Take the kids to one of these top playgrounds in one of Perth’s biggest cities.
Stuck for places to take the kids? Perth has absolutely loads of parks and playgrounds you can take your children to, and Perth Mums Group is taking a closer look at some of the top parks in your city or area. Here are the top parks and playgrounds in the City of Stirling.
Carine Open Space WHERE: Cnr Beach Road and Okely Road, Carine
Carine Open Space has undergone an upgrade in recent years, and now features new play and climbing equipment.
There is a walk and bike path along the open space, plus lots of birds to spot! The park has public barbecue facilities.
Dianella Regional Open Playspace is a large public space includes a playground with shade-sails, public toilets, enclosed dog exercise park, public barbecue areas and picnic shelters. The playspace also includes cricket nets, basketball courts and fitness equipment.
It is also home to the Jim Satchell Community Centre, Dianella scout and guide hall and Little League.
Macauley Reserve includes a shaded playground, public bathrooms (great for anyone with children!) plus picnic shelters and public barbecues.
Banks Reserve, Mount Lawley WHERE: Joel Terrace, Mount Lawley
Banks Reserve features a fully fenced playground with play equipment that is suitable mostly for younger children. It also has a dog exercise park, exercise equipment and basketball ring, plus picnic and barbecue areas.
Copley Park, Mount Lawley WHERE: 726 Beaufort Street, Mount Lawley
Copley Park is a cute little shaded playground with public toilets, picnic shelters, public BBQ's and a basketball court.
Whale Playground, Scarborough WHERE: The Esplanade, Scarborough
The Lotterywest Whale Playground is inspired by stories from the Noongar culture and features a life-size whale skeleton with a slide, monkey bars, ladders, swings and netted tunnels plus a huge cubbyhouse, spinning disks, climbing pods and sensory play elements.
With beautiful gardens, natural areas, a lake, shaded playground and network of paths, Stirling Civic Gardens is a fantastic spot for a family picnic. There are toilets on site, and the playground is suitable for younger children.
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