An A–Z of Green Square life

Everything you need to know about local parks, cycling, waste and recycling, community events and more.

Follow the links below for more information.

Sign up to our community e-news to keep in touch with what’s happening at Green Square.

Apartment living

What you need to know about living in your strata community from NSW Fair Trading.

New to apartment living? The City of Sydney runs free Strata Skills workshops.

Bike riding

Sydney Cycleways offers cycle path maps and resources for bike riders.

Learn to ride and bike maintenance courses are held regularly at Sydney Park. Children’s learn to ride clinics take place every Saturday and during school holidays.

Bike sharing is a popular transport option.

Car parking (accessible)

See this interactive map to find accessible parking spots near you.

Car share schemes

Learn about local car share schemes.

Child care

Find local childcare facilities.

Community development coordinator

The Green Square community development coordinator connects locals with community groups, events and programs.

If you’d like to join a group, set up your own, or apply for a grant, call 02 9265 9333 or email the Community Development Coordinator.

Community facilities and venues for hire

Cliff Noble Centre is a local community centre with a variety of activities and programs. It is also available for hire outside of business hours.

The Joynton Park Community Kiosk, the Green Square Community Hall and the Tote Building are some of the City of Sydney’s community venues available for hire.

107 Projects manage Joynton Avenue Creative Centre, providing work spaces for small creative businesses as well as exhibition and workshop spaces for artists. There are indoor and outdoor spaces available for the community to hire through 107 Projects.

The Bower Reuse and Repair Centre runs the Banga Community Shed. It is an electronics workshop, where people can learn new skills to make or repair electronic items.

Learn about the Green Square library and other community and cultural facilities for Green Square. Find out more about the City’s libraries including services, events and programs.

Community groups

Advocacy and action groups

Alexandria

Alexandria Residents’ Action Group meets monthly and works on social, educational and environmental activities. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Zetland

Friends of Victoria Park is united by the desire to see Victoria Park flourish and evolve into a vibrant, sustainable, connected and creative community.

Rosebery

Rosebery Residents Action Group aims to preserve the identity and character of the suburb. The group meets when needed, and produces email newsletters and letterbox flyers to keep the local community informed.

City-wide

BIKESydney is a not-for-profit organisation advocating for better cycling opportunities. It organises regular social rides and gatherings, and has many volunteer opportunities.

Interest groups

The Green Square Growers network shares knowledge about growing food at home and in public places. The group supports community garden beds in Tote Park and Joynton Park.

The Green Square Strata Network holds regular meetings with building and strata managers, owners and tenants of strata apartment buildings. Members share best practice advice and innovative solutions to create sustainable vertical communities.

The Green Square Professional Networking group is for people working from home or running a business in Green Square.

Friends of Alexandria Scouts is a group of local volunteers who meet at the Alexandria Scout Hall. Scouting is a great way to spend time outdoors, learn new skills and meet new people.

Friendship Bridge provides an informal social network for Chinese residents in Green Square with pot luck meals and community events.

Old Friends Singers Group celebrates Indonesian culture during weekly gatherings with karaoke, traditional food and line dancing.

The Piecemakers’ sewing group makes quilts for people in need using donated fabrics. They meet at Green Square Community Hall on the third Wednesday of the month between 9am and 4pm. Skills are taught and materials supplied.

Wrap with Love distributes handmade knitted and crocheted blankets. Join a knitting group or volunteer at the Alexandria warehouse where the blankets are packed and shipped around the world.

Community information and services

Sign up to the Green Square community e-news to keep up-to-date with local developments, events, programs and opportunities.

Report local issues including noise, illegal dumping, graffiti, and damaged footpaths.

Green Square Neighbourhood Service Centre, in the Tote Building on Joynton Avenue, is a customer service centre for the City of Sydney.

Find a social service: education, disability, aged, multicultural, domestic violence, health or homelessness.

Construction

Get the latest information about construction in the Green Square town centre and find out who to contact if you have a construction concern or query.

Emergency services

Safe City works with police, residents and community groups to address safety and security issues in the local area.

Events

Find out about local events or list your own on What’s On.

Grants and sponsorships

If you have a great idea that would benefit the local community, the City of Sydney’s grants and sponsorships program may be able to help.

Have your say

We’re keen to hear your feedback on new facilities and open spaces through Sydney Your Say and at our face-to-face events.

History of the local area

Discover the rich past of Green Square.

Interpreter service

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Translating and Interpreter Service

Library

Find out about the services, events and programs available at the Green Square Library.

The City of Sydney is building a new and innovative underground library in the new town plaza.

Markets

Danks Street Produce Merchants – open 7 days a week.

Parks

We're building Gunyama Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre and the Drying Green along with the new Green Square town centre. The wider Green Square area will eventually have more than 40 other smaller parks.

Pet ownership

Living with animals

Public toilets

Local public toilets

Recreation facilities

Construction works on Gunyama Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre are in progress. It will be the largest pool complex in Sydney since the 2000 Olympics.

Sustainability

Sustainable apartments provides tips for reducing water and energy use and minimising waste.

Green Villages offers a range of workshops and events.

Learn more about the City of Sydney’s sustainability initiatives.

Transport services

Trains run to and from Green Square station on the T2 Airport Line. The station is on the corner of Botany Road and O’Riordan Street, Alexandria.

There is also a range of apps to assist with planning and using public transport including local bus routes.

Free community transport

The Village to Village bus is a free hop-on, hop-off service available every Thursday and Friday.

The orange shuttle connects residents from Green Square, Alexandria, Erskineville and Newtown. It stops at key sites including Green Square Library, Victoria Park Pool, Broadway Shopping Centre and Sydney Fish Market.

Waste and recycling