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New Playgrounds and Parks

New Playgrounds and Parks


New playgrounds have kids climbing to the stars!

Three brand new playgrounds have opened in time for Spring, providing our youngest residents enjoyment and adventure on a range of attractions from climbing walls to celestial stars.

Feedback to Ryde City Council from the local community helped with the design of each playground which contain a choice of play equipment including colourful combination play units and stepping stones, a sandstone sundial, as well as traditional equipment like swings and slippery-dips. There are new loop paths, landscaping and seating are also provided for the comfort of parents.

The three fun, new parks to try out are listed below.

Halcyon Park - Halcyon Street, Gladesville (click map image for directions)

Features: 'Sun and Moon' themed elements, sundial and pavement markings to encourage imaginative play, combination unit, swings, and spinner and springer item, a loop pathway connects new park and sandstone block seating.

Talavera Reserve - Talavera Road, Macquarie Park (click map image for directions)

Features: Loop path around playground includes circular sitting space with tree plantings and stepping stones, new play equipment includes combination unit, swings and springer item, new comfortable park seating

Tuckwell Park - Fontenoy Road, Macquarie Park (click map image for directions)

Features: Loop path that connects two play spaces with car park and amenities building, embankment play mound with wet-pour rubber surfacing and robust equipment such as nets, climbing rope and a large slide, sandstone block retaining wall, shade covered combination play unit with slippery-dip and swings

Ref: City of Ryde Council


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