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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.

Here are some of our playgrounds with aspects of accessibility following their recent upgrades and the projects we're working on...

Thomas Street accessible playground

Castle themed playground with sheltered areas and sculptures of a cow and pumpkins.

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.

Visit Thomas Street

North Road 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.

Beaumaris Reserve Playground

Dendy Park South Playground

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.

Award for Bayside playground

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

What we're working on

We are currently planning for a new all-abilities and intergenerational playground at Thomas Street, Hampton. To keep up-to-date with plans for the new playground, or to have your say on what you would like included, visit our Have Your Say page.