Recreation Grants 2017: Successful Applicants

A highly competitive grant round with a diverse range of organisations and projects proposed.

The panel found it very difficult but were able to fund 10 separate projects which will have an immediate impact on recreation participation in the local area.

This year's recipients are:

Summer Hill Lakers Netball Club - Super Coach Support

St Anthony's Family Care - Time to Try SPORTS

Leichhardt Juniors Rugby League Club - Welcome

Totem Skate School - Positive Skate Park Engagement

Together In Motion!

A big thank you to the PCYC Marrickville, Womensport NSW, our elite athletes, local clubs and especially those that came along to watch, learn and participate.

An awesome day had by all and we look forward to running the event again soon in Marrickville.

For more photos from the day visit Rec Post Facebook Page here.

New Bike Map Featuring Recreation Routes!

We would like to hear from you.

Tell us about your experiences riding in Marrickville: where you ride, your favourite routes, what you ride for (recreation, to get to work), who you ride with. Do you use any of the bike shops in Marrickville - if so, how was the service? Are there any dangerous areas that Council should know about? Is there enough bike parking where you ride?

Simply click on Contact Us tell us about your ride.

Recreation Grants 2015: Close 3 June

Got a great recreation idea?

Marrickville Council's Recreation Grants Program provides financial support to community sporting and recreation groups, and not-for-profit, non-government community recreation organisations that offer recreation programs and services to residents in the Marrickville local government area (LGA).

Applications must be for specific projects for one-off funding. Funding is available for projects from $500 to $3000. Council reserves the right to determine the level of funding offered.

Young People's Recreation Needs

Young People’s Recreation Needs

Council is researching the recreation needs of young people to plan effectively for future facilities and services.

We would like to know what activities young people do and where you do them when you’re not at school, studying or working? Are there activities you might like to do but can't?

How can you get involved?

Complete a survey
Young people aged 12 to 24 - click here

PCYC Holiday Program on now!

PCYC Holiday Program | 2 hours = $10

PCYC Marrickville has now introduced an affordable method for young youth to get active. Each session will run for 2 hours on selected days over the school holidays for $10!.
So put down that PlayStation remote, step out of that room and get active over the 2015 school holidays. No skill level required and no joining fee! just simply sign up as a member (for free) and drop in, its that easy! Ages 6-15

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,