12 Fully Fenced Playgrounds

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Sometimes we mums just want peace of mind that if we dare take one eyeball off our precious loin fruit for 2.4 seconds they will still be there when we look back! So here are 12 awesome local parks that offer the much-loved FENCE!

Riverglade Reserve, Gladesville

Manning Road, near Tarban Street, Huntleys Cove

Hunters Hill Council chose the perfect spot at Riverglade to build an inclusive nature-themed playground. It’s best for kids 4 – 10 years.

Features: Flying fox, swings, slide. Beyond the playground, Riverglade Reserve is fabulous for scootering, cycling and off-leash dog walking!

Parking: Park on Mannering Road near Tarban Street, Huntley’s Reserve.

More info here.

Meadowbank Park

Constitution Road, Meadowbank

New and FABULOUS, this regional playground is one of the best in Sydney! While it’s fenced, it’s pretty massive..just a heads up!

Features: Water play, sand, climbing spider, balancing logs, musical area, under 5 play structure, scooter/bike track, toilets and excellent tree shade.

Parking: Constitution Road, Meadowbank.

More info here.

Livvi’s Place Yamble Reserve, Ryde

Quarry Rd, Ryde

This large playground is a favourite with locals and offers an impressive array of play equipment to suit all abilities. It’s best suited for kids aged 1 – 10 years.

Features: flying foxes, music play, sand, water play, BBQs, toilets, grass areas, cabanas, shade sails & soft fall ground.

Parking: Dedicated parking off Quarry Rd and Clermont Ave.

More info here.

Monash Park, Gladesville

Ryde Rd, Gladesville

Although small, this park is not to be underestimated as it has lots of the features that both parents and kids (approx. 1-5 years) look for in a park.

Features: 2 in-ground trampolines, swings, cubby house with a slide, big rocking car, shade sail, picnic tables and coffee nearby!

Parking: Street parking on Ryde Rd.

More info here.

Heatley Reserve, East Ryde

Sager Place, East Ryde 

Kids 0-5 years will enjoy this little playground and mums will enjoy the coffee shop nearby.

Features: Big see-saw, merry-go-round, slides, cubby house with a steering wheel, soft fall ground & shade sail.

Parking: Street parking on Sager Place.

More info here.

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Rhodes Foreshore Playground

Shoreline Drive, Rhodes

This medium-sized park has recently been upgraded and is best suited to kids 1-6 years. It’s set on the riverfront with a few cafes nearby for extra points.

Features: 6 seater see-saw, double slide, tunnels, vortex swing, grass areas, shade sails, picnic tables and toilets.

Parking: Street parking on Shoreline Drive.

More info here.

Mindarie Park, Lane Cove North

Corner of Kullah Parade and Mindarie Street, Lane Cove North

This new, all-abilities, inclusive playground in Lane Cove North is definitely worth a visit. With a budget of $4 million, Mindarie Park is not short on impressive features and facilities.

Features: Slides, climbing, musical instruments, a basketball court, scooter track, sandpit and more!

Parking: Dedicated parking off Kullah Parade and Mindarie Street.

More info here.

Ollie Webb Reserve, Parramatta

37a Glebe St, Parramatta

This new, all-abilities, inclusive playground in Parramatta is definitely worth a visit. With a budget of $1.8 million, Ollie Webb Reserve leaves no stone unturned with loads of impressive features and facilities.

Features: water play, musical instruments, train and carriage and much much more!

Parking: Glebe, Bobart and King Street

More info here.

Source: Hills District Mums

McIlwaine Park, Rhodes

Corner of Concord Road and Mary Street in Brays Bay Reserve, Rhodes

This park has two areas for play, only one of which is fenced. It’s a great park to go to if you have older kids who will enjoy the more advanced playground adjacent.

Features: Slides, swing, cubby house with a bridge, rocker and more.

Parking: The reserve has its own dedicated car park off Concord Road.

More info here.

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Larry Bolitho Reserve, Carlingford

Post Office Street, Carlingford

From the huge grass areas for kids to run around on to the synthetic grass flooring under the play equipment, shade sail, the little path for scootering and the bubbler, we think this playground is a winner.

Features: Double slide, swings, climbing, wobbly bridge, spinner and more.

Parking: Young & Post Office Street

More info here.

Edwards Park, Concord

Brewer Street, Concord

There’s plenty to love about this small but mighty playground – any park with a toilet block, synthetic grass and scooter track combo gets the thumbs up from us!

Features: Slides, rock climbing, swings, ropes, a fireman’s pole and truck plus more.

Parking: Glebe, Bobart and King Street

More info here.

Golden Grove Playground, West Pymble

Bicentennial Park – Loftberg Rd, West Pymble

This newly upgraded playground is huge and kids aged 1-9 years will love it.

Features: Water play, sand, climbing spider, balancing logs, musical area, under 5 play structure, scooter/bike track, toilets and excellent tree shade.

Parking: Aquatic Centre car park.

More info here.

Photo Credit: Ku-ring-gai Council\

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