Hire a Sports Facility

Hire a Sports Facility

Council manages 52 sporting facilities for 21 sporting codes, including 132 full-size fields and 65 hard courts. Many are available for seasonal allocation, casual hire or special event bookings. 

Find a Sports Facility

Check the list of sports facilities to find one that suits your needs.

Fees and Charges

Each sports facility has different fees and charges. Download our Recreation and Leisure Facilities 2023-2024 Fees and Charges. This list applies from 1 July 2023 and overrides all previously listed fees.

Our fees are reviewed and updated on 1 July each year.

Please refer to the Terms and Conditions below for more information.

Seasonal Allocation

Council advertises for applications and undertakes an assessment process before each season to ensure a fair allocation of grounds for seasonal use. Allocation will be at Council's discretion, considering factors such as community benefit, prior use and the need to schedule maintenance, ground regeneration and capital works.

Seasons are:

  • Summer season: 3rd Saturday in September to 1st Sunday in March
  • Winter season: 3rd Saturday in March to 1st Sunday in September

Applications are invited for the use of Penrith City Council’s Sports Grounds for the 2024/25 Summer Season - 21st September 2024 to 2nd March 2025.

Please complete the Seasonal application form and read the Sportsground user guide.

Please complete and return the above documentation to by Wednesday, 31 July 2024.

Please be advised that blanket booking requests and applications provided without the supporting documentation will not be considered.

Booking requests are not guaranteed. Applications received after the closing date will only be considered if fields are available.

To enquire about a new seasonal allocation, please contact our Community Facilities and Recreation team on 4732 7930 or

Casual or one-off

Our sporting grounds are available for hire on a casual basis for organised sporting and select recreation activities.

Prices and permits vary depending on the nature of the booking and the park / reserve requested.

Contact us on 4732 7930 or for more information or complete the Casual Booking Application Form (pdf 192.6KB)

These forms must be returned at least 10 working days before the event date.

Playgrounds and barbecue/ picnic facilities cannot be reserved. These are available on a “first in best dressed” basis. We ask users to leave the facility clean and tidy for the next user.

Special Events

Sporting grounds and reserves may be booked for special events, carnivals and various community activities. 

Prices and permits vary depending on the nature of the booking and the park / reserve requested.

Application forms must be completed and returned with all required supporting documentation at least 6 weeks prior to the event date. Please note, some activities may incur additional processing times including but not limited to:

  • Signage such as display boards or banners
  • Selling or consumption of alcohol
  • Use of portable structures, tents, sunshades, marquees and stalls
  • Selling of food
  • Traffic Management and road closures
  • Amusement rides, jumping castles, animal farms or petting zoos
  • Fireworks

Contact us on 4732 7930 or for more information or complete the Application to use Council Facilities for Special Events Form

Terms and Conditions

Read the full Terms and Conditions of Hire – Sporting Facilities, Parks and Open Spaces