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McKinnon Reserve

McKinnon Reserve provides great facilities for socialising, play, sport and recreation. With large open spaces for fitness or exercising your dog, McKinnon Reserve has extensive green space for all to enjoy.

Features

  • BBQ Facilities

  • Birdie golf cage

  • Cricket nets

  • Dogs – off leash

  • Dogs – on leash

  • Playground

  • Rotunda or picnic shelter

  • Seating

  • Tables

  • Toilets

  • Basketball court

  • Netball ring

Playground

The nature play space at McKinnon Reserve includes:

  • giant multi-level tower play unit
  • a parkour unit, monkey bars and scramble net
  • tree cubby
  • hammock and rope bridge
  • seesaw and balance beams
  • village shop and gas station
  • five way swing
  • flying fox
  • forest maze

A multi-purpose play space is available for the more active players which includes:        

  • a smaller sized basketball court (with goals at both ends)             
  • a netball ring    
  • a bouldering wall and soccer goals          
  • social seating

Picnic shelter and BBQs

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

Book and reserve a picnic shelter or outdoor event

To book or find more information visit our Picnic Shelter and Outdoor Events Booking page

Active recreation

McKinnon Reserve has many opportunities for recreation, including:

  • two sports grounds (cricket and football)
  • internal walking/running pathways
  • a golf birdie cage
  • cricket training nets

Did you know? McKinnon Reserve is home to St Paul's Bentleigh Football Club, St Paul's McKinnon Junior Football Club and McKinnon Cricket Club.

Dog leash information

  • The northern end of McKinnon Reserve, including the playground and main oval closest to McKinnon Road, is an on-leash area.
  • The southern end of the park (oval two) is an off-leash area.

Learn more about dog walking in Glen Eira