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The Paddocks – New Adventure Playground | Para Hills West

New Adventure Playground at the Paddocks, Para Hills West
A fantastic new adventure playground has just opened at The Paddocks, Para Hills West. The new playground is part of the Paddocks Masterplan and features a splashtastic waterplay area, interactive nature playspace, and accessible play equipment.

Please note the playground is not fenced and there are currently no […]

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Drage Reserve Riverview Playground

Drage Reserve Riverview Playground | Felixstow | Review

Drage Reserve Riverview Playground – Review
Drage Reserve Playground, located in the inner north-eastern suburbs along the Torrens Linear Park in Felixstow, is a fantastic playground for all ages and abilities.
by Claire Davill
Drage Reserve Riverview Playground underwent an upgrade in 2019, designed with children of all ages and abilities in mind.  There is a wheelchair and […]

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Swings, Rides and Slides | Local Council Playgrounds & Parks in South Australia

Local Council Playgrounds & Parks in South Australia
South Australians are lucky to have a mild climate and lots of open space to enjoy local parks, playgrounds and walking trails.
South Australian councils maintain thousands of roads, footpaths, bike paths and cycling trails. They establish parks, gardens and playgrounds and provide other infrastructure to support their use […]

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Freedom Park Two Wells

New Freedom Park Sensory & Nature Playground at Two Wells | Nov 2021

Freedom Park at Two Wells 
South Australian families can now experience best practice in nature and sensory play at the state’s newest playground which has opened in the northern suburbs.
The new playground, Freedom Park, within Liberty at Two Wells is the latest milestone in a $1.2 billion residential precinct that is creating over 3,000 new homes […]

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Miss Five Vietnamese Eatery | Virginia

Miss Five Vietnamese Eatery at Virginia
New eatery alert! If you live in the Northern suburbs or near Virginia, you’re in for a treat.
The newly opened Miss Five on the corner of Old Port Wakefield Road and Brady Street, Virginia is bright and aesthetically pleasing. The wall art, light fixtures, pink and blue colour theme making […]

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Lightsview Playground Adelaide

Lightsview Adventure Playground | Adelaide Review

Lightsview Adventure Playground 
Location: South Parkway, Lightsview
The new Lightsview Adventure Playground, which officially opened on 24 April 2021, is spread over 1,000 sqm and is the final piece of the Lightsview wetland and park precinct. It’s an exciting new addition to the area for families with a great mix of nature play and modern aspects, and there’s […]

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What’s on in March 2021 | Local Council Events in Your Neighbourhood

Local Council Events in Your Neighbourhood in March 2021
It’s festival time in South Australia – a great time to celebrate with family and friends and be entertained at the Adelaide Fringe, experience a cultural event, browse markets and enjoy family movie nights. There are events happening all around the state and your neighbourhood, all supported […]

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Rejuvenation of Skate Parks in Elizabeth & Munno Para | 2021

Skate Parks Rejuvenation
Repairs and rejuvenation of the Elizabeth and Munno Para Skate Parks has been planned for expected completion in 2021. 
Originally expected to be completed by March 2021, the contractor has been unavoidably detained so the rejuvenation works have been delayed. Stay tuned on the City of Playford Facebook for updates regarding the new commencement date. 
The contractors […]

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Adelaide’s Top Parks and Reserves

Adelaide’s Top Parks and Reserves
There are some great parks and reserves around Adelaide, perfect for a catch up with friends or a picnic with the family. All the reserves and parks that we’ve included below have plenty of play options for kids, shady spots, plus areas to sit and enjoy a picnic and most importantly, […]

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Adelaide Christmas Lights 2020 | Best Streets to See Christmas Lights Around Adelaide

   
Christmas Lights in Adelaide 2020
WHERE ARE THE BEST STREETS TO SEE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AROUND ADELAIDE?
We love going to see houses with beautiful Christmas light decorations. We’ve put together all the best streets in our guide below and you can find them in the Google Map below.
Every year the number of home owners who […]

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The Christmas Garden | Gawler | 16-21 Dec 2020

[ December 16, 2020 to December 21, 2020. ]
The Christmas Garden
To be held in Gawler for the first time, The Christmas Garden is the biggest nativity in SA with 5 hand-made, life-sized scenes. 
Journey through 5 life-sized, hand made scenes from the Christmas Story. Along with this, there will be music, lights, free giveaways and more. The Christmas Garden is social distancing compliant, making […]

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New Playspace at Prettejohn Gully Reserve | Para Hills | Sep 2020

New Playspace at PretteJohn Gully Reserve
A new playspace has been completed at PretteJohn Gully Reserve in Para Hills. The playspace is now open and features new play equipment including a a multi-play unit, activity box, musical equipment, talking tubes, carousel, two-person springer, sandpit and swings.
Wheelchair access to the colourful playspace is available from the Para […]

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Fremont Park Playspace Review | Elizabeth Park

Fremont Park Playground Review
Corner of Main North Road & Yorktown Road, Elizabeth Park
The new $2m Fremont Park Playspace is now open as of 21 August 2020. The playspace completes Stage 2 of the Fremont Park redevelopment by the City of Playford and is a welcome addition to this great community space.
Families can now enjoy the […]

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Fremont Park Playground Elizabeth

New Fremont Park Playground Elizabeth | Now Open 21 Aug 2020

Fremont Park Playground Upgrade Update – Elizabeth Park – City of Playford
The Fremont Park Playground upgrade has been underway over the past 6 months and is now open as of 21 August 2020.
READ OUR REVIEW OF THE FINISHED PLAYGROUND HERE
In July we had a little peek at the progress. See our pics below. It’s looking […]

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Regency Park Reserve Resurfaced | May 2020

Regency Park Reserve Playspace resurfaced 
The Regency Park Reserve Playspace has been recently resurfaced (May 2020) and is just one of many parks and playgrounds in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield which are being reopened following closure as a result of COVID-19 restrictions.

The playground resurfacing was undertaken by Surfcon Contractors Australia to revitalise the playground.
The […]

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St Clair Recreation Precinct Playspace

St Clair Recreation Precinct Playspace Now Open | Woodville | Dec 2019

St Clair Recreation Precinct Playspace
St Clair Recreation Precinct Playspace in Woodville opened in December 2019 and it looks fantastic. 
Located next to the St Clair Recreation Centre (where there’s coffee), you’ll find a fantastic all-inclusive playground with equipment for all ages and abilities. The kids will love splashing about in the nature play areas, climbing the […]

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George Whittle Reserve | Prospect Skate Park Review

George Whittle Reserve / Prospect Skate Park
Review by Susannah Marks
George Whittle Reserve (aka Prospect Skate Park) features a basketball court, tennis court, skate park, BBQ area and play equipment. It’s been given a facelift recently (see images from JPE Design Studio below) with the park having its official open day this month (20 October 2019 […]

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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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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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Enchanted Garden Prospect Memorial Gardens Playground Review

Enchanted Garden Prospect Memorial Gardens Playground | Review

“Enchanted Garden” Prospect Memorial Gardens Playground Review
Review by Susannah Marks
Shortlisted for the first ever “Australia’s Best Playground” competition this is a beautiful playground with an Enchanted Garden theme and plenty of nature play opportunities. Our playground testers give it the big thumbs-up so if you’re looking for a fenced playground that’s fun for kids of all ages, […]

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Lowie’s Loop Nature Play Trail | Paralowie

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 […]

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Bridgestone Reserve

Bridgestone Reserve | new reserve opened in Salisbury South | Mar 2017

  
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 […]

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Cobbler Creek Recreation Park New Playground & Pedler’s Paddock Bike Trails | Review

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 […]

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Playford Alive Town Park | Opens 14 June 2015

[ June 14, 2015; ]
Playford Alive’s new Town Park officially opens today, Sunday June 14th 2015.
The Town Park is Playford Alive’s heart and meeting place.  Located in the Town Centre, it is close to community, retail and educational facilities.  The park will be a place where families and friends can come together and celebrate their culture – a space within […]

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Virginia Community Playground | A Little Gem in Virginia

Virginia Community Playground, Virginia
by Catherine Leo
Strangely enough, this gem of a playground at Virginia (about 30kms north of the Adelaide CBD) is actually a big hit with two women – one who lives an hour south, one who lives an hour north! It has often been the brilliant half way meeting point to spend […]

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Thorndon Park Reserve | Open Space & Shade | Review

Thorndon Park Reserve
Thorndon Park Reserve in Paradise is a huge park with much to offer. Set around the old reservoir you will find picturesque walking trails through the natural wetlands and you could take along bikes and scooters to roam around on too. There are plenty of ducks and other wildlife to spot.

The playground offers […]

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Slides St Kilda Adventure Playground Adelaide

St Kilda Adventure Playground | Castle, Slides, Flying Fox, Pirate Ship & More! | Review

St Kilda Adventure Playground – castle, slides, flying fox, pirate ship and more! In a word – impressive.
The award-winning adventure playground located at St Kilda definitely lives up to its reputation as a must-visit playground in South Australia.
It’s $3.55M upgrade in 2015 has been given the thumbs up by many families since it re-opened with […]

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