Parks in Marrickville

A B Crofts Playground

15 Dibble Avenue, Marrickville

  • Playground

Amy Street Playground

Amy Street, Marrickville

  • Playground

Braddock Playground

Meeks Road, Marrickville

  • Playground

Cooks River Foreshore

Thornley Street, Marrickville

  • Cooks River Cycle Path

Dibble Avenue Waterhole

15 Dibble Avenue, Marrickville

  • Enclosed waterhole for bird habitat

Enmore Park

Enmore Road and Black Street, Marrickville

Henson Park

Centennial Street, Marrickville. Other entries from Sydenham Road and Woodland Street 

Henson Park is a multi-purpose sporting ground with a storied history.

It was the site of a brick pit until 1918, and its closure left an immense water hole which became a public danger. Marrickville Council purchased the site and undertook the task of draining and filling the immense hole, providing relief work for hundreds of people during the Great Depression.

The ground was officially opened in 1933. Soon afterwards it hosted the cycling events and the closing ceremony of the 1938 British Empire Games, the forerunner to today's Commonwealth Games.

Henson Park is the home ground of Newtown Rugby League Football Club (the Jets), who compete in the NSW Cup competition and draw large crowds for home games. It also hosts AFL matches, including the annual Community Cup charity match.

HJ Mahoney Memorial Park

570 Illawarra Road, Marrickville

Jarvie Park

Malakoff Street, Marrickville

  • Marrickville Youth Resource Centre
  • Playground
  • Basketball

Louisa Lawson Reserve

6-10 Roach Street, Marrickville

  • Playground
  • Basketball
  • Rest area

Mackey Park

Richardsons Crescent and Carrington Road, Marrickville

  • Sporting ground
  • Toilets
  • Playground
  • BBQ and sheltered picnic area
  • Cooks River Cycle Path
  • Concordia Club (phone 9554 7388)
  • River Canoe Club of NSW

Marrickville Golf Course

Wharf Road, Marrickville

Marrickville Golf Club

Marrickville Park

Livingstone Road and Frazer Street, Marrickville

McNeilly Park

Jersey Street, Marrickville

Murdoch Playground

171 Illawarra Road, Marrickville

  • Playground

Ness Park

Hollands Avenue, Marrickville

  • Playground

O'Hara Street Playground

36 O'Hara Street, Marrickville

  • Playground

Petersham Road Reserve

Petersham Road, Marrickville

  • Rest area

Princes Street Park

Princes Street, Marrickville

Richardsons Lookout

Holts Crescent and Thornley Street, Marrickville

A small and historic park and lookout area. Formed from a natural rock outcrop with fine views of the Cooks River, this site is said to have been a significant vantage point for the local Aboriginal people.

  • Lookout
  • Historic site
  • Rest area

Silver Street Park

45 Silver Street, Marrickville

  • Playground

Steel Park

531-565 Illawarra Road, Marrickville

  • Debbie and Abbey Borgia Community Recreation Centre
  • Sporting ground
  • Toilets
  • Playground
  • BBQ and covered picnic area
  • Waterplay Park (open early October to late March)
  • Cooks River Cycle Path

Warren Park

Thornley Street, Marrickville

  • Cooks River Cycle Path

Wicks Park

202-218 Victoria Road, Marrickville

  • Toilets
  • Playground
  • BBQ and picnic area
  • Tennis courts – for bookings contact (02) 9569 1660

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