Top Playgrounds in ACT
Livvi's Place Kings Park
Only the first stage of the massive inclusive playground has been opened so far (Oct 2014). http://www.boundlesscanberra.org.au..
Wendouree Drive in Parkes
Great playground, has adult gym equipment, rage cage for basketball, table tennis tables, huge climbing frame, toddler area, swing zone, lots of space..
Kilmeny Close in Franklin
We were very impressed with this park.
off Yamba Drive, entrance via Launceston Street in Woden
This playground is amazing - 5 stars! Designed around acorns and banksia nuts it has two large sections: the huge, high connected acorns and slides for older kids and a great section of banksia huts filled with musical instruments and small slides all in a big sand pit for smaller kids.
Forest Drive in Weston Creek
This playground is on the shore of Lake Ginninderra. It is suitable for toddlers, children and tweens. It has three sets of equipment, one suitable for younger children, one for older children, and an.
Townsend Pl in Belconnen
Good climbing challenges on the fort.
Akuna Street in Canberra
This is the best park I have found for under 3 year olds. It is new. There is some fencing up, but it is for growing grass. The playground is open. The cafe "farmers daughter" is just up the road, and.
Loftus St in Yarralumla
Not sure why the initial review was only 3 stars - this park is great! Right next to the shops (two great coffee places) it has toilets, and a big new BBQ area. Numerous play areas to suit all ages, s.
Chifley Pl in Chifley
My 2 year old loves this park because there are lots of appropriately sized things for her to play on.
Bartlet Pl in Tuggeranong
This place is awesome. Plenty of it was built before things got so safe that they took all the fun out of playgrounds: huge swings, slide, flying fox as well as good sized climbing web. Plenty for the.
Laidlaw Pl in Kambah
This great park is at the top of a hill but be prepared for a steep walk up! The views are absolutely worth it though. Has a ping pong table and lots of adventure to be had for the kids..
Bilin Bilin Street in Bonner
Captain Cook Crescent in Griffith
Great place to feed the ducks, play equipment suitable for toddlers and climbing frame for older kids.
Christina Stead Street in Franklin
Two slides, a seesaw and a bouncy thing. Kids love it from 2 til about 6 years old..
Beltana Road in Fyshwick
Downer Oval Playground
Toddler friendly red train tunnel, tyre swing and merry-go-around.
Corner Bonython St and Melba St in Downer
Big dome park made like an igloo. Has slide in middle and lots of tunnels. Good for slightly older kids. Great area and lovely walks picnics around the massive park. Toilets and car park..
Parkes Way in Parkes
This place is pretty good, I really like it, it's been here for a while and it's popular. It's got a multi person spinner and a single person spinner, a spider frame and a castle and swings. It is rig.
Hardwick Crescent in Holt
Springbank Rise Park
Yeend Avenue in Casey
A good all round playground suitable for most ages..
Macrossan Crescent in Latham
We call this the rock climbing playground because it has an impressive big rock wall to climb up to go down the slide. My kids love it..
Stanner Circuit in Bonner
Playground located in the centre of Canberra hospital..
Hospital Road in Garran
Great playground for active kids who love climbing. Large fort, lots of climbing frames and some spinning platforms..
Nicklin Crescent in Fadden
Good small park with slide and baby swing..
Weathers Street in Gowrie
Quiet park with a fantastic giant swing. Good toddler park with shady areas to sit..
Coyne St in Macarthur
A lovely park with lots of trees, grass and small streams. Great trees to climb and lots of exploring to be done. Also has a historical aspect and tree conservation area..
Owen Dixon Dr in Belconnen
Sorry this place is crap now :( the addition of water was not a good idea..
Pescott Ln in Yarralumla
Wunderlich St in Gungahlin
Great area for a picnic has a nice park with swings for all ages and a disabled swing. Not much grass around the park because of the area being used so much. Always people there nice and safe. New toi.
Garryowen Dr in Acton
Really has everything you need. Also next to local shops helps..
Templeton St in Cook
A real jewel in the crown of Lake Tuggeranong. I couldn't drag my little ones away!.
Mortimer Lewis Dr in Tuggeranong
Entrance to the carpark off Bugden Ave.
Bugden Ave in Fadden
Great park for toddlers and pre-school aged children.
Morice Pl in Bonython
Great playground. Toilets are always clean. Big oval to play on too. Woollies and coffee only a short walk away..
Burnum Burnum Close in Bonner
It is OK for a small local park as there are a few things even a more adventurous toddler can do.
Jeffries Street in Gowrie
Low slippery dip is good for little kids. Lots of space to run about and a big flat concrete path loop for riding on..
Pickworth Street in Holt
Ordinary playground facilities in a beautiful big park with potential climbing trees and lots of hiding places (a family were playing hide and seek). Not fenced but a very quiet street..
Hackett Gardens in Braddon
Great rock climbing stuff. Great carousels, one with ropes. Good long swings. The slide is a bit dangerous for toddlers in my view - made of steel with 90 degree sides, steep and short with sudden le.
Kosciusko Ave in Palmerston
Great equipment, sun shades and cafe next door. Perfect!.
Redfern St in Macquarie
This park has so much to offer it blows my mind! Everywhere you turn there is another activity to enjoy...There's even a beach if you enjoy a dip during the summer months. The flying Fox makes you fee.
McGilvray Close in Gordon
Great neighbourhood playground. Suitable for preschoolers to teenagers. Has paths so little ones can ride their bikes/scooters safely off the road although there are no fences..
Couchman Crescent in Chisholm
Near shops/cafes. Away from the road. Some fun climbing equipment..
Wakefield Garden in Ainslie
Slide, two very small flying foxes, spider web, two kangaroo rocking horses, tire swing and fort. Suitable for older toddlers..
Bunbury Street in Stirling
This is a nice suburban playground. Has a swing set with a baby swing, a bouncy penguin and a newish climbing frame with a slide. In a quiet bit of parkland next to the bike path ..
Boronia Drive in O'connor
This is part of a school so only can be used on weekends/holidays. It is a great fenced playground with lots of climbing equipment, a slide, a sandpit and two great cubby houses. From here it's an eas.
David Street in Ainslie
This park is next to (probably part of) the black mountain school. Has swings, a great climbing frame and slide and a large spinner. Is set well back from all roads next to a basketball court..
Miller Street in Ainslie
This playground is in the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve (entrance fees apply). It's a great spot for lunch or when the joys of bush walking have worn thin. Has a toddler section with small slides and bou.
Corin Road in Pierces Creek
A good, newish suburban park, toddler and bigger kids section, plus swings. Three slides of different sizes..
Amy Witting Street in Franklin
Playground with spiders web, 2 baby swings and 2 bigger swings. Climbing frame and slide for younger children. Climbing frame for older children. Large grassed area. Small basketball court and tennis .
Narden St in Crace
This is a basic suburban park. Has a slide/wobbly bridge with stair access, swings and a bouncy horse, all on wood chips. Also a basket ball court. Is in the center of the park so not near roads..
Wattle St in Lyneham
Lake G Park
Good park on nice part of the lake. Has wide open spaces, good for picnic or family gathering..
Macdermott Pl in Belconnen
Very small park with two swings and small spinner also has a rocker. Is in a nice small park..
Gundara St in Aranda
It has a climbing net, hanging bars, swings and bouncy rides. It may be suitable for parties and gatherings as there are BBQ and tables with adequate area. Water tap is a bonus..
Bromham Street in Forde
Herschell Circuit in Flynn
Suitable for 2 to 6 year olds..
Henry Williams Street in Bonner
Webber Crescent in Calwell
Oakover Circuit in Kaleen
Toddler slide, toddler swing, child swing and spinning pole..
Andrews Street in Watson
Great for older children but toddler frog and swing available. Slide, monkey bars, climbing chain..
Simpson Street in Watson
Double sized slide, monkey bars, toddler and child swing..
Wade Street in Watson
Nice little playground with slippery dip, swings (baby and child) etc over soft bark chip base. Opposite excellent red brick cafe at Curtin shops..
Carruthers Street in Curtin
Wanderlight Avenue in Lawson
Georgina Cres in Kaleen
Diddams Close in Belconnen
Near fenced dog park..
Diddams Close in Belconnen
Gwydir Square in Kaleen
A few parks located at Kaleen Primary..
Ashburton Circuit in Kaleen
Some nice play equipment and a couple of park benches..
Victor Place in Monash
Small playground, great for toddlers and preschoolers. Equipment includes swings, a slide, seesaw, fireman pole, small chain ladder, springy frog. Not fenced, but quiet neighbourhood and surrounded by.
Weddin Cct in Palmerston
Swings and a fort with a slide and various climbing options in an area with lots of mature pine trees. It's in between two streets but they seem very quiet (residential traffic only)..
Chambers Street in Latham
Classic little playground. A bit dated but well maintained equipment..
Whitney Place in Weston
New modern playground. Nice variety of various things to hang climb and play on..
Gornall Street in Duffy
New modern basic. Comprises a climbing net trike path and exercise facilities. Nice bench and tables suitable for picnics with partial shade..
Peter Cullen Way in Duffy
Morant Circuit in Kambah
Great little park. Clean. Quiet. Has swings and a merry go round type spinning toy the kids love..
Pearl Gibbs Circuit in Bonner
Cosy out of the way park..
Corringle Close in Amaroo
Great little park. Fully fenced in is great for the little ones..
Appleford Avenue in Amaroo
Good playground. Two slides, swings and old ruins to explore from what once was an early Canberra family house..
Wanderer Ct in Amaroo
Swings, slide and ducks to feed!.
Bizant Street in Amaroo
Spider web style swing, slide and a great climbing frame..
Greg Urwin Circuit in Casey
Spinning climbing frame park!
Excellent playground for toddlers and preschool aged children. The climbing frame spins which is a hit with the kids and the little car you can pretend to drive is pretty fun too..
Whitrod Av in Casey
Free indoor playground in the Marketplace for ages 1-5. Nice car to sit in, climbing frame with slide, activity walls. Bit challenging if you have younger kids - the painted walls on the frame mean yo.
Gungahlin Place in Gungahlin
Interesting climbing ropes, a springy toy, and a weird spinning ball. Looks new and has good shade and seating. The climbing ropes would be good for primary aged children..
Gungahlin Place East in Gungahlin
Good playground for older kids or little ones who like a challenge. Tyre swing, slide, bouncing horse and climbing equipment. Getting a little old, but still good..
Peeler Place in Gowrie
Close to O'Connor shops & Sly Fox pop-up coffee shop (walk along the bike path toward MacArthur ave).
David Street in Ainslie
Slide, swings and toddler wobble toy (a pelican). Good distance from quiet roads..
Baird Place in Scullin
Paterson Street in Ainslie
Mowle Pl in Weetangera
A small playground with swings, slides and a few extras..
Montefiore Crescent in Conder
Marquet Retreat in Bonython
Neat and tidy with modern equipment..
Summerland Circuit in Kambah
Nice little park in a quiet area. Has plenty of shade under huge trees. Located beside the historic Well Station farm..
Eric Mawson Street in Harrison
Fort with slide and climbing tube, monkey bars, and a sad-looking frog wobbly toy. Has shady trees along the north side..
Hargrave Street in Scullin
Swings (no toddler swing), fort, basic flying fox, slide. No shade on the equipment but shady oaks nearby..
Bynoe Place in Page
Regatta Place in Parkes
Berne Crescent in Macgregor
Small playground with climbing frame and nest swing..
Refshauge Crescent in Charnwood
Standard urban playground with climbing frame, rocker, and swings..
Boniwell Street in Higgins
Located in Belconnen Markets. Very shabby looking (built in 1998) but kids still enjoy it. The mushroom is a hollow and part of the play equipment. High and low slides and a couple of wobble things..
Lathlain Street in Belconnen
Toddler slide, monkey bars, bridge, climbing poles..
Bramston St in Fadden
Standard frame, swings, slide in good condition. Cute bumblebee rocker..
Burkitt Street in Page