Moonee Ponds

The Moonee Ponds neighbourhood is bounded by Maribyrnong Road in the south, Moonee Ponds Creek to the east, Maribyrnong Park to the west and Buckley Street to the north.

Did you know Moonee Ponds currently supports10,400 workers and accounts for one fifth of Moonee Valley’s economy - for more information download the fact sheet (pdf, 13.3KB).

Events

Here is a list of local events and programs happening throughout Moonee Ponds.

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.

Elizabeth Kleinhenz - Germaine: the life of Germaine Greer

Wednesday 6 February, 7pm-8pm at Sam Merrifield Library

Germaine Greer is one of the most influential and controversial women in Australia. Elizabeth Kleinhenz will speak about Germaine’s life and work based on her research in The Germaine Greer Archive at Melbourne University and her interviews with Germaine’s colleagues and contemporaries. Free, bookings necessary.

Book online or call 8325 1950

Small Business Mentoring Service

Civic Centre, 9 Kellaway Avenue, Moonee Ponds

Thursday, 7 February, 10am-3pm. Register now.

Spanish Beginners Class

February-March at Sam Merrifield Library

Wednesdays February 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 6, 13, 20, 27, 6.30pm-8.30pm - Book online or call 8325 1950

Thursdays February 7, 14, 21, 28 and March 7, 14, 21, 28, 6.00pm-8.00pm - Book online or call 8325 1950

Ross McMullin - Pompey Elliott at war: in his own words

Tuesday 12 February, 6pm-7.30pm at Sam Merrifield Library

Using Pompey Elliot’s letters and diaries award-winning biographer Ross McMullin portrays the frank, forthright and controversial Australian General who led triumphs at Villers- Bretonneux and Polygon Wood. Free, bookings necessary.

Book online or call 8325 1950

Acorn Co-working Sessions

Sam Merrifield Library, Moonee Ponds

Thursday, 7 February, 9.30am-1pm. Register now.

Thursday, 14 February, 9.30am-1pm. Register now.

Thursday, 21 February, 9.30am-1pm. Register now.

Marketing your business

Committee Room 9 Kellaway Ave Moonee Ponds

Wednesday, 27 February, 6pm–8pm. Register now.

Free child restraint fitting day

Saturday 16 March 2019, 8.30am-12.30pm in the car park on Mt Alexander Road, opposite the Moonee Ponds Bowling Club

Correctly fitted and used child restraints and booster seats play an important part in protecting children from serious injury or death in the event of a crash.

Queens Park Triathlon

Sunday 17 March 2019, 8.30am - 12.30pm in Queens Park

This inaugural entry level triathlon will start in Queens Park swimming pool, continue via bike along the Moonee Ponds Creek bike path and finish with a run leg in and around Queens Park.

Home Energy Solutions

Monday 18 March, 6:30pm - 8pm at Council Chambers, 9 Kellaway Avenue, Moonee Ponds

Want to improve your home’s efficiency but not sure where to start? Learn about options such as solar, battery storage, hot water and heating and cooling at this session by experts from Renew.

Summer Yoga sessions in Moonee Valley libraries!

Come along to a yoga session in one of our libraries and enjoy a feel-good combination of stretching, relaxation and gentle exercise.

Spaces are strictly limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

Children's Clothing Swap

Thursday 30 May, 9:30am - 11:30am at Moonee Ponds Bowling Club

Children outgrowing their clothes before they wear them out? Bring along their pre loved clothes to our clothing swap.

Exchange up to 10 items of new or good used condition clothing (sizes 0-10) for tokens, then spend them on new pieces.

Winter Fest skates on in 2019

Saturday, 1 June until Sunday, 14 July

The ice-skating rink will return, transforming Moonee Ponds shopping precinct into a winter wonderland once again.

The program will include performances from the Melbourne Jazz Festival and our annual Music in the Valley as well as great deals from our local businesses.

Towards Zero Waste with Erin Rhoads

Thursday 18 July, 6:30pm - 8pm at Council Chambers 9 Kellaway Avenue, Moonee Ponds

Join waste-free blogger and author Erin Rhoads for practical tips on how to tackle waste at your own pace.

Immunisation sessions 2019

Moonee Ponds Bowling Club, 776 Mt. Alexander Road

Kellaway Avenue Neighbourhood Centre, 5 Kellaway Avenue

Clocktower Centre Theatre Season 2019

Connect

Find and connect with others from the Moonee Ponds community!

Childcare & Kindergarten

Community Children

Goodstart Early Learning - Moonee Ponds

Learning Land Moonee Ponds

Moonee Ponds Early Learning Centre

Moonee Ponds Kinder Haven

Shuter Street Occasional Care

Essendon Historical Society

Essendon RSL

Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek (FoMPC)

Kellaway Avenue Neighbourhood Centre

Address: 5 Kellaway Avenue, Moonee Ponds

Melbourne North Probus Club

Meets every fourth Tuesday of the month from 10.30am at Waterloo Cup Hotel, Moonee Ponds.

Mini Maestros

Moonee Valley City Ladies Probus Club

Meets every first Monday of the month from 10.00am at Essendon Football Club, Windy Hill.

Sam Merrifield Library

Address: 762 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds

Phone: 8325 1950

Schools

Moonee Ponds West Primary School

Penleigh & Essendon Grammar - Moonee Ponds Campus

Moonee Ponds Primary School

St Monica’s Primary School

Get active

Get Active with Moonee Ponds clubs and sporting groups. 

1st Moonee Ponds Scouts

Essendon Royals (Soccer)

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 Bicycle User Group (MooneeBUG)

MooneeBUG is a voluntary community organisation that represents bicycle riders within the City of Moonee Valley. They are committed to improving cycling opportunities for everyone.

The BUG committee meets occasionally but mainly communicates by email with their website being a central point for events and contacts.

Moonee Ponds Bowls Club

Moonee Valley Cricket Club

Moonee Valley Football Club (AFL)

Moonee Valley Netball Club

Mums Walk + Talk Walking Group

Queens Park Swimming Pool

Skate & BMX Park

Fanny Street Reserve BMX Dirt Track, Fanny Street, Moonee Ponds

St. Monica's Tennis Club

Explore Moonee Ponds

Explore the Moonee Ponds neighbourhood.

Local parks and reserves

Main parks

Queens Park

Queens Park is a small retreat from the busy streets near by. It is a popular park, featuring a rose and sunken gardens.

 

Moonee Valley Racecourse 

 

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 Moonee Ponds this includes:

Fanny Street Reserve

Public Toilets

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

Queens Park, 778 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds

Moonee Ponds Junction, Cnr Pascoe Vale Road and Mount Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds

Pratt Street, Moonee Ponds

Water stations

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

Walking Trails

Moonee Ponds Heritage Trail (pdf, 1.68MB)

Queens Park Heritage Trail (pdf, 1.81MB)

Last updated: Monday, 21 January 2019, 1:00 AM