Better playgrounds across Canberra

Canberra children and their families are benefiting from an extensive program of improvements to suburban play spaces. Canberra children and their families are benefiting from an extensive program of improvements to suburban play spaces.

Playgrounds in 31 Canberra suburbs have been upgraded to make sure local kids have access to well-maintained places to play and explore.

New shade sails, fencing, seating, inclusive play equipment and footpaths have been installed across 39 existing playgrounds.

In addition, a new park has opened in north Coombs with two new recreation areas planned for nearby Wright.

Playground upgrades have taken place in suburbs including Deakin, Barton, Campbell, Yarralumla and Griffith in Central Canberra; Page, Florey and Latham in Belconnen; Kambah, Oxley, Bonython, Gowrie and Tuggeranong Town Park in Tuggeranong; and Nicholls, Crace, Throsby and Palmerston in Gungahlin.

In Coombs, the newly opened Judy Harris Park includes a custom swing set and climbing arch.

A half basketball court and cricket nets will feature in the new recreation areas planned for Wright.

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