Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust (NSW)

The Centential Parklands comprises 3 parks,are listed under State Heritage Register in 2000 and the Australian Heritage Register in 2002.Moore Park, formed in 1866, now 115 hectares. Serviced by State Transit buses on the perimeter, open space playing fields,athletics field, 18 hole golf course and driving range, tennis and netball courts, equestrian centre, Royal Hall of Industries for exhibitions, Hordern Pavillion for concerts. Outside the park but adjacent are the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney Football Stadium, and the Entertainment Quarter(formerly Fox Entertainment Precinct).Queens Park, formed in 1887, now 26 hectares, childrens playing grounds,sports fields and bush areas.Centennial Park, formed in 1888, now 189 hectares, serviced by the State Transit buses on the perimeter, open spaces and trees in the Victorian period tradition,formal gardens,ponds,grand avenues,statues,sporting fields,Federation Pavillion, and BBQs, located near Paddington, BondiJunction,Randwick, Kensington surburbs of Sydney.. Grand Drive - under 4km sealed walking track, mostly level ,roadway and cycle track, tracks near duck ponds and avenue trees, suitable for unassisted wheelies, accessible toilets at Federation Valley,Musgrave Avenue, Learners Cycle Track,McKay Oval, Depot Drive, Dickens Drive. Children's Cycle Track - accessible 400m bitumen track near duck ponds and woods, accessible parking is crowded on weekends especially Sundays. Restaurant and kiosk with day only parking facility, accessible tables and counter, accessible toilet. A food van on weekends is located near the shelter Pavilion(accessible) and duck ponds on Parks Drive, day only available for park facility.THe rose gardens provide accessible parking ramped across the grass. The Federation Pavailion access is across grass, a small step, interior murals, decorated ceilings and commemorative stone of the signing ofFederation of all States in 1901. The duck pond has accessible day parking, is ramped to lakeside, native and introduced birdlife, jetty and accessible picnic tables. The Lachlan Swamp provides a boardwalk access through most of the swamp;other parts of the track is dirt and not level, advisable to have assistance if in wheelchair or limited mobility. The Oxford Street childrens playground has accessible parking and facilities including a liberty swing.Across unlevel grass to Moonlight Cinema during the Summer months. The administration officer is located within the park depot behind the cafe.Access to the reception and semi access to the office.

Contact name: 
Julie Hunter-Ward
Communications Officer
Phone 1: 
(02) 9339 6699
(02) 9332 2148
Postal Address: 
Locked Bag 15
Access facilities: 
Wheelchair access to duck pond, accessible toilets. New restaurant facility (opening Spring 2008) will have a fully accessible ramp entrance; new accessible picnic tables are also being planned for the adjacent precinct. Some playgrounds have accessible s
Opening hours: 
8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday at the Parklands Office; 10am - 3pm Sat and Sun at Vistors Centre.
Netball, tennis, golf, driving range, cricket, rugby, soccer, touch football, frisbee, horse riding, cycling, rollerblading, picnics, bird watching, flower gazing, special events, concerts, outdoor cinema, childrens playgrounds, guided day and night tours
Service details
Some activities are free and other activities apply a fee. Visit www.centennialparklands.com.au for more information or contact the Trust to order a 'What's On' brochure
All welcome
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