Parks and Reserves

The Town contains 56 areas of Local Open Space with a combined area of 63 hectares and an additional 85 hectares of Regional Open Space, comprising Bassendean Oval, Ashfield Flats and other Foreshore Reserves.

Hire a Park or Reserve

The Town of Bassendean has several parks and reserves suitable for all purposes - from walks to sporting events to special occasions.

To book any of the Town of Bassendean's parks and reserves simply complete the relevant booking form and return to the Town's Customer Service Centre.

Personal Trainers

If you are interested in conducting Personal Training Sessions or Group Fitness Classes on a Town Reserve please download and complete the hire form. The Town of Bassendean does not currently charge Personal Trainers operating at the Town's Reserves. However, we do have some strict conditions that need to be adhered to in order to ensure everyone's safety.

Personal Trainer Hire Form

Riverside Parks and Reserves

If you would like to book any of the below Parks & Reserves please download and complete the Casual Booking Form

Sandy Beach Reserve - West Road, Bassendean

Sandy Beach WaterLocated at the end of West Road, Bassendean. This large reserve area includes both open grassed areas and tree shaded areas. Right on the Swan River it is a popular spot in summer, and is the location of several local events.

Facilities:

  • Toilets
  • Ample Parking
  • Playground
  • Barbecues
  • Picnic Facilities
  • Jetty

Point Reserve - North Road, Bassendean

Point ReserveLocated on North Road, Bassendean, this park overlooks a fork in the Swan River making it one of the most picturesque spots in Bassendean. A shady place in summer it is suitable for fishing, picnics, and play.

Facilities:

  • Toilets
  • Ample Parking
  • Playground
  • Barbecues
  • Picnic Facilities
  • Jetty

Success Hill Reserve - Seventh Avenue, Bassendean

Success Hill RiverSuccess Hill Reserve provides both open grassed areas and tree shaded areas. Right on the Swan River it is a popular spot in summer where the Heritage Trail and Cycle Path begins. Success Hill is the location of local events such as carols by candlelight.

Facilities:

  • Toilets
  • Ample Parking
  • Playground
  • Barbecues
  • Picnic Facilities

Pickering Park - Bassendean Parade, Bassendean

Pickering ParkLocated on the banks of the Swan River, Bassendean Parade, Bassendean. This park features a jettyand joins the Heritage Trail and Cycle path.

Facilities:

  • Ample Parking
  • Barbecues
  • Picnic Facilities
  • Cycle Path

Sporting Reserves

If you would like to book any of the below Sporting Reserves please download and complete the Casual Booking Form or the Booking Form for Regular Use.

Ashfield Reserve - Colstoun Road, Bassendean

Ashfield ReserveLocated on Guildford Road, between Fisher Street and Colstoun Road, Ashfield. A large reserve Ashfield Reserve is suitable for large events and sporting fixtures.

 Facilities:

  • Toilets
  • Playground
  • Cricket Practice Nets
  • Cricket Oval
  • 4 Soccer Pitches (1 fully fenced)
  • Community Buildings
  • Volunteer Fire Brigade Training Track
  • Ample Parking

BIC Reserve
Corner Guildford Road and Wilson Street, Bassendean

BIC ReserveBIC Reserve has a range of sporting facilities that cater for sports such as tennis* and Lawn Bowls.

Facilities:

  • Toilets
  • Parking (off James and Wilson Streets)
  • Lawn Bowls
  • Lawn and Hardcourt Tennis Court*

*to hire tennis courts please visit our Venues for Hire page.

To hire the reserve for other purposed please use the Casual Booking Form above. 

Jubilee Reserve
Corner Robinson Road and Northmoor Road, Eden Hill

Jubilee ReserveJubilee Reserve is a large sporting facility, suitable for large events and sporting fixtures. A portion of the Reserve is gazzetted on the Perth Bush Plan.

Facilities:

  • Toilets/Kiosk
  • Ample Parking
  • Turf Cricket Wicket Oval
  • Synthetic Cricket Oval
  • Turf and Synthetic Practice Nets
  • 2 Football Ovals
  • 4 Soccer Pitches (including 2 fully fenced)
  • Stan Moses Pavilion
  • Playground
  • Barbecues

Steel Blue Oval, Bassendean
Corner Guildford Road and West Road, Bassendean

Steel Blue OvalLocated on West Road Bassendean. Home of the Swan Districts Football Club, Bassendean Oval is a large premier sporting facility, suitable for large events and sporting fixtures.

Facilities:

  • Toilets
  • Ample Parking
  • Close to Trains
  • Grandstands
  • Changerooms
  • Football Oval

Major Neighbourhood Parks and Reserves

If you would like to book any of the below Sporting Reserves please download and complete the Casual Booking Form.

Anzac Terrace Reserve
Corner of Anzac Terrace and Ivanhoe St, Bassendean

Anzac Terrace Reserve is located on Anzac Terrace and is an ideal picnic spot with plenty of shady areas and a playground.

Facilities:

  • Toilets
  • Playground
  • Basketball Hoop

Culworth/Mickelton Reserve
Culworth Place and Mickleton Terrace, Bassendean

A small neighbourhood park area with playground facilities.

Facilities:

  • Playground

Freeland Square Reserve
Corner Freeland Square and Freeland Way, Eden Hill

A small neighbourhood park area with playground facilities.

Facilities:

  • Playground

Lord/Schofield Reserve
Corner Lord street and Schofield street, Eden Hill


Lord/Schofield Reserve is a neighbourhood park area.

Facilities:

  • Playground

Mary Crescent Reserve

Mary Crescent RiverLocated on Mary Crescent, Eden Hill. A large reserve with a shady treed area, grassed areas and a pond. Alf Faulkner Hall is available for hire to support any event held on this reserve. A great site for fireworks displays and fairs.

Facilities:

  • Toilets
  • Ample Parking
  • Playground

Padbury Square Reserve
Padbury Way, Eden Hill

Padbury Square Reserve is neighbourhood area park and forms the centre of Padbury Way.

Facilities:

  • Playground

Park and Reserve Types

The Town's Open Space falls into the following categories:

Regional Public Open Space

  • Servicing a 10km catchment area.
  • May have an environmental impact.
  • Caters for large groups.
  • Generally 50,000m2 plus in size.

The Town has two sites classified as Regional POS, namely:

  1. Ashfield Flats/Ashfield Parade Reserve; and
  2. Steel Blue Oval.

District Public Open Space

  • Servicing a 5km catchment area.
  • Significant interest to attract users from a wide range.
  • Generally 15,000m2 to 40,000m2 in size.

The Town has four sites classified as District POS, namely:

  1. Ashfield Reserve;
  2. BIC Reserve;
  3. Jubilee Reserve; and
  4. Sandy Beach Reserve

Neighbourhood Public Open Space

  • Servicing a 2km catchment area.
  • Caters for larger groups.
  • Generally 3,000m2 to 15,000m2 in size.

The Town has three sites classified as Neighbourhood POS, namely:

  1. Mary Crescent Reserve;
  2. Success Hill Reserve; and
  3. Point Reserve

Local Public Open Space

  • Servicing a 1km catchment area (i.e. a 500m walk to).
  • Responsive to local needs.
  • Generally up to 3,000m2 in size.

There are two sub-categories of Local POS, namely: Developed Local POS and Undeveloped Local POS. Undeveloped POS may include small parcels of bushland, POS used in transition such as road or drainage reserves, or POS in close proximity to other developed POS.

The Town has twenty one sites classified as Developed Local POS and twenty sites classified as Undeveloped Local POS, namely:

Developed Local POS

  1. Broadway Arboretum
  2. The Park Estate (new reserve )
  3. Colin Smith Reserve
  4. Third Avenue POS
  5. Carman Way Reserve
  6. Troy Street Reserve
  7. Parmelia Way Reserve
  8. May Holman Reserve
  9. Surrey Street Park
  10. Palmerston Square Reserve
  11. Freiberg Reserve
  12. Hatton Court Park
  13. Clarke Way Reserve
  14. Gary Blanch Reserve
  15. Pickering Park
  16. Bindaring Park
  17. Freeland Square
  18. Padbury Square Reserve
  19. Lord/Schofield Reserve
  20. Culworth/ Mickleton Reserve
  21. Anzac Terrace Reserve

Undeveloped Local POS

  1. Christie POS
  2. Whitfield Street POS 1
  3. Bindaring Park
  4. Bridson Street/Elder Parade POS
  5. Bradshaw Reserve
  6. Kelly Park
  7. Calnon Street POS
  8. Lamb Street POS
  9. Hamilton Street POS
  10. Lord Street POS
  11. Earlsferry POS
  12. Anstey Road POS
  13. Parnell Parade POS
  14. Deakin Street POS
  15. Villiers Street POS
  16. Geraldine POS
  17. 4th Avenue POS
  18. Padbury Place POS
  19. Chedworth Way POS
  20. Ireland Way POS