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HE Parker Reserve

As required by the Australian Government, as part of the planned response to reduce the spread of COVID-19, all Council playgrounds, skate parks and outside exercise equipment are closed until further notice.

Facility type:
  • Park
  • Playground
  • Bushland reserve
  • Sportsground
HE Parker is an extensive sporting facility, with two ovals, a tennis club and ten outdoor netball courts.

Please note the public toilet at the reserve is currently closed. A temporary toilet has been put in place near the scout hall. 

The reserve also has a new playground, scout hall, public toilets, bushland and walking tracks that run throughout the reserve that link up to the Dandenong Creek Trail and Heathmont Rail Trail

For exercise enthusiasts, both oval boundaries are approximately 430m.

There is extensive parking at the reserve that can be accessed via Heathmont Road. 

A new multi-sports complex will be constructed throughout 2018. 

Did you know?

H.E Parker Reserve was named after Henry (Harry) Ernest Parker, a prominent local figure in Heathmont during the 1940s and 1950s. H.E Parker was elected to Council in the 1940s and was elected as Mayor from 1940-1941, 1945-1946 and 1950-1951.

In 1958 H.E. Parker was sadly killed in a car accident at age 58. The reserve was named after him as a tribute to his community service in Maroondah.

This reserve is home to:

Things to do:

  • Bushwalking
  • Dog walking
  • Picnics
  • Playground activities
  • Shared pathways (walk/cycle)
  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Netball
  • Tennis

Accessible features:

  • Disabled parking
  • Paths
  • Accessible toilet


Get directions

See the full interactive map


  • Bushland
  • Dogs off leash
  • Interpretive trail
  • Onsite parking
  • Playground
  • Public toilet
  • Seats/picnic tables
  • Sportsground
  • Water fountain
  • Walking path


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