Dog Council Parks & Walking Trails in Adelaide
South Australian councils play an important role in supporting dog owners to be active and social, by maintaining infrastructure such as footpaths, walking trails, parks and gardens, and dedicated dog parks.
Councils provide a number of programs, services and facilities to encourage responsible pet ownership including dog obedience, owner education, discounted microchipping services, waste […]
Dog Council Parks & Walking Trails in Adelaide
Have your say in your local council area.
SA Councils are continually seeking to improve facilities that will benefit the local community and are actively seeking your feedback. Having your say is a great way to create positive changes in your local neighbourhood.
How to have your say
Simply go to your local council’s website and find […]
Tusmore Park Wading Pool Upgrade – Concept Plans Revealed
The Tusmore Park wading pool has been popular with families, particularly those with toddler-aged children, for many years. However, at more than 50 years old it has reached the end of its useful life and the new refurbishment plans have been revealed.
In recent times, closures of the […]
Da Costa Reserve Playspace Redevelopment
Work has begun on the redevelopment of the Da Costa Reserve play space at Glenelg East.
When completed, it’ll boast a flying fox, additional monkey bars and more opportunities for toddler play. The works are expected to be complete by the end of May.
The existing Da Costa Reserve Playspace equipment reached the […]
[ May 22, 2021; June 5, 2021; August 1, 2021; ]
Little Para Native Forest Community Planting Days
City of Salisbury will plant 10,000 trees along the Little Para River corridor.
These plantings will increase canopy cover and understorey within the City of Salisbury to enhance and conserve natural habitat, contribute to quality of life and the natural environment experience for residents and open space users.
As part of […]
Capella Reserve – New Skate Park & Bigger Car Park Construction
Construction work has commenced this April on the new look skate park and bigger car park at Capella Reserve, Hallett Cove.
The construction is expected to take approximately 6 months, with completion expected in late 2021. The existing car park will be closed during this time. […]
[ April 10, 2021 to April 25, 2021. ]
Growing for Gold 2021
Growing for Gold is a free program that encourages young people to try a variety of different activities in recreation and sport to help them find something that they love.
It involves a range of sport and recreational clubs hosting FREE come and try sessions. Anybody who decides to join the club after participating […]
[ April 12, 2021 to April 30, 2021. ]
PAE Pass April 2021
The PAE discounted access pass is back in 2021.
The City of PAE is making it easy for City of Port Adelaide Enfield residents to ‘explore their back yard’ and ‘holiday here this year’. The PAE Pass initiative lasts during the month of April and includes half-priced tickets and other discounts for residents […]
[ April 10, 2021 to April 24, 2021. ]
Pop-up Wheel Park and Workshops
A dedicated wheel park is popping up at Payneham Swimming Centre during the April school holidays.
Take your favourite set of wheels—be it a bike, scooter or skateboard—and enjoy a fun and free day out. Don’t forget to play it safe and bring your safety gear, including helmet.
The park is open from […]
[ April 24, 2021; ]
St Peters Fair
St Peters Fair will again serve up a feast of fun for families and friends with live music, delicious food, and an oval full of free children’s entertainment. The event aims to be a relaxed, affordable and fun-filled day for the family.
Market stalls; and
Even though […]
City of Port Adelaide Enfield Free Bike Hire
The City of Port Adelaide Enfield operates a free bike hire program.
It’s quick and easy to grab a bike and explore the local area. They even have kids bikes so that the whole family can enjoy a day out exploring the area. You will need to bring photo […]
New Central Avenue Reserve Playground at Hallett Cove Officially Open
The new playground at Central Avenue Reserve has officially opened. The playground features a boxie climb with tunnel slide, climbing nets, pommel steppers, balancing bridge and a swinging rope. There’s also a 25-metre flying fox, water play, a sand digger, swings and a sandpit. Little ones […]
Dog Scentsory Garden
This newest dog space is a little different – it’s one of the first purpose-built places for SCENTsational sniffers. The small, fully-enclosed off lead area is ideal for dogs that like to go on sniffari.
This space is not designed for play or socialisation, but rather to encourage one or two dogs at a […]
City of Charles Sturt Playground Renewals | 2021-2022
The City of Charles Sturt council will be renewing seven playgrounds throughout the area for the 2021-2022 financial year.
The Urban Design Team has created draft concept plans for each of the playgrounds and they want to hear community thoughts about the plans and what is important to residents […]
Connect and play in your street – City of Onkaparinga
The City of Onkaparinga is encouraging residents to join their 1000 Play Streets Project, designed to encourage neighbours to connect socially and to allow children to play safely on their closed street. Residents who live in low traffic neighbourhoods in the City of Onkaparinga will […]
[ March 20, 2021; ]
Free Saturday Sessions in the Plaza – Wheelie Kids & Cars Movie
This event includes Wheelie Kids Driving Fun for Kids followed by an outdoor screening of the Cars Movie.
From 11am ride on an inflatable wheelie kid track followed by an outdoor movie screening of Cars Movie at 12:30pm.
Rules will be explained to children before they […]
[ March 13, 2021; ]
Hills Harmony Picnic
Enjoy a picnic in Federation Park celebrating cultural diversity for Harmony Day.
Harmony Day is a celebration of Australia’s cultural diversity – a day of cultural respect for everyone who calls Australia home. Join the Adelaide Hills Council and local community groups in Federation Park on Saturday 13 March 2021 from 11am until 2pm […]
Explore a range of programs for babies, toddlers, children and teens at your local council library
South Australia’s local council libraries have cosy corners for quiet reading and an ever-changing range of books, magazines and DVD’s to explore across the One-Card system. They also provide wonderful, safe spaces for families and children of all ages to […]
Local Council Events in Your Neighbourhood in March 2021
It’s festival time in South Australia – a great time to celebrate with family and friends and be entertained at the Adelaide Fringe, experience a cultural event, browse markets and enjoy family movie nights. There are events happening all around the state and your neighbourhood, all supported […]
Yanyarrie Reserve, Edwardstown – Under Construction
See our sneak Peek of the new $359,000 playground currently under construction.
As part of the City of Marion’s upcoming playground upgrades, Yanyarrie Reserve will soon have a new $359,000 playground. Highlights of the new build include a basket swing suspended from a 4.5 metre high tower, a trike track, 3 […]
Smiles, Beats & Treats – Festivals & Local Council Events in South Australia
South Australians are so fortunate to have access to fantastic festivals and events year-round, held in Adelaide and throughout country regions. These range from large festivals like the Adelaide Fringe, Adelaide Festival and the Barossa Vintage Festival to local festivals such as Australia […]
Libraries in South Australia – Find out what’s on offer at your local council library
Council libraries have always been a haven for book lovers seeking a quiet cosy corner to escape from the world. While they still have cosy corners, couches and an amazing collection of fabulous books for children and adults, they also […]
Lunch Box Restrictions – Preventing the Spread of Fruit Fly in South Australia
South Australia has been battling fruit fly for 12 months and residents in outbreak or suspension areas are restricted from packing host fruit (fruit that fruit flys like) in their lunch boxes to help curb the spread of fruit fly.
A fruit fly outbreak […]
[ February 10, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. February 17, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. February 24, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. March 3, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. March 10, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. March 17, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. March 24, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. March 31, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. April 7, 2021; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Free yoga for wellbeing at the Parks Library
Children aged 3 – 5 and their carers can participate in yoga, games, songs and stories at the Parks Library.
The sessions are free thanks to a grant from the City of Port Adelaide Enfield and will be run by Syeda who will also teach you mindful breathing practices that you […]
[ February 12, 2021; 6:30 pm; ]
E.T. at Summer Nights Outdoor Community Cinema
The City of Holdfast Bay is hosting a community outdoor cinema at Susan Grace Benny Reserve, Seacliff Park, screening E.T.
Fork on the Road will bring two food trucks, 27 Filipino Street and the Original Bubble Waffle. Or bring your food and beverages to enjoy with family and friends.
Brad Lee, […]
[ January 26, 2021; ]
Celebrate Australia Day
Celebrate Australia Day at a fun community event held by Campbelltown City Council, with children’s entertainment and activities, BBQ and refreshments. Australia Day Ambassador, Mem Fox, will be in attendance and there will be live music and roving entertainers. The Council Australia Day Awards will also be announced.
COVID-Safe Check-in required to attend the […]
Best Regional Council Playgrounds in South Australia
South Australia’s regional towns have some fabulous council playgrounds for kids to explore. Many have been transformed in recent years and have some very special features that you won’t find anywhere else in S.A. Karoonda playground is the latest to have been updated and features a 3 storey tower, […]
Local Council Playgrounds & Parks in South Australia
South Australians are lucky to have a mild climate and lots of open space to enjoy local parks, playgrounds and walking trails.
South Australian councils maintain thousands of roads, footpaths, bike paths and cycling trails. They establish parks, gardens and playgrounds and provide other infrastructure to support their use […]
Burnside Council Library Toy Library & Family Friendly Cafe
Toy libraries are a fabulous economic way to have a constant supply of different toys at home. Do you find that your kids often only play with a toy for a week or two (or even just ten minutes)? Rather than buy a houseful of different toys […]
City of Onkaparinga Council Libraries
If you live in or near the City of Onkaparinga you can easily access any of the six council libraries at Aberfoyle Park (Hub), Aldinga, Noarlunga, Seaford, Willunga and Woodcroft. These council libraries have a great range of books, toys and games available and a great mix of clubs and programs […]
The Parks Library
The Parks Library is a visually stunning library which also acts as a community hub for locals who are appreciative of its unique history. The library features a spacious, airy interior, beautiful courtyard area, children’s area, makerspace, media room and a changing places toilet and change table.
The library is considered a special place […]
Council Toy Libraries in South Australia
Council Toy Libraries are a fabulous resource for families in South Australia. They offer access to a great range of toys including developmental toys, puzzles, board games, sporting equipment, costumes and more. Children are adept at learning through play, so visiting your local council toy library is a great way […]
[ September 28, 2020 to October 2, 2020. October 7, 2020; ]
City of Charles Sturt School Holidays Program
A range of activities are available across City of Charles Sturt community centres for the upcoming School Holiday period beginning on Monday, 28 September. Starting from just $5 per child, there’s a host of fun activities on offer to suit kids of all ages.
Bookings are essential for most sessions.
St Clair Skate Park Under Construction
The site of the new Skate Park at St Clair now includes the construction of a half court taking shape.
The court is just one of the many new features, including a mini Bondi bowl, flat bars, hips and ledges and fly out rails with the space suitable for skateboards, bikes […]
Adelaide Highlights Virtual Tour
Explore Adelaide from your couch with the immersive Highlights Virtual Tour.
Visit 37 locations in the city through 360° images or video. There are sweeping drone images of the picturesque Adelaide Botanic Garden, Adelaide Oval, Government House and Rymill Park / Mullawirraburka.
Watch the sun setting over the Riverbank or enjoy the bustle of […]
[ February 19, 2020 to March 20, 2020. ]
Tusmore Wading Pool Due for Review
The Tusmore Park wading pool has been popular with families, particularly those with toddler-aged children, for many years. However, at more than 50 years old it has reached the end of its useful life and is due for review.
In recent times, closures of the pool have become more frequent due […]
[ February 20, 2020; March 4, 2020; ]
Twilight Bike Riding Sessions @ the Rd & Cycle Safety Centre
Families can go and experience riding with traffic lights and railway crossings on mini roadways in a safe environment.
There will be a BBQ Tea including vegetarian options and drinks available at your own cost on the night. The event is BYO Bike and helmet – […]
Smiles, Beats & Treats – Find out what is happening in your local community
Have you ever considered how everyday life is improved by the many services councils provide? From the roads you drive on, to the parks your children play in, South Australian councils are part of your everyday.
You can also find out what […]
[ December 16, 2019; ]
Shamrock Road Reserve Playground Upgrade Official Opening
Everyone is invited to celebrate the official opening of the upgraded Shamrock Road Playground, Hallett Cove at 11am on Monday 16 December.
Take along the kids and test out the new playground and facilities. This community event will also include a free BBQ, nature play activities and come-and-try activities.
New features […]
[ October 13, 2019; ]
Quentin Kenihan Playspace – Inclusive Play Day 13 October 2019
A new inclusive playspace is being built in Rymill Park / Murlawirrapurka (Park 14) and the City of Adelaide is seeking your thoughts on what you think will create a great play experience for people of all ages and abilities.
Update Thursday 6 August 2020 – READ […]