Parks and Gardens

fast facts parks and gardensThe parks and gardens are ideal for individuals, families or groups to enjoy, and offer:

  • Quiet places to sit and relax
  • Playground areas and fitness trails
  • Picnic and BBQ areas
  • Sporting grounds for football, cricket, hockey and soccer
  • Open space for walking your dog, jogging or kicking the footy
  • Open basketball and tennis courts

Parks and Gardens around Stonnington can be hired for social, community, commercial or private gatherings. If you are interested in hiring one of the locations for an upcoming picnic, social or work gathering, or even a wedding ceremony.

Ardrie Park   Ardrie Park
The Wurundjeri people used this land and its surrounds prior to European settlement
Malvern Gardens Malvern Gardens
Malvern's first public gardens.
Cental Park Central Park
Decoratively embellished with trees, shrubs and flowerbeds and adjoined by an oval for cricket and other sports.
Malvern Urban Forest Malvern Urban Forest
Part of the linear park network, along the old railway course running through Boroondara, Stonnington and Glen Eira.
como park Como and Como North Parks
Located adjacent to the Yarra River, and the historic Como house, and surrounded by large shady trees.
Penpraze Park Penpraze Park
A great place to kick the footy, have a game of cricket or relax. The kids have the choice of either the senior or junior playground.
Glen Iris Park Wetlands Glen Iris Park Wetlands
Inspired by a belief that open space along Gardiners Creek Valley should be ecological and educational.
Phoenix Park Phoenix Park
The park features a community centre, library, skating facilities, open space and a spectacular adventure playground.
Hedgeley Dene Gardens Hedgeley Dene Garden
Amidst beautiful residential gardens and period houses, it's one of Malvern's most attractive and popular gardens. 
  Victoria Gardens
Approximately two hectares and still retains some elements of its original Victorian character.