Murrumbeena Park


Council is currently seeking feedback from the community on the proposed landscape upgrades at Murrumbeena Park. Please visit to view the concept designs and provide feedback.

Established in 1912 and flanked by a boulevard of trees on Gerald Street, Murrumbeena Park has loads of open space and supporting facilities for a range of play, sport and recreation activities.


  • Basketball ring

  • 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 and BBQs

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  
  • The South West rotunda is located closest to the basketball ring, sports pavilion and open space area

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

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

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

  • two sports grounds (cricket and football)
  • internal walking/running pathways
  • small ball court with basketball ring
  • cricket training nets

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

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.

Learn more about dog walking in Glen Eira

Venue Hire

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.

Make a booking

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

Please note: A minimum of five (5) business days notice is required for all bookings, subject to availability.