Margaret Whitlam Recreation Centre

Location: Margaret Whitlam Recreation Centre, Waverley Park, Bondi Road, Bondi Junction, NSW.

How to book: To book a room at the Recreation Centre either email your request to mwrcadmin@waverley.nsw.gov.au or telephone 9083 8300.

Public transport options: The 380, 381 and 333  bus routes drop off on Bondi Road in front of the centre. The centre is a five minute walk from the Bondi Junction interchange.

Parking: There is limited on street parking around the perimeter of Waverley Park.

Indoor Sports Court

Capacity: 200.

Dimensions:. Full hall - 34m x 26m, actual court size - 30m x 15m.

Equipment: Use of soccer goals, basketball hoops, netball posts, volleyball net, table tennis equipment and 50 chairs. Various sports balls are also available for hire.

Available hours: Monday to Sunday 7am to 10pm.

Suitable uses: Indoor court based sport, plus table tennis and children’s multi sport activities.

Access information: Keyless entry system, hirers will be issued with access codes at time of booking.

Disabled access? Yes.

How much does it cost:

Type of booking Hire Fee Security Bond Cleaning Fee
Standard rate
Peak 5.00pm-close weekdays and all day on weekends $72 per hour  N/A   N/A  
Off peak 7.00am-5.00pm weekdays $61 per hour   N/A  N/A 
Sports clubs, community sports organisations and schools
Peak 5.00pm-close weekdays and all day on weekends  $58 per hour   N/A  N/A 
Off peak 7.00am-5.00pm weekdays $44 per hour  N/A   N/A  
Hire of sports balls, equipment etc $5 to $30 per hour  $20 N/A  

 

Community Room

Capacity: 120 seated

Dimensions: 15m x 12m

Equipment and facilities: 120 chairs, 20 trestle tables (1.8m x 75cm x 73cm), projector, projector screen, PA system, lectern, wireless microphone, microphone stand, laptop connectivity, iPod connectivity.

Commercial Kitchen - The Community room has a large adjoining commercial sized kitchen hireable at an additional cost. The kitchen comes equipped with a large gas oven, microwave, pie warmer, dishwasher, large double fridge and an ice making machine.

Available hours: Sunday to Wednesday 7am to 10pm. Thursday to Saturday 7am to 11pm.

Suitable uses: Formal dinners, low impact exercise classes, meetings and training seminars.

Access information: Keyless entry system. Hirers will be issued with an access code at time of booking.

Disabled access? Yes

How much does it cost:

Type of booking Hire Fee Security Bond Cleaning Fee
Standard rate
Peak 5.00pm-9.30pm weekdays and all day on weekends $44 per hour  $0- $500 N/A  
Off peak 7.00am-5.00pm weekdays $38 per hour   $0- $500 N/A 
Community / Not for profit groups
Peak 5.00pm-9.30pm weekdays and all day on weekends $22.50 per hour   $0- $500 N/A 
Off peak 7.00am-5.00pm weekdays $19 per hour $0- $500 N/A  
Private functions (minimum 4hr bookings)
Half day (4 hours) $340 per half-day $500 N/A  
Full day (8 hours) $680 per day $500   N/A 
Additional hours $100 per hour  $500   N/A  
Community Room Kitchen 
Standard rate  $68     
Community/ Not for Profit rate  $34     
Registered Not for Profit groups 50% discount on private function rates 
Commercial functions / events additional 50% premium on private function rates 
Additional charges apply for hire of AV equipment. Please call 9389 5010 to inquire to discuss your requirements and to recieve a quote. 

 

Club Room

Capacity: 30 Pax (25 seated)

Dimensions: 8m x 5m Equipment and facilities: 2 trestle tables (1.8m x .75m) and 25 chairs.
Access to a small kitchen with a zip water heater, microwave and a large fridge.

Available hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm. Saturday and Sunday 9am to 5pm

Suitable uses: Meetings, small training sessions, low impact exercise classes and children’s birthday parties.

Access information: For out of hours access, a key can be collected from the Recreation Centre office during office hours 8.30am to 4.30pm Mon to Fri.

Disabled access? Yes

How much does it cost:

Type of booking Hire Fee Security Bond Cleaning Fee
Standard rate $33 per hour  N/A    N/A  
Community/Not for profit groups $16.50 per hour   N/A  N/A 
Children's parties 4hr booking, 8am-12pm or 1pm-5pm Sat & Sun $190 per booking $250   $55