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Playground upgrades in Bayside

Find out about the playgrounds in Bayside which we have recently upgraded to make them more accessible, safe and fun.

From Brighton to Beaumaris, over a 10-year plan we're upgrading all 61 playgrounds around the municipality. Let us know what you think about our new playgrounds via Have Your Say.

Check out these playgrounds that have recently been upgraded: 

Banksia Reserve playground

Banksia Playground showing train, slide, wobbly bridge, trees and mulch

Tramway Parade, Beaumaris

All aboard the play train and head to the new town-themed playground at Banksia Reserve, Beaumaris. The mini post office, police station and shop counter are open for business, offering local children hours of imaginative play. Children can also swing, slide, twirl and dig to their heart’s content on new monkey bars, an orbit carousel, Beaumaris fossil sand sculptures, tunnels and rubber train track steppers. The much-loved swings and Banksia trees remain, completing this unique playspace for Bayside residents.

Beach Park Sandringham Gardens playground

Beach Park playground showing a large concrete octopus, slide,shade sail and sand

Located in the foreshore reserve just south of the Sandringham Rotunda

Climb to the top of the tower to spy approaching pirates, get up close and personal with our two aquatic sculptures, Octo-pus and Chops the fish. Hold on tight and fly/spin through the air on the rope carousel or bounce the trampolines. These are just some of the options for play at the new Beach Park playground in Sandringham. And we haven’t forgotten the young-at heart, with yet another seniors’ exercise area to keep a spring in the step.

 Beaumaris Reserve playground

Beaumaris Reserve Playground, kids playing and parents watching

Cloris Avenue, Beaumaris

A quirky and interesting playground set amongst bushes and trees. A shaded structure has a big sandpit with sandplay tables. A main wooden structure has two wave slides, rope ladder, tic-tac-toe, spiral ladder and multiple levels. A small bird's nest swing, two standard swings and a speed boat on springs are bound to delight all age groups.


Dendy Park South playground

Dendy Park south playground, with tube slide, mountain, poles, climbing rope

Enter via Dacey Street, Brighton East

The Dendy Park South playground caters for different ages and abilities, carers and also for intergenerational activity by including equipment that allows for adults and children to work together. Adjacent to the playground is a life-sized game of snakes and ladders and the playground includes seating, tables, bins, drinking fountains, toilet facilities and shelter. The playground includes a wheelchair accessible carousel.

Landcox Park playground

Wooden climbing equipment in Landcox playground with trees and mulch

Mavis Avenue, Brighton East

Already a much loved destination in Brighton East with the lake and huge trees, the playground has had a makeover with the addition of new basket swing, toddler swing and standard swing set; a new wooden play structure with a range elements including slides, shop counter, ropes and accessible ramped access; spinning rope climb; and two new sandpits with waterplay elements. We are also building a new shelter with BBQ facilities and water fountain right opposite the playground.

North Road playground

People sitting and playing at North Road Brighton Foreshore playground

North Road, Brighton

North Road playground is located on the Brighton foreshore and includes waterplay equipment to cool-off in the warmer months. The playground provides a wide variety of play opportunities for a range of ages and abilities and includes all necessary supporting infrastructure that will allow families to enjoy the playground for a few hours at a time. These include seating tables, bins, drinking fountains, toilet facilities, shelter, fencing and lighting.

Thomas Street accessible playground

Thomas Street playground cow

Thomas Street, Hampton

Welcome to the new Thomas Street accessible playground. 

This all-inclusive playground located in Thomas Street South Reserve, Hampton is now open for play. Read more about this amazing regional, fun factory.

Tjilitjirrin Reserve playground

Tijljtirrin Reserve playground with inbuilt trampolines swings, trees, bridge, grass strees

Enter off Tulip Street, Sandringham

At Tjilitjirrin Reserve in Tulip Street, the much-loved lion is pleased to have his kingdom back and is roaring over the new additions. Operate the mechanical diggers in the giant sandpit; splash in the water play; bounce on the new trampolines; or climb, swing, hide and spin to your heart’s content on the many new play elements.

Other upgraded playgrounds

Since 2015 we have upgraded 22 of Bayside’s 61 playgrounds. Bayside’s Playground Improvement Plan (2015-25) will see all of Bayside’s playgrounds upgraded with an investment of $10.3M.

Here are some of the other playgrounds we've already upgraded...

  • Highland Avenue Reserve, Highett
  • Lyle Anderson Reserve, Highett
  • Tibrockney Street Reserve, Highett
  • Illaroo Reserve, Beaumaris
  • Hurlingham Park, Brighton East
  • Basterfield Park South, Hampton East
  • Alexander Park, Hampton
  • Peterson Reserve, Highett
  • Basterfield Park North, Hampton East
  • Gypsy Village Park, Hampton
  • Brighton Beach Oval, Brighton
  • William Street Reserve, Brighton
  • NG Wishart Reserve, Hampton East
  • Dondald MacDonald Reserve, Black Rock

What we’re working on

See this year’s planned playground upgrades on our Have Your Say page.