May 31, 2020

Free Public Tennis Courts in Melbourne

I didn't know that there are free tennis courts for public in Melbourne.  Recently, cycling around the neighbourhood, I found a free public tennis courts next to a playground.  This is awesome.

Here are some of them:

  1. Canterbury Gardens, Allambannan Drive, Bayswater North (2 x plex pave multi use courts. Only one of the courts has a net. BBQ, playground and toilets.)
  2. Glen Park Reserve, 40 Glen Park Road, Bayswater North (1 court. Playground, shelter, tables, BBQs, water tap, toilets, oval, basketball court, outdoor gym, learners bike track.)
  3. Middlefield Reserve, 28-32 Middlefield Road Blackburn North (1 asphalt court. Next to small play ground and half basketball court.)
  4. Boronia Radio Controlled Car Club Track, Cnr Dorset Road and Park Crescent, Boronia (1 court which is not available after 6pm on Wednesday evenings)
  5. Koonung Park, 30-34 Ferneaux Grove, Bulleen (there are 3 courts - 2 x hard court, 1 x synthetic grass. Available during daylight hours. The floodlights on northern courts have been de-commissioned. Oval, cricket nets, outdoor gym, toilets, dog off-leash park)
  6. Sheahans Reserve, 27-37 Sheahans Road, Bulleen (1 tennis hard court, playground, shelter with a table, BBQ, water tap)
  7. Yarrunga Reserve 72 Croydon Hills Drive, Croydon Hills (2 x plex pave multi use courts. Playground, shelter, picnic tables, water tap, BBQ, outdoor gym, BMX track.)
  8. Belmont Park, 16 Olympus Drive, Croydon South (2 x plex pave multi use courts. Only one of the courts has a net. Playground, oval, shelter with BBQs and tables, water tap, dog off-leash area.)
  9. Portsea Recreation Reserve, 33 Blair Road, Portsea (2 flexi-push courts, oval, toilets, BBQ, petanque)
  10. Liberty Avenue Reserve, 77 Liberty Avenue, Rowville (1 tennis court, basketball court, oval)
  11. Parkridge Reserve, 188 Dandelion Drive, Rowville (2 courts, oval)
  12. Benedikt Park, Rosehill Street, Scoresby (1 court, playground, oval)
For the full list, see here.


May 27, 2020

Ballet or Opera

Want to see a ballet or opera during the COVID-19 self-isolation?

Both The Australian Ballet and Victorian Opera offers some amazing shows online for free. 

If you enjoy these shows, please support them.