Parks and playgrounds

Parks and playgrounds

Improving local parks and playgrounds

We are committed to improving our local parks and playgrounds through innovative urban design.

While we make improvements to existing facilities we also aim to create more green space with new parklands across the local area.

Sydney Your Say 

Before we start work on our parks and playgrounds, we ask for your feedback about the plans and designs.

Current works

Ross Street Playground upgrade

We’ll soon start work to improve Ross Street Playground in Forest Lodge to provide better access, and provide new play equipment and places to sit.

New water treatment plant at Sydney Park

The new water treatment plant will have more capacity for future expansion, and will be located at the Nursery Depot in Sydney Park.

New skate park, Sydney Park

We've started work on a new skate park in Sydney Park.

Improving The Crescent and Federal Park

We've started work at The Crescent and Federal Park at Johntons Creek, Annandale, to create more green open spaces and recreational areas for everyone to enjoy.

Wimbo Park redesign

We will create a bigger, better and more pleasant Wimbo Park, extending from Bourke Street to South Dowling Street.

The Drying Green

Green Square’s central park will be named The Drying Green to celebrate its industrial past. Lawns, trees, barbecues and shade structures will create a wonderful place for friends and family to gather and play.

Hyde Park works

The City has begun a new program of works to improve and maintain Hyde Park, including tree replanting, refurbishing the Pool of Reflection, maintenance and upgrades to paths and the Museum Station café.

Shannon Reserve Playground upgrade

We’ll soon start work to improve Shannon Reserve Playground in Surry Hills.

Completed works

New outdoor fitness area in Waterloo Park

We've installed a new outdoor fitness area in Waterloo Park, Waterloo, for locals and visitors to enjoy.

Lance preschool playground upgrade

We've upgraded the Lance preschool playground, making it a more pleasant and safe space for children to enjoy.

Improving Chelsea Street Reserve

We've upgraded Chelsea Street Reserve in Redfern. This work, which follows the award winning upgrade completed in 2015, has improved the reserve for everyone to enjoy.

Kimberley Grove Reserve Playground upgrade

We've upgraded Kimberley Grove Reserve Playground to make it a more pleasant space for everyone to enjoy.

Frances Newton Reserve

We worked with the community to design a new green space for everyone to enjoy at 222 Palmer Street, Darlinghurst.

Last updated: Friday, 13 December 2019