Lifestyle: The Ponds


Blacktown City Council has granted development approval for a second flagship sports facility to be built in The Ponds Western Playing Fields known as Peel Reserve Park. The Western Playing Fields project will comprise of senior, junior and little league baseball fields with lights, a baseball batting cage and little athletics facilities featuring an eight lane 400 metre and 16 lane 100 metre running tracks, four long jump pits, two discus areas, a javelin throwing area and two shot-put circles. An amenities building, fitness equipment, BBQ area, interactive playground, two pedestrian bridges and rain water gardens, cycleway connections to Jonas Bradley Park and The Ponds Parklands and a car park accommodating 108 cars will also be included in the project.

Dining and Take away

Sahara Turkish Street Food is at Riverbank Drive and famous for Turkish food. Khanna Khazana Indian Restaurant offers the best Indian cuisine in the town. Griddle Restaurant is located in The New Rouse Hill and famous for The Pork Ribs. Other popular dining and take away options near The Ponds are KoKo Thai Restaurants, Golden Ponds Chinese Restaurants and many more.


Rouse Hill is a 10 minutes drive from The Ponds and popular for shopping. Rouse Hill Town Centre is a shopping centre in the suburb of Rouse Hill in the Hills District of Sydney, New South Wales. The centre is part of a larger development proposal for the Rouse Hill Regional Centre. Unlike many shopping centres in Australia, Rouse Hill Town Centre is a true town centre with streets, a Town Square, outdoor dining and a mix of indoor and outdoor spaces.