Cruickshank Reserve | Review
A lovely shady park with plenty to do for children of all ages
Nestled in a lovely leafy intersection in Maylands is Cruickshank Reserve. It’s on the corner of Clifton and Phillis St, just across from the Maylands Hotel. The Cruickshank Reserve playground has always been a favourite of ours due to the range […]
Cruickshank Reserve | Review
Hello big giraffe! This splendid creature stands guard in front of the modern playground at Jubilee Park, Pt Noarlunga, and was introduced when the playground received an upgrade late 2016.
The new equipment that was installed is part of the modern playground area, just outside of the beloved Onkaparinga Wooden Fort Adventure Playground (pictured below).
This modern […]
Morialta Conservation Park will undergo an exciting upgrade to include a unique new nature playspace.
Concept plans have been released by the State Environment Department for a stunning new playground in Morialta Conservation Park that is sure to delight children with a design incorporating physical challenges, Aboriginal culture and native plants and animals.
Environment Minister Ian Hunter […]
New Blackwood Playground planned
Good news for residents of Blackwood – new playgrounds to be installed in 2017
Keep an eye out for the new local level nature playspace planned for Blackwood in 2017. The City of Mitcham is planning to replace the playgrounds at Avenue Road Reserve, Ossie Goldsworthy Reserve and Barrans Reserve.
The new Blackwood Playground […]
Unley Oval Playground Upgrade
The City of Unley has tapped into the imaginations of children to help it design an upgraded playground at Unley Oval.
During recent community consultation with local residents, the City of Unley specifically sought suggestions from children in the area about what they would like to see incorporated into an improved playground, atop […]
Tea Tree Gully’s New Civic Park Playground is Now Open
Editors note: TTG council has listened to the feedback from families since the playground opened. You asked, they’re delivering. Additional funds have been allocated towards shade sails for the playground. The playground is currently closed for works and will reopen on Friday 19 May 2017.
The City of […]
Cobbler Creek Playground Review
Cobbler Creek Recreation Park has had a huge revamp and as part of the $1M upgrade it includes a fabulous new playground and bike trails.
Corner of Bridge Rd & Smith Rd, Salisbury East (between Salisbury & Golden Grove) approx. 19 km north of Adelaide CBD.
At Play & Go we do not add […]
[ October 29, 2016; ]
Free event for all ages! Join in the fun at this free family event and discover the life of Warriparinga Wetlands!
This FREE event will be held at the Living Kaurna Cultural Centre, Bedford Park. Discover Warriparinga with the experts from ‘Discovery Circle’. There will be organised walks and talks. You will be able to observe, record and […]
[ October 15, 2016; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
City South Association is thrilled to present another of its free family day events – Beans & Sprouts!
This time it will be held at a different playspace to celebrate the fabulous Glover Playground on South Terrace in the City (near the corner of Pulteney St).
It all happens on Saturday 15 October 2016 from 10am to 5pm.
Go along and […]
[ October 11, 2016; 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. ]
Adelaide Park Lands Biodiversity Walks
Come explore the beautiful biodiversity in our very own Park Lands
Learn the intricacies of these complex ecosystems which are lovingly restored and maintained by the Adelaide City Council’s biodiversity team.
Visit Victoria Park/ The Pakapakanthi’s Native Grassland or Bonython Park/ Tulya Wardli’s Bunyip Trail. You will learn lots about the ecosystems and […]
[ October 15, 2016; 10:30 am; ]
New North Adelaide Playspace Review
by Susannah Marks
The new North Adelaide Playspace is situated on the corner of Bundeys Road and MacKinnon Parade. With a mixture of open space, landscaping, nature play elements, sensory play opportunities and some shady space to sit, it was a big hit with our children (aged between 1 and 9).
It was great […]
[ October 14, 2016; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
The Maccy Skate Park Jam is back by popular demand!
Brought to you by the Barker Crew Skate Park coaches. There will be music, a BBQ and skate park fun!
Youth Development Mount Barker is committed to creating & supporting opportunities for young people in the District Council of Mount Barker.
For more information and all enquiries please visit the […]
[ October 4, 2016 to October 13, 2016. ]
Adelaide Botanic Garden’s stacked School Holiday Program program is back this October, with a range of activities suitable for 5-12 year olds kicking off on Tuesday 4 October!
Activities have been designed to promote fun, hands-on learning about plants, people and the environment, and parents are encouraged to book early for activities that require bookings – spots […]
[ September 11, 2016; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
So much to see and do at Belair National Park.
For one and a quarter centuries, Belair National Park has been a central part of South Australian life. Join the park ranges on this special day for loads of family activities and free guided tours.
Some activities include:
Ride your bike with a ranger
Catch water bugs […]
[ October 8, 2016; 12:00 am; ]
Join in the fun at this free family event!
Come along to the Cobbler Creek Bioblitz on Saturday 8 October 2016. There will be organised talks and walks to observe, record and learn about the local wildlife. You might discover a brown falcon, a vanilla-lily or a chocolate wattle bat. Come for an hour, or stay for the […]
[ September 10, 2016; 12:00 am; ]
Ignite your endorphins in the bush on Saturday 10 of September.
Get up close with wildlife, plant trees, pull weeds and enjoy guided walks and morning tea. You will be improving habitat for native frogs along the creekline by removing nasturtiums, tangier pea and fumitory which are coming up around the new plantings in addition to pushing the weed front […]
Grant Place Reserve
Grant Place Reserve is a new playground which has recently been renovated by the City of Charles Sturt Council. It features play equipment and slides for both younger and older kids, a river bed sandpit, round-a-bout, four swings, a large climbing wall and a little bike track around the perimeter of the park. […]
New Ramsay Place Nature Play Area, Noarlunga
Work is starting on a new ‘Great Garden’ nature play area at Ramsay Place in Noarlunga. The upgraded Ramsay Place Nature Play Area will include sculptural landscape features, stepping stones, a rain garden, two hill slides, and opportunities for water play.
Watch this space! The City of Onkaparinga Council expects the new […]
[ August 28, 2016; 11:30 am; ]
The new Jervois Street Reserve in South Plympton is now open!
See our Review of the new Jervois Street Reserve playground.
Celebrate the official opening of this new park from 11:30am on Sunday 28 August 2016.
Go along and test out the playgrounds, fitness circuit, flying fox, bike track, sand pit, climbing equipment and lots more.
Mayor Kris Hanna will […]
The Jervois Street Reserve in South Plympton is now open for play.
After two years of community consultation with local residents, schools and other community groups, the City of Marion are proud to showcase this new park and playground.
A quick look at what you’ll find here:
Toddler/Junior nature based playground (0-5 years): fully fenced, sand play, […]
An afternoon at the Bridgewater Reserve Playground and an adventure along the Heysen Trail
If you are looking for a free, enjoyable activity which gets the kids outdoors exploring for a couple of hours in the Adelaide Hills, then stop at the Bridgewater Mill.
The Bridgwater Playground
The playground has just undergone a transformation which was completed in […]
Nature Play SA’s Park of the Month for June is Flinders Ranges National Park, about 5 hours drive north of Adelaide.
Each month, Nature Play SA in partnership with the Department of Environment, Water & Natural Resources showcases one of SA’s beautiful National Parks.
This is definitely not a day visit, so plan ahead, stay for a few days and […]
[ June 25, 2016; 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Calling all dog owners, dog lovers and their families! Doggy Day On The Green is a fun, free day out for you and your four-legged friend. With a focus on responsible dog ownership and fun, Doggy Day On The Green will have something for everyone – from dog massages to a free dog wash. Doggy Day On […]
Glenelg Foreshore Playspace | Glenelg | Review
The foreshore of Glenelg has long been a place for visitors and locals alike to visit with the historical jetty, eateries and attractions, but the new $1.3M Glenelg Foreshore Playspace has given this area a new purpose. It’s a great place for families to stop and enjoy the atmosphere, and to […]
South Australia’s oldest and most loved national park is celebrating its 125th Anniversary.
For most South Australians, Belair National Park is a familiar place. It’s a park rich in history and full of memories of picnics, walks and barbecues.
Belair was dedicated as a National Park on 19 December 1891, and is the second park to be […]