COVID-19 update:

On Sunday 6 September 2020, the Premier announced Victoria’s COVID-19 roadmap to reopening. Many of the Stage 4 restrictions remain in place but there have been some slight changes. Find out more here.

Gardenvale Park

Gardenvale Park provides significant green space for play, relaxing with a good book or small social gatherings through the use of the picnic shelter and BBQ. It is a great location to enjoy some time away under the beautiful trees that line the park.


  • BBQ Facilities

  • Dogs – on leash

  • Rotunda or picnic shelter

  • Walking Path

  • Playground

  • Tables

  • Seating

How is COVID-19 impacting our parks?

Our parks and open space remain open for exercise between the permitted times 5am to 9pm.

Exercise is now limited to two hours per day and no more than five kilometres from your home. Two people or a household can meet outdoors for a maximum of two hours for exercise or recreation outside your home, as long as neither of you travel more than five kilometres from your home. Always remember to wear a face covering and practise social distancing.

To find out how the Victorian Government Stay at Home Stage 4 restrictions has impacted our facilities visit our Parks and playgrounds — Stage 4 restrictions page​.



This playground received an upgrade in 2019.  Under the natural shade of trees as well as shade sails, the new playground equipment includes

  • a series of climbing challenges
  • a net bridge and obstacle bridge
  • fixed hanging rings
  • slides
  • shop counter, mirror panel and voice tubes
  • a music panel
  • rockers
  • swings

Picnic shelter and BBQs

The picnic shelter is located close to the playground, with picnic tables available for social gatherings. There are BBQ facilities nearby to the picnic shelter to add another element to your picnic.

Book and reserve a picnic shelter

To apply online you will need to create an account or login. The cost to book a picnic shelter starts at $143.

The full booking fee payment is required within 48 hours of receipt of invoice. 

You are required to email us proof of payment if your booking has been approved within 48 hours notice from your booking date.

Equipment such as marquees, jumping castles, petting zoos and BBQs are not permitted without written consent from us. 

Please note:  A minimum notice of 2 business days is required for all bookings (subject to availability).

BBQs are a free communal facility for all users of the park. They are not included as part of a picnic shelter reservation.

Dog leash information

Gardenvale Park is an on-leash area, which means you must keep your dog on-leash at all times.