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

March 2024

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

28

5pm to 6.30pm

29

5pm to 7.30pm

1

4pm to 5.30pm

2

10am to 6.30pm

3

11am to 5pm

4

No bookings

5

5pm to 7.30pm

6

5pm to 6.30pm

7

5pm to 7.30pm

8

4pm to 5.30pm

9

10am to 6.30pm

10

11am to 5pm

11

No bookings

12

5pm to 7.30pm

13

5pm to 6.30pm

14

5pm to 7.30pm

15

4pm to 5.30pm

16

10am to 6.30pm

17

11am to 5pm

18

No bookings

19

5pm to 7.30pm

20

5pm to 6.30pm

21

5pm to 7.30pm

22

4pm to 5.30pm

23

10am to 6.30pm

24

11am to 5pm

25

No bookings

26

5pm to 7.30pm

27

5pm to 6.30pm

28

5pm to 7.30pm

29

4pm to 5.30pm

30

No bookings

31

No bookings

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