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Annual Sports Club Survey (2014)

Survey to be completed by committee representatives.

Survey will be open until 5pm, Friday 19 December, 2014


Marrickville Council will use this information towards capacity building for local sports clubs, development and support of best practice recreation programs and improved services in the local government area.

Cooks River Foreshore and Parklands

The Cooks River Foreshore and parklands cater for a range of user requirements including sporting fields, exercise equipment, a foreshore cycle link, public toilet access, water play park, picnic and barbecue facilities, seating, shade and environmental protection of the river foreshore. The foreshore and parklands are a unique part of Marrickville and offer a natural retreat from the urban environment.
Over the next two years Council will develop a 10 year plan for a 2.5km length of the Cooks River edge which includes
• HJ Mahony Reserve,
• Steel Park,

Walk to Work Day 2014 (Fri Nov 14)

Diabetes Australia Walk to Work Day - Friday, November 14, 2014

People who walk before or during work are generally healthier, more productive and less likely to be sick or absent.
It's in the best interests of all individuals and organisations to build walking into their daily routine and support the Walk to Work program.

More info:


Marrickvillle Festival: Free Yoga

FREE YOGA SESSIONS - Marrickville Yoga Centre

Please take one ticket and present at one of the free sessions listed below.
12.00pm  Free Yoga Session
12.30pm  Yoga Demonstration (Recreation Zone)
1.00pm    Free Yoga Session
2.00pm    Yoga  Demonstration (Recreation Zone)
3.00pm    Free Yoga Session

Marrickville Yoga Centre is located on the 1st Floor,
183 Marrickville Rd Marrickville,*
*two doors down from fish shop; above forage café; 3 shops up from mitre ten; left side walking down marrickville road

Marrickville Festival Recreation Zone: Success!

What a fantastic day...thank you for supporting both the new Recreation Zone and Sunday Streets.

What was your favourite part? What could we improve? If you have a photo you'd like to share, please send it to

Little Kickers, YouSkate, Garden Games, Jump Rope, Hoola Hoops, Checkers, Local clubs, Bike riding, much to do and:

Something active for everyone!

Newtown Bike Brekkie

Inner West cyclists are invited to this year’s Newtown Bike Breakfast to celebrate Ride2Work Day. Meet at Hollis Park on your way to work along Newtown’s Bike Highway – Wilson St.
Come along and get a free breakfast lovingly made by Alfalfa House, which includes bike powered smoothies. There will also be free coffee to help you on your way. Bicycle Garden will be on hand to teach you some quick tips to maintain and repair your bike.

Beyond the Sausage Sizzle: Club Fundraising & Sponsorship Workshop

At this session, attendees will learn a variety of new ways in how to maximise fundraising at their club, as well as the best strategies and practices for attracting sponsors.
Sports Community’s vision is to help build stronger communities by assisting ‘grass roots’ sports clubs to succeed through the empowerment of club volunteers through the provision of information and training to help them achieve their objectives.