There are two dog off-leash areas within the Forestville War Memorial Playing Fields precinct.

At the southern end of the precinct there are natural turf and synthetic sports fields and public toilets.

  • The natural turf field adjacent to the synthetic fields (field 3) is a dog off-leash area from 10pm to 8am weekdays and 10pm to 7am weekends. At other times dogs are permitted on-leash on this field, though please be mindful of sports activity held here.
  • Dogs are prohibited on the synthetic fields at all times.

At the northern end of the precinct, adjacent to Forestville Avenue, is the Purple Poppy Dog Park which is a fenced dog off-leash area that includes a:

  • small grassed open space
  • seat
  • tap 
  • dog waste dispenser

There are no time restrictions at the enclosed Purple Poppy Dog Park off-leash area.


Melwood Avenue
Forestville NSW 2087
Map of Forestville War Memorial Playing Fields Dog Off-Leash Areas