John Connell Reserve (Dundee St)

John Connell Reserve is located between Melville Glades Golf course and Roe Highway, in Leeming. This reserve offers both active and passive areas for all types of activities. With a total area of 115 hectares, there is plenty of room for all types of activities.

Park Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Footpaths and Benches
  • Playground
  • Sporting ovals
  • Sports Equipment
  • Basketball Hoop
  • Hit up wall

The Dundee Street end of the reserve maybe suitable for the following functions and activities.

Wedding Ceremonies with up to 300 guests.  Large functions and weddings will need to arrange for overflow parking on the reserve.  This will be a requirement for the larger bookings and additional hire charges will apply. A site plan would be required for functions with 100 or more guests.

Bouncy Castles, Marquee, Petting zoo's and Pony Rides maybe approved to be included as part of your booking at this reserve. To gain approval please indicate the request on the Booking Application form and read the Before you Book.  You may need to include further forms when submitting the Booking Application form.

Small  Events with up to 2000 people expected to attend. If you are planning on holding an event then you will need to complete a City of Melville Events Package.

Please note:

  • Only approved Bouncy Castles are permitted on the site
  • Only approved petting zoo, pony rides or animal farms are permitted on the site
  • Only approved Marquees and approved on the reserve
  • Pegs are not permitted within any of the reserve. Weights must be used to secure any structures;
  • No confetti is permitted
  • Bookings will not be accepted for Public Holidays

To check on availability please contact a Customer Service Team Officer on 1300 635 845. Please refer to the Fees and Charges in Related Items.

To request a booking please complete the relevant online Booking Application Form listed below or the PDF Booking Application Form in Related Items.

Wedding Ceremony Form