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 Reserve Hampden St, Firle Toddlers, young children, older children
Borthwick Park Thornton St, Kensington Toddlers, young children, older children
Bridge Road Reserve Bridge St, Payneham Young children
Broad Street Reserve Broad St, Marden Young children
Burchell Reserve Sixth Ave, St Peters Toddlers, young children
Church Street Reserve Church St, Marden Young children
Cruikshank Reserve Cnr Clifton & Phillis St, Maylands Toddlers, young children, older children
Drage Reserve Riverside Drive, Felixstow All abilities
Dunstan Adventure Playground Winchester St, St Peters Young children, older children
Hannaford Reserve Cnr Winchester St & Seventh Ave, St Peters Young children
Hutchinson Park Cnr Bond & Free Sts, Norwood Young children
James Coke Park Coke Street, Norwood Toddlers, young children, all abilities play
Joslin Reserve Between Third & Fourth Aves, Joslin Toddlers, young children, older children
Koster Reserve Ashbrook Ave, Trinity Gardens Toddlers, young children, all abilities play
Linde Reserve Between Nelson & Stepney St, Stepney Toddlers, young children, older children, all abilities play
Manning Reserve Fisher St, Norwood Young children
Maurice Clayton Reserve Augusta St, Maylands Young children
Memorial Gardens (Borthwick Reserve) Thornton Street, Kensington Toddlers
Payneham Community Centre Cnr Arthur St & Payneham Rd, Payneham Young children
Payneham Library 2 Turner Street, Felixstow 5070 Toddlers, young children
Payneham Oval John St, Payneham Toddlers, young children, older children, all abilities play.
Richards Park Cnr Magill Rd & Osmond Tce, Norwood Young children
Scott Reserve Scott St, Firle Young children
Stacey Reserve Cnr Bakewell & Elizabeth St, Evandale Toddlers, young children
St Morris Reserve Cnr Green St & Seventh Ave, St Morris Toddlers, young children
Syd Jones Reserve Sullivan St, Firle Toddlers, young children
Twelftree Reserve Cnr Richmond & Torrens Sts, College Park Toddlers, 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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