Parks and facilities

How do we fund our parks and recreational facilities?

Visit our open space funding page to find out how we prioritise and fund our parks and recreational facilities. 

Where are the dog parks in Yarra? 

Use our online parks directory to find dog friendly parks in Yarra. Make sure you check where the off-leash and on-leash areas are in each park.


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  • Alphington Park

    Alphington Park

    View Street, Fairfield
    Alphington Park's peaceful surrounds on the banks of the Yarra River and wetlands make it an ideal place to visit.
  • Annettes Place

    Annettes Place

    River Street, Richmond
    Annettes Place is a small reserve in Richmond located along the Yarra River that provides access to the Main Yarra Trail.
  • Atherton Reserve

    Atherton Reserve

    Napier Street, Fitzroy
    Atherton Reserve is a playing field and park area next to the Atherton Gardens Housing Estate in the heart of Fitzroy.
  • Ben Alexander Reserve

    Ben Alexander Reserve

    Between Berry Street and Hodgson Terrace, Richmond
    Ben Alexander Reserve is an ideal place to get away from busy Bridge Road for lunch and to keep children occupied in the small playground.
  • Browns Reserve

    Browns Reserve

    Nicholson Street, Abbotsford
    Browns Reserve is a small park located in Abbotsford. It's a great place for barbeque and picnics and has a children's playground.
  • Burnley Circus Site

    Burnley Circus Site

    Swan Street Burnley, Melbourne
    The Burnley Circus Site is suitable for a wide range of activities but is particularly suited for circuses and other cultural events.
  • Burnley Park

    Burnley Park

    Yarra Boulevard, Burnley
    Burnley Park covers more than six hectares, overlooks the Yarra River and is close to Bridge Road and Swan Street.
  • Cairns Reserve

    Cairns Reserve

    Lyndhurst Street, Richmond
    Cairns Reserve is a medium sized park located on Richmond Hill near Church Street, a great place to take kids to play in the shaded playground.
  • Cambridge Street Reserve

    Cambridge Street Reserve

    Cambridge Street, Collingwood
    Cambridge Street Reserve is located in the heart of Collingwood and is a popular spot for people on work lunch breaks and with kids for its playground.
  • Church Street Park

    Church Street Park

    635 Church Street, Richmond
    Church Street Park has views across to the Yarra River and is a perfect spot to relax and spend time with friends and family.
  • Citizens Park

    Highett Street (between Church and Gleadell Streets), Richmond
    Citizens Park is used for a range of organised sports and as a destination for people to relax, exercise and walk their dogs.
  • Coate Park

    Coate Park

    Coate Avenue, Alphington
    Discover Coate Park, which resembles a bush reserve, adjacent to the Yarra River, with sloping lawns, mature native and exotic trees; a great place for picnics, walks or simply relaxing.
  • Condell Street Reserve

    Condell Reserve

    Condell Street (between George and Napier streets), Fitzroy
    Condell Reserve is a small park opposite the Fitzroy Town Hall, with shady lawns and children's playground.
  • Curtain Square

    Curtain Square

    Rathdowne Street, Carlton North
    Situated in the Rathdowne Street shopping precinct Curtain Square has an extensive playground and a fully enclosed dog off-leash area.
  • Darling Gardens

    Darling Gardens

    Gold Street, Clifton Hill
    Darling Gardens is a peaceful retreat near Queens Parade, Clifton Hill with expansive lawns, a children's playground and has a designated dog off-leash area.
  • Darling Gardens Rotunda 2

    Darling Gardens Rotunda

    Roseneath Street and South Terrace, Clifton Hill
    Surrounded by large open lawns and leafy canopies, the charming Darling Gardens Rotunda in Clifton Hill is an ideal outdoor venue for small ceremonies.