Facilities

Victoria Park

Lulie Street, Abbotsford

Victoria Park

Victoria Park

Lulie Street, Abbotsford

Victoria Park is the former home of the Collingwood Football Club and has been transformed into a major community recreation space.

The park includes a fenced football oval, community centre at Victoria Park's Social Club building, public art and sculpture and is home to Collingwood Football Club's VFL matches – visitors are able to attend all games for free.

The old spectator terraces around the ground have been landscaped to provide a perfect place for picnics and barbeques with family and friends.

Features and facilities include

  • BBQ and picnic tables (cannot reserve)
  • Sports ground
  • Drinking fountains
  • Public toilets

Dogs

Dogs are allowed off-leash on the oval only when the ground is not in use for approved sporting events (including training).

Designated areas available for hire

Personal trainers are allowed 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.

Filming

For information on filming at Victoria Park, please refer to our filming permits page.

Events

To book the park for an event, provided it’s not being used for sporting events, you will require an event permit

To book a space please log into our booking system. If you are a first time user please register with us.

Event Permit Requirements

You will need a permit if one of these conditions apply:

  • There will be more than 50 attendee.
  • Your event is catered by an external supplier.
  • You are charging participants a fee to attend.
  • You require amplified sound
  • You require vehicle access to drop off equipment.
  • Your event requires a specific location.
  • You are having a wedding ceremony
  • You plan to erect large structures (small 3x3 marquees are permitted: must be weighted down and secured safely. Spikes or pegs are strictly prohibited.)
  • A minimum of two weeks’ notice is required for all potential permits. At least two months for large events
  • The event permit must be carried out by the hirer at all times
  • Alcohol may be consumed within the park between 9am and 9pm – no permit required. Alcohol may not be sold within the park without an appropriate temporary liquor license.
  • Download and read our conditions of hire.

Availability

Victoria 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 Victoria Park.

The oval is open for the public to use outside of the hours listed below and lights will remain on until 9pm each night.

Please be advised we are currently experiencing a technical issue with the timer for the sports lights and are working on a solution to have them functioning correctly as soon as possible.

July 2021

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

28

6pm to 8pm

29

4:30pm to 7:30pm

30

No bookings

1

4:30pm to 7:30pm

2

4:30pm to 6pm

3

11am to 7pm

4

No bookings

5

6pm to 8pm

6

4:30pm to 7:30pm

7

11am to 4pm

8

4:30pm to 7:30pm

9

4:30pm to 6pm

10

8am to 5pm

11

10am to 5pm

12

6pm to 8pm

13

4:30pm to 7:30pm

14

No bookings

15

4:30pm to 7:30pm

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

25

 

26

27

28

No bookings

29

4:30pm to 7:30pm

30

4:30pm to 6pm

31

8am to 11am & 12pm to 7pm

 

Schedule subject to change due to COVID19.



 

Accessibility

Victoria Park is wheelchair accessible.

Location and contacts

Book this space

Apply for major events

 

For more information please contact the events team

Ph: 03 9205 5205

Email

 

Contact us about park maintenance

Ph: 03 9205 5555

Email

Abbotsford