Kings Park and Botanic Garden incorporates a number of ovals and grassed areas suitable for sporting events. Sporting events require careful planning in consultation with the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, so please contact the Bookings Officer as early as possible.
If you wish to make an application, download the document below and submit to the Bookings Officer.
Please be sure to read all information carefully to ensure your event is successful. Fees will apply for sporting events, please refer to the Fees and Charges section of the downloaded Application Form.
Conditions of Use
Kings Park and Botanic Garden is an A class reserve. To ensure your event and proposed activities do not impact on the conservation values of Kings Park and Botanic Garden or on other users of the park, it is important that organisers carefully read and comply with the Conditions of Use for Sport and Fitness Activities in Kings Park and Botanic Garden as specified in the Application Pack. In particular organisers should note the conditions below.
The organiser, participants and contractors are required to obey any directions given by the Authority’s Chief Executive Officer, his/her delegate or a Park Management Officer (PMO) if at any time the Authority considers there may be a risk to the park or to public safety; or any of the conditions are breached.
Sporting events are restricted to certain areas within Kings Park and Botanic Garden. Sporting events can be held on Hale Oval; Saw Avenue; and Synergy Parkland and includes designated roads and tracks. Track availability may change at the Authority’s discretion for maintenance and conservation purposes.
For conservation reasons and due to the sensitive nature of bushland, please remain on pathways and grassed areas at all times. Organisers must ensure that warning signs and instructions from the Authority are adhered to. Tracks under restoration are strictly out of bounds, no barriers, bollards or fences should be removed. Participants must keep to the approved route.
Any equipment, course markers or orienteering controls must be freestanding and placed on the edge of designated trails where they do not cause damage to vegetation or risk to users of the park. Marking the ground or turf with any substance is prohibited
The Authority is unable to reserve any parking area. Vehicles are not permitted to leave the road or parking areas or stop or park in 'No Parking' or 'No Standing' zones. Equipment is to be unloaded from the vehicle and the vehicle parked in a designated parking bay. This includes marshal and spectators cars and catering vans.