Casual sportsground hire

Moreland Sports Facilities - Weekly Usage by Sports Clubs

To find out when sportsgrounds are in use see the Weekly Sportsground Schedule.

Council manages all bookings for sports grounds, synthetic pitches and netball courts. Moreland's sports facilities can be hired on a casual basis for sporting activities.  If you would like to hire a sports facility for a community event, please see our Guide to Running an Event.

To hire a Moreland sports facility, you must:

  • Have public liability insurance cover for at least $10million applicable until the date and for the duration of the booking.
  • Agree to pay the applicable hiring charge and security bond well in advance of the booking date.
  • Accept the terms and conditions of the booking which can be found below.

Casual Sports Facility Terms & Conditions of Use

If you are able to meet the above mentioned requirements, please create an account with Council's online booking system - IMS Reserves Manager. To submit a booking request, please refer to the PDF guide for Casual Bookings below. 

IMS Reserves Manager - Casual Bookings User Guide.pdf (PDF 287Kb)

Please note, approval of a casual permit for the requested ground depends on its availability. 

Hire fees and charges

Fees and charges includes GST except that for security bond money.

Category              Community/Not for Profit Org./Schools outside Moreland  Commercial/Private
Sportsground (per oval/day) $166.35 $334.32
Sportsground - Synthetic Cricket Wicket (per oval/day) $166.35 $334.32
Sportsground - Turf Wicket per oval/day  $249.65  Not available
 Sportsground - Pavilion (use/day)  $83.15  $164.68
Additional turf wicket preparation (finals/day) $339.25  Not available
 Netball Courts (per court/hour)  $23.85  $35.85
 Sportsground - Key bond (refundable)  $50  $50
 Sportsground - Security bond (refundable)  $562.75  $562.75
Synthetic Pitch – half pitch/shared use (no lights)  $57.15 p/h  $71.50 p/h 
Synthetic Pitch – half pitch/shared use (with lights)  $67.45 p/h  $86.65 p/h 
Synthetic Pitch – full pitch/exclusive use (no lights)  $85.70 p/h  $107.25 p/h 
Synthetic Pitch – full pitch/exclusive use (with lights)  $100.95 p/h  $129.75 p/h 
Synthetic Pitch – Clifton Park Pavilion  $29.20 p/h  $40.60 p/h 
Synthetic Pitch – Key bond (refundable)  $131.70  $131.70 
Synthetic Pitch – Security bond (refundable)  $263.60  $658.75 

Note: Schools in Moreland City Council area will not incur a sportsground/court hire fee.


The bond money will be reimbursed once all keys are returned. Keys must be returned within one working day of completion of your event/activity or bond will be forfeited.

Booking process

Once an application has been processed and approved, Council emails the applicant a confirmation letter.

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

Key collection

Pavilion, toilet keys and bond are to be collected and paid at:

Customer Service Desk
Moreland City Council
90 Bell St COBURG


Any enquiries can be made by contacting Council's Sports and Recreation Administration Officer on 9240 2372 or email