Polo Club Rooms & Sports Grounds

4.8 (17)
· 3 Polo Drive, Mount Barker SA, Australia ·
Min. 2 hours
Mount Barker District Council

Hosted by Mount Barker District Council

SpacetoCo Host since December 2017 · 1k bookings

Mount Barker District Council, situated in the Mount Lofty Ranges and only 30 minutes away from the capital of South Australia, Adelaide. Mount Barker District Council is one of the fastest growing councils in Australia offering outstanding lifestyle and business opportunities within a diverse and progressive community. (please ensure you allow 48 hours notice for any booking as messages and bookings are only monitored during normal business hours)

This space contains 2 different areas that can be booked independently.

Polo Club Rooms & Sports Grounds

Min. 2 hours
4.8 (17)
No muddy boots. Please ensure every external door & window is locked when leaving.

About this space

$35 per hour hire fee & mandatory charge of $35 per booking flat fee for hire of kitchen/bar

$750 bond (not payable for regular hirers)

$1500 bond for high risk events (refer to hire booklet for more information)

Club Rooms with Toilet Facilities, Bar & Kitchen Facilities and Large Wooden Deck overlooking open space.

You will find all of the details that you require for hiring this facility in the descriptions below and by reading the Space's Terms and Conditions (Information for Hirers booklet) at the end of this page. The Information for Hirers booklet can also be found on Council's website>Community>Community Directory>Community Spaces for Hire (see link):


Please print this booklet out for your hire. Availability can be confirmed on the right-hand side of the page.

--You may not have exclusive access to the toilet facilities as they are shared with the Sports Grounds. If you have questions about Sports Grounds usage during your event, please ask us.--

COVID Restrictions

COVID-19 is a fast-changing situation and the South Australian Government put in place various Directions depending on the situation here and neighbouring states. Please make sure you are aware of the latest Directions and restrictions that may be in place at the time of booking and hiring the facility. Restrictions can also affect capacity numbers, either that of the building or the number of people at an activity. For the latest information please visit: https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/response

About the space

Located in Minters Fields Estate, the Polo Club Rooms offer the following:
• Capacity for 117 people - accommodates 100 seated patrons (note this is reduced to 94 due to COVID and may reduced further depending on SA Government Directions in place)
• Main hall with beautiful wooden floors, overlooking large deck (approx. 55m2) and sports fields/open space
• Separate kitchen and separate bar with access through open windows to both in main area & access from bar to deck through open windows
• Men's toilets (1 urinal, 1 toilet)
• Women's toilets (2 toilets)
• Disabled toilet & baby change room

Equipment available:

  • 6 large rectangle tables (2440 x 762 x 737mm)

  • 2 large rectangle tables (2400 x 900mm)

  • 4 smaller rectangle tables (1000 x 500mm)

  • 62 black chairs without arms

  • 1 whiteboard on castors (bring your own whiteboard markers and remover)

Outdoor furniture available:

  • 20 white outdoor chairs with green/blue cushions

  • 5 white matching outdoor round tables (small)

  • 2 large cavalier canopy green umbrellas

  • 5 lap rugs

  • 60 metres of blue bunting

Kitchen equipped with:

  • LG concealed ducted air conditioning/heating

  • Euro commercial oven - 5 plate gas cooktop

  • Euro cooker hood/exhaust fan

  • Westinghouse 500 litre fridge (no freezer)

  • Ariston 25 litre microwave

  • Standard kettle

  • 2 sinks and separate hand basin

  • 100 piece white dinner set

  • 100 white mugs (no teacups/saucers)

  • 100 piece cutlery set (including steak knives)

  • 100 champagne glasses

  • 100 wine glasses

  • 40 plastic plates, bowls & cups for children

  • 5 piece saucepan set

  • Various bowls and trays

  • Salt/pepper shakers (filled)

  • 2 cheeseboards with cheese knives

  • 5 x 1.65 litre fridge jugs with lids

  • 4 x 3 tier high tea stands

  • Wash cloths, scourers, dishwashing liquid

  • Sanitizer

  • First Aid Kit

  • Defibrillator

Bar equipped with:

  • LC concealed ducted air conditioning/heating

  • 2 sinks

  • BBQ utility set

All cleaning equipment and products, together with toilet consumables supplied

Outdoor equipped with 8 external power outlets (see Information for Hirers booklet for location of power outlets)

Booking schedule

1 AM
2 AM
3 AM
4 AM
5 AM
6 AM
7 AM
8 AM
9 AM
10 AM
11 AM
12 PM
1 PM
2 PM
3 PM
4 PM
5 PM
6 PM
7 PM
8 PM
9 PM
10 PM
11 PM

Extra items and charges

This space has extra items and charges that can be added to your booking. Some may be required depending on your booking time and type, which will be shown at the checkout.

$150.00 per booking
We'll clean up after you (you still must return all tables, chairs and equipment to where they belong, remove your rubbish and clean/put away all dishes.)
Sports fields
No Extra Charge
Use of sports fields
Black Chairs without arms
No Extra Charge (62 available)
There are 62 black chairs without arms available
Large Rectangle Tables (2400 x 900mm)
No Extra Charge (6 available)
There are 6 large rectangle tables available
Large Rectangle Tables (2440 x 762 x 737mm)
No Extra Charge (2 available)
There are 2 large rectangle tables available
Small rectangle table (1000 x 500mm)
No Extra Charge (2 available)
Small rectangle table
Outdoor tables and chairs - please select this if you intend on using the outdoor furniture
No Extra Charge (5 available)
5 cafe style outdoor tables, 20 white chairs & blue/green cushions
Outdoor large cavalier umbrellas - please select this item if you intend on using the green umbrellas
No Extra Charge (2 available)
2 outdoor large cavalier umbrellas
Kids chairs
No Extra Charge (9 available)
9 Blue plastic kids chairs (can be outdoor or inside)
Kitchen and Bar
$35.00 per booking
Use of all equipment in the kitchen and bar (you will need to bring your own tea, coffee & milk)
This item will automatically be added to your booking.
No Extra Charge
Please note that you will need to bring textas and a remover


Tables Chairs/Sofas Family Friendly Outdoor Area Free Parking Toilets Kitchenette Air Conditioning Heater Whiteboard Playground/ Playspace Stage

Suitable for

Creative Workshop Dance Bachelor Party Bachelorette Party Birthday (16th) Birthday (18th) Birthday (21st) Birthday (30th) Birthday (Kids) Birthday General Celebration Graduation Party Baby Shower Playgroup School Holiday Program Community Group Fundraiser Gathering Meet Up Public Event Meeting Course Training Workshop Allied Health Counselling Meditation Support Group Therapy Yoga Family Event Wake Athletics General Fitness Martial Arts Engagement Marriage Proposal Wedding Ceremony Wedding Reception


3 Polo Drive, Mount Barker SA, Australia

Opening times


7:00am - 10:00pm


7:00am - 10:00pm


7:00am - 10:00pm


7:00am - 10:00pm


8:00am - Midnight


8:00am - Midnight


7:00am - 10:00pm


  • Smoking is not permitted in any Council Venue;

  • Smoke machines are not permitted in any Council Venue;

  • All breakages must be reported to Council. An audit of all equipment, including crockery & cutlery will be made after your hire;

  • The Polo Club Rooms must be returned to its original condition, cleaned and all rubbish removed away from the premises, therefore please ensure you book enough pre-event and post-event to facilitate this;

  • No alcohol is to be sold on the Premises, unless a copy of any applicable Liquor Licence is provided to Council before any such event, and consent has been granted;

  • Please note that if Council deems the activity proposed to require security, all costs associated will be at the expense of the hirer;

  • As the Polo Club Rooms are surrounded by residential houses, respect must be shown at all times for appropriate behaviour and noise level;

  • No muddy boots are allowed in the Polo Club Rooms;

  • No scooters or roller blades allowed on the wooden deck;

  • Line marking the Polo Sports Grounds is not allowed, unless you have previously obtained Council approval;

  • Parking is at the rear of the Polo Club Rooms; in the car park and/or on the road;

  • When leaving the Polo Club Rooms, please ensure the door between the main hall and toilets/showers is locked and check all external doors and windows are locked/closed.


4.8 (17)

Additional details

Host's Cancellation Policy
100% refund on cancellations up until 14 days before your booking. After that, there are no refunds on cancellation.
Parking and Public Transport Information

The closest bus route is on Hurling Drive, approximately 2 kilometres from the Polo Club Rooms. Parking is at the rear of the Polo Club Rooms; in the car park and/or on the road.

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