Booking of Open Space

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 doc format Casual Open Space Booking Form (52.50 KB) 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-Winter-2017.docx form.  Clubs of major sporting codes should apply through their Central Coast Association or controlling body.  Applications for winter 2017 close 18 November 2016.

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

A doc format School Booking Form (53.50 KB) is required for sports grounds bookings for school related activities during school hours.

Take a look at the seasonal use web page, which outlines the procedures, conditions and frequently asked questions 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  doc format Reserve Access Booking Form (55.00 KB) 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.

 Commercial licences

Fitness trainers need a licence to use Council reserves for fitness classes. Read all about it doc format Commercial Recreation Information Booklet (102.50 KB). To lodge an application, fill in a  doc format Commercial Recreation Licence Application (769.50 KB). Call Open Space Bookings on (02) 4350 5322 for more information.

Filming

Filming or photography on Council’s open space areas requires completion of an doc format Filming Application.doc (127.50 KB) form. Call Open Space Bookings on (02) 4350 5322 for more information.