Sportsgrounds closures

Please note that all City of Hobart sportsgrounds are OPEN, Monday 12 October 2020

All City of Hobart grounds are inspected regularly to make sure they are suitable for use.

The City of Hobart updates the status of all our sportsgrounds listed below on weekdays only (excluding public holidays).

On weekends please contact your club or association to find out if scheduled weekend games have been cancelled or relocated.

** Please note this page is only updated when changes to the ground status are required.

Ground Open/Closed/Restrictions
Clare Street Oval OPEN 
Cornelian Bay 2-5 OPEN
Domain Athletic Centre Oval OPEN
Domain Crossroads Oval OPEN
John Turnbull Oval OPEN
Lower Queenborough Oval OPEN
Mt Nelson Oval OPEN
Mount Stuart Park (Benjafield Terrace) OPEN
New Town Oval OPEN
North Hobart Oval OPEN
Parliament Street Oval OPEN

Queenborough Oval


Queens Walk Oval

Sandown Park 1 OPEN
Sandown Park 2 OPEN
Soldiers Memorial Oval OPEN
South Hobart Oval OPEN
 Wellesley Park OPEN
 West Hobart Oval OPEN


Inclement weather

If we close a ground due to weather, we will provides updates on this page and via email. When we do close a ground the training lights will not be turned on. If a club or association is found to be using a sports ground that is closed, you may not be permitted to use City of Hobart's facilities in the future.

The City of Hobart may close or re-open grounds at short notice on weekends.

Sportsground renovations

The City of Hobart undertakes major ground renovations twice a year to ensure fields are in good playing condition. These renovations take place at the end of March and for 2–8 weeks between August and October.

Rugby Park

For enquiries about Rugby Park closures please phone the Tasmanian Rugby Union.

For more information regarding sportsground hire, please phone 03 6238 2885 during business hours.