Woollahra Oval 2/3

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Woollahra Oval 2/3

Woollahra Oval 2/3 caters for cricket during summer and rugby union in winter. There are two rugby playing fields, one synthetic cricket wicket and three cricket nets. The Rose Bay Community Garden is located within this park. The garden is fenced and includes individual allotments, shelter and a shed.

Getting here

28 Manion Avenue, Rose Bay

  • Limited car parking is available at the southern end of Manion Avenue.
  • Ferry service to nearby Lyne Park
  • Bus service to nearby New South Head Road

Facilities

  • Three cricket practice nets
  • One synthetic cricket wicket
  • Two rugby playing fields
  • Lighting for night training
  • Toilets
  • Change room facilities

Dogs

Dogs are permitted on a leash at all times.

Accessibility

  • Accessible toilet (MLAK access required)
  • Accessible parking

History

Woollahra Park

An area of some 32 1/2 acres (13.2 ha.) fronting O'Sullivan Road in Rose Bay was acquired in 1923 by the Council from a 'Rose Bay Freehold Company', Chinese market gardeners on the site were given notice to quit and a park with an oval created. A pavilion named in honour of George Grimley was constructed in 1927, a golf course put in place by 1931 and two croquet lawns laid down in 1934. Subsequently the club rooms of the Rose Bay Rugby Football Club was erected on the site.

Park layout

Irrigation

  • Bore water is used for irrigation.