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The Backyard at Moorebank Sports Club

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Published June 4th 2015
Discover a paradise for kids and an oasis for parents
From parents of young children, you often hear the complaint that it is difficult to find a venue that caters to both adults and children in the areas of food and entertainment. Parents want somewhere that the kids can play in a safe environment, while they are able to catch up with friends and family for a coffee or a meal.

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Welcome to The Backyard at Sporties


Moorebank Sports Club (known locally as Sporties) has addressed these issues and has come up with their award winning* space "The Backyard". It is unique to south west Sydney and it incorporates play equipment, small animals, vegetable and herb gardens as well as plenty of seating and tables for the adults.

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It's a kids paradise in Sporties Backyard


For the kids there is a pirate ship climbing gym with slides, numerous cubby houses and a large sand pit complete with toy trucks, all under a shade sail.

The Backyard Moorebank Sports Club Sporties
Cubby houses, slides, a play gym and the sand pit will keep the kids entertained


The Backyard Moorebank Sports Club Sporties
Kids can enjoy creative play in the cubby houses


Across the wooden bridge you will find the rabbits and chickens in their comfortable pens. Also, have a look for Peter the goat; if he is not in his pen, he may be out grazing on the sports field.

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Across the bridge you will find the animals


The Backyard Moorebank Sports Club Sporties
Check out what the rabbits are up to


The Backyard Moorebank Sports Club Sporties
Or say hello to Peter the Goat


Parents can relax in the knowledge that their children are playing in an enclosed space and are close by at all times.

For the adults there are large pergolas to sit under, with plenty of space for prams or large groups . If only The Backyard was here 10 years ago, my mothers group would have loved it!

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In the outdoor lounge area


There are many seating areas to choose from - inside or outside, at tables or lounge areas , near the play area or further away.

The Backyard Moorebank Sports Club Sporties
There are many indoor & outdoor seating options


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Inside the Club there are many seating areas including a library (image credit: S.Wilson)


Parents can grab a coffee from the café and a kid sized milkshake or a babyccino for the little ones. The café also serves sandwiches, wraps, light snacks such as pies, hot dogs, melts and quiches and of course some sweet treats. They even offer fairy bread - how much fun is that! Check out the café menu here.

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Treats for your sweet tooth at the café (image credit: S.Wilson)


For lunch and dinner the Indulge Brasserie has an extensive menu. From snacks like wedges to seafood, salads, gourmet burgers, pasta, steaks or the Indulge Signature Dish of Greek Style Slow Roast Lamb Shoulder, there is plenty to choose from.

The Kids Menu includes tempura fish fillet, chicken tenderloins, crumbed calamari rings, grilled beef sausage, mini cheese burger, mini roast and spaghetti.

I can highly recommend the tasty chicken, bacon & avocado salsa burger as well as the delicious pulled pork roll with cabbage slaw and smoked aioli.

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The pulled pork roll is delicious


The Indulge Brasserie menu can be found here.

With a great children's play area, plenty of indoor and outdoor seating, great food as well as all the conveniences of a club - café, brasserie, toilets, baby change room etc. - this venue has it all.

Moorebank Sports Club is located on Heathcote Road at Hammondville. The NSW Registered Clubs Act requires a person who lives within 5km of the Club to be a Member, or a Member's Guest, to enter Club premises. For more information please click here.

Why not discover and enjoy The Backyard at Moorebank Sports Club for your next get together.

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Enjoy the rustic charm of The Backyard


*The Backyard won an award in the Environmental category at the 2014 Clubs and Community Awards.
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When: Monday - Saturday from 10am and from 8.30am on Sundays
Phone: 02 9825 3300
Where: 230 Heathcote Road Hammondville NSW 2170
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I never knew this existed inside Sporties! I will be taking my grandson this weekend. Great review and photos
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