Parks to go for a walk during lunch near Caulfield

Booran Reserve – Park near Caulfield

1051 Glen Huntly Rd, Glen Huntly VIC 3163

https://www.gleneira.vic.gov.au/our-city/parks-and-playgrounds/booran-reserve

Everyone has a place to call their own at Glen Eira’s award-winning Booran Reserve Park, which is also open to the public. There is something for everyone at Booran Reserve; whether you want to have a social get-together, play, or splash around in the one-of-a-kind water play feature, the reserve can accommodate a wide variety of requirements and interests.

Google Reviews for Booran Reserve – Park near Caulfield

Keith D

Absolutely great park and area for local families. Kids love it, variety of physical activities for them and nice spots for families to gather for picnics. Interesting information on history around part of the perimeter. Visitors could visit this park to relax and just get a good feel of local family life at a handy park.

Ildiko Tarjan

Super landscape design, fantastic playground with climbing tower, flying fox, spinning equipment, slides, water-play, sensory area, basketball, tennis and more. Very creative and beautiful finishes. Well mentained. Looks magical at sunset with the night lights. Great experience.

Hiten Bahri

An amazing place for your kid to hang out with plenty of rides and sports space. Best attraction for summer is the water fountain…

Such a big park that there is something for everyone…

Wade A

Awesome park with great selection of equipment for kids and some things I haven’t seen previously. Also has a water section with fountains for kids to run through on hot days. Basketball hoops and wall ball for tennis. Decent shade around equipment and close to public transport

Satyakumar Kadam

This is one of the beautiful children’s park in this area of Melbourne. Constructed in a planned manner to  accommodate various play items like swing, slides,trampoline jumps,water fountain area for kids,cycling area etc .Its ambience is clean and neat. Wash rooms with good toilet room facility is also made available. Drinking water facility is also made here.

 

Koornang Park near Caulfield

Carnegie VIC 3163

https://www.gleneira.vic.gov.au/our-city/parks-and-playgrounds/koornang-park

Whether you prefer to relax or get into some heavy exercise, Koornang Park has something for you. It also neighbours the Carnegie Swim Centre, so you can combine a swim with some outdoor exercise or relaxation.

Google Reviews for Koornang Park near Caulfield

Robert Tampling

This is a great park.

I like to walk a few laps around it when I can.

You grab a coffee from DelMar cafe and have it in the park.

Srividya B. R.

Wonderful park for kids to play.  Has a good place to jog or play footy and even plan for an evening gathering.

Adam G

This is a wonderful park for the community, and it has some nice amenities. An oval with a walking/running track, cricket nets, a grandstand, and a sheltered, bright, and colourful playground are all included in its amenities. When everything is in flower, the beautifully designed garden beds look just stunning.

Amanda Betar

Local parks well situated  with many sporting events on all the time and a swimming pool right in the middle what else could you ask for

Tylor Hugh Hudson

Simply a lovely open fun park with workout tack, kids area,barbeques & large oval with lots  of Australian native shrubs and wildlife.

 

Lord Reserve – Park near Caulfield

Munro Ave, Carnegie VIC 3163

https://www.gleneira.vic.gov.au/our-city/parks-and-playgrounds/lord-reserve

Lord Reserve is an expanse of open space, providing significant opportunities to play sport, exercise your dog or just enjoy the outdoors.

Google Reviews for Lord Reserve – Park near Caulfield

slavko prljavko

Huge park in the middle of Melbourne, with a lot of facilities. Several open air swimming pools, an oval and soccer ground. Plus children playground and lot of open space. Great for walking and jogging.

linton broomhall

Beautiful park where you can walk your dog without a leash. The dog owners congregate in the centre for a social gathering with other dog owners and their canine companions. Excellently maintained by the City Council of Glen Eira. Cricket nets, as well as an automatic toilet. The flannelled fools play cricket on the green in the summer, while throughout the winter they participate in many games of soccer. a 0.9-kilometer walking route that circles the reserve, doggie bag dispensers, garden bench seating, and an undercover barbeque area with picnic tables and more bench seating are all included. A delightful way to spend a Sunday morning.

The Carnegie swimming centre is a wonderful old pool that was established in 1966 and is located on the east side of the building. Excellent for swimming laps and also equipped with a play splash lane. Grassy Banks pool in addition to two kid-friendly paddle pools. Have a picnic or some tea in the morning. Adult swimmers Lifeguards are on duty at the Carnegie Masters Swimming Club, which also offers swimming instruction for children.

Abhishek Deokar

Great place with large open area, a circle for games, multiple soccer pitches and a nice play area for the kids

Dale Martin

Great park, the sibling of Koornang park. It’s a rectangle the size of about 5-6 soccer grounds. The size makes it great for sports and socialising dogs, whichever level they’re at. Has a toilet, a number of water fountains and BBQ amenities. It’s well lit when there’s sport on, but otherwise is lacking around the walking track. It can also get swampy (doesn’t help it was built on a swamp!).

Shelley Henley

I have recently bought a house right opposite this park and it is a great location. 

Some observations :

Multiple playing pitches that are the size of soccer/cricket fields – (at least 5), surround by a walking/riding track

Further along the road there is an olympic sized swimming pool and a football ground.

Lots of supervised but mostly off leash dogs having a lovely time walking and playing, so too their owners

Lots of organised school games and practices during the day

Good use by teenagers and adults for organised games practices and also for weekend matches

Quite a bit of well placed seating on the edges for observers, or just a place for a nice sit down and read, with a coffee, or to enjoy a picnic.

And a very nice place to just lay around on the grass when it is not in complete use by sporty types.

Situated as I am, right over the road, I am most pleasantly surprised that the noise level is so very low. Almost a background sporty or park murmury sound. It has a real community feel about it and the type of noise that I hear just reinforces that. It sounds truly nice. It is a comfortable sort of noise.

 

Packer Park Pavilion near Caulfield

120 Leila Rd, Carnegie VIC 3163

https://www.gleneira.vic.gov.au/our-city/venues/packer-park-pavilion

You can have your next event at the function room of the Packer Park Pavilion, which is situated in parks in Carnegie. The kitchen in the hall is equipped with a range, an urn, and a burner, while the hall itself has a wooden floor. Both the entrance to the hall and the restrooms are accessible to people using wheelchairs.

Google Reviews for Packer Park Pavilion near Caulfield

Darren Lutchner

Provides access to a wide variety of fun things to do. Includes a large area where your dog may run free without having to be on a leash. Excellent picnic areas with covered barbeque grills. Your children will have a blast playing on this magnificent playground, which features a wide variety of playsets. A velodrome of the highest calibre. Fields for bocci and lawn bowling are provided. There are cricket and golf nets, in addition to an oval where you can watch the weekend sports or just kick a football around on your own.

Candice Keates

Lovely park 😄 not massive but it has 2 fields and a kids playground with a walking track around the outside. Great for a stroll in the sunlight while watching the dogs run around

Tina generoso

What a wonderful location to host a party for your children here! It is complete and comprehensive. Huge outdoor play area, a vast park to run around in, and be sure to bring your bike with you because the park features a fantastic velodrome that anyone can ride on. In addition to that, there is a spacious and tidy function space that may be rented out.

Matthew Smith

Love this place, watching the cyclists go round and round and round and round.

Has dog off leash area. Kids play area is one of the better ones as well. Grass on the oval is sublime

Laurence Fox

The velodrome was fantastic even for the child who was riding his bike, and the park as a whole was fantastic for children. Because of this, we were able to watch the local football game, and because the pavillion was open, we were also able to purchase a sausage and a cup of coffee. Everything is incredibly neat and orderly.

 

Allnutt Park near Caulfield

Wheatley Rd, McKinnon VIC 3204

https://www.gleneira.vic.gov.au/our-city/parks-and-playgrounds/allnutt-park

Allnutt Park is a neighbourhood favourite and boasts many wonderful features, such as a sizable playground that accommodates children of varying ages and levels of physical ability. Because it has two picnic shelters, it is an excellent location for birthday parties, family reunions, and work celebrations. Additionally, it has facilities for barbecuing and public restrooms. In addition, we have a basketball ring where you can shoot some hoops, a birdie golf cage where you can work on your swing, or you can simply rest among the trees.

Google Reviews for Allnutt Park near Caulfield

André Wilson

Great park with some really good trees for the kids to climb. Excellent play area, with lots of grass and gardens to explore with toilet facilities.

Adam G

This is a great local park with lots of established trees and lawns, and lots of shaded areas and many facilities including rotundas, BBQs, water fountain, clean toilets and litter bins. There’s also a kids playground, although small, it’s pretty good and quite entertaining for the little ones. It’s a great park to let your pooch out for a run.

Marnie Regan

Beautiful green,  tree packed park. Well maintained. The playground is fantastic in particular for littlies. My 2.5 year old boy loved it.

Raya Sacher

Such a lovely park with many facilities- a bbq area, basketball court, batting cage, awesome play equipment and a big area with a pathway for walks with dogs (it’s off leash too!). This is my local park and I go there any chance I get with my puppy or with friends and family. Recommend!

Heather Walkerden

This is a fabulous little park with areas to walk your dog off lead as well as a playground for children. A beautiful green space that’s always well kept. Lots of well established big trees so lots of shade and attractive garden beds.

 

Hodgson Reserve Park near Caulfield

Arthur St, Bentleigh VIC 3204

https://www.gleneira.vic.gov.au/our-city/parks-and-playgrounds/hodgson-reserve

The Hodgson Reserve is home to three playgrounds that offer a significant variety of play options, as well as outdoor exercise equipment and extensive open spaces with walking routes. Due to the fact that it is the location of Bayside Companion Dog Training School, this reserve is utilised exceptionally well for the purpose of putting dogs through their paces when their owners take part in other activities such as playing, recreating, or getting together with others.

Google Reviews for Hodgson Reserve Park near Caulfield

Simon Jackson

A good sized park which is great for dogs and young children alike. The off-leash area for dogs is relatively large for subruban Melbourne. For children, there are 2 separate playgrounds and a giant snakes & ladders game.

Irene Sheard

Great park, can ride and scoot and play at play equipment. Love the carols in the park each year too.

Jennylyn Sanchez

One of my favourite parks. The place is huge, with different areas- oval for running, playground, a place to exercise, bbq area and a giant snake and ladders game. Great location too- very close to the shops at Bentleigh.

Ken Sayers

Great dog park, with a good group of dogs and owners and it’s lit up every weeknight

Fiona Turner

We love this place for walking our dogs. This is doggy heaven on a Sunday morning with the local dog trainers taking classes. If you want to see breeds of dogs you’ve never seen before get on down here for your morning walk on a Sunday

 

Caulfield Park

280 Balaclava Rd, Caulfield North VIC 3162

http://www.caulfieldpark.com/

Friends of Caulfield Park was formed in 2007 to monitor and advise Glen Eira Council on how to best manage Caulfield Park on behalf of all its users.  

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Victoria and Australia and pay our  respects to them, their culture and their Elders past, present and future.

The Friends have created this site to centralise all information relating to the park.  We welcome your suggestions for additions and improvements. This site contains information about activities in the park organised by the Friends, information about the trees in the park and some history of the park.

It is also a site for sharing ideas and concerns for the park and we welcome your input.

​For information regarding uses of the park and regulations please go to the Glen Eira Council Website or contact the council directly at: www.gleneira.vic.gov.au

Google Reviews for Caulfield Park

Mazin

A beautiful park for an evening stroll. There is a lake at the center which is very pretty. I really liked the fact that there is a portable public toilet which is very neat and clean. Almost 2 big soccer grounds and multiple small kids play area.

Highly recommend this place.

Rowan Wilde

I’ve been coming to Caulfield park since I can remember and it is always so lovely. It’s so big with so many different sections there’s always something to do it different to see.

From seeing new duckings, to a handful of playgrounds, good running track, basketball half court and good bike paths for the family Caulfield park is a fabulous place to spend a few hours.

Lil Miss Paris

Very beautiful place to be. Lots of space for children to play and family picnic as well. My daughter loved looking at the ducks and geese and played in the play ground. It’s very calm and relaxing and the sunset looks very beautiful.

Princess Sassy

Beautiful gardens, the birds and geese and ducks and pigeons and even the fish in the pond are all so massive! Place is peaceful and a good place to walk sit or picnic at. Very clean no rubbish left everywhere, toilets close by. Possums are friendly too.

Aron Steg

I don’t think I have ever noticed Caulfield Park looking so green and vibrant. It was a warm but not stinking-hot Sunday in March. There were people out in the sun reading books on the grass. There was a jazz band setting up on the band stand. The ducks 🦆 and geese were playing in the water. The bees 🐝 where buzzing around the flowers 🌷. What a site!

 

Princes Park in Caulfield

277 Bambra Rd, Caulfield South VIC 3162

https://www.gleneira.vic.gov.au/our-city/parks-and-playgrounds/princes-park

Princes Park is one of the parks in Glen Eira that experiences the highest volume of foot traffic. Large play areas, vast open spaces, and a number of different sportsgrounds all contribute to the abundance of opportunities for play, physical activity, and relaxation that are available.

In 1923, a piece of the surrounding area started being referred to as Shilabeer’s Paddock by the locals. During that time period, this particular paddock was utilised as both a sandpit and a waste dump. The land was eventually developed into a park with an area of about 10 hectares, and this was the beginning of what we now refer to as Princes Park.

Google Reviews for Princes Park in Caulfield

Phil Neves

One of the greatest parks in Melbourne lots of activity’s to do from football 🏈 to cricket 🏏 play ground for kids lots of parking lots of big trees 🌳 with lots of shades to seat and do bbq 🍖 very good all around  park highly recommend.

Marco Celon

A park that is well maintained and has paths that can be used for walking and running. The weekends are always packed with a variety of different club sports competitions.

Margot Sims

I was one of roughly 80 people who attended the debate there. Access for people using wheelchairs is not difficult, and there is parking nearby. Because there is a kitchen available, it is quite simple to provide refreshments to guests. Additionally, there is a compact vestibule that makes it simple to register participants, collect admission costs, and conduct raffle sales.

Vesna S

Highly recommended. The park I was attending twice a day before I moved to a new suburb…. Still going there occasionally

Carla Khoo

What great park! Super fun play area, with loads of safe green luscious grass to run and play on. We held a birthday here, no bookings needed, and it was GREAT! 😁

 

East Caulfield Reserve – Park in Caulfield

Dudley St & Dandenong Road, Caulfield East VIC 3145

https://www.gleneira.vic.gov.au/our-city/parks-and-playgrounds/east-caulfield-reserve

East Caulfield Reserve is a tree-lined reserve. It’s located nearby to Monash University and at the northern end-point of the Djerring Trail constructed under the Caulfield to Dandenong sky rail.

Google Reviews for East Caulfield Reserve – Park in Caulfield

Mazin

Beautiful place to take an evening stroll, play soccer, football, or basketball, and it’s just near to the campus of Monash University in Caulfield.

Additionally, there is soccer played on artificial turf, which requires both a payment and the booking of a court in order to participate. In general, it’s a good location to stay, and it’s very close to the station.

Chris Kalikas

Love to get out here, jog, and get some exercise; isn’t it possible that that circus clown Andrews would soon forbid us Victoria residents from going outside to get some fresh air? This is the mess that has been left for Victoria as a direct result of the fool who is claiming to rule our state. Please, someone, fire Andrews. Thanks. Thank you very much, Chris, a proud Victorian.

EndlessTravels 

This reserve, along with the vast majority of the parks and reserves in Glen Eira, is kept in pristine condition. Featuring first-rate athletic fields (parking is available off Sir John Monash drive), as well as a marvellously shaded children’s play area (parking on Dudley st off Princes Hwy). In addition, the oval is a fantastic venue for sporting events.

platypus150

Good facilities

The East Caulfield Reserve is home to both adult athletic facilities (including a pavillion), as well as a playground for younger visitors. There is a place for dogs to run free without leashes, as well as barbeque grills, picnic tables with seating, public restrooms, grassy areas, and trees that provide shade.

ashlin dias

Pleasant for strolling, jogging, or running. Here, a wide variety of sports are at your disposal. However, it works on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Halley Park near Caulfield

Jasper Rd, Bentleigh VIC 3204

https://www.gleneira.vic.gov.au/our-city/parks-and-playgrounds/halley-park

Halley Park is a lovely open space that is surrounded by enormous ancient trees. The park is conveniently located just around the corner from the Patterson train station. The park provides a large amount of grassy space for people to rest in, in addition to a wide variety of facilities for play, sports, exercise, and socialising with other people.

Google Reviews for Halley Park near Caulfield

Johnny Van Greune

A pleasant and spotless park with a variety of first-rate amenities.

This park is where I go to get my daily workout every time we go to Australia.

Coming all the way from South Africa, it is a delight to use such a well-kept and secure park.

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Sarah Hayman

Wonderful for a day trip or even a party setting. My son had his first birthday here, and there is a little undercover table area with a barbeque that is suitable for a large gathering of people. Incredible amenities, and your peace of mind will be preserved thanks to the enclosed and gated space for your children to run around in. Excellent for older kids as well as younger children.

andrew westerbeek

Enjoyed it. My older kids we quickly bored but the younger kids loved the playground. They had toilets,a BBQ and shelter. The park was large and nicely maintained. there was lots of seating and shade too

Warren Hetherington

One of the parks that I enjoy visiting the most. Always a large number of other children available for my children to play with. Amenities are beneficial to have. The rotunda is a popular place for birthday celebrations, and as a result, reservations are required. A few years ago, we held our daughter’s birthday party there. The summertime food truck events are an absolute necessity to attend.

Lisa Singer

Large and spotless paek. There are no baby swings or play options, but the range is good for toddlers and older children. Restrooms that are open to the public. There is covered dining as well as a number of public barbeque grills. Ring for basketball and an open oval of a decent size. Plenty of shady spaces beneath the trees.

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