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Pine Reserve Playground, Aberfoyle Park, Things to do with kids in Adelaide

Pine Reserve Playground | Aberfoyle Park | Review

We’ve recently stumbled across an old gem – Pine Reserve Playground in Aberfoyle Park
by Brooke Hendry
Have you ever lived in an area for years and not realised that you had an absolute treasure of a playground literally around the corner?
This is what has happened to us. How did we not know about Pine Reserve Playground […]

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Woodlane Reserve

New Playground at Woodlane Reserve | Murray Bridge | Opens Aug 2019

New Playground at Woodlane Reserve in Mypolonga
A new playground being built at Woodlane Reserve is set to open in early August 2019.
There is a great variety of equipment going in including a face-to-face swing, inclusive diablo and huge climbing frame. Workers are putting finishing touches to the installation to ensure it is safe for everyone, […]

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Completed Upgrades to Reg Groth Reserve & Roper Street Reserve Playgrounds | City of Salisbury | July 2019

Completed Playground Upgrades to Reg Groth Reserve & Roper Street Reserve
Playground upgrades have recently been completed at Reg Groth Reserve, Parafield Gardens and Roper Street Reserve, Salisbury within the City of Salisbury.
Reg Groth Reserve Upgrades:
Reg Groth Reserve features picnic settings, BBQ, BMX track and parking. It is located at cnr Martins & Kings Road, Parafield […]

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Copper Coast Splash Town & Foreshore Playground | Yorke Peninsula | Review

Copper Coast Splash Town and foreshore playground – hours of fun guaranteed for everyone!
by Katrina Gogel
Located on the Copper Coast’s picturesque Moonta Bay foreshore is this wonderful family play space. Comprising a great little playground and free to use community water park, it will be sure to keep the young (and young at heart!) entertained […]

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Yorketown Playground | Weaners Flat Reserve, Yorke Peninsula | Review

Yorketown Playground. A riot of colour and fun!
by Katrina Gogel
Yorketown is one of Southern Yorke Peninsulas picturesque inland towns, and the hub of the SYP. If you’re travelling the region anytime soon be sure to call in and check out the towns fantastic local services and wonderful playground. Your kids will thank you for it!
Arriving […]

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Victoria Square, Kadina | Yorke Peninsula | Playground Review

Victoria Square, Kadina. Is this Yorke Peninsula’s best playground?
by Katrina Gogel
If you find yourself visiting the top of the Yorke Peninsula anytime soon be sure to make a pit stop at the Copper Coast town of Kadina, and visit the wonderful Victoria Square.
A green oasis in the heart of town, Victoria Square celebrates the history […]

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MJ McInerney Reserve Playground | West Croydon | Review

MJ McInerney Reserve at West Croydon – Review, July 2019
by Carla Caruso
Just in time for the winter hols, the new play space at MJ McInerney Reserve in West Croydon has opened – and it’s a corker. Those out north-west, rejoice!
The revamped playground offers something for every age range, interest and season, and it’s all FREE […]

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Heywood Park Mini Ninja Playspace for Tweens | Under Construction | City of Unley | Reopening 21 Sep 2019

[ September 21, 2019; 10:00 am to 11:30 am. ]
Heywood Park Mini Ninja Playspace Under Construction
Cutting-edge technology and a new playground will be installed at Heywood Park thanks to more than $400,000 of Federal and State Government funding.
The City of Unley was successful in receiving $150,000 from the State Government’s Fund My Neighbourhood initiative to upgrade the Heywood Park Playspace, based on the support […]

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One Tree Hill Hike & McElligott’s Quarry Reserve | Mitcham | Review

 “One Tree Hill” hike from McElligott’s Quarry Reserve, Mitcham – Review July 2019
by Carla Caruso
It’s hard to believe that this nature hike, offering jaw-dropping Insta-worthy views, is only minutes from the city of Adelaide.
I’m a keen jogger … well, I was keener before I had my twin boys. Now the juggle of child-minding and work […]

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Victor Harbor Playground

Victor Harbor GT Fisher Playground – Sneak Peek of Progress

George T Fisher Victor Harbor Playground Redevelopment
The City of Victor Harbor is upgrading George T Fisher Playground, located on the Foreshore adjacent Flinders Parade.
*** EDITORS NOTE: The playground has re-opened as of 6 July 2019 as redevelopment is now complete.
The redevelopment follows extensive community consultation and will ensure the playground remains one of the most […]

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Opening of Oaklands Estate Reserve Upgrade | 25 May 2019

[ May 25, 2019; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Opening of Oaklands Estate Reserve Upgrade
The whole community is invited for the official opening of the recently upgraded Oaklands Estate Reserve with City of Marion Mayor, Kris Hanna from 11am to 1pm on Saturday 25 May 2019.
The event is an opportunity for the community to celebrate the reserve’s $825,000 upgrade. The work completes the 12 […]

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Park of the Month | Para Wirra Conservation Park | Free Vehicle Entry | May 2019

[ May 1, 2019 to May 31, 2019. ]
Para Wirra Conservation Park – National Parks SA Park of the Month – May 2019
Celebrate Para Wirra Conservation Park this May.
Located less than one hours’ drive from Adelaide, this park is the perfect destination for a day trip or weekend getaway. It’s popular with groups of families and friends who enjoy the park’s wildlife, picnicking, […]

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Rymill Re-imagined | Upgrade Vision for Parklands | Apr 2019

Rymill Re-imagined – Upgrade Vision for Rymill Park
One of Adelaide’s favourite play spaces is in line for a major upgrade with new details officially released this week.  Adelaide City Council has released a draft of their Master Plan which includes a host of proposed upgrades to Rymill Park, including a new inclusive playspace (read more […]

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Matthew Street Reserve Fairy Houses

Matthew Street Reserve Fairy Houses | O’Halloran Hill | Apr 2019

Matthew Street Reserve Fairy Houses
Matthew Street Reserve in O’Halloran Hill has some mysterious new residents.
Tiny fairy houses appeared earlier this year in February, thanks to the crafty members of the Trott Park Men’s Shed. Have a short adventure to find the fairy village and imagine what the magical fairies are up to.

Hint: the fairy village […]

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Knightsbridge Reserve Leabrook Playground Review by Susannah Marks

Knightsbridge Reserve Leabrook Playground Review Mar 2019

Knightsbridge Reserve Leabrook Playground Review
Review by Susannah Marks
If you’re looking for a toddler-friendly playground in eastern Adelaide then add Knightsbridge Reserve to your list.
Set in the quiet residential streets of Leabrook, Knightsbridge Reserve is shady and tranquil and a charming, low-key destination for little people. While it’s not overly fancy or new, it has good […]

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Point Turton Playspace

Upgraded Point Turton Nature Playspace | Yorke Peninsula | Mar 2019

Point Turton Nature Playspace & Bike Track
After works throughout 2017 and 2018, the upgraded Point Turton Nature Playspace is now open.
The Point Turton Progress Association Playground Committee approached the Yorke Peninsula Council in mid-2016 regarding an upgrade/redevelopment of the Point Turton Playground to incorporate natural playspaces and create a playground that is different to all […]

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Jubilee Way Reserve

Jubilee Way Reserve Upgrade Complete | Wynn Vale | Mar 2019

Jubilee Way Reserve Completed Upgrade
Exciting new equipment, plus a new toilet, shelter and barbecue have been installed at Wynn Vale Jubilee Way Reserve.
The upgrade is thanks to a $150,000 from the Government of South Australia. Jubilee Reserve is a popular, well-used community area adjacent to the Jubilee Community Centre. This beautiful green space aligned with trees leading […]

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Constable Hyde Memorial Garden Playground | Leabrook | Review

Constable Hyde Memorial Garden Playground Leabrook
Review by Susannah Marks 20 March 2019
We are excited that this brand new playground at Constable Hyde Memorial Garden is now finished and ready to be enjoyed.
Constable Hyde Memorial Garden Playground is just over the road from Woolworths Marryatville Kensington Road and is located right in the middle of Leabrook, Heathpool, Kensington Park […]

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George T Fisher Playground Redevelopment | Victor Harbor | Mar – Jun 2019

George T Fisher Playground Redevelopment
The City of Victor Harbor is upgrading George T Fisher Playground, located on the Foreshore adjacent Flinders Parade.
The redevelopment follows extensive community consultation and will ensure the playground remains one of the most popular family destinations in the region.
The design of the new nature playground is sure to be a hit […]

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Inclusive Playground Coming to Rymill Park – Inspired by Quentin Kenihan

Quentin Inspires Inclusive Playground in Adelaide

Quentin Kenihan was an advocate, actor and filmmaker who passed away in October 2018. Among his many visions, was one for an inclusive playground to be built in the City of Adelaide. The Marshall Liberal Government will honour his vision by providing $1 million to the City of Adelaide to […]

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Top Family Adventures in the City of Adelaide

Top Family Adventures in the City of Adelaide
If your family loves adventure, there are plenty of places in the city which can cater for the people in your life that love to explore and stay on the move. Whether you are walking, riding or simply hopping around the city, here are some great places where […]

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Morialta Nature Cafe Review Review by Susannah Marks

Morialta Nature Cafe | Review 2019

Morialta Nature Cafe Review
Review by Susannah Marks
Here’s even more reason to visit Morialta Conservation Park – the Morialta Nature Playground now has its own cafe.
We love getting out and about and exploring the trails at Morialta Conservation Park and spotting koalas and (depending on the weather and how well-rested they are) my kids usually do […]

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Glenthorne National Park Open Days | Ranger Guided Walks | 5 & 7 Apr 2019

[ April 5, 2019; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm. April 7, 2019; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ]
Glenthorne National Park Open Days
A new national park is being created in Adelaide’s southern suburbs and you can help to shape its future.
The creation of Glenthorne National Park will see coordinated park planning and management across several important parcels of land. This will include Glenthorne Farm, O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park, Marino Conservation Park, Hallett Cove […]

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Play Deck Women's & Children's Hospital playground review by Susannah Marks

The Play Deck Playground at the Women’s & Children’s Hospital | Review

The Play Deck Playground at the Women’s & Children’s Hospital | Review
The playground at the Women’s & Children’s Hospital in North Adelaide is a wonderful facility for patients, and for hospital visitors. Fully enclosed and with enticing, colourful play equipment it’s designed especially with younger children in mind.
There are plenty of interactive features and safe […]

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Adelaide’s Only Giant Tube Slides | Woodhouse Activity Centre | Review

Tube Sliding Fun for Families
Adelaide’s only tube slides opened on 2 February 2019 at Woodhouse Activity Centre
What exactly is a tube slide you may be wondering? Well, think of a waterslide, but without the water. It’s set up on a hill slope in the beautiful 54 hectare grounds of the Woodhouse Activity Centre, home of […]

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Soldiers Memorial Reserve Victor Harbor Playground review by Susannah Marks

Soldiers Memorial Reserve | Victor Harbor Playground Review

Soldiers Memorial Reserve Victor Harbor Playground Review
Soldiers Memorial Reserve is a beautifully kept park with everything you could need for a fun family outing. Located by the seaside along The Esplanade at Victor Harbor, it’s a great spot for picnics or gatherings as there’s plenty of space and good facilities.
Review by Susannah Marks
Soldiers Memorial Reserve […]

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GT Fisher Playground aka Victor Harbor Train Park Review by Susannah Marks

GT Fisher Playground (Victor Harbor Train Park) | Playground Review

GT Fisher Playground aka Victor Harbor Train Park
*** EDITORS NOTE: This playground is now reopen as of 6 July 2019 after redevelopment. Read more here.
You can’t miss this brightly coloured playground as you drive along the foreshore at Victor Harbor. You’ll find it between the Soldiers Memorial Garden and the Causeway Plaza, just next to […]

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Felixstow Reserve Official Opening | 10 Feb 2019

[ February 10, 2019; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Felixstow Reserve Official Opening
Be amongst the first to experience the City of Norwood, Payneham & St Peter’s newest park.  Gather your family and friends, and join the fun at Felixstow Reserve for the Official Opening.
From 10am until 2pm they will have a free BBQ, kids entertainment, live music, and more.  The new park has been redeveloped […]

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Giant Swing at Mega Adventure | West Beach | Open Dec 2018

Swing into action with Mega Adventure’s thrilling new addition!
Mega Adventure at West Beach has launched a brand new attraction this month – a Giant Swing.  Combining the thrill of swinging fast and high through the air with gorgeous ocean views, this activity is sure to get the adrenaline racing.

Wearing the same harness required to participate […]

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Waikerie Water & Nature Play Park | Official Opening | 22 Dec 2018

[ December 22, 2018; ]
Official Opening of Waikerie Water & Nature Play Park
Help celebrate the opening of Waikerie’s new Water & Nature Play Park.
On Saturday 22 December 2018 the park will be officially opened.  There will be a free sausage sizzle and visitors will be the first to try out the park.  Bring the family and explore the new surroundings […]

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New Playground Launch | West Torrens Memorial Gardens | 20 Dec 2018

[ December 20, 2018; ]
New playground launch event at West Torrens Memorial Gardens
The new West Torrens Memorial Gardens playground will be officially opened on Thursday 20 December 2018, 11am – 1pm.
Be one of the first to experience this new play space. Climb, swing, balance, explore and create with water and sand.

Take a picnic lunch and enjoy the festivities.

For more […]

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New Playground at Mitcham Reserve | Sneak Peek Nov 2018

New Playground at Mitcham Reserve Opening Soon
Have you been watching the progress of the new nature playground at Mitcham Reserve? It is nearly finished!
City of Mitcham Council consulted the community when choosing a design, and the results overwhelmingly favoured this design which included more nature play and less conventional play.
 The playground will feature a mixture […]

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Heron Way Reserve Playground Hallett Cove

Heron Way Reserve Playground | Hallett Cove

Heron Way Reserve Playground – Hallett Cove
The major upgrade of Heron Way Reserve has taken place and is now open for play as of November 2018. It features a new playground, commemorative space, fitness equipment and picnic facilities. It is adjacent to Grand Central Avenue Reserve.
Most of the playground is under large shade sails, making […]

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Sophie’s Patch | Spring Open Garden | 10-12 Nov 2018

[ November 10, 2018 to November 12, 2018. ]
Sophie’s Patch Spring Open Garden
Once again there will be a fabulous program of speakers, nurseries, refreshments and surprises providing entertainment and inspiration for the thousands of visitors from across Australia who visit this dry lands garden.
Click here to read the program of talks
Nurseries
As always, local nurseries will be sharing their knowledge and selling plants.

Bickleigh […]

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Angus Neill Reserve Playground | Seacliff | Review

Angus Neill Reserve Playground Review
The new playground at Angus Neill Reserve, on The Esplanade in Seacliff was officially opened in September 2018, and our playground reviewers reckon this beautiful seaside park is well worth a visit.
Review by Susannah Marks
You’ll find Angus Neill Reserve just over the road from beautiful Seacliff Beach. It’s a gorgeous spot […]

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TreeClimb Adelaide Aerial Adventure Park in the City | What You Need to Know

TreeClimb Adelaide is Australia’s first inner city aerial adventure park, and it’s right in the Adelaide city park lands.
Here’s what you need to know about TreeClimb
TreeClimb offers adventure seekers 7 elevated tree walk courses, plus zip lines, within the 16,000 sqm zone setting of Kurrangga Park. It’s suitable for ages 3 years and over, above 100cm […]

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The Cleland Blitz | Crafers | 27 Oct 2018

[ October 27, 2018; 8:30 am; ]
The Cleland Blitz is fast approaching and Clealand Wildlife Park are looking for volunteers of all ages who would like to help out for the morning giving their much loved park a tidy up and general make-over.
Tasks include weeding, mulching and general gardening duties. This giant working bee is a great opportunity for people of […]

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St Clair Cheltenham Reserve Playground | Review

St Clair Cheltenham Reserve Playground | Review
Torrens Road, near the corner of Cheltenham Road, St Clair
The St Clair Playspace was built as part of the huge residential development on the former Cheltenham Racecourse site, and opened in August 2016.
It’s a fabulous playground catering to kids of different ages, and sits beside beautiful wetlands. However, there […]

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City of Adelaide’s Best Playspaces

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 […]

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Park of the Month | Onkaparinga River National Park & Onkaparinga River Recreation Park | Sep 2018

[ September 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018. ]
Onkaparinga River National Park & Onkaparinga River Recreation Park – National Parks SA Park of the Month for September 2018
All are invited to celebrate Onkaparinga River National Park and Onkaparinga River Recreation Park as Park of the Month this September.
These parks offer a diverse range of hiking trails that take you from the rugged Onkaparinga […]

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