City of Adelaide’s Best Playspaces | Spring 2018

The City’s Best Playspaces

The Adelaide Park Lands are home to unique playspaces where kids and families can be active and let their imaginations run wild. We’ve compiled a list to make it quick and easy to pick a city playground that will please kids of all ages and abilities.

Bonython Playspace

The Bonython Activity Hub is larger than life and as popular with parents as it is with kids! The playspace has been specially designed to be accessible to children with hearing, vision and mobility impairments.

Unique play:
• Water play equipment
• Twin 25m flying fox
• Huge mouse wheel
• Accessible merry-go-round
Features: Not fenced. Picnic tables. BBQ and toilets.
Where: Bonython Park / Tulya Wardli | Port Rd, Adelaide

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Marshmallow Playspace & Oxbow Playspace

When it comes to play experiences, you’ll be spoilt for choice at the Pityarilla Activity Hub. Adventurous kids can roam wild in the nature play of the Oxbow Playspace, hop across the rocks of the renewed creek bed, and then skip into Marshmallow Playspace for water play and a slide.

Unique play:
Marshmallow –
• Water play equipment
• Wooden climbing frame
Oxbow –
• Large wooden climbing frame
• Boulder island and stepping stones
Features: Marshmallow only fenced. Shelter and picnic tables. Accessible BBQs and toilets. Half basketball court and tennis court.
Where: Pelzer Park / Pityarilla | Glen Osmond Rd, Adelaide

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East Glover Playspace

The kooky angles and curves of this playspace may make you feel like you’re in a Seuss book. There are plenty of structures and spaces that give little ones an opportunity to use their big imagination.

Unique play:
• In-ground trampolines
• Wooden play structure
Features: Fully fenced. Picnic tables. BBQ facilities. Half basketball court.
Where: King Rodney Park / Ityamai-itpina |  East Terrace & Wakefield St, Adelaide

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East Terrace Glover Playground Review by Susannah Marks

 

Bundey’s Paddock Playspace

Nature reigns supreme in this pocket of North Adelaide. The equipment has been constructed almost entirely of wood – encouraging nature play by kids and perhaps evoking nostalgia in parents.

Unique play:
• Wooden play structures
• Climbing rocks
• Pocket orchard
Features: Not fenced. Shelter and picnic tables. BBQ facilities.
Where: Bundey’s Paddock / Tidlangga | Bundeys Rd, off MacKinnon Parade, North Adelaide

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North Glover Playspace

When travelling through North Adelaide it’s almost impossible to resist a visit to this playspace’s colourful helicopter and enormous tree carved with Australian animals.

Unique play:
• Play helicopter
• Play car
• Sandpit with interactive equipment
Features: Fully Fenced. Picnic benches. BBQ facilities.
Where: Lefevre Park / Nantu Wama | Lefevre Terrace (intersection of Tynte Street), North Adelaide

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Princess Elizabeth Playground

Whether you want to be a knight, a princess, a bird or all three at once, this playspace sets the scene perfectly with a castle structure and equipment to get you airborne.

Unique play:
• Dual climbing towers
• Castle structure with loop slide
• In-ground trampolines
Features: Only partially fenced. Picnic tables. BBQ and toilets
Where: Veale Park / Walyu Yarta | South Terrace (near West Terrace), Adelaide

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South Glover Playspace

Aside from its distinctive caterpillar tunnels, this playspace is best known for speed! In amongst the traditional equipment, kids and parents can be found whizzing around on spinning swings and seated flying foxes.

Unique play:
• Large peaked climbing net
• Accessible swing
• Long seated flying fox
Features: Fully fenced. Picnic tables
Where: Blue Gum Park / Kurangga | South Terrace (near Pulteney St), Adelaide

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Bush Magic Playspace

This classic playspace has plenty to keep everyone entertained and amazed. Kids can put their problem-solving skills to the test by navigating their way through the colourful mini maze with interactive elements.

Unique play:
• Maze
• Accessible swing
• Sandpit with interactive equipment
Features: Fully Fenced. Shelter and picnic tables. BBQ facilities close outside the playspace
Where: Denise Norton Park / Pardipardinyilla | Corner of Jeffcott Rd & Fitzroy Tce, North Adelaide (access via Jeffcott Rd, adjacent Adelaide Aquatic Centre)

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Rymill Park Playspace

With leafy surrounds and a nearby lake, you’d be hard pressed to find a more a more picturesque setting for a playspace. The play equipment gives cheeky monkeys an opportunity to swing and climb to their heart’s content.

Unique play:
• Rope monkey bars
• Spinning net
• Small climbing wall
Features: Not fenced. Picnic tables. BBQ and toilets nearby
Where: Rymill Park / Murlawirrapurka | East and Dequetteville Terraces & Rundle and Bartels Roads, Adelaide

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West Terrace Playspace

Psst… When you’re all tuckered out from adventuring in this playspace, there’s a beautiful creek and pond hidden just a short walk away! If you’re keen to learn a little about the art and ecosystems of the area, kids can follow the Wirrarninthi Education Trail.

Unique play: Large peaked climbing net with slide
Traditional play: Small and big swings, slide, play structure
Features: Fully fenced. Benches
Where: G S Kingston Park / Wirrarninthi (Park 23) | off West terrace near Wright street, Adelaide

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For more information and all enquiries please visit the City of Adelaide’s website.

What: Adelaide City’s Best Playspaces

When: Open year round

Where See interactive map above

Who Kids of all ages

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

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