Sir Zelman Cowen Park

Dog and kids on oval

A popular dog-friendly sportsground bordering Gardiners Creek with an adventure playground, BBQ area and picnic seating.


Originally called Kooyong Park, the land was acquired by Malvern Council between 1926 and 1934, cricket pitches were laid and new trees planted.

In 2013 the park was renamed in honour of Sir Zelman Cowen AK, GCMG, GCVO, PC, QC (1919-2011), former Governor General of Australia (1977-1982), Scotch Grammar Old Boy and frequent user of the park.

For more information, contact our Stonnington History Centre.

Public transport

The nearest public transport services are:

  • Kooyong train station on the Glen Waverley line
  • Tram route 16 along Glenferrie Road

Use Public Transport Victoria's Journey planner.


Talbot Crescent, Malvern 3144  View Map

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