Covering almost 19 acres, Central Park is embellished with avenue trees, shrubs and flowerbeds and adjoined by an open oval for cricket, soccer, and other team sports.
It is home to one of the oldest conservatories in Victoria and is one of a handful of Edwardian public gardens.
Soccer and cricket.
2 soccer pitches, 2 synthetic cricket wickets and public toilets.
Central Park Pavilion
Central Park Rangers, Highlander United Soccer Club, Toorak Prahran Cricket Club, St Andrews Gardiner Cricket Club, and Malvern Cricket Club.
Apply for casual hire on our sports ground and facilities page
In 1906, Malvern Council purchased an undeveloped land on the Gascoigne Estate. The area had formed part of a golf course that spanned over the nearby Hedgeley Dene Gardens.
The park was laid out with its sportsground and recreational gardens in 1908.
For more information, contact the Stonnington History Centre.
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Corner of Burke Road and Wattletree Road, Malvern East 3145 View Map
Corner of Burke Road and Wattletree Road ,
Malvern East 3145
COVID-19 restrictions mean we’ve had to change the way people can get in touch with us, find out more
Telephone: 8290 1333 (all hours)
Post: PO Box 58 Malvern Vic 3144
The following service centers are open with COVIDsafe practices in place:
Stonnington City Centre
311 Glenferrie Road, Malvern
Monday to Friday, 8.30am-5pm
Stonnington Services and Visitor Centre
Prahran Square, corner Chatham and Izett streets, Prahran
Monday to Friday, 8.30am-5pm (Thursdays till 7pm)
Our service centres at Prahran Town Hall and the Stonnington Depot are closed
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The City of Stonnington acknowledges that we are on the traditional land of the Boonwurrung and Wurundjeri people and offer our respects to the elders past and present. We recognise and respect the cultural heritage of this land.