For Sportsground Status updates regarding wet weather please contact the WET WEATHER HOTLINE on 8752 1506 or view our Sportsground Status page
The Ashfield municipality has numerous parks and reserves. Our parks offer a range of opportunities for picnics, playgrounds and recreation.
A number of these are available for hire. Please contact 9716 1800 for more information.
In accordance with the Pesticides Regulation 1995 and Ashfield Council’s Pesticide Use Notification Plan, Council is notifying owner/occupiers and the general public that Council will be carrying out broad leaf pesticide spraying in the Ashfield Local Government Area.
Scheduled Sports Fields Pre-Emergence Weed Spraying and Scheduled Sports Fields Broad Spectrum Insecticide Spraying from 23 September 2013 to 22 November 2013.
Council will be carrying out Combined weed and insecticide spraying of all Sports Fields in the Ashfield Local Government Area. The following locations will be treated with a non selective herbicide and insecticide
for the control of all pre-emergence weeds and insects including African Black Beetle, Argentinian Scarab and Billbug larvae. All grassed areas of Council sports fields. Council staff will be spraying these areas with Barricade ® Selective Herbicide and Acelepryn ® Selective Insecticide mixed together. Both chemicals have a low toxicity ranking.
The exact dates for when the spraying of the fields will take place are not able to be given as the chemicals need to be watered in after application and not all fields have irrigation.
If any changes are made updates will be posted on Council’s web site, and a further notification will be made to properties where required. If you require more information or have any concerns prior to, or during the weed spraying program please call Councils Parks Department on (02)97161800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scheduled Parks Broad - Leaf Weed Spraying
From 6 August 2013 to 22 November 2013
Ashfield Council will be carrying out weed spraying of all Parks in the Ashfield Local Government Area. The following locations will be treated with a non selective herbicide for the control of all broadleaf weeds including bindii and clover
Council staff will be spraying these areas with Javelin ® Selective Herbicide a chemical with a low toxicity ranking. Should extended periods of inclement weather be experienced during the weed spraying program updates will be posted on Council’s web site, and a further notification will be made to properties where required. If more information is required or any concerns prior to, or during the weed spraying program please call Councils Parks Department on (02)97161800 or email email@example.com.
Parks & Reserves
Albert Parade Reserve
Rotary Park, 48 Alt Street, Ashfield
Anthony Street Reserve
Bede Spillane Gardens
Bill Peter's Reserve
Brunswick Parade Reserve
45-51 Carrington Street, Summer Hill
Darrell Jackson Gardens
Elizabeth Street Playground
284 Hawthorne Parade, Haberfield
JG McCartney Playground
John Paton Reserve
64 Kensington Road, Summer Hill
Lion Street Playground
Reg Coady Reserve
Richard Murden Reserve
Robson Park Boomerang Street, Motley Avenue and Haberfield
Wadim (Bill) Jegorow Reserve
Yeo Park and Gough Reserve
Dobroyd Parade North
Dobroyd Parade South
Victoria Square Reserve
72 Frederick Street, Ashfield (Part of Bank St roadclosure)