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Ramage Street Park (aka Morrie Harrell Playground) Review by Susannah Marks

Ramage Street Park | Morrie Harrell Playground, Unley | Playground Review

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 […]

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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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Cruickshank Reserve

Cruickshank Reserve Playground | Maylands | Review

Cruickshank Reserve Playground 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 Street, just across from the Maylands Hotel. The Cruickshank Reserve playground has always been a favourite of ours due to the range […]

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Tea Tree Gully’s New Civic Park Playground is Now Open | December 2016

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 […]

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Jervois Street Reserve Playground | South Plympton

 
Jervois Street Reserve in South Plympton is open for play.
After two years of community consultation with local residents, schools and other community groups, the City of Marion are proud to showcase this new park and playground.
A quick look at what you’ll find here:

    Toddler/Junior nature based playground (0-5 years): fully fenced, sand play, water play, […]

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Bridgewater Reserve Playground & Heysen Trail | Review

An afternoon at the Bridgewater Reserve Playground and an adventure along the Heysen Trail
If you are looking for a free, enjoyable activity which gets the kids outdoors exploring for a couple of hours in the Adelaide Hills, then stop at the Bridgewater Mill.

The Bridgewater Playground
The playground has just undergone a transformation which was completed in […]

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Glenunga Hub | Water Play for Little Ones | Playground Review

Glenunga Hub Playground Review
by Baby & Toddler Destinations Adelaide
The lovely ladies of Baby & Toddler Destinations Adelaide have given the newly refurbished play space at the Glenunga Hub, a thumbs up for little ones. They have recently reviewed this new playground and shared their thoughts below. Play & Go have also visited the play space […]

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Orphanage Park | Millswood | Review

Orphanage Park | Millswood
by Catherine Leo
This popular, leafy playground just behind Tabor College on Goodwood Road is one of those real winners for all ages. “Everyone can have fun” said my 10 year old as he explored all corners of it, with his 3 & 8 year old brothers.
Some of the standout features for me […]

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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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Linear Park Reserve (Waterfall Creek) | Nature Play Space | Hallett Cove | Review

Linear Park Reserve Playground – (Waterfall Creek), Hallett Cove
The Linear Park (Waterfall Creek) Reserve in Hallett Cove was upgraded in 2014 to create a wonderful, natural play space.
Located on Slade Crescent within Linear Park Reserve, this area is a wonderful spot to set off exploring amongst the trees and rocks.

Nature Play Elements
The new playground includes some fabulous […]

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Victoria Park Fitness Trails – Sweat Course | Adelaide Park Lands

Victoria Park Fitness Trails
Along the Park Lands Trail in the north west area of Victoria Park, a short stroll from Hutt Street, is a linear fitness trail numbered from 1 to 8 incorporating multiple exercise elements.  From sit ups to hurdles, the ‘Sweat Course’ has permanent outdoor fixtures suitable for a range of abilities and […]

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Denis Morrissey Park | Playground, Dog Park and a Creek to Explore

Denis Morrissey Park
Denis Morrissey Park has something for everyone – play equipment, walking trail, large open space, a creek to explore and a fabulous dog park for the family hound to have a play too.
Located in Hectorville, this area is part of the Torrens Catchment and Fourth Creek Trail. Clean and well maintained, there is […]

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Virginia Community Playground | A Little Gem in Virginia

Virginia Community Playground, Virginia, South Australia
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 […]

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APEX Park Hawthorndene | A Foothills Favourite | Review

Apex Park Playground | Watahuna Drive, Hawthorndene
by Catherine Leo
You’d be hard-pressed to find a Mitcham Hills parent who hasn’t spent hundreds of hours hanging around this leafy playground in Hawthorndene. Like me, you might have experienced going into a meditative state after the fifteenth minute of swinging your child as they happily overlook the area […]

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Campbelltown Skate Park | Fun on wheels | Review

Campbelltown Skate Park
The Campbelltown Skate Park on Darley Road in Paradise is a popular spot for playing on wheels. After trying out a few skate parks my five year old declares this one his favourite at the moment.
The Campbelltown City Council website rates it for intermediate users. It’s popular for scooters, skateboards and bikes.

It’s a […]

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Princess Margaret Playground | A Black Forest Favourite | Review

Princess Margaret Playground |  Byron Rd & Canterbury Tce, Black Forest
by Catherine Leo
If your child is like mine and holds everyday things like trains, the postie, or a digger at work in high esteem then they will love coming to the Princess Margaret playground in Black Forest. Located next to railway tracks, you’ll have the […]

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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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Richards Park | Behind the Wrought Iron Gates in Norwood | Review

Richard Park in Norwood
Richards Park in Norwood is nestled near the intersection of Magill Road and Osmond Terrace with entry points on Magill Road, Osmond Terrace and Vernon Street. 
To enter from Osmond Terrace look for the old black wrought iron gates hinged to the middle of a long red brick wall (opposite Kingpin Norwood). The […]

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Marshmallow Park Recreation Hub | Colourful Play | Review 2012

Marshmallow Park has been one of our favourite playgrounds for almost 10 years now.  Originally constructed back in the 1960’s, it was remodeled in the 1990’s and re-named ‘Marshmallow Park’ possibly because of the ‘marshmallow’ grasses that historically grew in the South Parklands.
Situated on Glen Osmond Road on the city’s fringe, the playground is surrounded by beautiful parklands, […]

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