Wet Weather

All Liverpool City Council Sports Fields and Passive Parks are OPEN.

(This message was last updated on Friday 21 January 2022 at 2.30pm)

Closures on weekdays

This message is updated in the event of wet weather, and is current from 3:30pm for evening hire and 9:30am for school use.

You can find out if grounds are open or closed by calling the wet-weather line on 02 8711 7748. A message will be recorded on the wet-weather line by 3:30pm each day for sporting clubs and 9:30am each day for schools.

A decision will not be made later than this.

Closures on weekends

Decisions to open or close grounds on a weekend will be made no later than 3:30pm on the Friday afternoon and made available on this website and via the wet-weather line.

This decision will apply for the entire weekend and will be re-assessed on Monday by 9:30am.

No use is allowed on any ground during ground closures. This is because grounds are deemed to be unsafe. Please report unauthorised use to 1300 36 2170.

Alternative venues

If your ground is closed, you may like to consider hiring the Whitlam Centre, Liverpool, the Michael Clarke Recreation Centre or the Michael Wenden Centre, Miller. Both facilities have indoor, multi-purpose stadiums for hire.

Utilisation of Closed Sporting fields

In the event of wet weather, in order to protect playing fields from damage and in accordance with its Hire of Playing Fields Policy, Council occasionally closes playing fields. With payment of a Damage Deposit Bond and submission of an acknowledgement and Indemnity form, council may consider utilisation of closed playing fields for competition games only. To apply please return the below form to Recreation at  Recreation@liverpool.nsw.gov.au.

Utilisation of Closed Sporting Fields - Acknowledgement and Indemnity