Jack Dyer Community Room

Corner Gleadell & Highett Streets, Richmond

Wide picture of community room with tables and chairs setup for a meeting

Jack Dyer Community Room

Corner Gleadell & Highett Streets, Richmond

The Jack Dyer Community Room is a large modern space located within Citizens Park above the football club. It is suitable for events with 50-100 guests. The space has an adjacent commercial kitchen and is situated on the second storey with a lovely view over the park.


100 people

Features and facilities

Polished floorboards
10 trestle tables (seating 10)
100 chairs
Fully wheelchair accessible with a lift
116 m2

Audio Visual System

Wall mounted screen - HDMI connection with ceiling mounted speakers
There is no Wi-Fi available at this venue

Commercial Kitchen

The kitchen features a commercial electric oven, induction stovetop, microwave, instant hot/cold water tap, commercial dishwasher, two refrigerators and servery.

Use of Building

  • Jack Dyer Pavilion is multi-purpose community hub, which may be used by a range of groups at any given time. At all times, the Hirer and their guests should be respectful of other users of the space and keep noise to a reasonable level.
  • The venue is located on the second level and the entrance is on ground level. The door is only accessible via swipe card, you will need to station someone at the door to facilitate access for your guests.
  • Although this space is located next to the oval, the oval is unable to be hired privately for events and is either open to the public or used for sports. 
  • Additional measures may apply for high-risk events in this space, including but not limited to: - a higher bond, compulsory security guards, a valid liquor license, staff with RSAs.
  • A swipecard must be collected from Collingwood Town Hall reception during business hours to allow access to the venue when the building is closed.
  • The furniture must be returned to the default setup/storeroom after each booking.
  • Please download and read our conditions of hire. 
  • You must supply your own cutlery, crockery, glassware and linen.
  • You may choose your own caterer; names of recommended caterers can be provided upon request.
  • This is not a licensed venue. You must apply for a temporary limited licence if you intend to sell alcohol. If you wish to supply alcohol free of charge or to allow your guests to bring their own alcohol, they must submit a Partysafe form to Victoria Police.
    Bin space at this venue is very limited and all waste must be sorted as per our recycling guidelines. Excess waste must be taken with you.

How to book

If you are a registered user and have booked a venue with us before, you can log on to make a new booking.
If you a a first-time user, please register with us.
If you are from an organisation, please ensure you register your organisation and book in the organisation’s name.
Not-for-profit groups may be eligible for a discounted rate. You must first contact us on 9205 5555 or info@yarracity.vic.gov.au to get verified for a discounted rate.  

Venue Manual (6, 130kb)


Fees and Charges

Hire Type (Minimum hire: 3 hours)  
Hourly hire $75
Hourly hire - NOT FOR PROFIT* $27
Bond From $100
Sound Technician (per hour) $57
Guided site induction with our staff $87
After hours call out fee (per hour) $88
Late booking fee $52
Late change administration fee (per change) $23

*Not for profit rates are applicable for registered not-for-profit-organisations and charities.

Location & Contacts

03 9205 5555

Opening Hours:
Sunday - Thursday 6am-10pm Friday - Saturday 6am-12am