COVID-19 update:

We have entered the second step of the Victorian Roadmap. Find out how eased restrictions have impacted our services.

King George VI Memorial Reserve

Enter King George VI Memorial Reserve via a small entrance off East Boundary Road, and enter an expanse of recreational opportunities. It offers loads of space for walking, great facilities for relaxing, socialising or playing, as well as many sporting activities.

Features

  • Basketball ring

  • BBQ Facilities

  • Birdie golf cage

  • Dogs – off leash

  • Dogs – on leash

  • Toilets

  • Walking Path

  • Playground

  • Rotunda or picnic shelter

  • Tables

  • Seating

  • Multi-purpose hit up wall

  • Tennis club

How is COVID-19 impacting our parks?

Our parks and open space remain open.


Five people from a maximum of two households can meet outdoors (infants under 12 months of age are not included in the cap) for a maximum of two hours for exercise or social interaction 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​.


UPDATED 28 SEPTEMBER 2020

Playground

The kids will have heaps of fun in the challenging playground, which includes:

  • rope climbing frame
  • swings and basket swing
  • large bug springers and stand up spinners
  • education panels
  • fireman's pole

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.

Active recreation

King George VI Memorial Reserve has many opportunities for recreation, including:

  • two sports grounds (cricket and football)
  • basketball half court
  • multi purpose hit up wall with tennis lines, targets and soccer goals
  • a golf birdie cage
  • ball toss tower and netball ring
  • cricket training nets

Did you know? King George VI Memorial Reserve is home to Bentleigh Junior Football Club, Bentleigh ANA Cricket Club, East Bentleigh Central Cricket Club and Kings Park Tennis Club.

Dog leash information

  • The western side of King George VI Memorial Reserve closest to East Boundary Road (including the playground and the western oval) is on-leash
  • The eastern oval closest to Chesterville Road is off-leash.

Learn more about dog walking in Glen Eira