Parks and playgrounds

Consultation has concluded

Wendy's House, Turruwul HouseThe City has an ongoing small parks and playgrounds improvement program to improve the quality of open spaces in the City of Sydney for everyone to enjoy. Stay tuned to this page for opportunities to have your say on upgrades to your local parks and playgrounds.


Consultation has concluded
  • Improving Reconciliation Park, Redfern


    Please join us at an information session for the upgrade of Reconciliation Park, George Street, Redfern on Saturday, 9 March 2013 from 10am to 12 noon.

    Our proposed plans include:

    • more seating and spaces for relaxation;
    • increasing the size of the existing playground and adding new facilities;
    • improving the entry to the park from George Street;
    • a possible future community garden; and
    • planting new trees and shrubs.

    Please join us at an information session for the upgrade of Reconciliation Park, George Street, Redfern on Saturday, 9 March 2013 from 10am to 12 noon.

    The City of Sydney....Read more

    by Project Coordinator 22 Feb 2013, 10:53 AM
  • Chelsea Street Playground


    The City of Sydney will upgrade Chelsea Street Playground by:

    • Installing a new playground and park facilities;
    • Addressing the needs of all park users; and
    • general landscape embellishments.

    Thank you to the students of Bourke Street Public School who work with us come up with new play opportunities in this park. To read the report from this children's consultation please click here.


    by Yvette 12 Nov 2012, 11:45 AM
  • Reconciliation Park


    Thank you to the students of Darlington Public School for their fabulous contribution to improve Reconcilitation Park. 30 students of different ages participated in consultation activities that promoted literacy and collaboration to come up with some inspiring ideas. Read the report detailing these ideas and view the children's work here

    by Project Coordinator 22 Feb 2013, 02:03 PM
  • Janet Beirne Reserve


    The plans for Janet Berrne Reserve in Beaconsfield have been approved by Council. Thank you to those of you who provided feedback during the consultation for this park.

    The City of Sydney will upgrade Janet Beirne Reserve by:

    • Installing a new playground;
    • Better park facilities; and
    • general landscape embellishments.
    by Project Coordinator 22 Feb 2013, 02:04 PM
  • Darlinghurst students help in the design of the Fitzroy Gardens Playground


    Plans for the upgrade of Fitzroy Gardens Playground were approved by Council on 12 November 2012. You can view the final plans here. Thank you to the students from Darlinghurst Primary School who participated in the consultation process. See more of their 'dream playground' creations here.

    by Project Coordinator 22 Feb 2013, 02:10 PM
  • Walking Tour of the Playgrounds of Erskineville


    A walking tour of the playgounds of Erskineville was held in April last year to show the community our unique and imaginitive playgrounds in Erskineville. The tour took parents and kids to parks of all shapes and sizes, and showed them the kinds of experiences the City has provided in Erskineville area.

    Parents and kids had so much fun together trying out new play equipment at the parks and playgrounds. You can download our self-guided map and take the tour whenever it suits you.

    by Project Coordinator 06 Mar 2013, 03:55 PM