A sports field with adjoining playground and picnic and barbecue area, the track along the Cooks River makes for some nice scenery.

Getting to Mackey Park | Marrickville

Where Is It?

Mackey Park is located on Carrington Road and Richardson Crescent in Tempe, across the road from Tempe station and along the Cooks River cycleway. From Parramatta Road take Gannons Street to Unwins Bridge Road onto Richardson Crescent.


There is streetside parking along Harrington Road and Richardson Crescent. There is also parking in the Concordia Club next door.


Google Maps Link – Mackey Park | Marrickville

Things To Do

Playing Fields

The playing fields host soccer football (soccer) during the winter in the Canterbury District Soccer Football Association. In the summer it hosts cricket in the Canterbury & Western Suburbs Cricket Association. Goal posts remain in place, so you can kick around when there’s no games on.


The children’s playground includes swings, see saw, puzzles, slides and rope courses.

Picnic and BBQ

There is a barbecue and a small amount of shaded seating near the playground that makes for a nice picnic spot.

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  • Food

    When games are on you can pick up food and drink from the kiosk located at the clubhouse

  • Rubbish Bins

    There are plenty of bins near the clubhouse and in the picnic area / playground

  • Toilets

    There are toilets at the clubhouse

  • Can I take my dog?

    Dogs are permitted on leash along the walkways and park areas but not on the field during season or in the playground area.

  • Can I lock my bike up

    There are plenty of fenced areas to chain a bike up


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