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Playground reviews, ratings, photos and maps in the Central area of Melbourne.

Melbourne Central is the area bounded on the North by Brunswick St, East by Hoddle Street and Punt Road, on the South by Fitzroy Street, and the West by Port Phillip Bay.

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 The BEST playgrounds in the Central Melbourne Region  The BEST playgrounds in the Central Melbourne Region
To celebrate reaching 2400 likers on our Melbourne Playgrounds Facebook page, we have created a document in PDF format which has a summary of the best playgrounds in the central region of Melbourne. It includes 23 playgr Read more..

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Albert Road Drive, Albert Park  Albert Road Drive, Albert Park
Ticketed parking. Some people have called me cheap but I wouldn't pay to stop at this playground. Small structure with tunnel and wave slide. Nothing else. BBQ, sheltered tables and shaded seats. Water tap. Photos: Read more..

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Alexander Street, Clifton Hill  Alexander Street, Clifton Hill
Old playground in an area full of rubbish and building waste. Structure with slide, climber, ladder, fireman's pole, chain traverse and flying fox. Also two person pommel bounce, horse springer and swings. Unshaded table Read more..

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Arthur Calwell Reserve, Cashmere Street, Travancore  Arthur Calwell Reserve, Cashmere Street, Travancore
Set on an elevated block and slightly hidden away. Structure with slide, steps, climbing wall, shop front, speak and listen system, binoculars and steering wheel. Springer, clock panel, maze panel and a wooden climbing f Read more..

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Artplay Playground, Birrarung Marr, Melbourne  Artplay Playground, Birrarung Marr, Melbourne
A colourful and modern play space with lots fun and creative things to do. The main structure has plenty of ramps and walkways with brightly painted murals together with curved and spiral slide, climbing wall and steps. Read more..

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Ashworth Street, Middle Park  Ashworth Street, Middle Park
Fenced in area with safety gates. Has a nice speed boat on springs and a bright structure with slide, rope bridge, scrambling wall, shop front, tunnel, cubby area and rope ladder. Basketball court and unshaded seats. Read more..

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Aughtie Drive (North), Albert Park  Aughtie Drive (North), Albert Park
Small structure and swings not much bigger than a Grand Prix car. There is also Liberty Swing. Located opposite the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre (MSAC) Photos: Read more..

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Aughtie Drive Adventure Playground, Albert Park  Aughtie Drive Adventure Playground, Albert Park
Next to Grand Prix grandstands. A playground to race to (keeping to the speed limit of course!) Ticketed parking. Huge wooden fort style playground with lots of places to explore. Plenty of swings, slides, tunnels and va Read more..

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Bank Street, South Melbourne  Bank Street, South Melbourne
Located next to the towering building of Park Towers housing estate. Old structure covered in lots of graffiti with high spiral slide, various ladders, twin metal slides and tunnel. Also swings, springer and see-saw. Read more..

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Bayswater Road Park, Bayswater Road, Kensington  Bayswater Road Park, Bayswater Road, Kensington
This is not the Bayswater Road, Kensington that I remember from London. On the other hand, I donít think the namesake road in London has a playground as good as this. The large playground is interspersed with soft path r Read more..

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Beacon Vista, Port Melbourne  Beacon Vista, Port Melbourne
Beautifully landscaped area but the playground is very compact and small with small slide, steering wheels, telescope, tunnel, tic-tac-toe, abacus, shop front and swings. Suited to toddlers. Well protected from the road Read more..

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Bellair Street, Kensington  Bellair Street, Kensington
Well utilised thin strip of land next to the railway track. One structure has a wave slide, steps, spiral ladder, monkey bars, chain bridge, fireman's pole and walkway. A smaller lower structure has a slide, abacus, tic- Read more..

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Buckingham Reserve, Sandridge Avenue, Port Melbourne  Buckingham Reserve, Sandridge Avenue, Port Melbourne
Two structures - the larger has a wave slide, "tree" ladder, fireman's pole, scrambling wall, chain bridge, chain traverse and flying fox. The smaller structure has a small slide, climbing mat, tunnel, spiral ladder, ste Read more..

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Buluk Park, Victoria Harbour Promenade, Docklands  Buluk Park, Victoria Harbour Promenade, Docklands
A lovely playground located next to the Docklands library which is part playground and part art installation. At the front of the playground are two huge wonderful metal trees with a range of metal cut-outs on the branch Read more..

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Buncle Reserve, Mark Street, North Melbourne  Buncle Reserve, Mark Street, North Melbourne
Are we in Samarkand, Uzbekistan or Melbourne? Lovely mosaic decoration around the playground exterior. The playground itself is old and tired. The structure has a metal slide, various ladders, wiggly fireman's pole, hori Read more..

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Bunjil Way, Parkville  Bunjil Way, Parkville
Very nicely created playground which has two modern climbing structures, one high and one low. The high structure has a twisting slide, high climbing wall, curved twisting ladder, steps, sloping parallel bars and other c Read more..

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Canterbury Stables Reserve, Canterbury Street, Flemington  Canterbury Stables Reserve, Canterbury Street, Flemington
Located next to Canterbury Stables Community Centre. Fenced playground with opening and no gate which has a structure with slide, climbing wall, shop front, abacus, telescope and steering wheel. Also swings. Quite sh Read more..

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Carlton Gardens, Cnr Rathdowne Street and Carlton Street, Carlton  Carlton Gardens, Cnr Rathdowne Street and Carlton Street, Carlton
Very unusual Play Space with a series of walls different sized holes cut in them, two modernistic, stark metal towers with a big tunnel slide, smaller slides, musical instrument, monkey bars, fireman's pole, ladders and Read more..

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Carlton Recreational Reserve, Bowen Crescent, Carlton North  Carlton Recreational Reserve, Bowen Crescent, Carlton North
Small playground with swings, springer, stand-on rocker and see-saw which you walk across to tip it over. Shaded seat. Water tap. Next to a huge grassy area. Photos: Read more..

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Cecil Street, Fitzroy  Cecil Street, Fitzroy
Colourful fenced structure with curved slide, climbing wall, steps, telescope, mirror, shop front, walkway, disks on a vertical pole, tic-tac-toe, steering wheel, abacus, horizontal bar and monkey rungs. Also swings. Read more..

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Centenary Park, Centenary Drive, Port Melbourne  Centenary Park, Centenary Drive, Port Melbourne
Decent enough structure but the location next to busy Graham Street and tram line plus the poor condition of the playground equipment makes this a very uninspiring place. The structure has a steep tunnel slide, wave slid Read more..

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City of Melbourne Playgrounds  City of Melbourne Playgrounds
While the city's parks and gardens provide endless and varied opportunities for play, there are also a number of public playgrounds containing a range of high-quality play equipment. 1. Canning and Palmerston streets Read more..

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Cnr Danks Street and Mills Street, Albert Park  Cnr Danks Street and Mills Street, Albert Park
Set on a median strip and fully contained by a fence. Why bother with such a playground? - it's rubbish. There is a slide with a curved ladder, very large abacus, springer and three swings. Seat with possible shade. P Read more..

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Cnr Hawke St & Adderley St, West Melbourne  Cnr Hawke St & Adderley St, West Melbourne
Small playground in a fenced area with bluestone paths. Suitable for toddlers. The main structure has a small slide, walkway, steps, scrambling wall, large clock, shopfront (selling cakes and cappuccinos), ladder, steeri Read more..

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Cnr Palmerston Street and Drummond St, Carlton  Cnr Palmerston Street and Drummond St, Carlton
Set under towering apartment buildings. Three areas next to each other. Area for young kids has a structure with slide, spiral ladder, tunnel, abacus, climbing mat and steps. Two springers. The main area doesnít have a s Read more..

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Coronet Street, Flemington  Coronet Street, Flemington
An interesting playground but there is limited play equipment. The centre piece is a medium sized atom shaped rope climbing frame, big birds nest swing, wooden cubby, little slide on a hillock, wooden horse sculpture and Read more..

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Crichton Reserve, Stokes St, Port Melbourne  Crichton Reserve, Stokes St, Port Melbourne
Structure has slide, curved climber, abacus, shop front, fireman's pole, chain ladder, monkey bars and chain traverse. Also purple dinosaur from the Flintstones, swings, see-saw and springer. Shade from trees. Shaded sea Read more..

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Curtain Square Playground, Newry Street, Carlton North  Curtain Square Playground, Newry Street, Carlton North
Number of areas for different aged kids joined together. The highest section has a structure with dual slides, scrambling wall, wobbly walkway, chain ladder, fireman's pole, straight and spiral ladders and monkey rungs. Read more..

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Cyril Letts Reserve, Edwards Avenue, Port Melbourne  Cyril Letts Reserve, Edwards Avenue, Port Melbourne
Elevated hexagon with spiral ladder, long wave slide, chain bridge, curved ladder, tic-tac-toe, fireman's pole and climber. Needs some climbing skill to reach the top. Also flying fox, high monkey rungs, separate small t Read more..

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Danks Street, Albert Park  Danks Street, Albert Park
A fully fenced playground on the median strip which has been upgraded. It now has a sandpit with sand play table, birds nest swing, huge saucer (or is that a UFO?) to sit in and spin around, a big rope climbing net, stan Read more..

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Darling Gardens, Gold St, Clifton Hill  Darling Gardens, Gold St, Clifton Hill
Wooden structure with two slides, ladder with square rungs, steps, shop front, fireman's pole, walkway, steering wheel and monkey rungs. Also large see-saw, springer and four swings (one with safety chain). Shaded seats. Read more..

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Davis Street, Kensington  Davis Street, Kensington
Blue and green structure with slide, kinked fireman's pole, binoculars, walkway, ladder, climber, monkey bars, balance beam, chain traverse and some alphabet panels. Swings, skateboard rocker and swings which would be be Read more..

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Debneys Park, Mount Alexander Road, Flemington  Debneys Park, Mount Alexander Road, Flemington
The main part of the playground is set in a series of soft hills and bowls and crossed by concrete paths. The equipment is focussed on climbing and includes a huge rope pyramid climbing frame, five huge blocks connected Read more..

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Debneys Park, Victoria St, Flemington  Debneys Park, Victoria St, Flemington
Metallic structure with two metal slides, high horizontal climber, ladder with square rungs, climbing wall, shop front, chain traverse, balance beam, chain bridge, hanging poles with base, vertical rope spiders web climb Read more..

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Derby Street, Kensington  Derby Street, Kensington
Traversing type structure next to tower block with spiral slide, abacus, shop front, tic-tac-toe, spiral ladder, steps, straight slide, walkway, chain bridge, monkey bars, monkey rungs, flying fox and steering wheel. Qui Read more..

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Docklands Park, Navigation Drive, Docklands  Docklands Park, Navigation Drive, Docklands
Combination of art and playground. Most of the area has a soft spongy base. The centre of the playground has a big circular ring with five swings (four with safety chain). Around this is a big mound with a tunnel through Read more..

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Eades Place, Chetwynd Street, West Melbourne  Eades Place, Chetwynd Street, West Melbourne
Fairly unattractive setting. The main structure has a wave slide, various ladders and bridges, shop front/cubby, flying fox, log roll and horizontal bar. Also see-saw and swings. There is a basketball court nearby. Seat Read more..

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Eastern Reserve South, Heather Street, South Melbourne  Eastern Reserve South, Heather Street, South Melbourne
Small structure which receives some shade from trees. Structure has a curved slide, straight slide, walkway, climbing mats, shop front and tic-tac-toe. Also see-saw, swings, stand-on spinner, vertical square rope climbin Read more..

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Edinburgh Gardens (North), Alfred Cr, Fitzroy North  Edinburgh Gardens (North), Alfred Cr, Fitzroy North
Fully enclosed by a fence with child proof gate. The whole playground has a soft rubbery base. Main structure has a wave slide, walkway, fireman's pole, scrambling wall, chain bridge, monkey bars, chain traverse and flyi Read more..

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Edinburgh Gardens (South), Alfred Crescent, Fitzroy North  Edinburgh Gardens (South), Alfred Crescent, Fitzroy North
A great new playground which is surrounded by a fence with safety gates and has All Abilities access. There are lots of paths which wind through the playground area to give access to all the play equipment. The main wood Read more..

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Edwards Park, Esplanade West, Port Melbourne  Edwards Park, Esplanade West, Port Melbourne
The playground has a number of areas like four quadrants of a circle (my maths education comes in handy yet again). One quadrant has a platform so high that it is likely to give you nose bleeds. This structure has a huge Read more..

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Emerald Street, Collingwood  Emerald Street, Collingwood
Old and rundown playground next to tower block. Fenced but some openings. Shaded structure with slide, ladder, climber, walkway and climbing mat. Broken two person pommel bounce, springer and swings. Also structure with Read more..

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Farnham St, Flemington  Farnham St, Flemington
Located next to Flemington Neighbourhood House. A positive attempt has been made to create a playground within a pleasant environment. There is a ramp leading and steps leading up to a domed area with a small steep slide Read more..

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Fawkner Park East, Pasley Street North, South Yarra  Fawkner Park East, Pasley Street North, South Yarra
Pleasant landscaped area with paths set amongst the trees. Four swings including one with harness. Small structure with tunnel and balance beam. Main structure has slides, various ladders, tunnel, monkey bars, walkways, Read more..

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Fawkner Park, Toorak Road West, Melbourne  Fawkner Park, Toorak Road West, Melbourne
The playground is located just south of the tennis courts and is set in a huge grassy expanse. This is a playground for connoisseurs of balls and sandpits. There are five large balls under some shady trees and a sandpit. Read more..

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Fawkner Park, Toorak Road, South Yarra  Fawkner Park, Toorak Road, South Yarra
Structure has lots of different monkey bars but lacking in character and verve. If raising a chimpanzee consider this playground, otherwise give it a miss. Seat with shade. Water tap. Photos: Read more..

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Fitzroy Gardens Playground, Clarendon Street, East Melbourne  Fitzroy Gardens Playground, Clarendon Street, East Melbourne
The playground is in the midst of Fitzroy Gardens. Enter from level with Grey Street. Slide down the dragonís tail, swing on the giraffeís ears, see how the dragon glows in the dark! There is a fantastic dragon slide, gi Read more..

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Flagstaff Gardens, William Street, West Melbourne  Flagstaff Gardens, William Street, West Melbourne
The playground received an upgrade in 2013 which gives it a bit more edginess. There is a huge semi-spherical climbing frame with an assortment of different sized ropes and nets, horizontal wooden ladder, balance slide a Read more..

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Frank and Mary Crean Reserve, Richardson Street, Middle Park  Frank and Mary Crean Reserve, Richardson Street, Middle Park
Excellent playground with two colourful structures joined by stepping stones and monkey bars. The larger, higher structure has a spiral slide, spiral ladder, steps, shop front, abacus and chain bridge. The smaller, lower Read more..

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Garden City Reserve, Beacon Road, Port Melbourne  Garden City Reserve, Beacon Road, Port Melbourne
A lovely, fun playspace. The highlights are a huge "Portosaurus" climbing wall which has quite difficult climbing holds and a real full size flying fox (zip line) with disk type seat. Landscaped gardens with wooden t Read more..

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Gardiner Reserve, Haines Street, North Melbourne  Gardiner Reserve, Haines Street, North Melbourne
A three for one deal. One playground area has a structure with spiral slide, curved slide, tunnel, tic-tac-toe, shop front, "tree" ladder and inclined climbing mat. Also another structure with high platform which has lad Read more..

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Garryowen Park, Leicester St, Fitzroy  Garryowen Park, Leicester St, Fitzroy
Shady playground which has a structure with dual wave slides, smaller slide, binoculars, fireman's pole, shop front, music panel, two inclined walkways and tic-tac-toe. Also huge green grasshopper springer and swings. Read more..

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Gasworks Park Playground, Foote Street, Albert Park  Gasworks Park Playground, Foote Street, Albert Park
Very simple playground with two springers and two swings without a safety chain. Huge grassy area. Unshaded seats, BBQs and tables. Some sculptures scattered about. There is a Farmers market here on the third Saturday of Read more..

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George Street, Fitzroy  George Street, Fitzroy
Wooden structure with two slides, fireman's pole, abacus, steps, walkway, scrambling wall, steering wheel, tunnel, ramp, speak and listen system, shop front and monkey rungs. Also swings and two springers. Grassy area an Read more..

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Grant Street Reserve, Grant  Street, Southbank  Grant Street Reserve, Grant Street, Southbank
A play space with natural features which stretches along a fence. At one end is a good sized sandpit, standalone metal slide, sit-on carousel and birds nest swing. A little further along is a climbing structure made fro Read more..

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Holden Byrne Reserve, Byrne St, Fitzroy North  Holden Byrne Reserve, Byrne St, Fitzroy North
Quirky and unusual playground. Main structure has a wave and curved slide, shop front, fireman's pole, balance beam, inclined walkway, tunnel and stepping stones. There is a very large twisted sheet climbing structure, s Read more..

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Holland Ct, Flemington  Holland Ct, Flemington
Two playground areas separated by a road and parking area. One area has a structure with slide, various ladders, shop front, steering wheel, fireman's pole, circular walkway, chain ladder, tic-tac-toe, fireman's pole and Read more..

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Inner Circle, Bennett St, Fitzroy North  Inner Circle, Bennett St, Fitzroy North
Two fully fenced playground areas next to each other separated by a shelter with BBQ and tables plus an unshaded table. One area has a very large sandpit with sand conveyor and table, spinning cup with hand wheel, see-sa Read more..

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J.J Holland Park, Altona St, Kensington  J.J Holland Park, Altona St, Kensington
Large playground with four main structures. First structure has a curved slide, climbing wall, walkway, climbing mats, disks on a vertical pole, steering wheel, binoculars and abacus. Second structure is in the shape Read more..

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Kensington Hall Reserve, Bellair St, Kensington  Kensington Hall Reserve, Bellair St, Kensington
Swings (one with tyre seat and other without safety chain). Unshaded seat and grassy area near busy road. Photos: Read more..

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King William Street, Fitzroy  King William Street, Fitzroy
Small playground fully fenced. Structure with curved slide, tunnel, disks on vertical poles, steering wheel, chain traverse and monkey bars. Unshaded seat. There is a nearby kid friendly eating place at Grub Food Van Read more..

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Langdon Reserve, Miller Street, Fitzroy North  Langdon Reserve, Miller Street, Fitzroy North
This playground is home to the wimpiest pigeons in Melbourne! During a passing rain shower they all took cover under the playground equipment. Fully fenced with a big structure which has lots of traversing elements. Incl Read more..

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Liddy Walk, Kensington  Liddy Walk, Kensington
Located next to Siberia Lane. Maybe this playground should be sent to the Siberian Salt Mines for not having swings. Small structure with spiral slide, steps, spiral and straight ladders and steering wheel. Bike springer Read more..

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Lincoln Square South, Carlton  Lincoln Square South, Carlton
Completely shaded by trees and suitable for younger kids. There is fairly basic equipment. One structure has dual slides, steps, shop front and climbing cables with footholds. Also another simple modern climbing structur Read more..

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Little Finlay Street, Albert Park  Little Finlay Street, Albert Park
Small playground with wooden structure which has a metal slide, steps, table and seat. Rocker. Unshaded seat. Photos: Read more..

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Little Page Street, Albert Park  Little Page Street, Albert Park
Tiny playground. Structure has a slide, climbing wall, climbing mat and shop front. Also springer. No seats. Photos: Read more..

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Ludwig Stamer Reserve, Cobden Street, South Melbourne  Ludwig Stamer Reserve, Cobden Street, South Melbourne
Lovely playground which has a large wooden structure with large dual slides, wooden and chain climbing walls, shop front, fireman's pole, walkway, spiral ladder, curved slide, tunnel, tic-tac-toe, hanging disks, abacus, Read more..

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Lyell - Iffla Reserve, Lyell Street, South Melbourne  Lyell - Iffla Reserve, Lyell Street, South Melbourne
A beautiful local playground which blends in well to the natural environment. The highlight is a medium sized rope climbing frame with a thick rope bridge, rope ladder and suspended ladder for access and a huge metal sli Read more..

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Manningham Reserve, Manningham Street, Parkville  Manningham Reserve, Manningham Street, Parkville
Fun playground with a buggy (two steering wheels) next to petrol pump and car dashboard panels (a chance to teach the kids the high cost of petrol at a young age). There is also a clanger to hit against pipes and a simpl Read more..

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Mayors Park, Turnbull St, Clifton Hill  Mayors Park, Turnbull St, Clifton Hill
Colourful playground completely under shade sails. Structure has a high end with curved slide, shop front, ladder, chain traverse, hanging disks, spiders web rope climbing frame, high horizontal bar and monkey bars. The Read more..

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McNamara Reserve, Keele St, Collingwood  McNamara Reserve, Keele St, Collingwood
Fully enclosed playground with soft surface. Structure with wave slide, tic-tac-toe, shop front, abacus, another smaller slide, steps, tunnel ladder and spiral ladder. Also a springer and see-saw. No swings. Minimal gras Read more..

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Morris Reserve, Ross St, Port Melbourne  Morris Reserve, Ross St, Port Melbourne
Very small playground with standalone slide, rocker, springer and swings (no safety chain). Some shade from a tree. Shaded and unshaded seats. Photos: Read more..

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Murphy Reserve, Williamstown Road, Port Melbourne  Murphy Reserve, Williamstown Road, Port Melbourne
Wooden structure with spiral ladder, wave slide, rigid straight and curved ladders plus tyre ladder. Large purple dinosaur springer and swings. BBQs, tables and seats with possible shade. Shaded seat near playground Read more..

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Neville Street, Middle Park  Neville Street, Middle Park
Need to be pretty desperate to make this a part of your week. Small slide, four person springer and swings. Fenced in. Table with possible shade. Photos: Read more..

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Newman Street, Kensington  Newman Street, Kensington
Cute little playground with some unusual equipment. The main climbing structure is in the shape of an SUV with curved climbing wall, rope ladder, slide and fireman's pole. Standalone metal slide with steps. To complete t Read more..

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Newmarket Plaza S.C, Racecourse Rd, Flemington  Newmarket Plaza S.C, Racecourse Rd, Flemington
An old playground next to the Newmarket Railway Station and Newmarket Plaza Shopping Centre parking lot. Wooden structure with two slides, fireman's pole, shop front, ramp, tic-tac-toe, ladder and inclined climber which Read more..

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Palmerston Street, Carlton  Palmerston Street, Carlton
Next to towering apartment buildings. Structure with wave and curved slides, spiral ladder, climber, climbing mat, chain traverse, walkway, curved ladder, straight ladder, monkey bars and flying fox. Small structure for Read more..

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Park Drive, Parkville  Park Drive, Parkville
Very close to the Royal Children's Hospital and it's a pity that there isnít a fantastic playground here - there is certainly enough space for one. The highlight is a large rope pyramid climbing frame. Also a modern stan Read more..

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Park Street, Princes Hill  Park Street, Princes Hill
Next to the North Carlton Railway Station Neighbourhood House and naturally has a train theme. A ladder leads to a train engine with broken steering wheel. Structure also has a slide, steps, ladder with square rungs, cha Read more..

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Plum Garland Memorial Playground, Beaconsfield Parade, Albert Park  Plum Garland Memorial Playground, Beaconsfield Parade, Albert Park
This playground had a major facelift and doubled in size. There are shade sails over the western part and the surface is a giant sandpit. There is a multi-level structure in a sandpit for hauling up sand in a scoop, Read more..

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Point Park Crescent, Docklands  Point Park Crescent, Docklands
An interesting playground with plenty of opportunities to make music with lots of musical flowers and a huge music making wall - think the equivalent of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and you will be getting close. Read more..

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Powlett Reserve, Cnr Powlett St and Grey Street, East Melbourne  Powlett Reserve, Cnr Powlett St and Grey Street, East Melbourne
An adventure type playground with lots of play opportunities. The high main structure has a long curved slide, curved walkway, spiral slide, tic-tac-toe, warped mirror, chalkboard, shop front, coloured balls, tell-the-ti Read more..

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Princes Park Drive, Carlton North  Princes Park Drive, Carlton North
Extensive wooden adventure playground composed of two parts surrounded by boardwalks and separated by sandpits. The higher structure has a high steep slide, walkway, spiral ladder, climber, balance beam, hanging ladder, Read more..

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R.F. Julier Reserve, Dunstan Parade, Port Melbourne  R.F. Julier Reserve, Dunstan Parade, Port Melbourne
Spread structure with wave slide, tunnel, spiral ladder, scrambling wall, chain bridge, chain traverse, walkway, spiral climber, flying fox, smaller slide, log roll and monkey rungs. Four person rocker and swings (withou Read more..

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Racecourse Rd, Flemington  Racecourse Rd, Flemington
Set amongst the towering Flemington apartment blocks. Old structures including one with some rope climbing frames, ladder, metal slide and rope walkway. Also four person pommel bounce, swings without safety chain, wooden Read more..

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Robertson Street, Kensington  Robertson Street, Kensington
Fenced playground with a gap for a gate. Single structure with spiral ladder, walkway, tunnel, climbing wall, fireman's pole, steering wheel, binoculars, abacus and ladder. Two bike springers and swings. Table plus s Read more..

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Ron Barassi Snr Park, Docklands Drive, Docklands  Ron Barassi Snr Park, Docklands Drive, Docklands
The centrepiece of the playground is a huge wooden cone with ladders inside which lead to a big curved metal slide and a big spiral metal slide. The main playground area is set in a huge sandpit with lovely soft white sa Read more..

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Royal Park Nature Playground, Gatehouse Street, Parkville  Royal Park Nature Playground, Gatehouse Street, Parkville
A fantastic new playground with natural play elements including an area of high rope traverses, large climbing structure made from logs and ropes, water play area and landscaped areas. In the centre of an amphitheatr Read more..

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Sandridge Reserve, The Boulevard, Port Melbourne  Sandridge Reserve, The Boulevard, Port Melbourne
Nice location on the foreshore in front of a sandy beach but the structure is limited. Two smallish slides, chain bridge, flying fox and monkey rungs. Also swings. Unshaded seat. A BBQ and table are located a little Read more..

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Sangster Reserve, Princes St, Port Melbourne  Sangster Reserve, Princes St, Port Melbourne
Wooden structure with metal slide, inclined rope climbing wall, vertical square rope climbing frame and fireman's pole. Also see-saw stand-on spinner and swings. Playground receives a lot of shade from trees. Shaded seat Read more..

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Skinners Park, Dorcas Street, South Melbourne  Skinners Park, Dorcas Street, South Melbourne
Skinners Park is open in the late afternoons weekdays and on weekends. Staffed. Recommended for children aged 6-12 but our four year old loved it. Has a eclectic mix of things to do including basketball/soccer co Read more..

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Sol Green Reserve, Nelson Rd, South Melbourne  Sol Green Reserve, Nelson Rd, South Melbourne
High soft bank with walkway across to a structure with spiral slide, curved climber, spiral ladder, scrambling wall, chain bridge, chain traverse, monkey rungs and flying fox. Another area with four swings (one with safe Read more..

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St Vincent Gardens, St Vincent Place, Albert Park  St Vincent Gardens, St Vincent Place, Albert Park
Two areas about 50m apart. The lower structure has a tunnel slide, curved slide, spiral ladder, shop front, tunnel, abacus, small straight slide, steps and steering wheel. Also two springers and four swings. Lots of shad Read more..

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Star Crescent, Docklands  Star Crescent, Docklands
Big sandpit with cubby, slides, rockers and plenty of spades and rakes. Recommended for younger kids. NOTE: This is only available during certain parts of the year. Various other things are arranged in this location a Read more..

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Tankard Street, Kensington  Tankard Street, Kensington
Smallish wooden structure with curved and straight slides, curved and straight ladders, steering wheel (round and not straight), monkey bars and inclined walkway. Also see-saw and swings. Shelter with seat. Good sized gr Read more..

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Travancore Reserve, Mooltan Street, Travancore  Travancore Reserve, Mooltan Street, Travancore
Fully enclosed playground with safety gate. Structure with wave slide, multiple levels, shop front, fireman's pole, abacus, chain ladder, ladder with square rungs, steering wheel and tunnel. Also springer and swings. Read more..

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Vere Street, Collingwood  Vere Street, Collingwood
A number of areas with equipment towered over by buildings. The main structure has a slide, climbing mat, walkway, spiral ladder, fireman's pole, chain traverse and monkey rungs. An area for toddlers under a tree has a c Read more..

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Victoria Green, Import Lane  Victoria Green, Import Lane
Unusual playground which is a long sandpit with play equipment such as a digger, ladders, steps, metal slide, sand weighing station and a water play area which allows water to flow from a tap into a depression in the con Read more..

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Walter Reserve, Evans St, Port Melbourne  Walter Reserve, Evans St, Port Melbourne
Line of equipment set between the road and bike track. Small structure with wave slide, ladder, fireman's pole and shop front. Also three springers. Circle which can be rotated around, swings and modern climbing structur Read more..

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Yarra Park, Wellington Parade, East Melbourne  Yarra Park, Wellington Parade, East Melbourne
Yarra Park located next to the iconic M.C.G and conveniently near Jolimont Station is a lovely park nestled amongst the trees of Yarra Park. Extensive range of equipment packed together so that it is possible to go fr Read more..

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