Top Playgrounds in ACT
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
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
We were very impressed with this park.
off Yamba Drive, entrance via Launceston Street in Woden
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
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
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
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
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 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
Akuna Street in Canberra
Great place to feed the ducks, play equipment suitable for toddlers and climbing frame for older kids.
Christina Stead Street in Franklin
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
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
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
Great park for toddlers and pre-school aged children.
Morice Pl in Bonython
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 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
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
Entrance to the carpark off Bugden Ave.
Bugden Ave in Fadden
Jeffries Street in Gowrie
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 Ainslie
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
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
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
Paterson Street in Ainslie
Mowle Pl in Weetangera
Smith Street 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
Swings, fort, slides, see-saw..
Tauchert Street in Chapman
Slide, two very small flying foxes, spider web, two kangaroo rocking horses, tire swing and fort. Suitable for older toddlers..
Bunbury Street in Stirling
Boronia Drive in Ainslie
Has a fully enclosed toddler swing.
Moonlight Ave in Harrison
Gets windy as its on top of a hill.
De Bortoli Street in Amaroo
Mirrabei Drive in Amaroo
Small suburban playground with a little wear and tear. Play structure and swings, partially fenced..
Eric De Salis Street in Charnwood
Small suburban playground with swings, play structure. No shelter so pretty exposed. Partially fenced..
Heighway Street in Charnwood
Hallstrom Circuit in Monash
Has large grass area to run around, 2 slides, 2 swings, basketball hoop and a seat to just sit and watch as the children play..
Charleston Street in Monash
A relatively new park. Lots to do. It is also co-located with a skate park..
Hilder St in Weston
Billson Place in Wanniassa
A nice suburban park. Has a tire swing and some climbing equipment that toddlers will need help onto. Has monkey bar and a double width slide (never seen one of those before, but my 18m old loves it!).
Cossington Smith Cres in Lyneham
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 simple suburban park but has everything you need, slides swings and some grass and trees...everything is pretty small and low so great for toddlers..
Fred Williams Cres in Lyneham
One green and one red tube slides.
Ray Ellis Crescent in Forde
Not bad for Canberra.
Between Tanami St and Encounter St in Harrison
Meg's Toy Box
Corner Phillip Ave and Antill Street in Hackett
Mortimer Lewis Dr in Tuggeranong
Aranda school park is good for after hours and weekends. The park is completely covered and has slide and heaps of steps / activities..
Bandjalong Crescent in Aranda
Pine Island Rd in Tuggeranong
Simple old style park, up a hill from main road. 2 swings, standard bridge, slide, climbing rings..
Beaney St in Macgregor
Small suburban playground with slide, swings, bridge etc. Quiet location away from traffic..
Longley Place in Florey
Burgoyne St in Bonython
You'd only go there if you were heading to the shops..
Hawker Pl in Hawker
Small playground with swings and raised play area. Close to shops..
Ratcliffe Crescent in Florey
Basic urban playground - swings, frame, wobble thing and one seat. Near a quiet cul de sac..
Earle Place in Page
A fancy slippery dip but good for a distraction..
Bennelong Crescent in Macquarie
Not a playground per se but it's on an island with lots of birds to chase and room to run around.
Wendouree Dr in Parkes
Odd climbing frame with a metal ladder, fireman's pole, mystery wood pole, and elderly slide; swings (includes a toddler swing); depressed frog wobbler.
Duigan Street in Scullin
Good new playground for younger children. Basic and safe..
McConchie Circuit in Weston Creek
Armstrong Crescent in Holt
Britten-Jones Drive in Holt
Randall Close in Dunlop
Small playground, slide + swings.
Blackwell Circuit in Flynn
John Holt Street in Charnwood
Simple playground with a good variety of equipment. Reasonably maintained..
Boddington Cres in Kambah
Small but well maintained with swing, slide, monkey bars and seesaw..
Bolden Place in Kambah
Pair of swings with seats, has a basic fence on the car park side. Wouldn't go there unless visiting Tommy & Me cafe or Kings swimming centre..
Chalmers Place in Macgregor
Ordinary climbing frame wih a couple of wobble toys, one seat for parents, next to the path to Hawker Shops.
Petterd Street in Page
An older style park designed mainly for older kids - I'm 186 cm and my toes just touch the ground on the monkey bars! Lots of litter gives it the feeling of being a teen hangout on weekend evenings. M.
Allman Circuit in Macquarie
Small suburban play area. Swings, seesaw and two slides, plus barbecue area. Very secluded..
Tattersall Crescent in Florey
This is a Preprimary so only good on weekend but has some ok climbing equipment a sandpit and a great little cubby house. They take the swings down outside school hours..
Garling Street in Lyneham
Gilbert, French and Harris St Park
16-18 Harris Street in Hackett
Standard swing set with bucket seat, nothing else..
Pulleine Crescent in Macgregor
Park at the end of its life and in a state of genteel decay. One wobble toy which seats four toddlers, a broken bubbler, and a seat which is popular with locals who want to watch the world go by. Shad.
Diggles St in Page
Nice local park for a quick swing and a slide. Has a wall to hit a ball against..
Hope Street in Dickson