Blacktown Showground Precinct (Francis Park)
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The Blacktown Showground is massive playground and park area with loads of great spaces for the whole family to enjoy.
Within the grounds you will find a multi-use track for walking, jogging and cycling, outdoor courts perfect for netball, basketball and futsal, a woodlands park, toilets and a cafe. There are 2 playgrounds, one for 2-8 year olds and another for bigger kids, where the main attraction is a flying fox. There are plenty of picnic options, too with 6 free bbqs, table settings and lots of shade.
From September through til May, families flock to the Water Play Park for all ages! It includes a sheltered area with varying sized water troughs, a hand wheel water pump, a concrete water maze and spurts and sprays coming from all over – just perfect for the kids (and adults) on a warm, sunny day. Check website for opening hours.
Blacktown Showground Precinct is a 5 minute walk from Blacktown Train Station and Bus Interchange and free parking is available.