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Hendrie Street Reserve Inclusive Playground Now Open | Aug 2018

City of Marion’s newest playspace – Hendrie Street Reserve Inclusive Playground – is officially open
In a South Australian first, a new inclusive playground has been designed to cater for all ages and abilities and includes elements for a broad range of disabilities. The playground is situated at Hendrie Street Reserve in Park Holme (just behind […]

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Hendrie St Reserve Marion Inclusive Playground

Livvi’s Place Marion Inclusive Playground | Hendrie Street Reserve | Progress Pics

Livvi’s Place Marion | Hendrie Street Reserve Inclusive Play Space
In a South Australian first, a new inclusive playground has been designed to cater for all ages and abilities and includes elements for a broad range of disabilities. The playground is situated at Hendrie Street Reserve in Park Holme (just behind the Marion Outdoor Swimming Centre). […]

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Fraser Reserve Myrtle Bank Playground Review by Susannah Marks

Fraser Reserve, Myrtle Bank | Playground Review

Fraser Reserve, Myrtle Bank
Playground Review
A splash of green in the quiet suburban streets of Myrtle Bank, Fraser Reserve is a pleasant place to relax with your small people.  It’s right in between Portrush Road and Cross Road, and unless you’re a local, or you were driving through Myrtle Bank you’d never know it was there. […]

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Dora Gild Playground review by Susannah Marks

Dora Gild Playground Upgrade | Clarence Park | Playground Review May 2018

Dora Gild Playground upgrade
Playground review by Susannah Marks, May 2018
Dora Gild Playground is tucked away on a quiet street in Clarence Park. With plenty of street parking, and a range of play equipment for kids of all ages it’s a hidden treasure that is well loved by locals.
Since our last review of Dora Gild Playground there have […]

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Breakout Creek Reserve | Glengowrie | 2018 Upgrade

Breakout Creek Reserve in Glengowrie
Breakout Creek Reserve in Glengowrie, a local playground in the City of Marion, was recently upgraded in 2018.  The family friendly reserve features a mini bike circuit, nature play elements, a basket swing and a multi-station with a climbing wall, climbing net and slide.
The reserve also features established tress providing a shady […]

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Thalassa Park Playground Opening | City of Onkaparinga | Nov 2017

A $320,000 playground is set to be opened in Thalassa Park in Aberfoyle Park this month, ready for the summer school holidays.
The new playground will be nature play orientated with a tunnel slide, climbing logs, boardwalk and a significant bespoke item from Germany, all designed to keep the kids interested and engaged.

Thalassa Park and Gardens […]

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Ridge Park | Open Space, Playgrounds and Outdoor Recreation | Myrtle Bank | Review

Ridge Park Myrtle Bank
The City of Unley’s Ridge Park has everything you need for a fun family day outdoors. From fabulous play equipment and BBQ facilities to sport courts and wide open play spaces, this area is suitable for all ages.

At over five hectares, Ridge Park is home to a large oval, tennis and basketball/netball […]

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Unley Oval Hilltop Playground - review by Susannah Marks

Unley Oval Hilltop Playground | New Playground Open | Aug 2017

Unley Oval Hilltop Playground
The City of Unley has opened their new Hilltop Playground at Unley Oval.
The new playground replaces the old pirate ship and is found at the corner of Frederick Street and Trimmer Terrace at the top of Unley Oval.  The new play space is jungle themed and includes a 5-metre tower with great […]

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Avenue Road Reserve Playground Review by Susannah Marks

Avenue Road Reserve Cumberland Park | Playground Review

Avenue Road Reserve Cumberland Park – Playground Upgrade June 2017
The City of Mitcham’s fun playground upgrade means there’s something to interest all ages
Tucked away on a suburban street in Cumberland Park, this is a great place to go to let the kids run off steam. It’s a fabulous open space the whole family can enjoy and the […]

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Barrans Reserve Mitcham nature play and adventure play area

Barrans Reserve – Mitcham | Toddler Nature Play & Adventure Play | Review

Barrans Reserve toddler nature play and adventure play area – NEW as at June 2017
Mitcham has a fabulous new toddler playground! Review by Susannah Marks
We went to check out the new nature play and adventure play area that has just been completed at Barrans Reserve in Mitcham. Designed to complement the existing play equipment for bigger kids, […]

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Katherine Street Reserve Playground Review

Katherine Street Reserve Playground Review | Fullarton

Review of Katherine Street Reserve Playground, Fullarton
Katherine Street Reserve in Fullarton opened last year – to the delight of the local community.
Review by Susannah Marks
A newly constructed playground, Katherine Street Reserve has been designed to combine nature play elements with the more ‘expected’ playground structures, and to create a space for the whole community. There […]

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Leicester Street Playground Review

Leicester Street Playground Review | A Top Pick for Best Toddler Playground in Adelaide

Leicester Street Playground
Review by Susannah Marks
If you’re looking for a fenced playground that’s perfect for toddlers or smaller kids, then check out Leicester Street Playground in Parkside. It’s one of our top picks for playgrounds for toddlers in Adelaide and we hope you’ll love it too.
Tucked away on a quiet suburban street in Parkside this […]

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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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Jubilee Park – Playground Beside the Wooden Fort Upgraded | Port Noarlunga

Jubilee Park – Playground Beside the Wooden Fort Upgraded
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 […]

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New Ramsay Place Nature Play Area

NEW Ramsay Place Nature Play Area | ‘Great Garden’ | Noarlunga

New Ramsay Place Nature Play Area, Noarlunga
Work is starting on a new ‘Great Garden’ nature play area at Ramsay Place in Noarlunga. The upgraded Ramsay Place Nature Play Area will include sculptural landscape features, stepping stones, a rain garden, two hill slides, and opportunities for water play.
Watch this space! The City of Onkaparinga Council expects the new […]

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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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Goolwa Nature Playground | Fun by the River | Playground Review

Goolwa Nature Playground Review
Bristow Smith Reserve | Barrage Road, Goolwa South
by Baby & Toddler Destinations Adelaide
The lovely ladies of Baby & Toddler Destinations Adelaide have written another fantastic review – this time for the great new Nature Playground down at Goolwa. See what they have to say here…….
Great, just great!
We have been to around 600 destinations […]

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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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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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Waite Arboretum | Rustic Nature Play | Review

Waite Arboretum, Urrbrae
Review by Catherine Leo
The Waite Arboretum is part of the University of Adelaide’s Waite campus in Urrbrae. It’s a wonderful spot to have a rambling walk with your youngsters of all ages and is open free to the public every day of the year except those of extreme fire danger.

Spread over 30 hectares, […]

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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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Jubilee Playground Pt Noarlunga

Jubilee Park | Onkaparinga Wooden Fort Adventure Playground | Port Noarlunga

Jubilee Park, by the Onkaparinga River in Port Noarlunga, is without doubt, the best playground in the south of Adelaide.
A maze of wonderful wooden constructions consisting of multiple layers and levels for kids of all ages.  There is no limit to the imagination with this playground – play, climb, explore, hide, slide, swing…the fun and games are endless.
The […]

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