Big kids can love playgrounds as much as the little ones, it’s just that they need a bit of an extra challenge to keep their minds and bodies firing. These 7 parks hit that brief perfectly!
Banjo Paterson Park
Punt Road, Gladesville
Kids can enjoy climbing, swings, see-saws and lots of slides! Set on the gorgeous riverfront with plenty of grass area to enjoy a picnic, we parents can enjoy it just as much! Tables and toilets are also located onsite.
Blaxland Riverside Park
Jamieson St, Sydney Olympic Park
Kids will love the slides, flying foxes, tunnels, slides, rock climbing, multi-level treehouse and water play (all year round!). You’ll find toilets, lots of picnics spots and a kiosk on weekends, public holidays and school holidays.
Waterloo Road, Macquarie Park
Featuring big slides, trampolines, a flying fox, swings and more, this playground is one that Primary school gets will get a lot out of. The closest toilets are across the road at Macquarie Centre.
Meadowbank Skate Park
Consitution Road, Meadowbank
There’s something for everyone aged 1 – 100 at this winner of a playground but skateboarders, bike riders and scooter lovers will be in HEAVEN. While the bigger ones do their thing on the tracks, skate bowl and climbing walls, the little ones can use the fantastic play equipment while the parents take a rest at the picnic tables.
Ollie Webb Reserve, Parramatta
37a Glebe St, Parramatta
This fairly new all-inclusive playground has all sorts of fun for kids in the playground are but it also features a basketball court, picnic tables, toilets, exercise equipment and a walking path.
Chalmers &, Homebush Rd, Strathfield
This playground is HUGE with multiple play areas for different aged kids, flying foxes, large slides, rope climbing, music play area, vortex swings, ball area and so much more – all on soft fall ground. There are toilets and picnic areas onsite too.
West Epping Park
Dent St, Epping
This park is an absolute corker! It really has something for everybody, including:
- 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
- water stations for humans and dogs!