Forestville War Memorial Playing Fields is a multi-use facility (including Melwood Oval).

The fields are numbered as:

  • Field 1 and Field 2 - Synthetic fields
  • Field 3 - Small grass field (off-leash dog area - see below)
  • Netball Courts 1-6
  • Field 6 - Rugby field on upper level

Synthetic Sportsfields

The synthetic sportsfields deliver premier all-weather facilities. 

This first class regional facility caters for most sports including a combination football/Rugby Union field with permanent line marking for both sports, a dedicated football field, a full size AFL field, senior cricket field, Oz-tag, touch football and many other sports. The facility also provides four new cricket nets and a centre cricket wicket that is covered during the winter season.

Off-leash dog area

There are two off leash dog areas in this location.  Field 3 is a restricted off-leash dog area from 10pm - 8am weekdays and 10pm -7am weekends. There is also a fenced off-leash unrestricted dog exercise area, enter from Forestville Avenue. 

Dogs are not allowed on the synthetic sportsfield. 



Melwood Avenue
Forestville NSW 2087
Map of Forestville War Memorial Playing Fields (Melwood Oval)