Playground upgrades

We aim to create play spaces that are accessible, fun, varied and cater for a wide range of abilities. Our goal is to design interesting play spaces that meet the needs of both children and their caregivers.

Playground upgrade news

Work will start in February to renew two play spaces, at the Browns Bay Reserve and Bodmin Terrace Reserve, and build a new play space at Navigation Drive Reserve (a new reserve on the corner of Navigation Drive and Schooner Drive).  This reserve will have Council’s first expression swing, seat where parents or older siblings can swing facing the baby/toddler.  

The Council is also committed to improving the accessibility of our play spaces for the whole community, by ensuring there are connecting paths to each site. They will also each include seating with arms and a back and items of sensory play, that incorporate touch and sound.  

Our final designs are below.

Brown's Bay Reserve

Browns Bay

Bodmin Terrace Reserve

Bodmin Park

Navigation Drive Reserve

Navigation Park


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28 Nov 2017
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