New Adventure Playground For Cook and Phillip Park In The Sydney CBD

  • Family

You know how much we love the Ian Potter Children’s Wild Play Garden at the Centennial Parklands? Well it looks like we might be getting a similar playground in the heart of the CBD!

The proposed playground will include slides, climbing nets, balance beams, stepping stones, tunnels, swings, sand play, a dry creek bed and cubby houses. There will also be plants, an open lawn, shaded areas and seating.

Created By Kids For Kids

This design was inspired by local primary school students, who contributed their ideas during workshops in 2018 at Bourke Street and Plunkett Street primary schools.

They did exercises like design your “dream tree house,” which has resulted in the design of elevated cubbies that provide views across the park. 

Risk Taking And Adventure 

The playground will be a safe, playful, social and educational space where children are encouraged to be physically active and take risks while exploring their natural environment. There will also be a 'sharing circle' for performances and storytelling. 

Aspect Studios and Aileen Sage Architects who have designed the playground with input from students were also the brains behind the Wild Play Garden, so we are expecting great things on the way!

If you have some feedback on the design, you can put your two cents in here until 1 March.

More Adventure Playgrounds Here

Strathfield Adventure Playground
Carrs Bush Playground
Harold Park Playground


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Artists impressions courtesy of ASPECT Studios and City of Sydney.