Sporting facilities

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The City of Greater Bendigo manages over 50 sports fields and a significant number of parklands where sport and leisure activities are held.

In providing sporting facilities, services and supporting local clubs and associations we aim to encourage our community to be more active and healthy.

Find out how to book a sports field, park or facility for your sports event.

Management of sports fields

Our maintenance schedule is designed make our sports fields available to the widest number of user groups throughout the year. Our team plans turf and irrigation maintenance, and managing the general wear and tear of these sites around game days, practice sessions, finals seasons, transition between winter and summer sports, and casual use of the grounds. Contact us to discuss your site and any sports field management issues via email [email protected]

Turf and irrigation maintenance and water efficiency

To provide great playing surfaces for a range of sporting activities we use a range of technologies, turf maintenance skills and equipment.

To save water and reduce costs we use recycled water, maintain the efficiency of our sprinklers, use a centrally controlled computer system and rain sensors, detect and repair faults as soon as possible and choose warm season grasses.

Swimming pools and splash park

We manage 12 swimming facilities and a splash park as part of our commitment to active and healthy lifestyles and creating recreational opportunities to residents and visitors. Go to swimming pools and splash park.

Contact us

For more information about how we manage our sporting facilities and open spaces please contact us on 03 5434 6000 or [email protected]


We welcome your feedback.

Did you know you can log requests online?

This includes several bin requests such as missed bins, footpath maintenance, tree inspections and general requests. Visit our make a request page.


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