Let’s play this winter

Winter is a great time to rug up and get active outdoors and with so many new and improved playgrounds to keep the kids busy, it’s hard to pick which one to try first!

Half Penny Reserve

A basket swing, table tennis table, recliner benches, a play unit with a rock climbing wall and slide are ready and waiting for play at the new Half Penny Avenue Reserve, Kellyville.

The family-friendly venue also includes bench seating, picnic settings with shelter, bubbler and dog drinking fountain, kick-about space, access paths, shade sail over playground, triple bay swing set with toddler swing and spinner. All this with great district views!

Address: Corner of Half Penny Avenue and Water Creek Boulevard, Kellyville.

Heritage Park

Heritage Park has been redesigned for true adventure, while paying homage to The Hills’ early colonial history.

The new look playground has a large nest swing, a hill slide, bespoke sandstone stepping stones, timber balance beams, a water pump for water play and a fantastic play unit, which makes the improved park dynamic, physically challenging for fostering creative play.

There are also toddler and baby swings, so children of all ages can enjoy the family-friendly park.

Address: Heritage Park Drive, Castle Hill

Livvi’s Place at Bernie Mullane Reserve

Livvi’s Place continues to be a top destination for Hills families after Council installed shade sails over the recently built all-abilities playground.

Three new brightly coloured sails were installed to provide much needed shade over the water play area and another two were constructed over the playground.

The new and improved playground boasts a super-cool water play area, rope climb, sensory musical play equipment, basket swing, mini-trampolines and so much more. The original playground still remains, allowing kids to explore every aspect of the park.

Address: Marella Avenue, Kellyville

Barry Road Reserve

Barry Road Reserve playground has a naturalistic design and showcases the beauty of the environment.

The new open space includes a children’s play unit with slide, climbing ropes, seesaw, shade structure, seating and a bubbler.

Address: Barry Road, North Kellyville

Wisemans Ferry Park

Wisemans Ferry Park also received an upgrade earlier this year. As part of the upgrade, new play equipment was installed including additional swings, a play unit with slide, nest swing, flying fox cable ride and a giant climbing rope.

A nature play area with balance beams, stepping stones and a sandstone rock with a poem etched into the side were also installed to pay homage to The Hills’ colonial past.

Address: Old Northern Road, Wisemans Ferry

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