Ted Ajani Reserve

Thompsons Road, Templestowe Lower
Melway ref. 32 K7

The 5.7 hectare Ted Ajani Reserve provides sporting, recreational and meeting facilities for Bulleen and Lower Templestowe residents and the wider community. The reserve offers facilities for tennis, cricket, football, scouts, community groups, two community halls, and a children’s playspace, and as such is very densely developed. 

Ted Ajani Reserve also plays an important role in the network of pedestrian links and safe crossing points over major roads, with links to the south via David Road to the Manningham Road pedestrian overpass, and an off-street link to the Thompsons Road pedestrian crossing. It is important to ensure that the link between David Road and Manningham Road is retained into the future. 

Points of Interest and Tenant Groups

  • Bulleen Tennis Club
  • Bulleen Templestowe Cricket Club
  • Bulleen Templestowe Amateur Football Club
  • Bulleen Templestowe District Junior Football Club
  • 1st Lower Templestowe Scout Group
  • Ajani Centre
  • Onemda
  • Living and Learning @ Ajani
  • Ajani Community Hall (for hire)
  • Playground
  • Exercise equipment
  • Toilets  
  • BBQ
  • Carpark
  • Drink fountain

Ted Ajani Management Plan 2009

The Ted Ajani Reserve Management Plan 2009 has been completed and works included:

  • Improved accommodation with building and facility upgrades for the scouts, Living and Learning @ Ajani and Onemda
  • Increased carparking
  • Upgraded community hall
  • Expanded and improved sports pavilion
  • Demolition of the old Scout hall
  • Hazel Drive path and landscaping
  • Additional equipment and seating in the playground

Download the Icon for application/pdf Ted Ajani Reserve Management Plan 2009 (3.36 MB)

Ted Ajani Playspace

Located on Hazel Drive, the playground is accessible to the surrounding local residents.  Play opportunities include a combination unit with a track glide and slide plus swings and a see-saw. Check out the exciting balancing and rotating play equipment suited to older children.

Suitable age group: 1-14 years

Icon for application/pdf Ted Ajani Playground Upgrade (3.87 MB)

Exercise Equipment

The outdoor exercise equipment was installed in partnership between Council and the Victorian Government to encourage residents to get active in their local parks in Manningham. The equipment is easy to use and has been designed for adults of all ages and fitness levels. Some of it has been designed by physiotherapists to improve the health and well being of older adults to prevent falls and maintain independent living, by improving their balance, hand eye coordination and movement in the joints such as shoulders, wrist and fingers. The equipment is available everyday for community use.

Car Parking

Main carpark entry via Thompsons Road.

Nearby Bus Services

905 SmartBus service 
Bus Routes 279, 281 & 309 

Dog Control

Off lead reserve, except within 15 metres of playground, BBQ area or where a sporting event is in progress.


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