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Rothwell Park New Playground

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Playgrounds offer an avenue for the physical, social, cognitive and linguistic development of children. The City of Canada Bay aspires to ensure that all local families can comfortably walk to a neighbourhood playground within less than 10 minutes from their home.

It was endorsed at Council's Meeting of 4 July not to proceed with a playground at the location which was consulted on. Council officers will investigate alternate locations and re-consult with the community.

View the Report presented to Council.

The pre-existing playground at Rothwell Park was removed due to the construction of a new amenities building at the western side of the park.
The new playground is proposing to include new play equipment that caters to age 2-10 years old, wheelchair accessible mulch soft fall, shade structure and shade trees, and playground-friendly landscapes. The playground will be fenced, a seat and drinking fountain and a bin will also be provided.
What is proposed?
Features proposed include:
  • For comfort
    • proposed new trees to provide shade
    • park seating
    • drinking fountain
    • waste bin
    • playground friendly landscapes
  • For the Kids
    • springer
    • double swing with one bucket seat
    • motorcycle seesaw
    • carousel
    • combination play unit
We encourage you to consult all the documentation available under 'Resources', particularly the Fact Sheet and Concept Plan.