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Huskisson Recreation Reserve, Lalor

Huskisson Recreation Reserve, Lalor

We’re planning to transform the reserve into a space that residents can enjoy with friends, family and groups. Learn more about what we have planned.

Based on recent consultation with the community, we’ve come up with some recommendations for the reserve and would love to hear what you think.

Our recommendations for Huskisson Recreation Reserve

  1. Improve pedestrian and cyclist access into the reserve by constructing 3 metre wide concrete paths with links to Kingsway Drive and Deveny Road.
  2. Provide new picnic facilities including new shelters, barbecues and seating for large families or community groups.
  3. Relocate and expand the existing playground.
  4. Install a pedestrian and cyclist bridge over Edgars Creek to connect Edgars Road to Huskisson Recreation Reserve.
  5. Plant additional indigenous trees to increase shade cover within the reserve.
  6. Advocate to Melbourne Water on the landscape quality and revegetation opportunities for Edgars Creek.
  7. Establish new road and residential housing facing into the reserve to improve passive surveillance and public safety in the reserve.
  8. Create a new 110 metre diameter community sports field with new sports fencing that includes a cricket pitch, soccer goals, football goals, a new shelter and drinking fountain.
  9. Relocate the fitness stations and provide more along the 3 metre wide shared paths.
  10. Upgrade the West Lalor Tennis Club facilities providing six courts, new lighting and new pavilion with accessible public toilet facilities.
  11. Provide new multi-use hard courts, which can be used for netball, basketball and other hand ball games.
  12. Provide new car park with lighting and a design that is considerate of water running into the creek.

Have your say

View our interactive map and tell us what you think.

  • Phone: 9401 0539 and have a chat with one of our friendly staff from the Parks and Urban Design department.
  • Email: parks@whittlesea.vic.gov.au. Be sure to tell us what you like, what could be improved, and anything else you’d like to see included in Huskisson Recreation Reserve.
  • In person: Saturday 6 October, 11am-2pm. Lalor Hub, 70 Kingsway Drive, Lalor.