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Playground Resources for Children with Disabilities in Melbourne and Victoria




Melbourne councils have provided some wonderful play facilities for children with physical or intellectual disabilities.

The best playgrounds in Melbourne which especially cater for children of All Abilities are:

Markham Reserve, Markham Avenue (Ashburton)
Bundoora Park Play Space, River Red Gum Avenue (Bundoora)
Golden Sun Moth Park, Grand Boulevard (Craigieburn)
J.H. Allan Reserve, Park Drive (Keilor East)
Brimbank Park Play Space, Brimbank Road (Keilor East)
Hays Paddock, Longstaff Street (Kew East)
Bollygum Adventure Playground, Whittlesea-Kinglake Road (Kinglake)
Halliday Park, Mitcham Road (Mitcham)
Montrose Community Playground, Mt Dandenong Tourist Road (Montrose)
Errington Reserve, Main Road East (St Albans)
Buckingham Reserve, Buckingham Crescent (Sunshine West)
Taylors Hill Recreation Reserve, Calder Park Drive (Taylors Hill)
Wombat Bend Playspace, Duncan Street (Templestowe Lower)
McKenzie Reserve, Bell Street (Yarra Glen)

The Liberty swing is a specially designed swing which allows children and adults in wheelchairs to experience the fun of being on a swing while sitting in their wheelchair. These swings are funded by Variety Australia.

The location of a Liberty swing near a particular location can be found using our enhanced search (Select Liberty swing under the Facilities section).

A list of current locations with a Liberty swing in Melbourne is:

Aughtie Drive (Albert Park)
Cherry Lake, Millers Road (Altona)
Jack Roper Reserve Adventure Playground, Camp Road (Broadmeadows)
Norris Bank Reserve, McLeans Road (Bundoora)
Bicentennial Park, Scotch Parade (Chelsea)
Casey Fields, Berwick-Cranbourne Road (Cranbourne East)
John Hemmings Memorial Park, Princes Highway (Dandenong)
Eltham North Reserve, Wattletree Road (Eltham North)
Frankston Regional Foreshore Playground (Frankston)
Geelong Play Space, Eastern Park Circuit (Geelong)
Gisborne Adventure Playground, Brantome Street (Gisborne)
Fred Smith Reserve, Marine Parade (Hastings)
Woodville Park Drive (Hoppers Crossing)
Lilydale Lake Playground, Swansea Road (Lilydale)
Maddingley Park, Taverner Street (Maddingley / Bacchus Marsh)
Artplay Playground, Birrarung Marr (Melbourne CBD)
Navan Park, Centenary Avenue (Melton)
Hannah Watts Park, Senior Playground, High Street (Melton)
Ray Bastin Reserve, Norfolk Drive (Narre Warren)
Cardinia Community Adventure Playground, John Street (Pakenham)
Ringwood Lake, Whitehorse Road (Ringwood)
Torquay Play Space, Cnr Esplanade and Zeally Bay Road (Torquay)
Oaks Picnic Area, Jells Park South, Ferntree Gully Rd (Wheelers Hill)

Locations in Regional locations are:

Windmill Drive, Lake Wendouree (Ballarat)
Strathdale Park, Cnr McIvor Hwy and Crook Street , Strthdale (Bendigo)
Colac Botanical Gardens, Fyans Street (Colac)
May Park, Baillie Street (Horsham)
John Pilley Reserve, Lake Road (Kyabram) (adjacent to Kyabram Fauna Park)
Park for Play Playground, Aerodrome Ovals, Eleventh Street(Mildura)
Sale Botanic Gardens Playground, Guthridge Parade (Sale)
Chittick Park, Pollard Street (Seymour)
SPC Ardmona KidsTown Adventure Playground (Shepparton)
Cato Park, Sloane Street (Stawell)
Newman Park, Peterkin Street (Traralgon)

A fenced playground can provide an extra level of comfort and security when playing. The location of all playgrounds with secure fencing including a security gate can be found using our Enhanced search. (Select Secure Fencing under the Facilities section)

Some of the best playgrounds in Melbourne with secure fencing are:

Plum Garland Memorial Playground, Beaconsfield Parade (Albert Park)
Markham Reserve, Markham Avenue (Ashburton)
Dendy St Park, Dendy Street (Brighton East)
Bundoora Park Play Space, River Red Gum Avenue (Bundoora)
Bicentennial Park, Scotch Parade (Chelsea)
Eltham Lower Park Playspace, Main Road (Eltham)
Tim Neville Arboretum, Dorset Road (Ferntree Gully)
Geelong Play Space, Eastern Park Circuit (Geelong)
Bayswater Road Park, Bayswater Road (Kensington)
Hays Paddock, Longstaff Street (Kew East)
Errington Reserve, Main Road East (St Albans)
Taylors Hill Recreation Reserve, Calder Park Drive (Taylors Hill)
Wombat Bend Playspace, Duncan Street (Templestowe Lower)
Yarra Junction Recreational Reserve, Park Road (Yarra Junction)



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