Booking a Sports Ground

The Shire maintains over 60 sportsgrounds on the Peninsula.

Sporting Reserves, such as ovals, soccer pitches, athletics tracks and baseball grounds are available to hire for community groups located within Mornington Peninsula Shire.

To see a list of sports reserves and their amenities within the Shire view our Sports Reserves page.

Booking a sporting reserve will be subject to existing seasonal club usage agreements. Bookings provide access to the sporting field only, however public toilets are located at most Shire reserves. Community halls are also available for hire at several sporting reserves, learn more on our community halls page.

For other sports facilities, such as tennis or bowls, please visit the online community directory MP Community. If you wish to enquire or book these facilities, please contact the clubs directly.

If you have any further enquiries please contact

The current cost to hire a reserve is $38 for a half day and $76 for a full day. In addition to this, Public Liability Insurance is required to be held by the user.

Apply to book facility

Our Sport & Recreation team manage all bookings for sportsgrounds.

Please read the Conditions of Use(PDF, 71KB) before applying. You will need to agree to these as part of your application.

Once an application has been processed and approved, you will receive a confirmation letter via email.

For any booking that cannot be accommodated, we will contact the applicant and other arrangements may be explored.

Contact Details
Booking Details
If for a repeat booking please list the date span & occurrence. Eg: Wednesday’s weekly 5 January – 29 March
Is your activity open to the public? * (required)

Will you be selling food?

Will you be using an amplifier? * (required)

Will you require toilets? * (required)

Public Liability Insurance
Do you have your own Public Liability Insurance?

If yes upload a copy of the Certificate of Currency. Public Liability Insurance must be vaild to $10,000,000.
I/We further advise that I/we will accept financial responsibility for any breakages and/or damages incurred during the use of the reserve between those times and dates stated above, save and except to the extent of any negligence on the part of the shire.
I/We further advise that I/we will remove any waste or rubbish generated by our activities at the reserve.
I/We will abide by any reasonable request made by the appointed supervisor or any other Shire appointed officer during our use of the reserve.
I/We agree that Mornington Peninsula Shire and any of its officers will not be held in any way responsible for any injury/accident suffered during our use of the facility.
I/We acknowledge that a booking may be cancelled by Mornington Peninsula Shire in the event of unforeseen events or requirements.
I/We acknowledge that we have read & understood & now agree to be bound by the ‘Recreation Sports Reserves Conditions of Use’, with effect from the date on the confirmation letter sent out by Mornington Peninsula Shire.