Bordered by the Cooks River to the south, Marrickville sports a number of fantastic parks, playing fields, picnic areas and playgrounds. You’ll also find plenty of spots to walk to the dog and even a water park. Details below.

 

A B Crofts Playground

Address: 15 Dibble Avenue Marrickville NSW 2204
Small, residential playground near the corner of Riverside Crescent, A B Crofts Playground is gated and there are shaded park benches along with softfall flooring around the equipment. You’ll also find the Dibble Avenue Waterhole behind the park, which is an enclosure and habitat for local birds.
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Amy Street Playground

Address: Amy Street Marrickville NSW 2204
Sunshaded and fenced playground near the Marrickville Tennis Club and Henson Park, featuring slides, swings, fort climb and challenge games.
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Braddock Playground

Address: Meeks Road Marrickville NSW 2204
Playground at the end of Meeks Road near Maud Lane.
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Cooks River Foreshore

Address: Thornley Street Marrickville NSW 2204
Rolling park along the Cooks River that connects to the Cooks River Cycleway, close to Steel Park and Richardsons Lookout.
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Henson Park

Address: Driveway entry off Sydenham Road; parking on Centennial Street Marrickville NSW 2204
Large district sports field featuring the King George V Memorial Grandstand and sloping grass around the field, you’ll can also exercise your dog off leash here when there isn’t a game on.

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HJ Mahoney Memorial Park

Address: 570 Illawarra Road Marrickville NSW 2204
Picturesque AFL sports field along the cooks river between Marrickville Golf Club and Steel Park, there’s also toilets, barbecues and picnic areas onsite.
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Jarvie Park

Address: Malakoff Street Marrickville NSW 2204
Well presented neighbourhood park with a sun shaded playground featuring slides, fort club, seesaw, climbing frame and swings. There’s also a basketball court, the Marrickville Youth Centre, Plumtree and the Pinnacle Martial Arts Academy
Marrickville Youth Resource Centre, playground, basketball
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Louisa Lawson Reserve

Address: Roach Street Marrickville NSW 2204
Playground and picnic area between Roach Street and Harnett Avenue near the main shopping strip on Illaward Road.
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Mackey Park

Address: Richardsons Crescent and Carrington Road Marrickville NSW 2204
Home of the Marrickville Football Club, Concordia Club and River Canoe Club, Mackey Park is a sports field that also features a fenced playground barbecue and covered picnic area. Also connects to the Cooks River Cycle Path.
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Marrickville Park

Address: Livingstone Road and Frazer Street Marrickville NSW 2204
Large villiage green featuring sports field, cricket nets, tennis courrts, outdoor gym and playground. It’s also the home of Marrickville Croquet Club and there are off leash dog areas 24/7.
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McNeilly Park

Address: Warburton Street & Jersey Street Marrickville NSW 2204
Large villiage green featuring undercover picnic areas with barbecues. You’ll also find off leash dog zones, a sunshaded playground with plenty of play equipment, the Marrickville Guides Hall and a sportsfield. NcNeilly Park is also close to the station and features shared walking and bike paths through the park.
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Murdoch Playground

Address: 171 Illawarra Road Marrickville NSW 2204
Tiny residential picnic area a bubbler and picnic table.
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Ness Park

Address: Hollands Avenue Marrickville NSW 2204
Fenced, grassy park with a scattering of park benches and a soft fall playground with swings, slides, climbing frames and fort climb.
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O’Hara Street Playground

Address: 36 O’Hara Street Marrickville NSW 2204
Small fenced playground with swing and seesaw, there’s also a park bench and some well maintained hedgerows, there’s aslo a path from O’Hara Street to Cavey Street.
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Petersham Road Reserve

Address: Petersham Road Marrickville NSW 2204
Grassy, tree lined reserve in the residential Petersham Road.
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Enmore Park

Address: Enmore Road and Black Street Marrickville NSW 2204
Home to the Annette Kellerman Aquatic Centre, Enmore Park is a popular village green close to cafes and shops, featuring an excellent playground, BBQs and picnic tables, gardens, paths and off-leash dog zones. There’s also plenty of shade provided by palms and mature figs.
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Richardsons Lookout

Address: Holts Crescent and Thornley Street Marrickville NSW 2204
Historic site with elevated views around the inner west, there’s a few park benches scattered about in the shade and a swingset on the opposite side of the road.
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Steel Park /  Waterplay Park

Address: 531–565 Illawarra Road Marrickville NSW 2204
Steel Park is a large recreational area that is home to Waterplay Park, sports grounds, covered picnic tables with barbecues and a playground featuring slides and swings. You’ll also find the Debbie & Abbey Borgia Community Recreation Centre, outdoor gyms and access to the Cooks River Cycleway.
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Tom Kenny Reserve

Address: 26–30 Bayley Street Marrickville 2204
Residential park with a sun shaded playground featuring tunnel, fort, slide and swings, as well as soft fall flooring. There’s also park benches, picnic tables, a bit of grass and some gardens.
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Wicks Park

Address: 202–218 Victoria Road Marrickville NSW 2204
Located on the busy intersection of Sydenham Road and Victoria Road, Wicks Park features tennis courts, a playground and picnic tables and barbecues.
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