Playgrounds in Hume

There are a range of fun and engaging playgrounds available throughout Hume. Take the family along and explore!

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Johnstone Street Reserve (Rotary Park) Playspace, 59 Johnstone Street, Broadmeadows
This playground includes; a wave bridge, fireman's pole, two different styles of slides, a see-saw, a double swing frame and a connecting footpath. The reserve features two BBQs, a large shelter and four picnic settings with seating, a Skate Park and a Flying Fox. The Flying Fox has a double cable system with one pommel seat and an Access for All chair. The take-off and landing area has been designed to allow wheelchair access for children and adults.  In addition,  a basketball and netball court is close by. (Melway Map 6 F8)

Jack Roper Reserve, 217 Camp Road, Broadmeadows
Includes two playspaces, a flying fox, BBQ and public toilets. (Map 7 B10)
The Liberty Swing at the Jack Roper Playspace is temporarily unavailable for maintenance.

Progress Reserve, 28 Bushfield Crescent, Coolaroo
Includes two playspaces and BBQ but no public toilets. (Map 7 A2)

Craigieburn Bicentennial Park, 235 Craigieburn Road West, Craigieburn
Includes a playspace with swings, BBQ and public toilets. (Map 386 H9)

Centennial Park Drive Reserve, 1 Centennial Park Drive, Craigieburn
Includes a playground and BBQ but no public toilets. (Map 386 G5)

Barrymore Road Recreation Reserve, 29 Barrymore Road, Greenvale
Includes playground with swings and BBQ. Public toilets only available when the adjacent Recreation Centre is open. (Map 179 B11)

Lightwood Crescent Reserve, 72 Lightwood Crescent, Meadow Heights
Includes a vertical ladder, net crossing, rock climber, hammock, curved slide,  spinner bowl, crazy rocker, space net, double swing frame and basketball tower. (Map 179 F10)

Visy Learning Centre, Hudson Circuit, Meadow Heights
The playspace is a multi-age, Access for All design allowing wheelchair access so all children can join in the fun. It includes a fort structure with slides, various activity panels, climbing wall, spinner barrel, rockers, climbing rope, tower swings. There's even a new soccer/basketball half court area for the older kids. The playspace is surrounded by new landscaping and grassed areas including new park furniture and fencing. (Map 179 H12)

Ruthven Street Reserve, 18 Ruthven Street, Sunbury
Includes a colourful artwork panel, a hang 'n' glide, a climbing structure, a swing frame, and picnic table with shelter. (Map 382 D2)

Scullin Court Reserve, 15 Gowrie Court, Sunbury
Includes a cave bridge, a climber, suspension bridge, jungle bars, a gyro spinner, swing frame, park furniture and a basketball tower. (Map 362 D11)

McEwen Drive Reserve, 21 McEwen Drive, Sunbury
Includes a net climber, voice tubes, hanging rings, a see-saw, and a double swing frame. (Map 362 E12)

Apex Park, Sunbury Road, Sunbury
Playspace includes wooden structure with climbing wall, ladder, monkey bars, fireman's pole, curved slide, see-saw, swings, BBQ and shelter and walking trails. Public toilets are close by. (Map382 G5)

Lions Park (Sunbury Recreation Reserve), Riddell Road, Sunbury
An Access for All playspace that incorporates new materials and designs to encourage group play activities. Pathways through the park allow better entry and access by wheelchairs. Play equipment includes basket swing allowing up to three children to ride at once or a child and a carer. An inverted Super Nova spinning wheel allows great group play. The park has two shelters, picnic settings with seating and BBQs. Toilets are available over the bridge next to the Sunbury Leisure and Aquatic Centre approximately 80m away. (Map 382 D3)

Galaxy Land Jackson Park, 1-25 Betula Terrace, Sunbury (closed for redevelopment)
Large colourful playspace with three main areas for different ages. Galaxy Land has a public toilet, BBQ and picnic facilities, walking paths amongst pleasant formal gardens and natural wetlands. (Map 382 C8)

Fisher Grove Reserve, 32 Fisher Grove, Tullamarine
Includes an alphabet and math activity panel, an interactive gear panel and rock wall, climbing panel, relax rocker, footpaths and park furniture. (Map 15 G2)

Highgate Recreation Reserve, Cleveland Drive, Craigieburn.
This playspace includes state-of-the-art equipment and is designed not only for the kids, but for adults too. Try the slippery dip or flex some arm muscle on the monkey bars and climbing frame. The landscaping works include gravel and crushed rock paths, Kikuyu grass and a range of native and exotic plants to create a calming rustle in the Highlands breeze. (Map 386 J3)

Accessible Playspaces in Hume

Playspaces provide wonderful opportunities for children to be physically active, interact with other children and learn skills such as cooperation, socialising and playing independently. Playspaces with accessible equipment allow children with a disability to have fun and interact with other children. The accessible playspaces in Hume are:

  • Galaxy Land, Jacksons Park, 1-25 Betula Terrace, Sunbury (Map382 C8)
  • Lions Park, Riddell Road, Sunbury  (Map 382 D3)
  • Jack Roper Reserve, 217 Camp Road, Broadmeadows (Map 7 B10)
  • Melrose Drive Reserve, 300 Melrose Drive, Tullamarine (Map 5 G11)
  • Bulla Recreation Reserve, 5-17 Green Street, Bulla (Map 177 B7)
  • Craigieburn Gardens, 59 Craigieburn Road, Craigieburn (Map 387 A10)
  • Barrymore Road Reserve, 29 Barrymore Road, Greenvale (Map 179 B11)
  • Laura Douglas Reserve, King Street, Dallas (Map 7 C4)
  • Apex Park, Sunbury Road, Sunbury (Map 382 G5)
  • Visy Learning Centre, Hudson Circuit, Meadow Heights  (Map 179 H12)
  • Johnstone Street Reserve (Rotary Park), Johnstone Street, Broadmeadows (Map 6 F8)
  • Livvi's Place, Craigieburn ANZAC Park, Craigieburn

Features include accessible swings and other play equipment, continuous pathways, accessible entries to playspaces and parking close by. Many of the playspaces have play equipment for a range of ages, and other recreation opportunities nearby such as ovals, basketball half courts, skate parks and public access tennis courts.

Updated : 11:32 AM, 28 August 2019

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