Blackbutt Reserve

Blackbutt Reserve occupies over 182 hectares of natural bushland providing visitors with the opportunity to enjoy nature trails, wildlife exhibits, children's playgrounds or passive recreation.

Park Bookings

We have fantastic parks across Newcastle, find out how to book an event or activity.

Playground FAQs

Newcastle boasts over 120 playgrounds across the local government area, providing engaging play and recreational spaces for local families.  

Recreation Planning

We undertake strategic planning for future recreation needs for Newcastle including sports grounds, green space, parks, playgrounds and more.

Personal Training Licences

Personal fitness trainers wanting to conduct outdoor fitness classes at Newcastle beaches, parks and reservess are required to apply for a licence.

Wedding Ceremonies

Newcastle has amazing wedding venues from the rotunda in King Edward Park overlooking the ocean to the grandeur of Newcastle City Hall.