James Coke Park, Norwood | Review
James Coke Park behind Norwood Mall is one of our top picks for playgrounds in Adelaide for toddlers and little kids.
The biggest drawcard for us is that it’s fully fenced. It’s also nice and close to important amenities – like supermarkets for last-minute snacks or impromptu lunches, and cafes for […]
James Coke Park, Norwood | Review
Nature Play SA Park of the Month – May 2017
Our beautiful South Australian parks provide countless opportunities for children and families to connect with nature and to experience the health and wellbeing benefits of playing, learning and being physically active through bushwalking, camping, picnicking, fishing, swimming, cycling, surfing and exploring.
Nature Play SA’s Park of the […]
Review of Ramage Street Park aka Morrie Harrell Playground
Review by Susannah Marks
Ramage Street Park (aka Morrie Harrell Playground) in Unley is a bit of a find – especially for those who love ride-on toys!
Tucked away on a quiet suburban street you’d have no idea this little gem of a playground was so close to Unley’s […]
[ May 7, 2017; ]
Put a piece of natural heritage in your backyard today, go along to the 9th Annual Grey Box Day native plant sale Sunday 7 May 2017!
Choose your own twenty native plants for $30 and join in the fun!
Bring the family for food, music, environmental activities, face painting and more! State Flora Nurseries located within Belair National […]
[ May 7, 2017; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Garden Open Day – Launch of Free Little Garden Library
There is lots to do for all ages, with plants for sale, succulents galore, sausage sizzle, kids activities, garden talks, plus various workshops to join.
There will also be the launch of a brand new and free Little Library for adults and kids.
The event is free to […]
Lowie’s Loop is a 1km children’s exploratory nature play trail that encourages children to get out and explore the natural environment.
Lowie’s Loop in the City of Salisbury was officially opened on October 9th 2016. Children can follow Lowie’s Trail Markers and footprints that are stamped into parts of the subdivision’s concrete footpaths and also enjoy […]
Woorabinda Lake and Reserve | Review
If you’re heading to the hills and looking for somewhere to take the kids that’s close to Stirling, try a leisurely visit to Woorabinda Lake. It is tucked into the side streets of Stirling, next to the Railway line. You can walk down Ethel Street to access the Lake and […]
Bridgestone Reserve, new reserve open in Salisbury South
Bridgestone Reserve in Salisbury South officially opened on 31 March 2017. Located on Frost Road, this is a significant new parkland, recreation and fitness playspace for everyone to enjoy.
The 6.8-hectare site located on Frost Road in Salisbury South was donated to the Salisbury community by Bridgestone following the cessation […]
Hendrie Street Reserve Inclusive Play Space- make your contribution to make this a reality
Because every child needs to play
In a South Australian first, a new inclusive playspace at Hendrie Street Reserve in Park Holme has been designed to cater for all ages and abilities and includes elements for a broad range of disabilities. Consideration has […]
[ March 26, 2017; 9:00 am; ]
Do you live local to Humphrey George Reserve, Evanston Park? Join in on Sunday 26 March 2017, 9am – 12pm for ‘Play in the Park’.
Play in the Park is a series of small events which aims to activate local places and spaces and encourage diverse community activity. Council has partnered with Active Education to deliver a free kite […]
[ March 4, 2017 to March 12, 2017. ]
Heywood Park Digital Fantasy Land Magical Park
To celebrate Parks Week in the City of Unley, Heywood Park has been transformed into a Magical Park from Saturday 4 March to Sunday 12 March!
Magical Park is an immersive reality game for children aged 6 to 11, aimed at encouraging families to get outdoors and use their local […]
[ March 4, 2017 to March 12, 2017. ]
Celebrate Parks Week with free park entry on Sunday 12 March* 2017
Whether you’re walking, riding, swimming, climbing, fishing, kayaking, or just plain relaxing, South Australia’s parks, reserves and marine parks are the perfect place to spend a Sunday. Pack a picnic, bring your friends and family and find out just why parks are so popular.
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 […]
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.
Editor’s Note 1 September 2017: It’s Now Open for Play. See our first pictures of the new playspace here.
Concept plans have been released by the State Environment Department for a stunning new playground in Morialta Conservation Park that is sure to […]
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 […]