Murrumbeena Park

Established in 1912, Murrumbeena Park has been a loved space for generations. Boasting two sportsgrounds, a large playground and three picnic shelters each with their own BBQ facilities, Murrumbeena Park is the perfect place to enjoy with the family, watch weekend sports or take the dog and catch up with friends. 


  • BBQ Facilities

  • Cricket nets

  • Dogs – off leash

  • Dogs – on leash

  • Function room

  • Playground

  • Rotunda or picnic shelter

  • Seating

  • Tables

  • Toilets


The playground at Murrumbeena Park is very popular, with a range of equipment to suit the interest of all ages.  The play space offers:

  • flying fox
  • atom-shaped climbing frame
  • large spinners
  • 7 different types of swings
  • wooden cubby house
  • climbing net
  • shade from the surrounding trees.

Picnic shelters

There are three picnic shelters located in Murrumbeena Park:  

  • Kangaroo rotunda is located closest to the flying fox. 
  • Joey rotunda is located closest to the imagination play and junior area of the playground.  
  • Southwest rotunda is located closest to the sports pavilion and is away from the playground. 

Each of the picnic shelters at Murrumbeena Park are nearby to BBQ facilities. 

Book and reserve a picnic shelter or outdoor event

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

Active recreation

Murrumbeena Park has many opportunities for sport and recreation, including:

  • two sports grounds (cricket and football)
  • internal walking/running pathways
  • cricket training nets.

Did you know? Murrumbeena Park is home to Murrumbeena Football Netball Club, Murrumbeena Junior Football Club and Murrumbeena Cricket Club.

Book the Murrumbeena Park community room

The Murrumbeena Park pavilion provides facilities for sporting clubs as well as a community room (for hire). The community room holds up to 200 people.  It's one of our newest community facilities opened in October 2022.  

Make a booking

To apply online you will need to create an account or login

Dog leash information

There are two separate off-leash areas at Murrumbeena Park:

  • the eastern sportsground and area to its north and east
  • the open space area west of the playground along Kangaroo Road, not including the basketball area and picnic shelter.

The western sportsground, playground area and the open space that links to Gerald Street are all on-leash areas

  • Dogs must be on-leash within 20 metres of barbecues and picnic areas, children’s playgrounds, sports and recreation facilities, both public and sporting events (includes set up and take down), and any Park maintenance activities.
  • Dogs are not permitted within fenced playgrounds and sports and recreation facilities including the cricket nets.

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