Parks and playgrounds

Inner West Council's parks provide recreation and relaxation for people of all ages. They include parks large and small, children's playgrounds, off-leash dog exercise areas, foreshore areas along Sydney Harbour and the Cooks River, picnic areas and native wetlands.

Council is responsible for the planning, design, maintenance and improvement of its parks and playgrounds.

Free Use of Council Facilities for Same Sex Marriages

The Inner West will now be the first council in Australia to offer our facilities for same sex marriages free of charge.

Find our more about the our Same Sex Marriage in Council Facilities here

Parks and playgrounds by suburb

Book a park

Select a suburb of the park or sporting ground you wish to book:

Inner West Council – Leichhardt

  • To book a park or reserve for a wedding, party or picnic, please contact Council on 02 9392 5000, fax 9367 9111, or email
  • To book a sporting ground for a sporting activity, corporate or charity event, please contact Council on 9367 9281 or email

A minimum of one week is required to confirm a park or sporting ground booking. Tentative bookings cannot be made.

Payment must accompany the fully completed Park and Sporting Ground Casual Hire Form (PDF 220.2KB)

Please use only one method of communication to submit a booking (email is preferred).


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