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Cormorant Drive Reserve Upgrade | Giant Diprotodon Playground | Hallett Cove

Cormorant Drive Reserve Upgrade in Hallett Cove
Upgrades to the Cormorant Drive Reserve are underway for 2023, including a new giant Diprotodon sculpture climb.
Cormorant Drive Reserve in Hallett Cove, is a local level playground designed to cater for people living and working within walking distance. These spaces are less developed with limited play equipment. The site […]

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Keith Stephenson Park Playspace Upgrade | Mount Barker | Opens 2 Dec 2023

[ December 2, 2023; ]
Keith Stephenson Park Playspace Upgrade
The grand opening of the upgraded Keith Stephenson Park (KSP) Playspace will take place on Saturday 2 December 2023. The day of the opening coincides with the Mount Barker Christmas Pageant in the morning and the Mount Barker Carols and Fireworks in the evening. 
The finishing touches are being applied to the […]

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Dunstan Adventure Playground

Dunstan Adventure Playground | St Peters | 2023 Upgrade Details

Dunstan Adventure Playground Upgrade
The well-known and much-loved Dunstan Adventure Playground is undergoing an upgrade with construction works starting 27 February 2023.
Construction will take place from February to September 2023, The new playground is scheduled to open in December 2023.
PLAYGROUND UPGRADED IN 2023 – SEE OUR NEW REVIEW
The upgraded playground will have new adventure-themed play equipment catering […]

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McConnell Avenue Reserve | Marino

Visit the refurbished play area at McConnell Avenue Reserve at Marino.
The McConnell Avenue Reserve boasts stunning coastal views along with numerous sports drawcards such as a tennis court, basketball court, netball ring and room to ride a bike.  There is an undercover seating area and a BBQ, plus there is also plenty of open lawn […]

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Umpherston Sinkhole/Balambul | Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier’s Umpherston Sinkhole/Balambul
Mount Gambier is full of gardens, and the Umpherston Sinkhole is definitely a unique garden to visit. There is plenty to see here, possums to feed, and it’s well worth a visit when you are in the area.
Umpherston Sinkhole is free to enter, there is ample parking and there are picnic areas both […]

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Parks SA – Park of the Month | Hallett Cove & Marino Conservation Parks

Parks SA – Park of the Month – February 2023
Park of the Month is a great way to gain a deeper understanding of South Australia’s special natural places and to find new ways to enjoy them.  Each month is a different location and there are fabulous events and activities on offer for families, with many […]

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Valley Lake Playground | Mt Gambier

Valley Lake Playground in Mt Gambier
Review by Claire Davill
This playground in the Valley Lakes recreation area in Mt Gambier has everything – fully fenced, shaded, toilets nearby, barbeques and picnic shelters, and a huge variety of play equipment including a lot of accessible features.
Valley Lake is a crater lake near the famous Blue Lake in […]

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Cowell Lions Park – Water Park & Playground | Eyre Peninsula, South Australia

[ March 11, 2023; ]
Cowell water park featuring free outdoor water slides and splash zone.
Situated within the redeveloped Cowell Foreshore precinct, Cowell Water Park is a free outdoor water play area featuring two water slides and a water splash zone with splash bucket.  The park also has an inflatable pillow, playground, skate park and a full sized basketball court.

Opened […]

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Penfold Park Playground | Magill | Review

Penfold Park Playground Magill 
Review by Claire Davill
The upgrade of Penfold Park Playground in Magill has really enhanced this wonderful park in the foothills of Adelaide. This is a huge, semi-shaded playground where a variety of challenges awaits, and there are many facilities to make this park an all-day destination.
The new central climbing tower at Penfold Park […]

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Thorndon Park Playground & Reserve | Paradise

Thorndon Park – Hamilton Terrace, Paradise (City of Campbelltown)
This is one of the best playgrounds in Adelaide! The bird-themed designed play space of Thorndon Park is huge, has something for everyone, and is surrounded by facilities.
Reviw by Claire Davill
This playground has it all – swings, flying fox, trampolines, climbing, cubby tower lookout, water play, sand […]

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Morgan River and Rail Adventure Park | Review

Morgan River and Rail Adventure Park Review
By Claire Davill
Morgan is a lovely township on the Murray River with plenty to see and do, and the playground here is a fantastic themed playground based on the paddle steamers and trains that frequented the town in days gone by.
The first thing that catches your eye is the […]

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Waikerie Water & Nature Play Park | Review

Waikerie Water & Nature Play Park Playground Review
By Claire Davill
Whether you’re making a short stop during a Riverland road trip, or staying at Waikerie for longer, the riverfront playground ticks all the boxes for play. From fully-fenced, fully-shaded equipment, to water play and nature play, plus ample picnic facilities and nearby toilets, there’s a lot on offer […]

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Thorndon Park Super Playground Upgrade | Open 16 Dec 2022

[ December 16, 2022; ]
Thorndon Park Super Playground News
The birds have hatched at Thorndon Park!
The playground upgrade is almost complete and will be officially opened at 11am on Friday 16 December, just in time for the Summer school holidays. We had a little sneak peek to show you around. This is a must visit playspace and worth driving to […]

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Point Malcolm Reserve Playground | Semaphore Park | Review

Point Malcolm Reserve Playground in Semaphore Park
Review by Claire Davill
Upgraded in 2017, Point Malcolm Reserve is a huge space with multiple playground areas, basketball and tennis courts, picnic areas and there’s a wonderful beach just over the dunes.
Point Malcolm Reserve is located between Military Road and the beach at Semaphore Park, just south of Fort […]

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Robertson Street Reserve Traffic Education Park & Playground l Reynella l Review

Robertson Street Traffic Education Park in Reynella
Stop, look, listen… and go to Robertson Street Traffic Education Park! It’s the perfect place to teach young children about road rules and traffic safety.
Review by By Jo Parkinson
Tucked away in a quiet street in Reynella, south of Adelaide, the City of Onkaparinga have provided a miniature ‘road’ for […]

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Lochiel Park Playground | Campbelltown | Review

Lochiel Park Playground Review
Tucked away amongst native trees and wetlands is a playground with nature play, lots of climbing equipment, swings, playing fields and picnic facilities.
By Claire Davill
Lochiel Park Green Village in Campbelltown is an oasis surrounded by native forest, wetlands, public art and the River Torrens. At one end of the village, away from […]

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Launer’s Reserve Playground | Rostrevor | Review

Launer’s Reserve Playground in Rostrevor
By Claire Davill
Head down a small pathway between two houses in Rostrevor to discover a huge hidden park, tucked away with plenty of space to run and play.
Launer’s Reserve sits in the middle of a large suburban block, surrounded by backyards and only accessible by two footpaths, from Gulfview Drive or […]

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Payneham Community Centre Playground | Review

Payneham Community Centre Playground Review
By Claire Davill
Tucked away behind the Payneham Community Centre building is a little playground that ticks all the boxes for toddler play. Fully fenced, fully shaded, toilets, picnic shelter and ample parking – and lots of equipment just right for little kids.

The Payneham Community Centre building sits on the corner of […]

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Oaklands Recreation Plaza | Oaklands Park

Oaklands Recreation Plaza
Oaklands Recreation Plaza has all the facilities to make it the perfect place to take the whole family and spend a few hours.
There is something to do for all ages at Oaklands Recreation Plaza.  Young riders can test their skills on the purpose-built roadway which is suitable for bikes, trikes and scooters.  Confident riders […]

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exploring playford map and guide

Exploring Playford Guide and Map

Exploring Playford Guide and Map.
The City of Playford is blessed with an abundance of open spaces. Whether you are looking for somewhere for a family picnic, a cool new playground for the kids to explore (there are more than 100 of them!) or just somewhere to relax and appreciate nature, there is something for everyone […]

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Capella Drive Reserve Playground & Skate Park – Hallett Cove l Review

Capella Drive Reserve in Hallett Cove Playground, Skate Park, Bike Track – Review
By Jo Parkinson
Calling all kids who love to skate, scoot and ride…  the newly upgraded Capella Drive Reserve Playground is now complete and ready to check out!
The City of Marion’s Capella Drive Reserve Playground in Adelaide’s south is the perfect place to go […]

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Hugh Johnson Boulevard Reserve

Hugh Johnson Boulevard Reserve Playground | Sheidow Park

Hugh Johnson Boulevard Reserve Playground in Sheidow Park – Review
by Brooke Hendry
Hugh Johnson Boulevard Reserve in Sheidow Park is a great area for families, featuring two playgrounds – one for juniors and another for the more adventurous, plus a cute Enchanted Forest, a sports area with mini soccer goals, 3 on 3 basketball court and […]

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Hugh Johnson Boulevard Reserve, Sheidow Park

Hugh Johnson Boulevard Reserve | Sheidow Park

Hugh Johnson Boulevard Reserve in Sheidow Park received a $1.6 million dollar upgrade and was officially opened to the public on Sunday 28 August 2022 by the Mayor of Marion, Kris Hanna and the South Australian Minister for Planning, the Hon Nick Champion MP.
The reserve has so much offer to offer families – take your […]

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Bowker Oval Playground | North Brighton

Bowker Oval Playground in North Brighton – Review
By Claire Davill
Tucked away in the backstreets of North Brighton, this newly-installed playground has plenty to keep kids entertained – but the facilities surrounding the playground are what really makes it stand out.
Installed in July 2022, the Bowker Oval Playground features a variety of play equipment including plenty […]

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Solandra Reserve | Modbury North

Playground Upgrade at Solandra Reserve
Solandra Reserve at Modbury North has been upgraded and now sports an asphalt pump track for regular bikes, trikes and scooters, plus long-wheel disability trikes and wheelchairs.
It also has an inclusive sheltered sand and water play area, climbing equipment, a slide and a swing.

Solandra Reserve will also receive a new toilet, […]

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Christopher Grove Reserve | Fairy Playspace | O’Halloran Hill

Christopher Grove Reserve Fairy Playspace 
Can you keep a secret? We have found out where the fairies live!
Review by Jo Parkinson
If you have a little one who loves elves and fairies, then the City of Marion’s gorgeous Christopher Grove Reserve at O’Halloran Hill is the perfect place to visit.
Let their imaginations run wild as they explore […]

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Rage Cage | Sport & Recreational Complex | Paralowie

Rage Cage – a Sport & Recreational Complex in Paralowie
The Rage Cage has opened at Fairbanks Drive Reserve in Paralowie in time for the last week of the July school holidays.
What is a Rage Cage?  It is an all ages, all-in-one permanent outdoor sport and recreational complex that is designed to incorporate a variety of […]

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Freedom Park Liberty Playground | Two Wells

Freedom Park Liberty Playground in Two Wells – Review
By Claire Davill
This is a playground worth the drive from Adelaide! There’s plenty here to keep kids occupied for a long time. Our playground tester (six years old) ranked this playground a “10 out of 10!”
The Liberty Playground in Freedom Park is part of a $1.2 billion residential development […]

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Syd Jones Reserve Playground | Firle

Syd Jones Reserve Playground in Firle | Review
By Claire Davill
From hills and holes to bouncing and bouldering, Syd Jones Reserve playground is a hidden gem in the eastern suburbs.
Hidden away in a quiet residential area of Firle, Syd Jones Reserve playground has a lot to offer. The central play area contains a big climbing frame […]

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California Reserve Playground | Craigmore

California Reserve Playground in Craigmore – Review
By Claire Davill
California Reserve in Craigmore has undergone a massive upgrade, as part of the City of Playford’s Four Parks Project. There’s plenty to do here, from a fabulous playground to a basketball court, plenty of open lawn and exercise equipment.
The upgrade provides a variety of playground equipment to […]

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