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.

Murrumbeena Park

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

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​.



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

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

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

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.