Elkington Park

Elkington Park is a stunning park with great views and lots of shaded areas to play. It is very popular for weddings.

It features a historic band rotund built in 1936.  The romantic history of Captain Thunderbolt and Mary Ann Bugg at White Horse Point offers some intrigue. 

The park includes the Dawn Fraser Baths


42 Glassop St, Balmain


  • Toilets
  • Disabled toilets
  • Playground
  • Swimming
  • Views
  • Water's edge
  • Commercial fitness training permitted

Dog on and off leash area

Elkington dogs map

Elkington Park Dog On and Off Leash Areas Map (PDF 2.5MB)

For more pet related information visit the Dogs and cats section of our website 

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Using Council's booking system 

Before you begin

Bookings will not be accepted within seven (7) days of a proposed event date.

If engaging the services of contractor to provide equipment you will be required to submit public liability insurance

How to make a booking for the first time and set up an account

At the bottom of each park's respective information page there is an 'Apply online here' tab that will take you to the booking system.

From here you will be able to make a provisional booking request for your preferred event date and upload your documents.

Please see the following guide to assist you. 

Cancelling a booking

Log in to your account and go to 'My Bookings', and for the relevant booking, click on 'Manage'.

Once in the booking, click on the "Request Cancellation" tab on the top right or bottom of the booking.

Please see the following guide to assist you.

Make a general enquiry

You can use Council's online customer service request system to make a general enquiry about our parks.

Make a general park enquiry

You may also email the bookings team directly via parkbookings@innerwest.nsw.gov.au

Make a booking online

Book online

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Page last updated: 30 Jul 2021