Hiring Venues

Balgowlah Oval


cnr Sydney Road and Pickworth Ave, Balgowlah


Sporting Oval

Suitable for:

Soccer, Cricket, Outdoor activities


  • Toilets: Amenities Block
  • BBQs: No
  • Playground: No
  • Carparking: In Pickworth Ave, Balgowlah
  • Lighting: Yes – upon request
  • Power: Only at nearby Scout Hall (Contact Scout Group for usage) 
  • Scout Hall contact Tom Miles phone: 0409 778 667
  • Seating/Tables: At front of Amenities Block
  • Shelter: Amenities Block
  • Water/Taps: Bubbler only
  • Passive/Active Recreation: Sport: Baseball – during Winter, 2 small Touch football fields
  • Cricket Pitches: 1 synthetic pitch and practice nets
  • Marquees - Not Pernitted

Availability and Bookings:


 Sportsfields are allocated to our local sporting organisations for training during the week and for competition on weekends. Grounds can be hired on a casual basis by other users.

Please contact Council’s bookings team on 9976 1540  or  records@manly.nsw.gov.au

Booking Approval Process
Once an event is approved you will be sent a booking slip and invoice. Please note that applications for Major Events take longer to process than a basic sports event.  

 NOTE: Public Liability ($20million) is required for all bookings

Wet Weather

For details on field closures due to wet weather, please refer to http://www.manly.nsw.gov.au/attractions/sports/sports-fields/