Petersham Park

Petersham Park grandstand upgrade now complete

The $700,000 Petersham Park grandstand upgrade is now complete.

Council has celebrated the upgrade and the long and proud sporting history of Petersham Park with new artwork on the grandstand water tank.

Through the public street art program, Perfect Match, local artist Kelly Wallwork was commissioned to showcase the ground-breaking bowling action of local cricketing legend Mollie 'The Demon' Flaherty.

See images below: 

Petersham Grandstand Artwork

Petersham Grandstand Kelly Wallwork with her art


Project updates

  • Project description: Structural repairs and upgrading to meet current standards.
  • Project address: West Street and Brighton Street, Petersham
  • Progress: Construction works will complete in late March 2021. 
  • Completion: April 2021 

Petersham Park grandstand upgrade

A historic and picturesque park in a quiet part of Petersham.

The cricket oval is used for cricket in the summer months and baseball over winter. Cricket legend Donald Bradman scored his first century in grade cricket at Petersham Park as an 18 year old.

The Fanny Durack Aquatic Centre is also located in the park. 


West, Brighton and Station Streets, Petersham



  • Fanny Durack Aquatic Centre
  • Cricket oval
  • Gardens
  • Toilets
  • Playground
  • BBQ
  • Picnic area
  • Off-leash dog exercise permitted within designated areas

Dog on and off leash areas

Petersham Park Dog Map

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

Make a booking online

Book online

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Page last updated: 23 Jul 2021