All outdoor sport and recreation facilities are open in a limited capacity for casual use. Manningham sport and recreation groups can now return to training in a limited capacity. Visit the State Government website for further advice about restrictions.
Outdoor physical recreation & sport specific guidelines:
- Density quotient of one person per 4sqm.
- A maximum venue capacity: 100 people.
- No venue limit if 100m distance can be maintained between groups (e.g. golf).
- Groups of ten people maximum.
- Maximum group size: Ten
- Community sport: Training only, no competition permitted and 25km limit applies. Limited to the number required to participate in and facilitate activity
Manningham Council has more than 100 recreation and sporting clubs.
Simply browse your sport or recreational activity of interest below to find out where you can play it.
Sporting venues are available for hire by approved applicants. For more information, call the Sports Liaison and Development Officer on 9846 0519.
Walking is gentle on your body and suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels. It’s a great way to catch up with a friend and be active at the same time.
Some benefits of walking in a group include:
- More motivation to commit to regular physical activity
- Safe way to exercise
- Fun and social
There are a range of local walking groups available in Manningham.
Heart Foundation Walks
Join Australia’s largest free community-based walking network. Heart Foundation Walking aims to make regular physical activity enjoyable and easy, especially for people who are not used to being active. Walking groups can be any size and walk at various times, distances, days and levels of difficulty. Join or start your own Heart Foundation Walking group in Manningham today.
Contact Leanne de Vos, Local Walking Coordinator from Access Health and Community on 9810 3000 for information on the following free walking groups:
- Warrandyte Walkers
- Pines Pram Walkers
- Love Walking Westfield
- The Pines Mall Walkers
- The Pines Outdoor Walkers
Mullum Currawong Walking Group
When: 2nd and 4th Monday of every month
Time: 9.15 am - 10.15 am
Where: Larnoo Reserve, Larnoo Drive, Doncaster East (meet at the north-side of Gum Nut Gully Preschool).
Melway Ref: 34 G5.
Contact Heart Foundation walk leader, Bruce Ford on 9842 3528
Walking for Pleasure with Agnes Zordan
When: Tuesday (during school term)
Time: 9.30 am
Where: Ted Ajani Reserve, 2/284 Thompsons Rd, Lower Templestowe
Do you enjoy walking in natural surroundings and meeting people? Come and explore different walks with our walking group. This group is open to men and women of all ages. Don’t forget to bring a water bottle, wear comfortable clothing, a sun hat and walking shoes. Fee: $2.50 per walk.
When: Monday (during school term)
Time: 9.15 am
Where: Wonga Park Community Cottage, Unit 1, 9 – 13 Old Yarra Road, Wonga Park.
Melways Ref: 24 G12
Social Walking Group
When: Once a month on a Thursday
Time: 10.00 am - 2.30 pm
Where: Various locations, contact Park Orchards Learning Centre
This group walks to new and interesting places and then enjoys lunch afterwards. Lunch is at your own cost.