Community Clubs at the Showground
The Showground is currently utilised by several community clubs on a permanent basis every week.
Meetings of the Showground Clubs are held regularly at the Showground.
The club commenced in 1976 and has a membership of 280 people. Training for Dog Obedience on Tuesday, Agility on Wednesday and Flyball on Thursday takes place throughout the week between 7pm and 9pm in the area adjacent to the Steam Trains. Trial days are held on Sundays on a weekend with a crowd of over 200 visitors. The club has use of the nearby Deerbush Dog Training Clubhouse opposite the training grounds.
Western Districts Live Steamers (WDLS) is a hobby club run by members. We are situated within Fairfield Showground, Smithfield Rd, Prairiewood. The Club commenced in 1972 and have approximately 1,500 metres of train track on which members run scale model steam trains. Train rides are available on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays only of each month from February to December. Opening hours Saturdays are from 10am to 3pm (No rides during January due to essential maintenance). Cost is $5.00 per person per ride. It is a mandatory requirement that all intending passengers must wear enclosed footwear i.e. No open toed shoes, no sandals, no rubberised clogs, no thongs or bare feet will at any time be permitted on the trains. There is a large fenced off area that is available for groups for three hour hire. Tables and seating under gazabos are provided along with a sink with running water (both hot and cold). For parties over 1 hr, unlimited train rides are available. For all party bookings and enquiries, please contact us on 0493 822 713.
Western Sydney Cycling Network (WSCN) accepts donations of disused bicycles which are repaired and maintained by members for community use. The network also hosts free community rides every Thursday and on the first Sunday of each month, which depart from the WSCN clubhouse near Moonlight Road. The network meets on the last Wednesday of each month at 7.30pm in the WSCN clubhouse at Fairfield Showground. Open times are 10am to noon on Sundays, and 9am to 4pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Council use A Council controlled horticultural nursery at the Showground is the main source of local endemic plants, which provides up to 100,000 plants and grasses for Council projects.