Hold onto your hats mums and dads, this new park is an absolute corker! Having said you’ll want to make sure you keep those hats on because shade is hard to come by at West Epping Park, however, that does look to be the only downside. Here’s the low down on this awesome new open space.
This major upgrade, costing $10 million +, has so many features – it really has something for everybody:
- two playgrounds, one for older children and one for younger children
- basketball court
- mini skate park
- ping pong tables
- BBQ area with sheltered tables
- synthetic sports oval for soccer and cricket
- a public plaza space
- a new amenities building (not yet finished)
- water stations for humans and dogs!
As for the playground, there are 2 of them, one for older kids and one for younger kids.
The younger kids playground features:
- a small side
- a small spinning vortex
- a car
- a climbing structure
- spinning flowers
The older kids playground features:
- an epic slide access by a spider rope climb
- 2 more long slides
- large vortex
- bucket swing
There are a number of carparks for West Epping Park. For closest access to the playground, try Ward Street in from of the YMCA. Alternatively, you could try Dent Street.
Age range: 1 – 12
Coffee close by: 1 (YMCA Kiosk)
Shade sail: 0
Bike/scooter track: 1 (you can scooter around the playgrounds and the BBQ area as well as on the basketball courts when kids aren’t playing ball!)
Noteworthy feature/s: 1 – brand new and so much to do
Can host a party (BBQ, tables, toilets): 1
Gated / safe: 1
TOTAL: 5 / 6
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