Play structure nestled amongst Moreton Bay Fig Trees, a child walking toward it
Timber play structures with oval and city skyline in the distance
Slides converging to a broad central sand area with planting defining the edges of the space
Children and adults exploring a timber bridge and meandering paths
Children swinging with delight on an unconventional swing set.

City of Melbourne Tour: Play Spaces self-guided tour

Description

Set within some of Melbourne’s best parks and reserves, each City of Melbourne play space nurtures a strong connection to its unique location and plays an important role in supporting the health and wellbeing of Melburnians.

The City of Melbourne’s play spaces are informed by contemporary design research and practice. They provide unique opportunities for children of all ages and abilities to experiment, learn and develop in innovative and engaging settings. We invite you to explore over 40 unique play spaces across the city!

What's On

This self-guided tour introduces visitors to some of the best play spaces across the City of Melbourne, including ‘Rocks on Wheels’ on Southbank Boulevard, Royal Park Nature Play and Lincoln Square Play Space. Visitors can download or collect a map to explore more than 40 loved and awarded play spaces.

Images: (1) Lincoln Square Play Space. Photo: Andrew Lloyd. (2) Ron Barassi Senior Park Play Space. Photo: Andrew Lloyd. (3) Hawke and Adderley Street Park. Photo: D Hannah. (4) Nature Play at Royal Park. Photo: Andrew Lloyd. (5) Southbank Boulevard Play Space. Photo: Dianna Snape.

Important Details

Time & Date

Saturday 29 + Sunday 30 July
Maps can be collected between 9am-5pm from the Open House Melbourne Info Hub, located outside Melbourne Town Hall, 90/130 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000.

Or download a digital PDF version below

ACCESSIBILITY

Partially wheelchair accessible

AGE REQUIREMENTS

All Ages

Location

Open House Melbourne Info Hub, located outside Melbourne Town Hall, 90/130 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000

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