Ron Barassi Snr Park - Docklands
Located at the Bolte Bridge end of Docklands Drive this hidden playground is Surrounded by a sports field, community pavilion, barbeque ie facilities and a walking circuit.
The park is named in recognition of Ronald James Barassi Snr, who played as a rover for the Melbourne Football Club from 1936 to 1940.
The park features :
Ron Barassi Snr inspired the Australian Football League’s father-son rule, as Melbourne Football Club successfully lobbied the League to allow clubs to preferentially recruit the sons of past players in order to recruit his son Ronald Dale Barassi Jnr. Ron Barassi Jnr subsequently had a highly decorated career as both a player and a coach.
The park’s name was chosen following a public vote in September 2014.
509-529 Docklands drive,