Western Sydney parks are becoming the talk of the town. Here are 10 must-visit playgrounds in western Sydney.
Lizard Log Park
This fantastic Sydney park is found inside Western Sydney Parklands. It’s the perfect place for a family picnic with loads of space for the tribe to play. There’s the log balancing area and sandpit, there are tyre swings and a spinning disc, the flying fox area and a fantastic big slide with a rock-climbing wall. There’s also a water play area for the hotter months. Plus bring scooters and bikes for exploring the parklands.
This playground is will keep the kids busy for hours! The climbing tower offers sky-high views over Western Sydney Parklands, and the kids were in and out of the fort playing and sliding out of the multiple slides on offer. There is also a sandpit area and a water play park so bring a towel in summer! There are lots of swings including a giant rope swing and a flying fox area for bigger kids. There are toilets located next to the park so you can stay as long as you like! Bring scooters and bikes for the bike paths for added fun.
We couldn’t wait to hit up this brand new playground in Gregory Hills. There is something here for all ages. The giant rope ladder climbing frame is the main attraction, but the kids won’t want to miss out on the multiple swings including a flying fox swing and spider web swing. There’s a dedicated sports zone with a soccer shootout area and table tennis tables, and the slides are as slippery as they come. There’s also a gated toddler play area with shade making it a great spot to sit with a coffee while the little ones explore.
Governor Phillip Park
There is so much to love at Governor Phillip Park. Located in Windsor by the Hawkesbury River, this fun playground is a good one for a party or a family gathering. Fully fenced, this park includes a climbing fort, slide, web swing, roundabout, rope tunnel, in-ground trampolines, musical instruments, and a water play area. There’s plenty of shady tables outside the play area for a picnic or just bring your own blanket and enjoy the grassy area overlooking the river.
This park is one for the daredevils and Ninja Warriors in your tribe. This adventure playground has a ninja course for teenagers and adults, an 8metre high sky-walk and tunnel slide for older kids, swings, accessible carousel, dual flying foxes, inclusive play equipment and even an off-leash area for your dog to play. There is a separate toddler playground for little ones to enjoy.
Domain Creek Playground
Everybody loves visiting Domain Creek Playground in Parramatta Park. There is something for everyone and so much space that even when it’s busy, there’s something to play with. There are swings, a fantastic slide (and a smaller slide for little ones), water play zone, dual flying foxes for all ages and abilities, trampolines and a sandpit. There’s a shady picnic area with BBQ facilities and toilets nearby.
This brand new playground is located in Parramatta Park. This brand new, inclusive playground is built for kids of all ages and abilities. There are sand and water play areas, sensory equipment, instruments and a giant explorer dome with nets to climb, ropes, ladders, and tunnels.
Fairway Drive Park
If you are in the Hills and looking for western Sydney parks the kids will love, this fun playground is located in Fairway Drive Reserve, Kellyville. It has a soft-fall climbing wall and metal tube slide, swings, shade sails and is surrounded by open grass spaces. There is also a basketball and netball half court nearby for some sports play.
Wentworth Falls Lake Playground
This is a great place to enjoy a day at the lake with the kids. There are two playgrounds within walking distance of each other. The first is the iconic Pirate Ship park with slide, fireman’s pole, climbing ladder, and imaginative play. Down the path you’ll find a second playground with swings, monkey bars, slides, another fireman’s pole and more. There are also ducks in the lake who enjoy visitors but be sure to bring food that doesn’t upset their tummy.
Also known as the ‘Rocket Ship Park‘, this awesome playground has so many places to play it’s not funny. The main feature is the rocket ship slide and climbing tower, but there is plenty more on offer. There are swings, monkey bars, tunnel and small slide, climbing structures, fireman’s pole, bridges, flying fox, balancing beam and more! There is also the heritage equipment still in the park which is perfect for imaginary play. There’s a plane, car and more. Nearby you’ll find a duck pond and Blackheath Pools.
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