Reservoir Neighbourhood is a suburb in Melbourne, Australia. It has around 47,637 population and it is situated 12 km north of Melbourne’s Central Business District. If you are fond of vintage houses, you will love Reservoir’s standard brick homes and weatherboard homes’ timeless charm. There is an increasing number of new developments along the suburb and it contains some popular recreation areas and facilities.
1. Spend time at Edwardes Lake Park
This 26-hectare district park provides a lake walking path, picnic facilities, playgrounds, and more! There are also some sports facilities situated along the park boundaries. Named after Mr. Thomas Dyer Edwardes, Edwardes Lake Park instantly became an important community hub where everyone can relax and enjoy. The park is pet-friendly, provided that dogs are on-lead within 5 metres of shared paths. The park is around 1.1km from the Reservoir Station.
2. Have fun at Reservoir Leisure Centre
Being one of Melbourne’s premier leisure facilities, you will sure find Reservoir Leisure Center as a one-stop recreational facility for your family. With specialized groups and several classes, there is sure one for each member of the family. They have swimming lessons, fitness programs, dance classes, massage facility, and more! Reservoir Leisure Center is located at Cuthbert Road, Reservoir. For more information, you can call (03) 9496 1050.
3. Shop at Edwardes Street and Broadway shopping strips
Everyone who grew up in Reservoir has a fond memory of dining and shopping in these streets and many of them go back once in a while to have a taste of ‘home’.
4. Explore beer, wine, and bottle shops
There are several liquor outlets in Reservoir and each one is unique to its own. There is The Bootle-O-Highstreet in 696 High St, Cellarbrations in 38 Edwardes Street, Broadway Cellars Reservoir in 257 Broadway, and Keon Park Cellars in 43 Johnson St. among others.
5. Enroll your kids at quality schools
Reservoir is home to Melbourne’s finest primary schools such as Reservoir Primary School, Reservoir East Primary School, Reservoir Views Primary School, Reservoir West Primary School, and St. Gabriel Parish Primary School.
Finally, use Housenet the neighbourhood social networking site to keep up with Reservoir local news, promote your Reservoir community events, and buy and sell online with Reservoir residents in the neighbourhood classifieds.