Melbourne’s new elevated Sky Park is playing host to summer’s season of tennis, bringing a slice of the Australian Open to the Southern Cross precinct.

On weekdays from 14 – 25 January, the city’s Melbourne Quarter precinct will play host to its very own ‘Sky Park Open’. Over the two-week tournament, this is your opportunity to showcase your table tennis skills and challenge your friends and colleagues for the ultimate title, with prizes in both the singles and doubles lunchtime knock-out competitions.

The precinct will also have gelato and juice giveaways from two of Melbourne’s favourite summer brands – Gelato Messina and Home Pressed Juices. 

With a number of free events taking place, kick off your shoes and get into the sporting spirit at the Sky Park:

What: Sky Park Open – Table tennis competitions
When: Friday 18 January and Friday 25 January 
Time: 12pm – 2pm
Where: Sky Park, One Melbourne Quarter, 699 Collins Street, Melbourne
Prizes for best singles players, doubles players and the most creative team name. 

What: Gelato Messina ice cream giveaway
When: Friday 18 January and Friday 25 January 
Time: 12pm – 3pm
Where: Sky Park, One Melbourne Quarter, 699 Collins Street, Melbourne

What: Home Pressed Juice giveaway
When: Monday 14 January, Thursday 17 January, Monday 21 January and Thursday 24 January
Time: 12pm – 2pm
Where: Ground floor, One Melbourne Quarter, 699 Collins Street, Melbourne 

What: Free table tennis pop up
When: Monday 14 January – Friday 18 January 
Monday 21 January – Friday 25 January
Time: 8am – 6pm daily during weekdays 
Where: Sky Park, One Melbourne Quarter, 699 Collins Street, Melbourne

With the first stage of the Sky Park now complete, this new green space is open to the public between 8:00am and 6:00pm, Monday to Friday. For more information, visit https://www.melbournequarter.com/discover/news-and-events/australian-open/.  
 
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For more information please contact: 

Celeste Greinke
Communications Advisor, Melbourne Quarter  
[email protected]  
0427 673 717