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The redevelopment of MacPherson Park stems from a November 2017 Future Directions Master Plan. Established in the mid 1970’s, MacPherson Park is City of Melton’s principal recreational reserve, servicing clubs and teams from the local and broader region. The reserve is 98 hectares in size and is located 6.9 kilometres north of the Melton Township, on Coburns Road, Toolern Vale (Melways Ref – 330 H8). The site is located outside of the Melbourne Urban Growth Boundary and is surrounded by rural development, with the closest residential development located almost two kilometres to the south.
MacPherson Park has historically been well utilised by a range of sport and recreational groups over the years. Groups currently in residence are:
Stage 2 has begun and work will include:
Works commenced in January 2019 and were completed in June 2020.
The scope of works for Stage 1 included:
The Stage 1 project is a $12.3M project which will revitalise the eastern aspect of MacPherson Park and deliver part of the Future Directions Master Plan. External funding of $2M is being provided by the Victorian State Government through the Growing Suburbs Fund and $100,000 from AFL Victoria towards the costs.
MacPherson Park Recreation Reserve Soccer Pavilion COVIDSafe Checklist(PDF, 65KB)
MacPherson Park Recreation Reserve Stage One opening COVIDSafe Checklist(PDF, 67KB)
Coburns Rd, Toolern Vale 3337 View Map
Coburns Rd ,
Toolern Vale 3337