Facilities

Citizens Park

Highett Street (between Church and Gleadell Streets), Richmond

Citizens Park

Highett Street (between Church and Gleadell Streets), Richmond

Citizens Park is Richmond's largest park and one of the busiest in Yarra.

The oval is used for a range of organised sports and as a destination for people to relax, exercise and walk their dogs.

Personal trainers are welcome to use the oval when not in use for approved sporting events (including training).

To book the sports ground, please refer to our bookings page.

You can view the map of bookable areas (PDF, 62kb).

Features and facilities

  • playground
  • adult exercise station
  • barbeque
  • picnic tables
  • drinking fountains
  • public toilets
  • sports ground
  • pavilion
  • designated dog off-leash area

Dogs

  • Dogs are allowed off-leash in unfenced sporting grounds only when the grounds are not in use for approved sporting events (including training)
  • Dogs must be kept on-leash within 10 metres of sporting grounds when they are in use for approved sporting events (including training)
  • Dogs are prohibited within playgrounds at any time
  • Dogs must be kept on-leash within 10 metres of playground areas.

Accessibility 

Citizens Park is wheelchair accessible and has accessible parking.

Availability

Citizens Park oval is used by a number of community sporting groups and is booked for exclusive use as per the below schedule.

This schedule is subject to change and will be updated regularly to assist the wider community and dog walkers in planning their visits to Citizens Park.

The oval is open for the public to use outside of the hours listed below and lights will remain on until 9pm Monday to Sunday from 1 April to 31 October annually

October 2022

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

     

 31

4:00pm-5:30pm

1

10:00am-6:00pm

2

11:00am-5:00pm

3

No bookings

4

5:00pm-7:15pm

 5

5:00pm-6:30pm

 6

5:00pm-7:15pm

 7

4:00pm-5:30pm

 8

10:00am-6:00pm

9

11:00am-5:00pm

10

No bookings

11

5:00pm-7:15pm

 12

5:00pm-6:30pm

 13

5:00pm-7:15pm

 14

4:00pm-5:30pm

 15

10:00am-6:00pm

16

11:00am-5:00pm

17

No bookings

18

5:00pm-7:15pm

 19

5:00pm-6:30pm

 20

5:00pm-7:15pm

 21

4:00pm-5:30pm

 22

10:00am-6:00pm

23

11:00am-5:00pm

24

No bookings

25

5:00pm-7:15pm

 26

5:00pm-6:30pm

 27

5:00pm-7:15pm

28

4:00pm-5:30pm

 29

10:00am-6:00pm

30

11:00am-5:00pm

Citizens Park may incur repair works from time to time. During these periods sections of the ground will be marked with temporary fencing. Please do not enter, or allow your dog(s) to enter these areas.


Location and contacts

Contact us about park maintenance

9205 5555

[email protected]

Richmond