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Pontville Park

Brighton’s major sporting complex located on the outskirts of the historic town of Pontville. This park is home to a number of community organisations including the Brighton Football Club (The Robins) and The Brighton District Cricket Club (The Brighton Eagles) as well as a playing host to the annual Brighton Show.

Facilities:

Play Equipment

Shaded Area

Seating

Cricket Nets

Cricket/Football Ovals

Toilets

Equestrian Dressage Ring

Dog Training Area

Changerooms and Clubrooms

 

Lennox Park

Old Beach’s sports ground with great views across the River Derwent.

Facilities:

Tennis Court

Cricket Nets

Cricket Oval

Toilets

 

Weily Park

Weily Park is a popular and well utilised sports facility for local cricket, athletics and soccer clubs.

Facilities:

Long/Triple Jump pits

Cricket Oval

Soccer Pitch

Discus/Javelin/Shot Put Throwing Area

Change Rooms and Canteen

Toilets

 

Cove Creek Oval

A small cricket ground located in a quiet reserve off Laurence Place, Gagebrook.

Facilities:

Cricket Oval

Shaded Area

Picnic Tables

 

Seymour St Soccer (Ted Jeffries Memorial Park)

A popular park located close to the centre of the Brighton township. A regular spot for families with large open sports ground facilities and a fenced play area for young children. Also home to Brighton Storm Soccer Club, with both junior and senior fields available for hire.

Facilities:

Play Equipment

Soccer Fields

Toilets

Bike Circuit

Skate Park

Basketball Half-Court

Bridgewater Parkland – Cheswick Crescent, Bridgewater

Brighton Council’s premier parkland facility located close to Bridgewater’s community service precinct. This park offers high standard play equipment and facilities all located a short distance from Bridgewater’s shopping centres.

Facilities:

Play Equipment

Kick-To-Kick Area

Bike Paths

Toilets

BBQ

Picnic Tables

Fenced (partially)

 

Childs Drive Park – Childs Drive, Old Beach

A new and well-presented park with nature based play elements and a small bike loop. Set in a fenced reserve in Old Beach with a great neighbourhood feel.

Facilities:

Bike Circuit

Play Equipment

 

Foreshore Trail Network, Old Beach

An easy 2.0km trail that winds along the Old Beach foreshore alongside saltmarshes and active wildlife. The trail also provides excellent views of the Derwent set beneath Mount Wellington.

Facilities:

Seating

Picnic Tables

 

Jordan River Trail Network, Brighton

A shared use path network that winds along the Jordan River linking from Andrew Street through to Hartley Court, Brighton.

Facilities:

Both Gravel and Concrete Pathway Sections

Some Unsigned Street Crossings Required

 

Polonia Bridge Park, Brighton

A small park at the start of the Jordan River Trail. Provides open grassed banks in a quiet corner beside the Jordan River.

Facilities:

Play Equipment

Seating

 

Ted Jeffries Memorial Park – Seymour St, Brighton

A popular park located close to the centre of the Brighton township. A regular spot for families with large open sports ground facilities and a fenced play area for young children. Also home to Brighton Storm Soccer Club, with both junior and senior fields available for hire.

Facilities:

Play Equipment

Soccer Fields

Toilets

Bike Circuit

Skate Park

Basketball Half-Court

 

Pontville Park  – Brighton Road, Pontville

Brighton’s major sporting complex located on the outskirts of the historic town of Pontville. This park is home to a number of community organisations including the Brighton Football Club (The Robins) and The Brighton District Cricket Club (The Brighton Eagles) as well as a playing host to the annual Brighton Show.

Facilities:

Play Equipment

Shaded Area

Seating

Cricket Nets

Cricket/Football Ovals

Toilets

Equestrian Dressage Ring

Dog Training Area

Changerooms and Clubrooms

 

Army Camp/Remembrance Park – Brighton Road, Brighton

Originally home to Tasmania’s main training camp during the Second World War, housing as many as 2400 trainees in 1941. Now the location of Brighton’s war memorial, erected in 2015, accompanied by a large open grassed reserve.

Facilities:

Large Open Grassed Area

 

Nielsen Esplanade Park – Nielsen Esplanade, Bridgewater

A small waterside park with picturesque views across the River Derwent located at the foot of the heritage listed Bridgewater Bridge.

Facilities:

Play Equipment

Picnic Tables

Fenced Area

 

Dollery Park – Dollery Court, Brighton

A small open grassed area park in a quiet enclave in Brighton.

Facilities:

Seating

Shaded Area

Kick-To-Kick Area

 

Cris Fitzpatrick Park – Tottenham Road, Gagebrook

A large and open grass reserve in the heart of Gagebrook with numerous recreation facilities as well as connections to the East Derwent Highway Path Network that provides access through to Bridgewater and Hersdman’s Cove.

Facilities:

Play Equipment

Toilets

Multi-Purpose Court (Basketball, Soccer)

Picnic Tables

Skate Park

Bike Circuit

Pump Track

Cricket Pitch

 

Lennox Park – Jetty Road, Old Beach

A popular neighbourhood park set in bushland adjacent to the East Derwent Highway. Ready access to the neighbouring cricket and tennis facilities.

Facilities:

Play Equipment

Cricket Oval

Tennis Court

Skate Park

BMX Track

Locations of Brighton Council Halls and Buildings available for hire are detailed in the map below. Please refer to the fees and charges page for hire rates.

If you are interested in hiring one of Council’s Halls or sport grounds, please view the forms below and contact Council on (03) 6268 7000 with any enquiries.

Application for hall hire All Buildings

Pontville Hall Fire Warden and Emergency procedures (003)

Old Council Chambers Pontville – Emergency Procedures checked

Old Beach Community Centre – Emergency Procedures Fire Warden Form

Halls – Conditions of Use

Grounds – Application for Hire

Grounds – Conditions of Use

Civic Centre Fire Warden and Emergency procedures

 

There are a number of public toilet facilities across the Brighton Municipality.

Please refer to the link below for locations.

https://toiletmap.gov.au/

Currently under construction…

Lennox Park Dog-Off-Lead Area

A fenced off lead area for dogs is currently under construction in Lennox Park. This project is expected to be completed before Christmas 2019.