Ascot Vale

The Ascot Vale neighbourhood is bounded by Maribyrnong Road in the north, the Melbourne Showgrounds in the south, the Maribyrnong River in the west and the area surrounding Ascot Vale Station as far east as Ascot Vale Road.

Did you know around 26,000 vehicles use Epsom Road on the average weekday, and some 19,500 use Ascot Vale Road - for information download the fact sheet (pdf, 13.3MB).


Here is a list of local events and programs happening throughout Ascot Vale.

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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.

Melbourne Showgrounds events

Family Film - Moana

Wednesday, 16 January, 10.30am to 12pm at Crown Street Stables

Bring the family down to the Stables for a fun movie! Grab an ice cream or snack from the café and sit back and relax. All movies are from 10.30am to 12pm. Children must have adult supervision.

Numbers are limited and bookings are essential for all events. For more information or to book contact 9372 5350 or email

Andy's Antics Show

Monday, 21 January, 10.30am-12 noon at Crown Street Stables

Bring the kids along for an hour of fun filled entertainment with Andy! Suitable for ages 3 to 16 years. Snacks, lunch and coffee available from the café.

Numbers are limited and bookings are essential for all events. For more information or to book contact 9372 5350 or email

Moonee Valley Festival - Family Fun Day

Sunday, 17 March, 12 noon–4pm at Walter Reserve, Ascot Vale

Join in the fun and fitness as you come and try a variety of easy and accessible ways to get active!

Local recreation and sporting clubs, groups and organisations will be onsite as well as a circus trapeze and a fun obstacle course!


Join a local Ascot Vale group or club that shares your interests or try something completely new!

Ascot Vale Library

Address: 165 Union Road, Ascot Vale

Phone: 8325 1990

Ascot Vale Neighbourhood Centre

Address: Corner of Union Road and Munro Street, Ascot Vale

Childcare & Kindergarten

Ascot Kindergarten

Ascot Vale Profess Kindergarten

Coronation Kindergarten

Tree House Early Learning Centre - Ascot Vale



Ascot Vale Primary School

Ascot Vale West Primary School

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School

Wingate Avenue Community Centre

This Community Centre is a not for profit community centre providing learning, recreation, support and information for our local community. The centre encourages and assists people to develop responses to issues that affect them and their community.

Get active

Get Active with Ascot Vale clubs and sporting groups.

15th Essendon Sea Scout Group

Ascot Vale Leisure Centre

Ascot Vale Leisure Centre's facilities include a fully equipped gym featuring a wide variety of cardio equipment, functional training area, group exercise, wellness and cycle studios with over 100 classes to choose from, an indoor 25m pool, warm water pool, and spa and steam facilities.

Ascot Vale Panthers Football Club (AFL)

CitySide Sports – Ascot Vale Netball

Cricket Clubs

Aberfeldie St Johns Cricket Club

Ascot Vale Cricket Club

Balmoral Redbacks Cricket Club

County West Cricket Club

Flemington Cricket Club

Essendon Canoe Club

Fitbit Cardio Tennis

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

Football Clubs (Soccer)

Ascot Vale Vikings Football Club

Kickin’ Goals

Moonee Valley Kings Soccer Club

Moonee Valley Knights Football Club

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.

Riverside Golf and Tennis Centre

Riverside Golf and Tennis Centre is run by Leisure Management Services and offers a range of facilities.

Wingate Avenue Community Centre Walking Group

Meets Tuesdays 10am at Wingate Avenue Community Centre. For more information call 9243 1245.

Wingate Avenue Estate Skate Park

Address: Wingate Avenue, Ascot Vale

Explore Ascot Vale

Explore the Ascot Vale neighbourhood.

Anzac commemorative street names in Moonee Valley

Moonee Valley’s Anzac heritage has been further strengthened with a series of commemorative street signs installed at 12 locations in Ascot Vale and Essendon.

View the street locations on our interactive map.

Dog off-leash park

Fairbairn Park, Woods Street, Ascot Vale is designated as a dog off-leash park by Moonee Valley City Council’s local laws.

Local parks and reserves

Main parks

Fairbairn Park

Located next to the Maribyrnong River, has a series of open spaces for walking, jogging and cycling. Dogs are able to exercise off leash here. You can also access the river front for fishing and canoeing activities.

Victory Park

Victory Park has one of the City's best playgrounds, offering a range of play activities for children of all ages.

Maribyrnong River Valley - State Government Vision and Design Guidelines


Explore and experience what playgrounds Moonee Valley has to offer.

Walking trails

Ascot Vale Walking Trail (pdf, 2.19MB)

Maribyrnong River Walking Trail (pdf, 3.17MB)

Last updated: Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 5:12 AM