Council is continuing to monitor the evolving situation with COVID-19. Please see our dedicated webpage for up-to-date information on Council services and advice.

Please check Council’s Wet Weather Line 9748 9972 for the open/closed status of sporting fields.

Current COVID-19 Restrictions  – Parks, Reserves & Sports Fields

Community sport

In light of the current NSW Covid -19 cases, the following restrictions currently applies to Council’s public reserves, parks and sports grounds..

You can take part in exercising or outdoor recreational activities that comply with

However, no community sport (whether training or a match) is permitted in Greater Sydney.

Users must comply with restrictions in relation to group sizes, social distancing and space requirements.

Please refer to NSW Government website for further information

Users of Parks, Reserves and Sportsfields must keep informed of Covid-19 restrictions and requirements to stay safe

All open space users must keep themselves informed of any changes to Public Health Orders and/or protocols to ensure their activities are compliant. Organised training users must also consult with their respective peak bodies to ensure their practices are in accordance with approved protocols.

Anyone using Council’s public reserves, parks and sports grounds does so knowing and accepting that that there may be an increased risk of exposure to communicable viruses (such as COVID-19 and influenza) from participating in any activities with other people. While particular protocols, equipment, and personal hygiene may reduce these risks; the risks of serious injury and illness do still exist and Council will not be liable or responsible for such exposure.

Individual users, organisations, and/or clubs assume full responsibility for the running of, participation in and/or use of any public reserves, parks and sports grounds. Organisations and clubs should seek professional advice and obtain adequate insurance to cover all risks associated with their activities.

Council continues to monitor changes made by the NSW government on COVID-19 restrictions and further updates on our public reserves, parks and sports grounds will be provided.

Please note public toilets in Council parks and reserves are open.

Expression of Interest – Seasonal Sport Summer 2021-22

Strathfield Council is seeking expressions of interest from sporting organisations, clubs and groups who are interested in hiring sporting facilities in the Strathfield LGA during the 2021-22 Summer Season from 13 September 2021 to 20 March 2022.  Applicants are required to fill out a Parks and Reserves Facility Booking application form and include an updated certificate of currency (public liability insurance).

Completed forms are to be sent via email to council@strathfield.nsw.gov.au by Friday the 9 July 2021. Please indicate the hours you wish to hire the field for including any breaks (i.e., Christmas/New Year’s Holiday period).  All applicants will be notified of the outcome via email.

The applications are assessed and allocated based on the following criteria:

  • Teams are locally based or contribute to local community have preference
  • Application meets criteria such as compatible use of facility and hire times.
  • Previous history of use is considered
  • The application is consistent with the objectives of Council’s strategic and operational plans.

For Further information contact Councils bookings officer on 9748 9999 or via email at council@strathfield.nsw.gov.au

LocationWinter SeasonSummer Season
Strathfield Park
Homebush Road Strathfield
1 synthetic filed
3 Soccer Fields (lights available)
2 Basketball/Netball Courts (all-weather hard courts)
2 Netball Court/2 Volleyball Courts (grass courts)
1 Synthetic Field
3 Cricket wickets (synthetic)
2 Basketball/Netball Courts (all-weather)
Airey Park
Bates Street Homebush
1 Rugby/League FieldCricket practice wickets (5)
Cricket oval (turf wicket)
Mason Park
Underwood Road Homebush
3 Soccer Fields (lights available)
1 Synthetic Field
6/7 Touch Football Oz Tag Fields (lights available)
2 cricket wickets
1 Synthetic Field
6/7 Touch Football Oz Tag Fields (lights available)
Cooke Park
Madeline Street Belfield
3 Soccer Field's lights available)1 Cricket Wicket (synthetic)
Begnell Field
Madeline Street Belfield
1 Rugby Leagues Field
2 Touch Football Field (no lighting) – Weekdays only
1 Football Field
2 Touch Football Field (no lighting)
Hudson Oval
Arthur St Strathfield
1 Rugby Field (Limited times on weekdays and Sundays only)1 Cricket Wicket (turf) – Sunday only.
Bark Huts Reserve
Elliot Street, Belfield
2 Soccer Fields (lights available)
4 Touch Fields (lights available)
1 Basketball/Netball Court (all-weather hard court)
1 Cricket Ground (turf)
4 Touch Fields (lights available)
1 Basketball/Netball Court (all-weather)
Bressington Park
3 Soccer Fields5 Cricket wickets