Community centres & halls

We offer a variety of community facilities for hire. These facilities can be used for children's birthday parties, christenings, family reunions and various sporting and exercise groups.

Hiring a community facility

All centres are available for hire on a casual or regular basis.

General terms and conditions:

  • Community facilities are available from 9am to 6pm for casual hirer.
  • Facilities are not for hire for birthdays past 12 years of age or for teenage functions. 
  • Minimum 3 hour time applies for morning or afternoon bookings and 4 hour minimum if over the lunch period. 
  • Booking times must include set up and clean up times.
  • Public liability fees and casual rates will apply.

Read our Terms and Conditions (pdf, 337KB). This covers all facilities listed below except Crown Street Stables.

Bookings and enquiries

Call us on 9243 8888 to make an enquiry or see our frequently asked questions (docx, 20KB).  

Summary of community facilities

Facility Capacity Off street parking Kitchen Wheel chair access Disability accessible toilet Nearby playground

Avondale Heights Community Precinct Stadium

(Avondale Heights)

 

50

No

Yes

Yes

No

Bowes Avenue Community Hall

(Airport West)

70

40

Full

Yes

Yes

Yes

Bradshaw Street Community Hall

(Essendon)

100

At capacity - not available for hire at this time. 

Canterbury Street Stables

(Flemington)

100

No

Full

Yes

No

Yes

Cooper Street Community Centre

(Essendon)

25

50

Tea/
coffee
only

Yes

Yes

Yes

Crown Street Stables

(Flemington)

60 (upstairs only) Limited  No  No wheelchair access to upstairs  Yes Yes 

Doutta Galla Community Hall

(North Essendon)

100

No

Full

No

No

No

Emerald Street Community Hall

(Essendon)

30

No

Tea/
coffee
only

Yes

No

Yes

Neil Heinze Pavilion

(Avondale Heights)

100

At capacity - not available for hire at this time. 

Ratcliff Hall

(Airport West)

150

50

Full

Yes

No

No

Strathmore Heights Community Hall

(Strathmore Heights)

70

70

Full

Yes

Yes

Yes

Woodland Park House

(Essendon)

40

12

Full

Yes

No

Yes

Facility Capacity Off street parking Kitchen Wheel chair access Disability accessible toilet Nearby playground

Trestle tables and chairs are located in each facility to seat the capacity of the facility. For more details and to view photos of each facility, see the individual pages below.

Fees and charges

Casual hire

Public Liability  Hall/Room Hire  All Day Hall Hire Fundraising 
$22 per day $62.50 per hour $490 $13.50 per hour

Regular hire

Public Liability  Commercial Hire  Not for Profit 
To be supplied by group $32 per hour $13 per hour

Please note: The above fees and charges apply for all facilities listed above except for the Avondale Heights Community Precinct Stadium and Crown Street Stables

Last updated: Friday, 20 October 2017, 2:34 AM