To book open space areas for weddings or gatherings take a look at the Running an Event page.

Ariel photos of Wadalba OvalOpen space bookings for sport

An application is required for sports grounds, netball courts, beaches and reserves for sporting activities including training and sports development.

For one-off or occasional bookings (not seasonal) an Event Application Form must be received at least 10 working days prior to the requested date.  If your booking is approved fees apply. Call Council's Sports Liaison Officer on (02) 4350 5565 for details

Seasonal active open space bookings

Take a look at the Seasonal Use web page for information on competition dates, procedures, conditions and frequently asked questions about the use of sports grounds.

Associations and clubs that want to use Council sports grounds for competition and training need to fill in a  Seasonal Application form (currently under review).  Clubs of major sporting codes should apply through their Central Coast Association or controlling body. Applications for winter 2018 will close on  Friday 15 December 2018.

Call Council's Sports Liaison Officer on (02) 4350 5565 if you have any questions or problems throughout the season.

Pre-season alternative training venues

We provide a number of locations, which must be booked by the association.

View our alternate training venues web page or call Council's Sports Liaison Officer on (02) 4350 5565 for details.

School use

School Open Space Booking enquiry form  is required for sports grounds bookings for school related activities during school hours.

Take a look at the School booking form which outlines the conditions about the use of sports grounds.  Call Council's Sports Liaison Officer on (02) 4350 5565 if you have any questions or problems throughout the season

Reserve use

To use Council Reserves or get to Private Property through a Council Reserve a completed Reserve Access application must be received at least 10 working days before the requested date. If your request is approved a Building/Construction access bond will be payable. Call Open Space Bookings on (02) 4350 5322 for more information.

Commercial licences

To lodge an EOI application for a commercial licence, please click on the above link. Call Open Space Bookings on (02) 4350 5322 for more information.

Filming

Filming or photography on Council’s open space areas requires completion of a Filming Application form. Call Open Space Bookings on (02) 4350 5322 for more information.