Located in southern Baulkham Hills, Balcombe Heights Estate features two single sports fields, a skate park, and a few amenities to cater to a range of community needs.
The Balcombe Heights Sportsground, also known as Masonic Ovals, has small sports fields mainly used for touch football during the summer season and soccer during the winter months.
Within the estate is the largest skate park in The Hills Shire, located near Jasper Road Primary School. It offers a 22m long bowl and a free skating area, which has various transitions, banks, central spine with ledge combination grind rails and pump hump.
The skate park caters to more experienced skaters, scooters, and BMX riders but is open to accommodate riders of all ability levels. The park officially opened on 14 April 2019.
Other amenities in the estate include barbeques, picnic tables, toilets, an off-leash dog-fenced area, change rooms, and a children’s playground with a liberty swing.
The Balcombe Heights Estate also includes a War Memorial which pays tribute to past members of the former Masonic School who participated in World War II and the Vietnam Conflict. The Memorial received an upgrade in June 2022, funded with approximately $200,000 under the Australian Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) Program.
According to the Hills Shire Council, it includes “a central monument and flagpole, with granite stone steps and paving. There is also a commemorative seat, with a garden of white roses, rosemary, and westringias.
In November 2022, the Mayor of Hills Shire Dr Peter Gangemi, and former students of the William Thompson Masonic School celebrated its 100th year of founding by installing a plaque and planting a banksia tree.