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Grove Playing Fields

Grove Playing Fields has sports facilities and an outdoor gym. There is also a community garden, horticultural displays and a bowling pavilion.

Getting to Grove Playing Fields

Enter at Jellicoe Avenue. If you are travelling by bus, take Metro no.2 A-F from Belfast city centre.

Other attractions

The bowling greens are open April to September from 11am until 9pm on Monday to Saturday. Indoor bowling is available October to March from 11am until 4pm on Monday to Friday.

We are working on landscape designs for the land where Skegoneill Health Centre stood. When completed, the landscaping will be part of Grove Playing Fields.

Green Flag awards

Grove Playing Fields were awarded the Green Flag in 2018, 2019 and 2021. This award recognises the best open spaces in the UK.

Park events

To find out what events and activities are on in our parks, go to Park events.

Park opening times

Parks open at 7.30am every day. Closing times change as daylight lengthens or shortens.

Date Closing time 
2022
29 May to 30 July 10pm
31 July to 20 August 9.30pm
21 August to 3 September 9pm
4 September to 17 September 8.30pm
18 September to 1 October 8pm
2 October to 15 October 7pm
16 October to 29 October 6.30pm
30 October to 12 November 5pm
13 November to 31 December 4.30pm

Map of Grove Playing Fields

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Parks

Grove Playing Fields, York Road, Belfast BT15

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