Corner Furneaux Grove and Balwyn Road, Bulleen
Melway reference: 32 F10
Koonung Park provides an important function in Manningham’s open space network as a sporting and recreation facility. The Reserve contains a sportsground, community tennis courts, exercise equipment, playground (2-8 years), toilets, treed open space and a hall for hire (Koonarra Hall).
Koonung Park adds to the ‘green’ buffer between the Eastern Freeway and residential area and the Red River Gums in the south-west corner are an important element. The Reserve is accessible from the adjacent Koonung Creek Linear Park, nearby bus stops, early childhood learning centre and the local street network.
Points of Interest
- Sportsground - football and cricket (turf wicket)
- Community tennis courts free to the public
- Koonarra Hall (available for hire)
- Off street carpark
- Bulleen Cricket Club
- Bulleen Cobras Football Club
- Exercise equipment
- Drink fountain
- Access to Koonung Creek Linear Park (shared trail)
Facilities for hire
Koonung Park offers football ground and cricket pitch hire. Contact us for bookings and fees.
There are various bus routes along nearby Thompsons Road, Bulleen. These include bus routes; 200, 905, 305, 203, 205, 280.
Koonung Park Playground
This playground offers play opportunities for all ages, in a lovely park setting under some large gum trees. Bring a footy along as well to test your skills on the handball game. The playground is very close to the Koonung Creek Linear Trail, offering a great excuse to extend your park visit with a walk or bike ride.
Suitable age group: 2-10 years
Exercising at your local park is a great way to improve health and wellbeing. Koonung Park is one of three reserves in Manningham to have exercise equipment installed as part of a grant from the State Government's 2015 Community Facility Funding Program. The exercise and stretching equipment suitable for adults includes a sit up bench, power bike, cross trainer, free runner, push up bars and a body flexor.
Community Tennis Courts
There are three community tennis courts that are free for the public for recreation use. No bookings are required but please observe the following rules:
- Please apply a 30 minute rotation when people are waiting to use a court
- Professional tennis coaching is not permitted. Penalties apply.