DiPS - Dog off leash at Wentworth Falls

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DiPS UPDATE

Following the adoption of the Dogs in Public Spaces Strategy, Blue Mountains City Council is seeking your input to investigate:

  • the suitability for Murray Park to become a dog off leash area, and
  • investigate a timeshare option at Pitt Park dog off leash area as an alternative to the current 24 hour arrangement.

Community consultation will run from Tuesday 3 October - closing 5pm Tuesday 17 October 2017.

Be a part of the conversation by completing the survey here and share your ideas and comments about dog off leash at Pitt Park and Murray Park.

Results from this community consultation will be presented to the Council at the November Council meeting.

Council Meeting – 19 September 2017

Council adopted the Dogs in Public Spaces Strategy, but deferred the decision to make Pitt Park sunrise until 4pm, until an investigation of Murray Park as an alternative off leash area was carried out and further consultation with the community of these recommendations.


Click here to read the Draft Dogs in Public Spaces Strategy. Or view in the Library on the right hand side of this page.


DiPS UPDATE

Following the adoption of the Dogs in Public Spaces Strategy, Blue Mountains City Council is seeking your input to investigate:

  • the suitability for Murray Park to become a dog off leash area, and
  • investigate a timeshare option at Pitt Park dog off leash area as an alternative to the current 24 hour arrangement.

Community consultation will run from Tuesday 3 October - closing 5pm Tuesday 17 October 2017.

Be a part of the conversation by completing the survey here and share your ideas and comments about dog off leash at Pitt Park and Murray Park.

Results from this community consultation will be presented to the Council at the November Council meeting.

Council Meeting – 19 September 2017

Council adopted the Dogs in Public Spaces Strategy, but deferred the decision to make Pitt Park sunrise until 4pm, until an investigation of Murray Park as an alternative off leash area was carried out and further consultation with the community of these recommendations.


Click here to read the Draft Dogs in Public Spaces Strategy. Or view in the Library on the right hand side of this page.


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    Fully fenced grass setting surrounded by bush and parkland.

    Address: 171-175 Great Western Hwy, Blackheath 
    Open: Monday to Sunday 24 hours 
    Size: 0.43ha 
    Fencing: Yes 
    Type of DoL use: Full dog off-lease area 
    Facilities: Seating, Picnic Shelter, Bin 
    Toilet: Yes


    Fully fenced grass setting surrounded by bush and parkland.

    Address: 171-175 Great Western Hwy, Blackheath 
    Open: Monday to Sunday 24 hours 
    Size: 0.43ha 
    Fencing: Yes 
    Type of DoL use: Full dog off-lease area 
    Facilities: Seating, Picnic Shelter, Bin 
    Toilet: Yes


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    Open space from old Airstrip, mulched surface. Includes some bushland tracks.

    Address: 244-318 Hat Hill Road, Blackheath
    Open: Monday to Sunday 24 hours 
    Size: 4.1ha 
    Fencing: Berm barricade to road
    Type of DoL use: Shared Recreation Zone

    Facilities: Pond, Bubbler, Car Park, Bin 
    Toilet: No


    Open space from old Airstrip, mulched surface. Includes some bushland tracks.

    Address: 244-318 Hat Hill Road, Blackheath
    Open: Monday to Sunday 24 hours 
    Size: 4.1ha 
    Fencing: Berm barricade to road
    Type of DoL use: Shared Recreation Zone

    Facilities: Pond, Bubbler, Car Park, Bin 
    Toilet: No


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    Sports Oval surrounding by bushland and playground.

    Address: 28-40 Mistral St, Katoomba
    Open: Monday to Friday 
    Sunrise till 10:00am then after 4pm. 
    Sunday all day except when cricket comp. 
    Size: 0.95ha 
    Fencing: Unfenced
    Type of DoL use: Shared Sportsground
    Facilities: Seating, Bin, Play Equipment Adjacent 
    Toilet: Yes


    What would changes would make Bureau Park more Dog off Leash friendly?


    Sports Oval surrounding by bushland and playground.

    Address: 28-40 Mistral St, Katoomba
    Open: Monday to Friday 
    Sunrise till 10:00am then after 4pm. 
    Sunday all day except when cricket comp. 
    Size: 0.95ha 
    Fencing: Unfenced
    Type of DoL use: Shared Sportsground
    Facilities: Seating, Bin, Play Equipment Adjacent 
    Toilet: Yes


    What would changes would make Bureau Park more Dog off Leash friendly?


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    Sports Oval surrounded by recreation park and bushland.

    Address: Fitzgerald St, Katoomba
    Open: Monday to Friday Sunrise to 4pm 
    Size: 1.6 ha 
    Fencing: Partly fenced
    Type of DoL use: Shared Sportsground

    Facilities: Seating, Shelter, Bin, Play equipment and Junior 


    Sports Oval surrounded by recreation park and bushland.

    Address: Fitzgerald St, Katoomba
    Open: Monday to Friday Sunrise to 4pm 
    Size: 1.6 ha 
    Fencing: Partly fenced
    Type of DoL use: Shared Sportsground

    Facilities: Seating, Shelter, Bin, Play equipment and Junior 


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    Sports Oval surrounded by natural creek area, recreation area, caravan park and other sports fields.

    Address: 101 Cliff Drive, Katoomba
    Open: Monday to Friday Sunrise to 10am 
    Weekends after 5pm except when comp-etition match played 
    Size: 1.45ha
    Fencing: Yes 
    Type of DoL use: Shared Sportsground
    Facilities: Bin

    Toilet: Yes


    Sports Oval surrounded by natural creek area, recreation area, caravan park and other sports fields.

    Address: 101 Cliff Drive, Katoomba
    Open: Monday to Friday Sunrise to 10am 
    Weekends after 5pm except when comp-etition match played 
    Size: 1.45ha
    Fencing: Yes 
    Type of DoL use: Shared Sportsground
    Facilities: Bin

    Toilet: Yes


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    Open park space surrounded by bushland. Shared with general recreation.


    Address: 10-14 Railway Pde, Medlow Bath
    Open: Monday to Sunday 24 hours 
    Size: 0.6ha 
    Fencing: Partly Fenced
    Type of DoL use: Shared Recreation Zone
    Facilities: Picnic Shelter, Seating, Bubbler, Disabled parking, Play equipment adjacent 
    Toilet: Ye

    Open park space surrounded by bushland. Shared with general recreation.


    Address: 10-14 Railway Pde, Medlow Bath
    Open: Monday to Sunday 24 hours 
    Size: 0.6ha 
    Fencing: Partly Fenced
    Type of DoL use: Shared Recreation Zone
    Facilities: Picnic Shelter, Seating, Bubbler, Disabled parking, Play equipment adjacent 
    Toilet: Ye

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    Sports Oval surrounded by bushland


    Address: 34-36 Gordon Road, Leura
    Open: Monday to Sunday - Sunrise to 10am then after 4pm 
    Size: 0.95ha
    Fencing: Unfenced
    Type of DoL use: Shared Sortsground
    Facilities: Bin
    Toilet: Yes

    Sports Oval surrounded by bushland


    Address: 34-36 Gordon Road, Leura
    Open: Monday to Sunday - Sunrise to 10am then after 4pm 
    Size: 0.95ha
    Fencing: Unfenced
    Type of DoL use: Shared Sortsground
    Facilities: Bin
    Toilet: Yes

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    Sports Oval complex. Bushland adjacent.


    Address: 3-15 Matcham St, Wentworth Falls 
    Open: Monday to Sunday All Hours - Excluding when booked sporting or community events or oval mowing are in progress. 
    Size:
     1.9ha 
    Fencing: Partly Fenced 
    Type of DoL use: Shared Sportsground 
    Facilities: Bins, Seating, Car Park 
    Toilet: Yes

    Sports Oval complex. Bushland adjacent.


    Address: 3-15 Matcham St, Wentworth Falls 
    Open: Monday to Sunday All Hours - Excluding when booked sporting or community events or oval mowing are in progress. 
    Size:
     1.9ha 
    Fencing: Partly Fenced 
    Type of DoL use: Shared Sportsground 
    Facilities: Bins, Seating, Car Park 
    Toilet: Yes

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    Open grassed fairways. Bushland surrounds.


    Address: 48-78 Wilson St, Lawson
    Open: Monday to Sunday - 24 hours 
    Size: 2.5ha

    Fencing: Unfenced
    Type of DoL use: Shared Recreation area. Part of former Golf Course 
    Facilities: Bins
    Toilet: No


    Open grassed fairways. Bushland surrounds.


    Address: 48-78 Wilson St, Lawson
    Open: Monday to Sunday - 24 hours 
    Size: 2.5ha

    Fencing: Unfenced
    Type of DoL use: Shared Recreation area. Part of former Golf Course 
    Facilities: Bins
    Toilet: No


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    Open grassland in bush surrounding. Near Highway. 

    Address: 1-6 Great Western Hwy, Woodford
    Open: Monday to Sunday - 7 days 
    Size: 1.3ha

    Fencing: Unfenced
    Type of DoL use: Shared Recreation area. Highway Rest Area

    Facilities: Car Park, Picnic Shelters, Seating, Bubbler, Dam, Bins 
    Toilet: Yes


    Open grassland in bush surrounding. Near Highway. 

    Address: 1-6 Great Western Hwy, Woodford
    Open: Monday to Sunday - 7 days 
    Size: 1.3ha

    Fencing: Unfenced
    Type of DoL use: Shared Recreation area. Highway Rest Area

    Facilities: Car Park, Picnic Shelters, Seating, Bubbler, Dam, Bins 
    Toilet: Yes


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