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Sportsground Closures

sportsground closures

To prevent damage to the Shire's sporting fields they are closed during wet weather. You can find the status of each field here.

Weeknight evening training during winter

Council decides on the ground status by 2pm each weekday. If grounds are CLOSED on the day of training the training is not permitted. If grounds are declared open, training is permitted at the discretion of the club or association.

Council does not make a decision on the status of netball courts. Please consult your club or association for the latest update.

Winter weekend competition

Council decides on the ground status by 2pm each Friday. If grounds are declared open, play is allowed on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the discretion of the club or association.

If grounds are declared closed, play is not allowed on Friday or Saturday. Should conditions improve from the time of closure, play is allowed at the discretion of the club or association for Sunday.

In the event of significant rainfall and consistent wet weather, Sportsgrounds may be closed by Council on Friday afternoon for both Saturday and Sunday fixtures.

Ground closures are listed below. Council’s wet weather line (9847 6764) is no longer updated during Winter season and will cease to operate from September 2022.
Please note: The following parks are administered by sporting organisations, please visit their webpage for ground status.

- Mills Park, Asquith - www.nsfa.asn.au
- Pennant Hills Hockey Field - www.ndhockey.com.au
Status Last Updated: Friday 26 August 2022 at 2:00 pm
Park nameStatus
Arcadia OvalOPEN
Asquith OvalOPEN
Berowra OvalOPEN
Berry ParkOPEN
Booth ParkOPEN
Brooklyn OvalOPEN
Campbell ParkOPEN
Cheltenham OvalOPEN
Cowan OvalOPEN
Dural Park OvalOPEN
Edward Bennett OvalOPEN
Epping Athletic TrackOPEN
Epping OvalOPEN
Foxglove OvalOPEN
Galston Recreation ReserveOPEN
Glenorie OvalOPEN
Greenway Park 1OPEN
Greenway Park 2OPEN
Hayes ParkOPEN
Headen ParkOPEN
James Henty Drive OvalOPEN
James ParkOPEN
John Purchase OvalOPEN
Mark Taylor OvalCLOSED
Mills ParkGround information - refer to association website - www.nsfa.asn.au
Montview OvalOPEN
Mt Kuring-gai OvalOPEN
Normanhurst OvalOPEN
North Epping OvalOPEN
Oakleigh OvalOPEN
Old Dairy OvalOPEN
Parklands OvalOPEN
Pennant Hills Hockey FieldGround information - refer to association website - www.ndhockey.com.au
Pennant Hills Oval 1OPEN
Pennant Hills Oval 2OPEN
Pennant Hills Oval 3OPEN
Rofe ParkOPEN
Ron Payne ParkOPEN
Ruddock ParkOPEN
Rural Sports FacilityOPEN
Storey ParkOPEN
Thomas Thompson (Cedarwood) OvalOPEN
Thornleigh OvalOPEN
Warrina Oval (LARGE)OPEN
Warrina Oval (SMALL)OPEN

Summer Weekend Competition

During the summer season ground closures are left to the association/club.

For cricket grounds with turf wickets, a decision is to be made by the ground curator in consultation with the club by 10am on the day of the scheduled game.

For all other grounds (athletics, softball, baseball) closures are up to each club's discretion.

Council does not make a decision on the status of netball courts. Please consult your club or association for the latest update.