Sports Grounds

Sportsfields at Blackman Park

Lane Cove Council maintains six sports grounds and ovals for public use. 

These sports grounds are used to play a variety of sports including Cricket, Rugby Union, Rugby League, Soccer, AFL, AFL7's, OzTag, Touch Football and Ultimate Frisbee.

All sports grounds have lights for night games or training except Burns Bay Reserve and Kingsford Smith Oval.

Please see Council's Management Directive for Hire of Sports Grounds for Seasonal and Casual Use or Conditions of Hire for more information.

Sports Ground Availability

  • Refer to our Book a Sportsground page to check the availability of a ground.

  • Sports ground bookings must be submitted a minimum of two business days prior to intended use. 

  • Please note: Council's Sports Grounds bookings are guided by the previous year's bookings, with priority given to seasonal hirers, local schools and local clubs. Online ground availability does NOT therefore confirm the ground is definitely available, as Council has final approval.

  • For more information you can contact our bookings team.

Wet Weather and Sports Ground Update

Council can close sports grounds at short notice.

Refer to the Wet Weather and Sports Grounds Update to check whether a ground is open. 

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Blackman Park

Aerial view of Blackman Park

Blackman Park has two synthetic fields and two turf fields with a variety of sports played here including: soccer, touch football, cricket, rugby (league and union), AFL football, Oztag and Ultimate Frisbee.

There are lights at Blackman Park for night games or training.

Find out more about Blackman Park

Bob Campbell Oval

Aerial view of Bob Campbell Oval

Bob Campbell Oval has a turf field for soccer as well as a cricket pitch.

There are lights at Bob Campbell Oval for night games or training.

Find out more about Bob Campbell Oval

Burns Bay Reserve

Burns Bay Reserve Sports field and water station

Burns Bay Reserve has a large open grassed area, suitable for playing ball sports, and a tennis practice wall. Soccer is played at Burns Bay Reserve during the winter season and cricket is played during the summer season. 

Find out more about Burns Bay Reserve.

Kingsford Smith Oval

Oval at Kingsford Smith oval

Kingsford Smith Oval is a large oval park in the heart of Longueville. The site includes a full size basketball court, a cricket pitch, cricket nets and a pavilion. A tennis practice wall is on site, while five tennis courts are available at the Longueville Tennis Club.

The oval is used for club cricket and soccer.

Find out more about Kingsford Smith Oval.

Pottery Green Oval

Pottery Green Oval

Pottery Green Oval is a large sporting oval situated below the Lane Cove Aquatic Leisure Centre. It has a cricket pitch for the summer season and soccer is played during the winter season.

There are lights at Pottery Green Oval for night games or training.

Find out more about Pottery Green

Tantallon Oval

Sports field

Tantallon Oval is an award winning public oval, it includes a cricket pitch and pavilion with spectator seating.

The oval is used for club cricket in summer and Rugby League and Union during winter.

There are lights at Tantallon Oval for night games or training.

Find out more about Tantallon Oval.