Legacy Park

Legacy Park

Legacy Park has a large adventure play space that is suitable for children of all ages, plus an accessible community space for barbecues and picnics, an outdoor amphitheatre, two pizza ovens, public toilets and shelters.

The park has been named in recognition of the considerable contribution of Legacy to Hobart and the wider Australian community.

Nature-based playscape

Located close to picnic and social areas, the playscape is designed for the use of children of different ages and abilities, inviting children to climb, clamber and use their imagination when playing. Discovery gardens, climbing wall and lookouts form part of the experience. Mimicking the grandeur of the dolerite escarpments on kunanyi/Mt Wellington, terraced rock walls protect the area from wind.

The playscape was developed using feedback from local schools and a range of stakeholders and community groups to create a space that is really special for families.

Legacy Park playscape

Barbecue and picnic facilities

There are five barbecue sites available for use, with two of the undercover barbecue areas bookable for a fee. See the 'Make a booking' section for more information. The other three sites are available for anyone to use.

Four social areas with tables are available in the vicinity of the barbecues and pizza ovens. The barbecue and picnic areas overlook the playscape to the east. Other tables are spread throughout the playscape so that parents can keep an eye on their children at play.

Two barbecue pavilions, Savige Pavillion and Gellibrand Pavillion, are available to be booked and reserved for public use. Both pavilions include a BBQ and an undercover table. These can be booked between 8 am to 9 pm (during daylight savings) and 8 am to 4 pm (non-daylight savings periods). The minimum booking time is two hours.

Uncovered barbecue sites remain available for use without a booking or fee.

Make a booking

Booking enquiries can be made using our online form, by calling 03 6238 2711, or in person at the Hobart Council Centre, 16 Elizabeth Street, Hobart (corner of Davey and Elizabeth Streets).

Booking enquiry

Once we have received your request, we will check the availability of the site and get back to you. If you wish to book the pizza oven, we will check the availability of both the oven and an Oven Co-ordinator. Booking confirmation details will be provided and you will have the opportunity to discuss food details with your coordinator in the lead up to your event

Bookings can be made up to 12 months ahead.

You may need to consider a temporary food stall licence from the City if you are selling food.

Terms and conditions

You must agree to and follow the terms and conditions when hiring a BBQ facility.

BBQ Bookings - Terms and Conditions of Hire(PDF, 149KB)


The consumption of alcohol is required to be in accordance with Responsible Service of Alcohol guidelines and principles to ensure the safety of attendees and the consideration of all users.

Where alcohol is to be sold, you will need to contact the Tasmanian Government Department of Treasury and Finance, Liquor and Gaming Branch to arrange a Liquor Licence.


The Legacy Park wood-fired pizza oven (Community Hub) is $100 an hour, minimum three hours.

Savige and Gellibrand Pavilions are $26.70 an hour.

Free Community Bake Days

Community Bake Days are held every second Sunday. The wood-fired ovens are fired up for free community use and an expert Oven Coordinator is on hand to help.

During daylight savings (October to March) Community Bake Days operate between noon and 7 pm. For the rest of the year (April to September) Community Bake Days are between 11 am and 4 pm.

2024 Community Bake Days
April Sunday 28
May Sunday 12 & 26
June Sunday 9 & 23
July Sunday 7 & 21
August Sunday 4 & 18
September Sunday 1, 15 & 29
October Sunday 13 & 27
November Sunday 10 & 24
December Sunday 8

Wood-fired ovens - private bookings

Two wood-fired ovens are available for use at Legacy Park, from community groups and organisations to small gatherings of families and friends. Whether you're making bread, pizza or something more adventurous, a wood-fired oven, reaching temperatures of up to 500°C, is a unique way to cook.

There are precautions that need to be taken when using the wood-fired oven. This is why the City of Hobart provides a specialist Oven Coordinator to work the ovens and cook your food for you. The fee covers the cost of the Oven Coordinator, who must be there to ensure that the oven operates safely and efficiently.

The ovens are lit the night before use to get enough heat for the full days' cooking and cleared of ash in preparation for cooking. A small fire is kept in the oven when cooking pizzas.

As there are two ovens, one is maintained at a high temperature for cooking pizzas, while the other oven is cooler to allow for baking and roasting, this oven temperature slowly drops during the day.

You could even bring pizzas for lunch and enjoy the park setting while your roast is cooking for dinner.

The private hire of the wood-fired ovens and pavilion includes the provision of a qualified Oven Coordinator to get the ovens lit and heated, and to cook food on behalf of the hirer. The hirer is responsible for bringing their own food, cooking trays, eating utensils, plates and so on.

Private bookings are permitted from 8 am, there is minimum 3 hours of hire. Hirers can enjoy the time before the park closes at 4 pm (or 9 pm during daylight savings).

Bookings are not taken for Christmas Day or Good Friday.

Booking enquiry

Booking type Minimum 3 hour booking Fee
Community Hub Wood Fired Oven (the pavilion can fit up to 100 people) Per hour $100

What to bake and how to bake it

You can use these two wood-fired ovens to cook anything you might cook in your oven at home. This includes bread, pizzas, roast meat and vegetables, pies, quiches, cakes, scones and biscuits.

If you're short on time or not a great cook, you might like to ask your local bakery or pizza shop to provide raw dough or a pizza readymade.

You do the preparation of the food and the Oven Coordinator is there to offer advice and do the cooking for you.


Bring your dough and ingredients along and prepare your pizzas on the bench or board provided. Fresh dough is best, make balls of dough at home and stretch them out to prepare your pizza at the community hub.

Remember less is best, don't pile the ingredients too high. If you are unsure ask a coordinator for advice. Pizzas are cooked directly on the oven floor for best results.

Baking and roasts

Sour dough bread is cooked directly on the oven floor, have it ready to finish proving at the community hub before it goes in the oven.

For sweets biscuits or deserts have them prepared and ready to go in the oven.

Roasts are great to have cooked at the community hub. It is best to have them ready to go in the oven. Consider using disposable foil trays, so you don't have to wash up afterwards. Some non-stick pans don't like the brick oven floor and may get scratched. Don't forget disposable foil trays can be recycled, they just need rinsing out first.

Also bring anything else you need for serving or preparing your food, such as utensils. But note that our friendly Oven Coordinator will give you back your cooked pizza cut into slices ready to eat.

Cooking times

In relation to the cooking time, it all depends on sizes and ingredients of the products, below is an estimate for cooking times:

Food Cooking time (average)
Pizza (12-14 inches homemade sourdough) 3 mins
Pizza (pre-cooked or partially defrosted) 10 mins
Roast meat Approx 1 hr per kg
Scones 20-30 mins
Bread 30-60 mins

The coordinator can cook 4 to 6 pizzas at a time.



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