Playgrounds

Playgrounds

Come out and play

There are many fun and safe playgrounds in the local area. We have put together the map and table below to help you find a playground close to home. The key will let you know about the playground's size and most suitable age group. Wherever possible, we have also included extra information about barbecue areas and public toilets. Enjoy your play!

Clyne Reserve

Upper Clyne Reserve, including the playground, will be closed due to the demolition of the Harbour Control Tower.

The temporary closure has been agreed to by the City of Sydney and the Barangaroo Delivery Authority.

The authority will be in regular contact with SafeWork NSW to reopen upper Clyne Reserve as soon as possible.

Trinity Avenue Playground and Pottinger Park (The Paddock) are alternative spaces open nearby.

Barangaroo

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Key

Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. = Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children.
Neighbourhood playground with equipment for children of all ages. = Neighbourhood playground with equipment for children of all ages.
Regional playground. A large playground with equipment for all age groups. = Regional playground. A large playground with equipment for all age groups.

             
Suburb Playground Size Details

Alexandria

Bowden Playground
103 Lawrence Street
Alexandria NSW 2015
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children.

A community space for local families with some natural shade and a medium-sized fenced playground.

  Daniel Dawson Playground
2-18 Wyndham Street
Alexandria NSW 2015
 Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small local playground containing a climbing unit and swing set.
Dibbs Street Reserve Playground
19-23 Dibbs Street
Alexandria NSW 2015
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children.

A small local playground.

Jack Shuttleworth Reserve
Renwick Street & Mitchell Road
Alexandria NSW 2015
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children.

A small local playground.

McKell Playground
Alexandria Park
Buckland Street
Alexandria NSW 2015
Neighbourhood playground with equipment for children of all ages.

This large, shaded playground has equipment for children of all ages and separate fenced areas for toddlers.

  Perry Park
1B Maddox Street 
Alexandria NSW 2015
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. Neighbourhood playground. Small area for play with swings.
Renwick Street Playground
42-46 Renwick Street
Alexandria NSW 2015
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small local playground with some natural shade.
South Sydney Rotary Park Playground
Henderson Road
Alexandria NSW 2015
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children.

A community playground with a fitness station suitable for older children.

  Sydney Park
Barwon Park Road
Alexandria NSW 2015
Regional playground. A large playground with equipment for all age groups.

Large children's tactile, one-of-a-kind playground includes many different types of equipment also with a kids bike track. Car parking, barbecues and public toilets available.

Annandale Federal Park Playground
Chapman Road
Annandale NSW 2038
Regional playground. A large playground with equipment for all age groups.

Large, fenced and shaded adventure playground. Contains a skating ramp and plenty of climbing equipment. Car parking and barbecues available. Public toilets available.

Beaconsfield Beaconsfield Park Playground
54 Queen Street
Beaconsfield NSW 2015
Neighbourhood playground with equipment for children of all ages.

Large, partially fenced and shaded community playground. Public toilets available.

  Janet Beirne Reserve
Victoria Street
Beaconsfield NSW 2015
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children.  

Local fenced playground.

City centre Cook + Phillip Park Playground
Yurrong Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Neighbourhood playground with equipment for children of all ages. Fenced playground suitable for children aged 5 years and over.
  Tumbalong Park Playground
Darling Harbour
Sydney NSW 2000
Regional playground. A large playground with equipment for all age groups. Features equipment for children of all ages. Public toilets available.
Camperdown Ernest Wright Playground
24 Horden Street
Camperdown NSW 2050
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small, fenced playground suitable for toddlers. Shaded during summer months.
  MJ Hayes Playground
3 Egan Street
Camperdown NSW 2050 
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small, naturally shaded local playground.
  Victoria Park Playground
City Road
Camperdown NSW 2050
Regional playground. A large playground with equipment for all age groups.

Features play equipment for children of all ages.

Chippendale  Peace Park Playground
70-80 Myrtle Street
Chippendale NSW 2008
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children.

This local playground caters for local families and younger children.

  Strickland Park Playground
Balfour Road
Chippendale NSW 2008
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children.

A fenced and naturally shaded playground.

Darlinghurst Surrey Street Playground
Surrey Street
Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small local playground.
  Lacrozia Playground
Lacrozia Lane
Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small, partially fenced local playground with some natural shade.
Darlington Charles Kernan Reserve
Abercrombie Street
Darlington NSW 2008
Neighbourhood playground with equipment for children of all ages.

A fenced local playground.

  Vine Street Playground
Vine Street
Darlington NSW 2008
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children.

A small, fenced playground suitable for toddlers and younger children.

Dawes Point Trinity Avenue Playground
Trinity Avenue
Dawes Point NSW 2000
 Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. This fenced, local playground is suitable for toddlers and younger children. Includes swings and climbing equipment.
  Pottinger Park (aka The Paddock)
Pottinger Street
Dawes Point NSW 2000
 Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. This small, local playground features an adventure play unit.
East Sydney Albert Sloss Reserve Playground
Palmer Street
East Sydney NSW 2010
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. Partially fenced playground with equipment for children 5 years and over.
Elizabeth Bay Beare Park Playground
Ithaca Road
Elizabeth Bay NSW 2011
Neighbourhood playground with equipment for children of all ages.

Beare Park Playground has natural shade and is suitable for younger children. Public toilets available.

  Fitzroy Gardens Playground
64–68 Macleay Street
Elizabeth Bay NSW 2011
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. This fenced playground is suitable for children of all ages and features interactive play. Public toilets available.
Erskineville  Burren Street Reserve
Burren Street
Erskineville NSW 2043
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children.

A small, fenced playground featuring a slide, climbing unit and swings.

  Ethel Street Playground
Corner Ethel and Clara Streets
Erskineville NSW 2043
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small local playground with swing, and see-saw.
  Flora and Knight Reserve
Flora and Knight Sts
Erskineville NSW 2043
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small local playground with natural shade, see-saw and tyre swing.
  Green Ban Parks
1–5 Ada Villas Terrace
Erskineville NSW 2043
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children.

Pocket Playground
Local park with swings.

  Harry Noble Reserve Playground
Fox Avenue
Erskineville NSW 2043
Neighbourhood playground with equipment for children of all ages. A large fenced playground with shade sail catering for children of all ages. Includes barbecue area.
  Kirsova 2 Playground
136-140 George Street
Erskineville NSW 2043       

Kirsova 1 Playground
67 McDonald Street
Erskineville NSW 2043

Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small, fenced local playground with natural shade and play equipment.
  Pinkstone Playground
26 Septimus Street
Erskineville NSW 2043
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. Features natural shade and play equipment.
  Rochford Street Playground
Rochford Street
Erskineville NSW 2043
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. Small local playground.
Eveleigh South Sydney Rotary
Park 1
Henderson Road
Eveleigh NSW 2015
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A community playground with a fitness station suitable for older children.
Forest Lodge May Pitt Playground
St Johns Road
Forest Lodge NSW 2037
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small, fenced and enclosed playground with natural shade.
Minogue Crescent Reserve Playground
Minogue Crescent
Forest Lodge NSW 2037
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small local playground with swings, climbing unit and slide located adjacent to the PCYC.
  Ross Street Playground
Corner Ross Street and Minogue Crescent
Glebe NSW 2037
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small, fenced playground with swings, rocker and slide.  
  Wood Street Playground
Wood Street
Forest Lodge NSW 2037
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A fenced, local playground with equipment for younger children including a sandpit.
Glebe Blackwattle Bay Park Playground
Access via Oxley Street
Glebe NSW 2037
Neighbourhood playground with equipment for children of all ages. Located at the bottom of Leichhardt Street and accessible by steps from the Glebe Foreshore Walk. Features natural shade and equipment for children of all ages.
  MJ Doherty Reserve
Mitchell Street
Glebe NSW 2037
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. This fenced playground has natural shade and is suitable for younger children.
  Dr H J Foley Rest Park Playground
140 Glebe Point Road
Glebe NSW 2037   
Neighbourhood playground with equipment for children of all ages. Located at the junction of Glebe Point Road and Bridge Road. Contains a wide range of equipment suitable for children of all ages.
  Ernest Pedersen Reserve Playground
Ferry Street
Glebe NSW 2037
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. Suitable for toddlers and children aged 5 years and older.
  Glebe St Playground 
Glebe St
Glebe NSW 2037
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small toddlers playground with natural shade.
  Jubilee Park Playground
Eglington Road
Glebe NSW 2037
Regional playground. A large playground with equipment for all age groups. Located at the bottom of Glebe Point Road, this expansive neighbourhood playground has natural shade and is ideal for children of all ages. Public toilets available.
  Kirsova 3 Playground
Wigram Lane East
Glebe NSW 2037
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small, fenced and shaded playground suitable for younger children and toddlers.
  Minogue Reserve Playground
Francis Street
Glebe NSW 2037
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children.

A small, fenced playground located off Glebe Point Road.

  Robyn Kemmis Reserve
20-40 Franklyn Street
Glebe NSW 2037
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. Named in honour of Councillor Robyn Kemmis. Formerly the Franklyn Street Playground. A medium-sized, fenced playground for children of all ages.
  Sarah Peninton Reserve
Bayview Street
Glebe NSW 2037
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small, partially fenced playground with some natural shade.
  St James Park Playground
John Street
Glebe NSW 2037
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small local playground with natural shade. Equipment includes swings, see-saw and a rocker.  The St James Park tennis facility is adjacent.
  Thomas Portley Reserve Playground
Cardigan Street
Glebe NSW 2037
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small, fenced and shaded playground suitable for toddlers and younger children. Equipment includes a climbing unit with slide and a swing set.
  Wentworth Park
Wattle Street & Wentworth Park Road
Glebe NSW 2007
Neighbourhood playground with equipment for children of all ages. A shaded popular playground with equipment for children of all ages.
Millers Point Clyne Reserve Playground
2 Merriman Street
Millers Point NSW 2000
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. Overlooking Sydney Harbour, this adventure playground has barbecue and picnic facilities nearby.
Newtown Ernest Wright Playground
24 Horden Street
Newtown NSW 2050
 Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small, fenced playground suitable for toddlers. Shaded during summer months.
  Goddard Playground
39-43 O'Connell Street
Newtown NSW 2050
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small, fenced playground.

Hollis Park Playground
168-184 Wilson Street
Newtown NSW 2042
Neighbourhood playground with equipment for children of all ages. A large and popular neighbourhood playground with shade structures and fencing, suitable for children of all ages.
  Lillian Fowler Reserve
Angel Street,
Newtown NSW 2042
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small, fenced local playground with natural shade.
  MJ Hayes Playground
3 Egan Street
Newtown NSW 2050
 Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small, naturally shaded local playground.
  Union Street Playground
135–137 Union Street
Newtown NSW 2042
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children.

Pocket Playground
Small local park with slide.

Paddington Ethel Turner Park
Oatley Road
Paddington NSW 2021
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. This small, fenced playground has equipment suitable for younger children.
Pyrmont James Watkinson Reserve Playground
Ways Terrace
Pyrmont NSW 2009
Neighbourhood playground with equipment for children of all ages. This local playground with natural shade and adjacent barbecue facilities features spectacular views over Darling Harbour.
  Pirrama Park 
Pirrama Road
Pyrmont NSW 2009
Regional playground. A large playground with equipment for all age groups. An extensive, partially fenced playground located within a scenic harbourside park. Public toilets and a café kiosk are adjacent to the playground.
  Waterfront Park
Bowman St
Pyrmont NSW 2009
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small playground featuring equipment for younger children is adjacent to barbecue and picnic facilities within the harbourside park.
Redfern Chelsea Street Playground
39-43 Chelsea Street
Redfern NSW 2016
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. This fenced playground contains swings, slide, rockers and a climbing unit.
  Douglas Street Peoples Park Playground
36–38 Douglas Street
Redfern NSW 2016
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small local playground containing a climbing unit and tyre swing set.
  Elizabeth McCrea Playground
39-45 Kepos Street
Redfern NSW 2016
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A fenced local playground with natural shade.
  Hanson Cab Place Playground
1A Young Lane
Redfern NSW 2016
 Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. Small local playground suited to younger children.
  Marriot Street Reserve
Marriot Street
Redfern NSW 2016
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children.

A small, partially fenced playground with adventure play equipment.

  Pemulway Park
Eveleigh Street
Redfern NSW 2016
Neighbourhood playground with equipment for children of all ages. A small neighbourhood playground with swings and see-saw.
  Reconciliation Park
George St
Redfern NSW 2016
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A local playground with natural shade.
  Redfern Community Centre
Hugo Street
Redfern NSW 2016
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small local playground located in front of the community centre featuring adventure play equipment.
  Redfern Park Playground
51 Redfern Street
Redfern NSW 2016
Regional playground. A large playground with equipment for all age groups. The recently upgraded Redfern Park features 2 children's playgrounds. Natural shade and public toilet facilities are available near the playground.
Rosebery Crete Reserve
Rosebery Avenue
Rosebery NSW 2018
Neighbourhood playground with equipment for children of all ages. A small neighbourhood playground.
  Turruwul Park Playground
Harcourt Parade
Rosebery NSW 2018
Regional playground. A large playground with equipment for all age groups.

This recently upgraded, naturally shaded playground has equipment suitable for toddlers and older children.

  Kimberley Grove Reserve
Kimberley Grove
Rosebery NSW 2018
Neighbourhood playground with equipment for children of all ages.  A small local playground which includes swings and a climbing unit with slide.
  Bannerman Crescent Reserve
Bannerman Crescent
Rosebery NSW 2018
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small local playground.
  Sweet Acres Playground
26 Rothschild Avenue
Rosebery NSW 2018
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. Pocket playground suited to younger children.
Rushcutters Bay Waratah Playground
Waratah Street
Rushcutters Bay NSW 2011
Neighbourhood playground with equipment for children of all ages.

Adjacent to Rushcutters Bay Park, this local playground is suitable for children of all ages.
Public toilets, café, tennis courts and sports oval are nearby.

Surry Hills  Arthur Street Reserve
Arthur Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small, local, naturally shaded playground containing a climbing structure, slide, see-saw and rocker.
  Eddie Ward Park Playground
Devonshire Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010
Regional playground. A large playground with equipment for all age groups. Contains 2 playgrounds. One is suitable for toddlers and the other features a skatebowl and climbing structures.
  Edgley Reserve
Nickson Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small, fenced playground with natural shade featuring a rocking boat, and swings.
  Fanny Place
Bourke Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small local playground with natural shade.
  James Hilder Reserve Playground
121-131 Campbell Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. This medium-sized, fenced playground located opposite Harmony Park is suitable for children of all ages.
  Prince Alfred Park Playground
Corner Cleveland and Chalmers Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010
Regional playground. A large playground with equipment for all age groups. A new playground with an extensive range of equipment suitable for children of all ages is under construction at Prince Alfred Park.
Shannon Reserve Playground
Crown Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010
Neighbourhood playground with equipment for children of all ages. A popular neighbourhood playground with natural shade featuring a climbing structure with slide, swings and rockers
Ultimo Fig Lane Reserve Playground
340–334 Jones Street
Ultimo NSW 2007
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. This pocket playground with natural shade includes separate fenced area for toddlers and an unfenced area for older children with adjacent barbecue and picnic facilities.
  McKee Street Reserve
McKee Street
Ultimo NSW 2007
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A local shaded playground suitable for toddlers and younger children. Picnic and barbecue facilities are located within the Reserve.
Waterloo Crowning and Corning Park
Broome St
Waterloo NSW 2017
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small, fenced playground with equipment suitable for younger children.
  Douglas Street Playground
70 Douglas Street
Waterloo NSW 2017
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children. A small local playground.
  The Rope Walk 2
13B Archibald Avenue 
Waterloo NSW 2017 
Pocket playground with equipment for toddlers and younger children.

Pocket Playground
Small local playground suited to toddlers and younger children.

Waterloo Park
Pitt Street
Waterloo NSW 2017
Regional playground. A large playground with equipment for all age groups. This partially fenced, neighbourhood playground contains play equipment and a half-court basketball area.

The adjacent Waterloo Oval contains an extensive skatepark with street-plaza style skate facilities.

Wulaba Park Playground
30 Amelia St
Waterloo 2017
Regional playground. A large playground with equipment for all age groups.

Neighbourhood Playground
Large playground which features adventure play with equipment for all ages.

Woolloomooloo

Woolloomooloo Playground
Dowling Street
Woolloomooloo NSW 2011 
Neighbourhood playground with equipment for children of all ages.

This large, shaded and fenced neighbourhood playground caters for children of all ages. A community basketball court and a community garden are adjacent.

Zetland Tote Park
Austin Grove
Zetland NSW 2017 
Neighbourhood playground with equipment for children of all ages. This neighborhood playground contains swings, climbing structures with slides and swings. A public toilet is located nearby.
  Mary O'Brien Reserve
Tilford Avenue
Zetland NSW 2017 
Neighbourhood playground with equipment for children of all ages.

The refreshed park features 2 playgrounds with equipment for children aged up to 8 years, as well as a water play feature and barbecues with picnic areas. 

Last updated: Friday, 4 November 2016