The Wentworth Park Games will be held again this year on Sunday 27th September 2009, at Wentworth Park.

Bring your family and friends and join the fun. There will be community games with teams representing Glebe and Forest Lodge competing with Pyrmont and Ultimo, dog races for your family pet and heritage displays.  The Wentworth Park Games gives residents of Glebe, Forest Lodge, Pyrmont and Ultimo a chance to rediscover this great park. The day features a wide variety of fun sporting events and displays to celebrate the history of our wonderful park.

  • Join in the giant tug o’ war
  • Help your suburb by competing in the People’s Games
  • Have a sausage from the Ultimo P&C
  • View displays about the park
  • Enjoy a demonstration by TaikOz


The Return of the Mongrels

The day will also include races for local pooches. The winner of the “Any Other Hound Dog” races will be presented with the prestigious Wenty Park Mongrel Cup.


The Program


Time Event Location
11:00 am People’s games and dog races begin Oval inside the dog track
11:30 am Official opening In front of the Grandstand
All day People’s games
Dog races
Historical displays
Inside the dog track
Under the Grandstand
12:45 pm Small dogs final
(Mini Mongrel Cup)
Dog track
1:00 pm Large dogs final
(Maxi Mongrel Cup)
Dog track
1:15 pm Tug of War
Glebe/Forest Lodge
1:30 pm TaikOz demonstration –
dynamic Japanese taiko
drumming display
1:45 pm Presentation of GUP Cup to winning suburbs and Mongrel Cups to victorious dogs In front of the Grandstand
2:00 pm Closing ceremony In front of the Grandstand