    Synthetic pitch
    Clifton Park East Albert Street, Brunswick Soccer training lights
    Clifton Park West Albert Street, Brunswick Synthetic cricket pitch
    AFL goal posts during winter only
    Dunstan North 21 Peacock Street, Brunswick West Soccer training lights
    Dunstan South 22 Peacock Street, Brunswick West Synthetic cricket pitch Soccer training lights
    Fleming Park Albert Street, Brunswick East Synthetic cricket pitch
    AFL goal posts
    Community open space
    Training lights
    Gillon Oval Pearson Street, Brunswick Turf cricket pitch
    AFL goal posts
    Training lights
    Holbrook Reserve Jewell Crescent, Brunswick West Turf cricket pitch
    Soccer training lights
    Sumner Park Alister Street, Brunswick East Soccer training lights
    Wylie Reserve Collier Crescent, Brunswick West Dog training
    Junior soccer

     

    Coburg and Coburg North

    Sportsground Address Facilities
    Campbell Reserve 11-49 Moreland Road, Coburg Soccer pitches
    Training lights
    City Oval Harding Street, Coburg Turf cricket pitch
    AFL goal posts
    Training lights
    De Chene Reserve Urquhart Street, Coburg Soccer pitches
    Training lights
    Hosken Reserve North Pallett Street, Coburg North Soccer
    Training lights
    Hosken Reserve South Pallett Street, Coburg North Soccer
    Training lights
    Jackson Reserve Cnr Outlook Drive and Whitton Parade, Coburg North Synthetic cricket pitch
    Soccer
    AFL goal posts
    Training lights
    McDonald Reserve Bell Street, Coburg Turf cricket pitch
    Soccer pitches
    Training lights
    Parker Reserve East Keady Street, Coburg North Synthetic cricket
    Parker Reserve North Keady Street, Coburg North Baseball diamond
    Training lights
    Parker Reserve West Keady Street, Coburg North Synthetic cricket
    Richards Reserve 30-34 Charles Street, Coburg North Soccer
    No training lights

     

    Fawkner 

    Sportsground  Address  Facilities 
    CB Smith Reserve Community Ground
    79-97 Jukes Road, Fawkner
    Soccer
    Training lights
    CB Smith Reserve Premier Ground 79-97 Jukes Road, Fawkner Soccer T
    raining lights
    Fawkner Synthetic Soccer Pitch 79-97 Jukes Road, Fawkner
    Training lights
    Synthetic pitch
    Moomba Park McBryde Street, Fawkner Soccer pitches
    Training lights
    Mutton Reserve East Creedon Street, Fawkner Synthetic cricket pitch
    AFL goal posts
    Training lights
    Mutton Reserve West Creedon Street, Fawkner
    Turf cricket pitch
    AFL goal posts
    Training lights

     

    Glenroy and Hadfield

    Sportsground  Address  Facilities 
    Cook Reserve North Ash Court, Glenroy  Synthetic cricket pitch
    AFL goal posts
    Training lights
    Martin Reserve Hilton Street, Hadfield
    Synthetic cricket pitch
    AFL goal posts
    Training lights
    Reddish Reserve
    Domain Street, Hadfield Soccer
    Training lights
    Sewell Reserve 33-45 Glenroy Road, Glenroy Turf cricket pitch
    AFL goal posts
    Training lights
    Wallace Reserve East  Justin Avenue, Glenroy Synthetic cricket pitch
    Soccer
    Wallace Reserve North
    Justin Avenue, Glenroy Soccer
    Training lights
    Wallace Reserve South Justin Avenue, Glenroy
    Soccer
    Training lights
    Wallace Reserve West
    Justin Avenue, Glenroy
    Synthetic cricket pitch
    Soccer

     

    Oak Park

    Sportsground  Address   Facilities 
    JP Fawkner Reserve East 1 Francis Street, Oak Park Synthetic cricket pitch
    AFL goal posts
    Training lights
    JP Fawkner Reserve West 1 Francis Street, Oak Park Turf cricket pitch
    AFL goal posts
    Training lights
    Oak Park East Pascoe Vale Road, Pascoe Vale Synthetic cricket pitch
    AFL goal posts
    Training lights
    Oak Park West Pascoe Vale Road, Pascoe Vale Synthetic cricket pitch
    AFL goal posts
    Training lights
    Rayner Reserve
    Forbes Grove, Oak Park Synthetic cricket pitch
    Soccer
    Training lights

     

    Pascoe Vale and Pascoe Vale South

    Sportsground   Address   Facilities  
    Brearley Reserve
    Mitchell Parade, Pascoe Vale South
    Turf cricket pitch
    AFL goal posts
    Outdoor gym equipment
    Training lights
    Cole Reserve North Cnr Kent and Cumberland Roads, Pascoe Vale  Turf cricket pitch
    AFL goal posts
    Training lights
    Cole Reserve South
    Cnr Kent and Cumberland Roads, Pascoe Vale
    Turf cricket pitch
    Soccer
    Training lights
    Cole Reserve South West
    Cnr Kent and Cumberland Roads, Pascoe Vale
    Synthetic cricket pitch
    Soccer
    Hallam Reserve
    Bawden Court, Pascoe Vale
    Turf cricket pitch
    AFL goal posts
    Training lights
    Morris Reserve
    Wentworth Avenue, Pascoe Vale South
    Synthetic cricket pitch
    Turf cricket pitch
    AFL goal posts
    Training lights
    Raeburn Reserve
    8-42 Landells Road, Pascoe Vale
    Turf cricket pitch
    AFL goal posts
    Training lights
    Shore Reserve
    Woodlands Avenue, Pascoe Vale South
    Synthetic cricket pitch
    AFL goal posts
    Training lights

  • Stadiums and community halls

    Council has a number of community halls that are managed by committees of management. Community groups and people use these halls for leisure and other recreation activities.

    Brunswick Stadium

    6 Gardiner Street, Brunswick

    Available seven days a week, day and evening.

    The stadium is available for hire by community groups wishing to run activities. It is suitable for sports such as badminton, volleyball, Futsal, basketball, netball and aerobics.

    Email Brunswick Stadium or make contact via the Brunswick Stadium Facebook page.

    Coburg Basketball Stadium

    25 Outlook Road, Coburg North

    The Coburg Stadium provides basketball competitions throughout the week.

    • The Junior Domestic Competition for boys and girls runs on Saturday 8.30 am – 6 pm. Junior championships are held on Friday nights.
    • The Senior Domestic Competition which includes men’s, women’s and mixed teams runs on Monday (men), Tuesday (men and women), Wednesday (men) and Thursday (mixed).
    • A beginners netball program runs on Wednesday and competition is on Friday.

    The stadium also offers opportunities for children to come along on Monday and Wednesday after school to casually play basketball without committing to a competition.

    Email the Stadium Manager or phone 9355 7200 for bookings.

    Oak Park Stadium

    9 Hillcrest Road, Oak Park

    Gym is regularly used by schools for netball, basketball, volleyball, badminton and indoor soccer.

    The stadium is available for hire by community groups wishing to run activities. It is suitable for such activities as soft tennis, gentle exercise groups, aerobics and kinder gym.

    To hire the Oak Park stadium email Oak Park stadium to ensure there is availability at the times you require.

    Fawkner Community Hall

    The Fawkner Community Hall is used by local sporting and community groups for various activities, and is available for private hire.

    Facilities include:

    • linemarking for indoor sport activities such as netball*, futsal, basketball*, volleyball and badminton,
    • change rooms
    • heating and cooling
    • upstairs viewing area
    • storage (conditions apply), and
    • kitchen.

    * Note: the netball and basketball courts are NOT full sized.

    Call Fawkner Leisure Centre on 9358 6600 or email Fawkner Leisure Centre to enquire about booking the hall for your event or activity.

    Hire fees and charges

    Day Times Per hour

    Monday to Friday

    6:00am - 4:00pm
    4:00pm - 11:00pm
    $28.80
    $35.50
    Saturday 8:00am - 4:00pm $71.00
    Saturday 4:00pm - 11:00pm $188.50
    Sunday 9:00am - 4:00pm $71.00
    Sunday 4:00pm - 10:00pm $188.50

    Conditions

    • Chairs and tables can be provided if required.
    • User groups must have public liability insurance to hire out the hall.
    • Additional fees charged are based on security and staffing requirements as per terms and conditions of hire.
    • A payable key bond of $277.20 will also be required to confirm booking.

  • Synthetic pitches

    Merri-bek boasts two state-of-the-art synthetic soccer pitches in Brunswick and Fawkner.

    The pitches were built by Merri-bek City Council, in partnership with the Federal and Victorian Governments.

    They feature fencing and training level floodlighting, providing benefits for students, local teams and social players, to train or play day and night.

     

    Brunswick Secondary College Synthetic Hockey Pitch

    33 Dawson Street, Brunswick
    In partnership with Brunswick Secondary College, Merri-bek Council share the management of the Brunswick synthetic hockey pitch. The pitch is leased to the Brunswick Hockey Club outside of school hours for training, competition and events. The pitch features fencing and training level floodlighting for training.

    Bookings
    Avaliable to hire outside of school hours for training, competition and events.

    Clifton Park Synthetic Soccer Pitch

    Albert Street, Brunswick
    The pitch features fencing and training level floodlighting for training and playing day and night.
    Clifton Park has a pavillion with change rooms which can be booked.

    Bookings
    Available to hire Monday to Sunday, 6:00am - 11:00pm.

    Fawkner Synthetic Soccer Pitch

    79-83 Jukes Road, Fawkner
    The pitch features fencing and training level floodlighting for training and playing day and night.
    This facility does not have change facilities or toilets.

    Bookings
    Available to hire weekdays 5:00pm - 9:30 pm and weekends 9:00am - 7:00pm. During school holidays, the pitch is available Monday to Friday, 9:00am - 9:30pm.

  • Tennis courts
    Venue Address Facilities Availability
    Coburg Tennis Club Cnr Victoria and Bellevue Streets, Coburg. Coburg Tennis Club's facility include six en-tout-cas courts and a Hot Shots court for juniors. Six of the courts are fully lit. Open every day until 10:00pm. For bookings and enquiries, phone 9016 0607, please leave message if not answered. For coaching details contact Taso Vasiliadis 0414 094 738 or email the club.
    East Coburg Tennis Club Cnr Drummond and Bell Streets, Coburg. The club maintains six outdoor synthetic courts, all are fully lit. Open all year round. For bookings and enquiries contact East Coburg Tennis Club. For coaching details phone Lynton Joseph 0407 697 941 or email the club.
    Fawkner Tennis Club Charles Mutton Reserve, Creedon Street Fawkner's facilities incude four red porus courts and two synthetic courts, all with lights. Plenty of car parking available. Open 9:00am - 10:30pm any day, any time by arrangement, phone 0439 339 861 or email the club.
    Frank Sedgeman courts Fraser Reserve, Hopetoun Avenue, Brunswick. Glencairn Tennis Club maintains two synthetic courts that a fully lit. For enquires and bookings for either the Glencairn or Frank Sedgeman courts, phone 0416 353 495 or email the club.
    Glencairn Tennis Club Haig Avenue, Coburg Glencairn Tennis Club maintains three outdoor synthetic courts, all are fully lit. Car parking is available. Available during daylight hours or night tennis under lights, by arrangement.
    Glenroy Tennis Courts ATC Cook Reserve, Ash Court, Glenroy. Glenroy tennis courts have six courts available for use, two red porous, two synthetic and two plexipave. All are fully lit. Plenty of car parking is available. If you’re looking to join a club in Glenroy, the Itiki Sporting Club of Glenroy offer various programs including tennis.
    Gowanbrae Multipurpose Tennis, Basketball and Netball Courts Elms Court, Gowanbrae. These newly constructed courts are lined for basketball, tennis and netball. Both courts are equipped with tennis nets. To activate the court lighting for evening use, tokens can be purchased for $6.00 from the Gowanbrae Convenient Store, 61-63 Gowanbrae Drive. Each token will provide one hour of court lighting. Open to the community between 6:00am-10:30pm. This facility is locked 10:30pm-6:00am.
    Hadfield Tennis Club 21 Charles Street, Hadfield. Hadfield Tennis Club offers use of four outdoor non-cushioned hard courts and two outdoor synthetic courts. For bookings or enquiries phone 0459 194 931 or email the club.
    Merlynston Tennis Club Hosken Reserve, 12 Sheppard Street, Coburg North. Merlynston Tennis Club maintains four red porous courts, all are fully lit. N/A
    Moomba Park Tennis Club 276 McBryde Street, Fawkner. Moomba Park Tennis Club maintains 6six synthetic courts with lights, located within the picturesque Moomba Park Reserve. Car parking is available. Courts are available daily, 7:30am-11:00pm. For bookings or enquiries, please email the club or book online.
    Oak Park Tennis Club Francis Street, Oak Park. Located within a large sporting precinct, easily accessed via the Moonee Ponds Creek Trail, Oak Park Tennis Club maintains seven synthetic grass courts and a rebound ace court. Plenty of car parking is available. For all bookings and enquiries phone 0418 511 845 or email the club.
    West Brunswick Tennis Club 425 Victoria Street, Brunswick. One of the largest tennis clubs in Merri-bek, West Brunswick Tennis Club maintains eight outdoor synthetic courts, all fully lit. Car parking is available. Book a court online.

  • Walking trails and bike paths

    Merri-bek has many trails for walkers and cyclists that link to parks.

    The two main shared paths in Merri-bek are along the Moonee Ponds and Merri Creeks. These paths link to other trails to the city. This map on recommended bike trails and routes in Merri-bek describes key routes.

    Merri Creek Trail

    The Merri Creek Trail starts at Dights Falls near where the Merri Creek and Yarra River meet. The trail follows the creek, with most of the path right next to the creek. Along the way it passes Coburg Lake Reserve, the Brunswick Velodrome and CERES Community Environment Park.

    Length and connections

    The Merri Creek Trail is 21km long. The path joins the Western Ring Road Trail in the north. In the south it meets the Yarra River Trail and the Capital City Trail.

    Difficulty

    Easy.

    Public transport

    The path goes past Clifton Hill and Rushall stations as well as St Georges Road, Nicholson Street and Sydney Road trams.

    Moonee Ponds Creek Trail

    The Moonee Ponds Creek Trail starts at Melbourne Docklands on Footscray Road. It follows the creek and goes under and around the Tullamarine Freeway. After Bell Street it goes north through a series of parks, including the Boeing and Charles Kingsford Smith Ulm reserves. It goes under the large trestle bridge at Jacana Retarding Basin, Glenroy and meets the Western Ring Road Trail.

    The Moonee Ponds Creek Trail goes into Willowbrook Reserve near Mickleham Road in Westmeadows and then path continues along the fence line of the Woodlands Historic Park next to Melbourne Airport.

    Temporary Path Detour

    Due to the CityLink Tulla Widening project, the Moonee Ponds Creek will be closed between Ormond Park and Fenton Street from January 2016 for approximately 12 months. There are on-road, sign posted detours in place on the east and west sides of the Creek. Refer to this map for further detail.

    Length and connections

    The Moonee Ponds Creek Trail is 25km long. It meets the Broadmeadows Valley Trail and the Western Ring Road Trail in the north. It meets the Capital City Trail in the south.

    Difficulty

    Easy.

    Public transport

    The path goes past Jacana, Pascoe Vale and Flemington Bridge stations.

    Capital City Trail

    The Capital City Trail is a shared use path for cyclists and pedestrians, which circles the Melbourne city centre and some inner eastern and northern suburbs of Melbourne.

    It is 29km in length, and mostly consists of sections of other trails, such as the Merri Creek Trail, Main Yarra Trail, Moonee Ponds Creek Trail and Inner Circle Rail Trail.

    The Capital City Trail uses the same path as the Main Yarra Trail up to Dights Falls, where it continues, using the same path as the Merri Creek Trail, as part of its loop around the city.

    Guides and maps


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