Excellent use of space makes this small neighbourhood park in Leichhardt big on features and character.

Getting To 36th Battalion Park, Leichhardt

Where Is It?

Located on the corner of Hill and McKenzie Streets, 36th Battalion Park is a residential reserve nestled in a quiet corner of the Inner West. It is easily accessible from Balmain Road and Catherine Street, and is only a short walk from Pioneers Memorial Park and War Memorial Park.


The 370 on Balmain Road stops on a short walk from the park on Hill Street.

Bike Route

Use Booth and Moore Streets for the best bike friendly route to the park.


The best street address is corner of Hill and McKenzie Streets, Leichhardt NSW 2040


Leichhardt’s residential backstreets don’t offer much in the way of parking, you may need to hunt around.


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Things To Do

The Perfect Neighbourhood Playground

If you’ve already checked out nearby Evan Jones Playground and Whites Creek Valley Park, you already know Leichhardt has plenty of modern play equipment for kids. The playground at 36th Battalion Park is no exception. Climbing frames, swings and slides are all here. No sun shades, but there are trees nearby to provide some shade.


Plus A Multi Sport Basketball Half Court

Whether you’re a Point Guard or Wing Attack you’ll be able to get in a few shots at 35th Battalion Park. The netball goal is thoughtfully to one side, so it’s possible to shoot at both rings without getting in each other’s way. As you can see from the picture, there’s also a kin.


And Plenty Of Space To Walk The Dog Around

Pooch lovers rejoice! The square of grass south of the park is dedicated for off leash dog exercise. You can check the signs around the park for confirmation, or download this PDF from the council website.


  • Food

    Norton Street is only a couple of blocks away. Leichhardt’s cafe and restaurant strip has plenty of offer the hungry traveller.

  • Rubbish Bins

    There’s a bin in the park for your trash.

  • Toilets

    Closest toilets are at War Memorial Park or Pioneers Memorial Park nearby.

  • Can I take my dog?

    Yes! Dogs are welcome in the park.

  • Can I lock my bike up?

    There’s a couple of spots nearby where you can lockup your bike.



Pioneers Memorial Park

Leichhardt’s popular village green features a big playground and plenty of space to stretch out.


War Memorial Park

Another large village green sporting a huge climbing pyramid and playground plus picnic areas and plenty of shady trees.

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