Airport West

The Airport West neighbourhood has a proud industrial heritage, providing much of the land that generates our city’s economic output.

Did you know 18% of residents in Airport West have trade certifications, making them the most trade-certified neighbourhood in Moonee Valley - for more information download the fact sheet (pdf, 13.3MB)

Events

Here is a list of local events and programs happening throughout Airport West.

Do you know of any other events or programs that can be added? Email us at neighbourhoods@mvcc.vic.gov.au

Valley View online

Want the scoop on the latest news, events and works near you? The Valley View website is coming soon!

Get the news you care about delivered straight to your inbox, add your own, and use interactive maps to find out what's going on around your place. Stay tuned for details early this year.

Summer Tennis Camp

Monday 21 January to Friday 25 January 10am - 4pm, opposite ALDI

To celebrate the Australia Open in Melbourne and in partnership with the Tullamarine Tennis Club, we are running a Summer Tennis Camp to give kids of all ages the chance to experience the fun world of tennis.

Movie Screening - Activity for Youths

Tuesday, 22 January, 2pm-6pm at Village Cinemas, Westfield Airport West

Valley Youth FReeZA will be screening a series of short films made by young people, followed by the feature film The Hate U Give. Cost $10. We are looking for young people who want to showcase their films.

For more information call 9243 1225 or youth@mvcc.vic.gov.au

Green Spine Mural Activation Celebration Day

Saturday 23 February 2019, 1pm-4pm at Green Spine, Airport West

To celebrate the completion of the Green Spine Mural by artist Tom Civil and Youth Workshop participants.

Storytime in the park

Thursday 28 February, 2pm-3pm at Airport West Green Spine Linear Park

Enjoy stories and fun activities in some of Moonee Valley’s beautiful parks. Make sure to bring a rug, hat, sunscreen and an afternoon snack.
Children of all ages are welcome. Free, no bookings required.

Women in Business Luncheon with Tina Arena, AM

Friday 22 March 2019, 11.30am-2.30pm at The Events Centre, 1 Larkin Street, Essendon Fields

Network with like-minded businesses, celebrate women in business and hear from iconic singer-songwriter, record producer, performing artist and business woman, Tina Arena AM.

Purchase tickets here.

Immunisation sessions 2019

Bowes Avenue Community Centre, 31 Bowes Avenue

Connect

Find and connect with others from the Airport West community!

Want to see a train station in Airport West? Us too! That’s why we’re advocating for one as part of the Melbourne Airport Rail Link.

Tell us how you would use a station at Airport West. Get on board and have your say at yoursay.mvcc.vic.gov.au/airportraillink

Childcare & Kindergarten

Airport West Early Learning

Airport West Kindergarten

Big Childcare

Bimbi Day Care

Bravissimi – Italian Pre-school

Community Centres

Bowes Avenue Community Hall

Address: 27-31 Bowes Avenue, Airport West

Ratcliff Community Centre

Address: 1A South Road, Airport West

Playgroups

Schools

Essendon Keilor College – Niddrie Campus

Niddrie Primary School

St Christopher’s Primary School 

Get Active

Get Active with Airport West clubs and sporting groups.

5th Keilor Scout Hall

Airport West Eagles Football Club (AFL)

Airport West St Christopher's Cricket Club

Airport West Tennis Club

Airport West Walking Group

Essendon Keilor Gymnastics Academy

Fitbit Cardio Tennis

Fitbit Cardio Tennis is a fun, social, group tennis - fitness program for people of all ages. Find your nearest workout.

Healthy ageing exercise programs

We offer a range of affordable classes to improve the health and wellbeing of senior residents (aged 65 years and over, people with disability or carers). Find out more.

Moonee Valley Netball Club

North West Wolves Rugby League Club

Social Badminton

Play socially every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8pm and every Saturday from 2.30PM at Niddrie Primary School, Watt Street.

St Christopher's Junior Basketball Club

Explore Airport West

Explore the Airport West neighbourhood.

Dog off-leash park

Davis Reserve is designated as a dog off-leash park by Moonee Valley City Council’s local laws.

Green Spine Linear Park in Airport West

Local parks and reserves

Main parks

Hansen and Etzel Reserves

Hansen and Etzel Reserves have two sports fields that can be used for active or informal recreation use.  The use of passive irrigation, recycled building bricks and planting throughout the park gives it a unique look while demonstrating the principles of water sensitive design.

Playgrounds

Explore and experience what playgrounds Moonee Valley has to offer.

Public BBQs

Our parks and reserves offer a range of great facilities, including free barbeques! In Airport West this includes:

A J Davis Reserve

Weather Station Reserve

Public Toilets

Access to public toilets can be important when exploring. Opening hours.

Etzel Reserve, 27A Etzel Street, Airport West

Steele Creek: Airport West to Keilor Park

Water stations

Thirsty? Free drinking water stations are being installed across Moonee Valley. Learn More.

 

Last updated: Friday, 18 January 2019, 5:49 AM