Playgrounds in the City of Norwood, Payneham & St Peters Closed | Coronavirus COVID-10 Closures

dunstan playground closed

City of Norwood, Payneham and St Peters is one of the first councils in Adelaide to announce the closure of their playgrounds and outdoor facilities.

The closures have been put in place to assist in minimising the spread of COVID-19.

The following has been closed temporarily:
🌳 All outdoor playgrounds
🏋️ Outdoor gym/exercise equipment at Felixstow Reserve
💧 All drinking fountains in our parks and reserves
🥩 Outdoor barbecues in our parks and reserves

The Council said in their announcement, it will:

“continue to observe all directions and advice issued by Federal and State Governments regarding COVID-19, as the health and well-being of our community, Volunteers and staff remains our priority.”

These are all the playgrounds in the council area below. Pictured above is Dunstan Adventure Playground – one of our favourites.




Adey ReserveHampden St, FirleToddlers, young children, older children
Borthwick ParkThornton St, KensingtonToddlers, young children, older children
Bridge Road ReserveBridge St, PaynehamYoung children
Broad Street ReserveBroad St, MardenYoung children
Burchell ReserveSixth Ave, St PetersToddlers, young children
Church Street ReserveChurch St, MardenYoung children
Cruikshank ReserveCnr Clifton & Phillis St, MaylandsToddlers, young children, older children
Drage ReserveRiverside Drive, FelixstowAll abilities
Dunstan Adventure PlaygroundWinchester St, St PetersYoung children, older children
Hannaford ReserveCnr Winchester St & Seventh Ave, St PetersYoung children
Hutchinson ParkCnr Bond & Free Sts, NorwoodYoung children
James Coke ParkCoke Street, NorwoodToddlers, young children, all abilities play
Joslin ReserveBetween Third & Fourth Aves, JoslinToddlers, young children, older children
Koster ReserveAshbrook Ave, Trinity GardensToddlers, young children, all abilities play
Linde ReserveBetween Nelson & Stepney St, StepneyToddlers, young children, older children, all abilities play
Manning ReserveFisher St, NorwoodYoung children
Maurice Clayton ReserveAugusta St, MaylandsYoung children
Memorial Gardens (Borthwick Reserve)Thornton Street, KensingtonToddlers
Payneham Community CentreCnr Arthur St & Payneham Rd, PaynehamYoung children
Payneham Library2 Turner Street, Felixstow 5070Toddlers, young children
Payneham OvalJohn St, PaynehamToddlers, young children, older children, all abilities play.
Richards ParkCnr Magill Rd & Osmond Tce, NorwoodYoung children
Scott ReserveScott St, FirleYoung children
Stacey ReserveCnr Bakewell & Elizabeth St, EvandaleToddlers, young children
St Morris ReserveCnr Green St & Seventh Ave, St MorrisToddlers, young children
Syd Jones ReserveSullivan St, FirleToddlers, young children
Twelftree ReserveCnr Richmond & Torrens Sts, College ParkToddlers, young children, older children

See their website here for info.

Read our post about why we think playgrounds are not the place to go during this coronavirus pandemic. 

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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.

Image Source: Top pic by Play & Go at Dunstan Playground; playground list from the council’s website


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