Inner West Council

Sportsground Status

 It is the hirer's responsibility to monitor the status of Council's sportsgrounds by checking the following website: www.leichhardt.nsw.gov.au/Recreation/Sporting-Ground-Status

The procedure for closing sportsgrounds because of wet weather is outlined below: 

Weekday Play and Afternoon/Evening Training and Games

In the event of RAIN, the Wet Weather information line will be updated weekdays by 9.00am.

If the allocated sportsgrounds are closed for day sports, a decision by Council Officers will be made by 2.30pm as to whether the sportsgrounds will be re-opened for afternoon & evening training.

Winter Weekend Competition

Council will make a decision for sportsgrounds availability on Friday by 2.30pm.

If individual sportsgrounds and/or either all sportsgrounds are closed on Saturday and Sunday due to ongoing wet weather conditions or unsuitable oval conditions, the decision will be final. 

Summer Weekend Competition

In the event of Friday night or weekend rain, the closure of synthetic cricket wickets will be at the Association's or Club's own discretion.