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

Area is bounded by the Metropolitan Ring Road in the north, Rossana Road /Heidelberg Road in the east, Brunswick Road in the South and approximately Mount Alexander Road in the west.

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 The BEST playgrounds in the Inner North of Melbourne  The BEST playgrounds in the Inner North of Melbourne
To celebrate reaching 2200 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 inner north region of Melbourne. It includes 26 pl Read more..

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A. H Capp Reserve Playground, Halwyn Crescent, Preston  A. H Capp Reserve Playground, Halwyn Crescent, Preston
A long playground located between two ovals with a high fence to protect against a Bradmanesque six to mid off. A huge wooden tower with an equally huge climbing wall leads to a big tunnel slides. Kids who can't own Read more..

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A.G. Davis Park Playground, Wood Street, Preston  A.G. Davis Park Playground, Wood Street, Preston
Two structures plus some other good stuff. One structure has a wave slide, fireman's pole, steps, ladder with square rungs, shop front, climbing mat bridge, curved monkey bars, monkey rungs and chain traverse. Another st Read more..

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A.K. Line Reserve Playground, Grimshaw Street, Watsonia  A.K. Line Reserve Playground, Grimshaw Street, Watsonia
Upgraded playground which now has a structure with slides, shop front, abacus, steps, rope ladder, hanging disks, horizontal bars and monkey bars. Large pyramid rope climbing frame, two nice springers and swings. Unshade Read more..

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Aberfeldie Park Playground, Bruce Street, Aberfeldie  Aberfeldie Park Playground, Bruce Street, Aberfeldie
The upgraded playground has some nice bright colours with aqua blue and orange predominant. The structure has two wave slides, spiders web rope climbing frame, curved ladder, inclined walkway with disk steps, shop front, Read more..

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Adams Reserve Playground, Milton Crescent, Preston  Adams Reserve Playground, Milton Crescent, Preston
Main structure has a spiral slide, curved ladder, fireman's pole, tic-tac-toe, walkway, spiral ladder, chain bridge, rigid inclined ladder and small slide. Three swings in total. Also rowing boat on rocker, dilapidated s Read more..

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Adelaide Boulevard Playground, Gowanbrae  Adelaide Boulevard Playground, Gowanbrae
Compact structure with two slides, panel with animal shapes, abacus, block steps, shop front, binoculars and climbing mat wall. Large pyramid rope climbing frame, lotus leaf with hand wheel, see-saw, circle to hang on wi Read more..

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Albert Jones Reserve Playground, Durham Street, Eaglemont  Albert Jones Reserve Playground, Durham Street, Eaglemont
Lovely playground with lots of colourful panels and interesting features. The main structure has dual wave slides, straight slide, walkway, climbing wall, abacus, telescope, café shop front, rope climbing frame, climbing Read more..

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Albion Street Playground, Brunswick  Albion Street Playground, Brunswick
Playground has a number of structures. There is a wooden platform with metal slide, cubby with table and seats, steps, ladder and vertical rope climbing frame. Another structure has a big slide, huge curved climber with Read more..

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All Nations Park Playground, Hopetoun Street, Northcote  All Nations Park Playground, Hopetoun Street, Northcote
Structure with spiral and curved slide, long wooden walkway, scrambling wall, various ladders, monkey bars, swings, see-saw, springer and sandpit with mechanical scoop. There are two playgrounds located within All Na Read more..

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All Nations Park Playground, Munro Street, Northcote  All Nations Park Playground, Munro Street, Northcote
Modern, metal and angular. Main structure is a very long ramp with branches for steps of varying heights, long wave slide, long curved tunnel slide, wooden and chain climbing wall and various little pieces using colour a Read more..

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Allan Sheppard Reserve Playground, Gooch Street, Thornbury  Allan Sheppard Reserve Playground, Gooch Street, Thornbury
No ball games are permitted in the reserve but it is so small that the only ball games you would contemplate would be marbles anyway. Structure with wave slide, scrambling wall, shop front, abacus, little inclined walkwa Read more..

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Allard Park Playground, Mitchell Street, Brunswick  Allard Park Playground, Mitchell Street, Brunswick
Fairly simplistic playground. Main structure had a slide, shop front, walkway, climbing mat, steering wheel, ladder and fireman's pole. Another structure has a curved slide, steps, steering wheel, fireman's pole, log rol Read more..

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Allison Reserve Playground, Sturt Street, Essendon  Allison Reserve Playground, Sturt Street, Essendon
Nice setting with a big grassy area but the equipment is old and tawdry. Structure has two wave slides, shop front, scrambling wall, chain bridge, chain traverse, balance beam, see-saw which you walk along , monkey bars Read more..

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Alphington Park Playground, View Street, Alphington  Alphington Park Playground, View Street, Alphington
Fairly unexciting playground and surroundings. Wooden structure with two slides, tunnel and walkway. Also two springers and swings without safety chain. Seat with shade. BBQ, table and water tap. Photos: Read more..

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Aminya Reserve Playground, Kenmare Street, Watsonia  Aminya Reserve Playground, Kenmare Street, Watsonia
Reasonable playground with a range of other activities available nearby. Structure with wave slide, shop front, steering wheel, high horizontal climbers, fireman's pole, climbing wall, little scrambling wall, chain bridg Read more..

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Anderson Reserve Playground, White Street, Coburg  Anderson Reserve Playground, White Street, Coburg
The main structure has a lot of traversing elements such as chain bridges, chain traverse, climber, walkway, monkey bars, flying fox, balance beam, spiral ladder and smallish metal ladder. Another structure has a curved Read more..

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Andrew Boyd Reserve Playground, Gillies Street, Thornbury  Andrew Boyd Reserve Playground, Gillies Street, Thornbury
The taller structure has a steep wave slide, climbing wall, high fireman's pole, inclined stepping stone bridge and monkey bars. The lower structure has a wave slide, ladder with square rungs, shop front, steering wheel, Read more..

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Anselm Grove Playground, Glenroy  Anselm Grove Playground, Glenroy
Structure with some shade which has a wave slide, steps, shop front, clanger on metal bars, ladder with square rungs, fireman's pole, little walkway, hard climbing wall, curved climber, rope climbing frame, monkey bars a Read more..

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Argyle Street Playground, Moonee Ponds  Argyle Street Playground, Moonee Ponds
The upgraded playground has a small structure with slide, rope ladder and balance beam, a standalone wave slide structure with ladder and disks on a vertical pole, springer, sit-on spinning carousel and swings. Limited g Read more..

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Arthur Street Playground, Bundoora  Arthur Street Playground, Bundoora
Multi-level structure with slide, chain ladder, fireman's pole and coloured balls. Monkey bars, springer and swings. Seat without shade. Photos: Read more..

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Ashbrook Circuit Playground, Bundoora  Ashbrook Circuit Playground, Bundoora
Structure with curved metal slide, ladder, abacus, shop front, steering wheel, walkway, climber with circles, balance beam, monkey rungs, chain traverse, climbing frame with suspended ladders, difficult climbing wall, la Read more..

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Asling Reserve Playground, Asling Street, Preston  Asling Reserve Playground, Asling Street, Preston
Nice little neighbourhood playground. Main structure has a wave slide, climbing wall, castle panel, inclined walkway, tic-tac-toe with animal shapes, monkey bars, panel with coloured circles and block steps. Boat shaped Read more..

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ATC Cook Reserve Playground, Daley Street, Glenroy  ATC Cook Reserve Playground, Daley Street, Glenroy
Structure with steep wave slide, various ladders, shop front, inclined walkway, balance beam, rope spiders web climbing frame, monkey rungs and hanging disks. See-saw, two springers and swings. Shaded seat. Also unsh Read more..

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Atkinson Reserve Playground, Argyle Street, Reservoir  Atkinson Reserve Playground, Argyle Street, Reservoir
Compact structure with straight slide, curved climber, shop front, tic-tac-toe, steps, abacus, spiral ladder, walkway, high ladder, fireman's pole, telescope and spiral slide. Two person pommel, see-saw, springer and swi Read more..

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Austin Crescent Playground, Pascoe Vale  Austin Crescent Playground, Pascoe Vale
Large rope climbing frame, two springers, flying fox and two swings (one with harness and other without safety chain). Unshaded table and seat and BBQ. Some sloping grassy area. Photos: Read more..

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Baden Morgan Reserve Playground, Cnr Robert Street and Jackson Street, Northcote  Baden Morgan Reserve Playground, Cnr Robert Street and Jackson Street, Northcote
Lovely playground which has ramp access to a structure with a spiral slide, walkway, disks on a vertical pole, steering wheel, panel with coloured sections, tunnel, binoculars, scrambling wall, shop front, steps, climbin Read more..

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Balerno Circuit Playground, Gowanbrae  Balerno Circuit Playground, Gowanbrae
Structure with dual slides, shop front, steering wheel, walkway, ladder with square rungs, rigid frame ladder and binoculars. Unshaded seat. No grassy area. Photos: Read more..

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Balfe Park Playground, John Street, Brunswick East  Balfe Park Playground, John Street, Brunswick East
Uninspiring playground with a structure which has a slide, climber, tunnel, shop front, steps, steering wheel and spiral ladder. Also stand-on carousel, swings, two springers and spinning tea-cup with hand wheel. Uns Read more..

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Barkly Square Playground, Barkly Street, Brunswick  Barkly Square Playground, Barkly Street, Brunswick
An old, calamitous (but fun) structure has been taken down and replaced with a caterpillar with climbing holds, big donut set at an angle which spins around, stand-on spinner, three-person springer, birds nest swing and Read more..

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Batman Park Playground, Arthurton Road, Northcote  Batman Park Playground, Arthurton Road, Northcote
Good sized playground which is fully fenced and has two main play structures. The bigger structure has a big scrambling wall, high fireman's pole, rope climbing wall, inclined high bridge, clock, wave slide, tunnel, hoo Read more..

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Bell Street Playground, Heidelberg West  Bell Street Playground, Heidelberg West
A challenging structure set in the housing estate. The structure has a high spiral slide, curved ladders, two spiral ladders, tunnel and dual metal slides. Swings. Shelter without seats or tables and a small grassy a Read more..

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Benjamin Close Playground, Bundoora  Benjamin Close Playground, Bundoora
Tightly crowded structure with metal slide, ladder with square rungs, scrambling wall, binoculars, tunnel, walkway, steering wheel, climber, chain bridge, shop front, monkey bars, balance beam, monkey rungs and hanging d Read more..

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Binnak Park Playground, Anderson Parade, Watsonia North  Binnak Park Playground, Anderson Parade, Watsonia North
Playground with a lot of All Abilities access but lacking in real excitement for older kids. Playground has more rubbish bins per square metre than any other playground I have seen - but I can understand the reason for t Read more..

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Binnak Park Playground, Binnak Drive, Watsonia North  Binnak Park Playground, Binnak Drive, Watsonia North
Small playground with large shelter containing two tables and BBQ. Structure has slide, steps, steering wheel, disks on a vertical pole, shop front and abacus. Access to structure via a path. Two springers and swings. To Read more..

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Binnak Park Playground, Sharpes Road, Watsonia North  Binnak Park Playground, Sharpes Road, Watsonia North
Structure with wave slide, shop front, steps, steering wheel, walkway, spiral ladder, fireman's pole, climber, chain traverse, horizontal bar, monkey bars and monkey rungs. Three old springers, very old see-saw and swing Read more..

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Bircanin Close Playground, Bundoora  Bircanin Close Playground, Bundoora
Small but beautifully crafted wooden playground. Two possums guard the upper ramp which has a moving bridge which exits to an area with spiral ladder, tic-tac-toe with animal symbols, ladder with square rungs, fireman's Read more..

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Boeing Reserve Playground, Boeing Road, Strathmore Heights  Boeing Reserve Playground, Boeing Road, Strathmore Heights
Two separate playground areas. One area has a slide, ladder, chain bridge, fireman's pole, monkey bars and swings. The other area has a curved slide, straight slide, abacus, ladder, tunnel, fireman's pole and monkey bars Read more..

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Botanica Boulevard Playground, Bundoora  Botanica Boulevard Playground, Bundoora
Set in a lovely location with a large pond with nice landscaping. An area around the pond has BBQs, unshaded tables and seats. The playground has All Abilities access with paths leading to all the equipment. The play Read more..

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Bradshaw Street Reserve Playground, Bradshaw Street, Essendon  Bradshaw Street Reserve Playground, Bradshaw Street, Essendon
High and low wooden structures. High structure. High structure has a big wave slide, spiral ladder, fireman's pole, chain bridge, flying fox and see-saw you walk across. The low structure has a slide, steering wheel, tun Read more..

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Brearley Reserve Playground, Heliopolis Street, Pascoe Vale South  Brearley Reserve Playground, Heliopolis Street, Pascoe Vale South
The upgraded playground has some good individual elements such as a flying fox with disk seat, climbing structure with an arch of monkey bars, hillock with metal slide, large pyramid rope climbing frame, birds nest swing Read more..

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Breavington Park Playground, Plimsoll Grove, Fairfield  Breavington Park Playground, Plimsoll Grove, Fairfield
A wooden structure with two different heights for different aged kids. The higher section has a steep wave slide, climbing wall, shop front, fireman's pole, clanger to hit against pipes (kids of all ages will appreciate Read more..

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Broomfield Avenue Playground, Alphington  Broomfield Avenue Playground, Alphington
Bright structure with wave slide, curved slide, climbing wall, tic-tac-toe, steps, talk and listen system, telescope and ladder with square rungs. Hammock, springer, sandpit and swings (one swing with a harness). Limited Read more..

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Brunswick Park Playground, Hope Street, Brunswick  Brunswick Park Playground, Hope Street, Brunswick
Playground has a number of separate elements. There is a nice cubby type structure for little kids which has a slide, inclined walkways and even an oven. Also a large rope pyramid climbing frame, birds nest swing, huge s Read more..

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Bryan Family Reserve Playground, Vincent Street, Oak Park  Bryan Family Reserve Playground, Vincent Street, Oak Park
Tangled structure with wave slide, spiral slide, little tunnel slide, walkway, spiral ladder, monkey bars, climber, shop front, abacus, steering wheel and tic-tac-toe. Two springers, see-saw and four swings. Shaded table Read more..

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Bryant Reserve Playground, Waterdale Road, Ivanhoe  Bryant Reserve Playground, Waterdale Road, Ivanhoe
Structure with curved slide, inclined walkway, shop front, disks on a vertical pole, climbing mat, panel with coloured shapes, fireman's pole and binoculars. Also see-saw, springer and swings. Unshaded seats and wate Read more..

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Buckley Park Playground, Cooper Street, Essendon  Buckley Park Playground, Cooper Street, Essendon
Lowish structure with curved and straight slides, various ladders, tic-tac-toe, tunnel, abacus and climbing mat. Large climbing structure with rope climbing frame, climbing wall and monkey bars. Small toddler cubby, bala Read more..

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Budds Street Playground, Coburg  Budds Street Playground, Coburg
Playground which is located next to the road. Tiny structure with slide, ladder and shop front. Single swing with safety chain. No grassy area. Photos: Read more..

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Buna Reserve Playground, Boyd Crescent, Heidelberg West  Buna Reserve Playground, Boyd Crescent, Heidelberg West
Playground is located on an island of land surrounded by roads and parking areas without fences. There is a really good range of equipment and the main structure has a wave slide, ladder with square rungs, chain bridge, Read more..

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Bundoora Park Play Space, River Red Gum Avenue, Bundoora  Bundoora Park Play Space, River Red Gum Avenue, Bundoora
A great fun Play Space which is fully fenced and linked to a café. There are lots of fun elements including a wooden wall maze with things to find such as a horse, big sandpit with digger, huge scale bull-ants, large car Read more..

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Bundoora Park Playground, Bramham Drive, Bundoora  Bundoora Park Playground, Bramham Drive, Bundoora
Located on the east side of River Red Gum Avenue near the entrance from Plenty Road. A lot of old equipment scattered about a huge grassy area with shelters, BBQs, water tap and toilets. Main structure has a slide, walkw Read more..

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Bundoora Park Playground, River Red Gum Avenue (North), Bundoora  Bundoora Park Playground, River Red Gum Avenue (North), Bundoora
Spread out equipment including standalone wave slide, pelican springer, swings and small structure with shop front, abacus, steps, standard ladder and ladder with square rungs. To the south of this is a super cute sw Read more..

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Bundoora Park Playground, River Red Gum Avenue (South), Bundoora  Bundoora Park Playground, River Red Gum Avenue (South), Bundoora
Located on the west side of River Red Gum Avenue near the entrance from Plenty Road. Structure has a big vertical rope climbing frame, wave slide, various ladders, climbing wall, inclined walkway, monkey rungs, stepping Read more..

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Bundoora Park, Playground Drive, Bundoora  Bundoora Park, Playground Drive, Bundoora
Two structures, four person rocker with horse seats, four swings, horizontal bars and two springers. One structure has two slides, steps, telescope, walkway, spiral ladder and small curved climber. Another structure has Read more..

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Bush Reserve Playground, Bell Street, Coburg  Bush Reserve Playground, Bell Street, Coburg
A compact but fun playground. The centrepiece is a wooden structure with a steep wave slide, smaller wave slide, rope and metal ladders, scrambling wall, steps and some fun musical instruments involving (delicately) bas Read more..

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C.B. Smith Reserve Playground, Jukes Road, Fawkner  C.B. Smith Reserve Playground, Jukes Road, Fawkner
Spread-out playground with a number of structures. The structure for smaller kids has a steep slide, tunnel, steering wheel, tic-tac-toe, steps and spiral ladder. The higher structure has a wave slide, curved ladder, cro Read more..

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C.B. Smith Reserve Playground, Ledger Avenue, Fawkner  C.B. Smith Reserve Playground, Ledger Avenue, Fawkner
Located next to a soccer stadium. Forget the playground and watch the soccer instead. Standalone slide, two springers, see-saw and swings. Photos: Read more..

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C.H. Sullivan Memorial Park Playground, Blake Street, Reservoir  C.H. Sullivan Memorial Park Playground, Blake Street, Reservoir
This playground was extensively renovated in 2012, and new additions in January 2013 make this a good playground for children and adults. While some of the old playground equipment has been incorporated into the new l Read more..

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Calder Reserve Playground, Patterson Street, Coburg  Calder Reserve Playground, Patterson Street, Coburg
Set on a standard block of land. Structure has slide, ladder, tunnel, abacus, shop front, inclined climber, flying fox and chain traverse. Also two springers and swings. Small amount of grass at the front next to the Read more..

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Cameron Street Playground, Coburg  Cameron Street Playground, Coburg
Located next to Moreland train station. Structure with wave slide, monkey rungs, tic-tac-toe, steps, fireman's pole, walkway, ladder with square rungs, steering wheel and shop front. Two springers and swings. Unshaded ta Read more..

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Caravelle Crescent Playground, Strathmore Heights  Caravelle Crescent Playground, Strathmore Heights
Structure with wave slide, walkway, shop front, steps, steering wheel, fireman's pole, abacus, inclined climber with circles, chain traverse and monkey bars. Wombat springer and swings. Shaded seat and some slightly slop Read more..

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Carlyle Reserve Playground, Carlyle Street, Essendon  Carlyle Reserve Playground, Carlyle Street, Essendon
Old rundown structure with a lot of graffiti. Structure has a wave slide, shop front, ladder, tunnel, fireman's pole, steering wheel, walkway, abacus, ladder with square rungs and small slide. Swings and springer. No sea Read more..

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Cartledge Reserve Playground, Valentine Street, Ivanhoe  Cartledge Reserve Playground, Valentine Street, Ivanhoe
Maybe removing a wart from a witch's chin would be more pleasant than playing here? Wooden structure with metal slide, ladders, walkway and monkey bars. Two swings without safety chain. Basketball ring with a very rough Read more..

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Charles Mutton Reserve Playground, Creedon Street, Fawkner  Charles Mutton Reserve Playground, Creedon Street, Fawkner
High section of structure has a spiral slide, high curved climber, fireman's pole and ladder with square rungs. Connects via a walkway to a small slide, steps, steering wheel, chain bridge and an unusual climbing frame. Read more..

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Chelsworth Park Playground, Irvine Road, Ivanhoe  Chelsworth Park Playground, Irvine Road, Ivanhoe
Two swings - surely that is not enough to justify the name playground? - maybe it could get away with swing-ground but that is all. Photos: Read more..

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Churchill Avenue Playground, Ascot Vale  Churchill Avenue Playground, Ascot Vale
Good sized playground with wave slide, ladders, shop front, scrambling wall, walkway, chain ladder, tunnel, tic-tac-toe, chain traverse, horizontal bars, monkey rungs, ladder with square rungs, climber, fireman's pole, h Read more..

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Claremont Street Playground, Coburg North  Claremont Street Playground, Coburg North
Very big rope climbing frame and structure with two slides, shop front, abacus, spiral ladder, tic-tac-toe, chain bridge, monkey bars, chain traverse, monkey rungs, flying fox, inclined walkway, disks on vertical poles a Read more..

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Clarinda Park Playground, Clarinda Road, Essendon  Clarinda Park Playground, Clarinda Road, Essendon
Good structure with big wave slide, sloping parallel bars, ladders, fireman's pole, chain ladder, tunnel, tic-tac-toe, climber, chain traverse and monkey rungs. Small structure for younger kids with shop front, abacus, s Read more..

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Clements Reserve Playground, Clements Grove, Reservoir  Clements Reserve Playground, Clements Grove, Reservoir
Structure with high wave slide, fireman's pole, climbing wall, shop front, hanging ladder, spiral ladder, chain bridge, hanging disks, monkey rungs, flying fox and horizontal bars. Swings and two stand-on spinners. Shade Read more..

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Clifton Park Playground, Afton Street, Aberfeldie  Clifton Park Playground, Afton Street, Aberfeldie
Wooden structure with wave slide, fireman's pole, hanging chain ladder, climbing wall, walkway, scrambling wall, steps, horizontal bars, monkey bars and hanging disks. Shaded seats, water tap and toilets. Next an ova Read more..

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Clifton Park Playground, Batman Street, Aberfeldie  Clifton Park Playground, Batman Street, Aberfeldie
Pink, blue and light yellow structure with spiral slide, tunnel, tic-tac-toe, steps, fireman's pole, shop front and wave slide. Springer, swings and two person pommel bounce. Unshaded tables and seats. Toilets. Next Read more..

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Clyde Jones Reserve Playground, Victoria Road, Thornbury  Clyde Jones Reserve Playground, Victoria Road, Thornbury
Located near busy roads but good protection with a fence and gate. Amongst an attractive setting is a main structure with slide, unusual ladder, scrambling wall, fireman's pole, chain ladder, chain traverse and low monke Read more..

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Coburg Lake Reserve Playground, Murray Road, Coburg  Coburg Lake Reserve Playground, Murray Road, Coburg
Get ready to plummet to earth. After climbing up multiple levels of ladders you reach two great metal slides. The "smaller" one is fairly straight and opens up into a flat area at the bottom and the higher, faster slide Read more..

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Cole Reserve Playground, Cumberland Road, Pascoe Vale  Cole Reserve Playground, Cumberland Road, Pascoe Vale
Playground area has a line of concrete cylinders with basic art symbols from local children. Structure with dual wave slide, single wave slide, fireman's pole, walkway, steps, tic-tac-toe, inclined walkway, little climbi Read more..

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Coleman Mews Reserve Playground, Coleman Mews, Essendon  Coleman Mews Reserve Playground, Coleman Mews, Essendon
Long structure with big curved slide, fireman's pole, climbing wall, rope bridge, monkey bars, hanging disks, wave slide, spiral ladder, normal ladder and shop front. Single swing without safety chain and see-saw. So Read more..

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Coral Street Playground, Brunswick West  Coral Street Playground, Brunswick West
An area hidden away down a lane which has a structure with two slides, steps, tunnel, shop front, ladders, tic-tac-toe, telescope and steering wheel. Red sheep springer, see-saw and standalone tic-tac-toe. Unshaded s Read more..

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Cremean Avenue Playground, Ivanhoe  Cremean Avenue Playground, Ivanhoe
Wooden structure with a low end which rises via a high inclined rope cage bridge to a high level with dual slides and scrambling wall. The structure also has inclined stepping stone bridge, monkey rungs, balance beam wit Read more..

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Crispe Park Playground, Gloucester Street, Reservoir  Crispe Park Playground, Gloucester Street, Reservoir
Small structure with slide, shop front, ladder and fireman's pole. Also swings. Shaded seat. Toilets. Next to an oval. Photos: Read more..

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De Chene Parade Playground, Coburg  De Chene Parade Playground, Coburg
A wonderful Play Space with an Outdoor Lounge room theme which overlooks Coburg Lake. There is an amazingly striking set of colourful wooden carvings which includes sofas, toy box and coffee table. This area also has a l Read more..

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De Chene Reserve Playground, Bell Street, Coburg  De Chene Reserve Playground, Bell Street, Coburg
A medieval fort with drawbridge, two metal slides (one high and the other wide), big scrambling wall, fireman's pole, metal pipes to hit a clanger against, clock, distorting mirror, shop front and steps up to the rampart Read more..

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Delta Road Playground, Watsonia  Delta Road Playground, Watsonia
Playground is conveniently located near a shopping area (but well away from the car parking area) for those who want to play and shop. Main structure with dual slides, steps, climbing wall, telescope, chain bridge, unusu Read more..

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Dendaryl Drive Playground, Bundoora  Dendaryl Drive Playground, Bundoora
Lowish structure with curved slide, rigid frame bridge, shop front, steering wheel, jumbled shape climber, monkey bars and slanting rope climbing frame. Frog springer and swings. Unshaded seats and water tap. Limited gra Read more..

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Denzil Don Reserve Playground, Hunter Street, Brunswick West  Denzil Don Reserve Playground, Hunter Street, Brunswick West
One old tatty structure and a newer looking structure. The older structure has a curved slide, spiral ladder, shop front, abacus, steps, steering wheels, long curved horizontal tunnel, chain ladder, fireman's pole and wa Read more..

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Derby Reserve Playground, Gibson Street, Northcote  Derby Reserve Playground, Gibson Street, Northcote
Small playground with standalone slide, springer and swings. Shaded seat. Photos: Read more..

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Derby Street Playground, Moonee Ponds  Derby Street Playground, Moonee Ponds
Fully enclosed playground with gate and three palm trees. Suited to young kids. Structure with slide, rope ladder, steering wheel panel, abacus and little climbing wall. Nice see-saw with horse seats, flowers with petals Read more..

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Devereaux Street Playground, Oak Park  Devereaux Street Playground, Oak Park
Structure on a very steep block with curved slide, fireman's pole, shop front, ladder with square rungs and steering wheel. See-saw and swings. Partially shaded seats. Photos: Read more..

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Donaldsons Reserve Playground, Beatty Street, Ivanhoe  Donaldsons Reserve Playground, Beatty Street, Ivanhoe
Top marks for originality. There is a big climbing structure incorporating nine hanging car tyres, monkey bars, log roll, ladder and fireman's pole. There is also a decent flying fox and steps to a decent metal slide. Th Read more..

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Doug Hannan Reserve Playground, Lockton Ave, Reservoir  Doug Hannan Reserve Playground, Lockton Ave, Reservoir
Equipment is very spaced out - it is in such bad condition that it obviously must be embarrassed to be next to the other equipment. One structure has no slide, monkey rungs, monkey bars, chain ladder, parallel bars and c Read more..

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Doug Hull Adventure Park Playground, Carr Street, Coburg  Doug Hull Adventure Park Playground, Carr Street, Coburg
Nice elevated position overlooking Merri Creek. This is the Doug Hull Adventure park. I think Doug must have been someone who suffers apprehension putting his foot into a bowl of sardines because this is not entitled to Read more..

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Dowle Street Playground, Macleod  Dowle Street Playground, Macleod
Have fun with a gigantic, gregarious grasshopper! Also a structure with curved slide, ladder, shop front, chain bridge, disks on a vertical pole, walkway, abacus, fireman's pole, inclined walkway and monkey bars. Swings. Read more..

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Duggan Reserve Playground, Beckley Street, Coburg  Duggan Reserve Playground, Beckley Street, Coburg
Very small. Structure has curved slide, climber, shop front and steering wheel. Also swings and four wheel bike springer. Seat without shade. Ringed by unattractive fences including a rusted section of tin fence. Phot Read more..

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Dunstan Reserve Playground, Peacock Street, Brunswick West  Dunstan Reserve Playground, Peacock Street, Brunswick West
Some interesting artistic elements such as mosaic work on the path and interesting shaded BBQ area. There is also a wooden structure with a ladder to a platform with slide and fireman's pole plus a walkway. Also swings. Read more..

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Edward Park Playground, Arthur Street, Bundoora  Edward Park Playground, Arthur Street, Bundoora
Quite a big structure with a straight metal slide, disks on a vertical pole, high horizontal bar, another straight metal slide, crooked fireman's pole, standard ladder, walkway, steering wheel, curved pipe bridge, little Read more..

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Edwardes Lake Park Play Space, Griffiths Street, Reservoir  Edwardes Lake Park Play Space, Griffiths Street, Reservoir
Has a full size A2 class locomotive on display. The train is fenced off but it is possible to enter the driver's compartment and pretend that you are driving Douglas (or at least have a good healthy discussion as to whic Read more..

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Edwardes Lake Park Playground, Seaver Grove, Reservoir  Edwardes Lake Park Playground, Seaver Grove, Reservoir
Lovely views across Edwardes Lake but the playground only has a sailboard springer, wooden boat shape with steering wheel and swings. Lots of unshaded tables and seats. BBQs and water tap. Next to a Community Recreation Read more..

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Elder Street Reserve Playground, Elder Street, Watsonia  Elder Street Reserve Playground, Elder Street, Watsonia
Equipment is spread out in a long line. Main structure has a big wave slide, tall ladder with square rungs, fireman's pole, climbing wall with good holds, another climbing wall with ridiculously difficult holds, telescop Read more..

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Elms Court Playground, Gowanbrae  Elms Court Playground, Gowanbrae
The area around the playground needs a little bit more landscaping but the playground itself is very extensive. The main structure has a wave slide, hanging chains, various ladders, horizontal climber, inclined walkway, Read more..

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Esselmont Reserve Playground, Somerset Street, Pascoe Vale  Esselmont Reserve Playground, Somerset Street, Pascoe Vale
Structure with wave slide, tree ladder, poles with disks, steering wheel, inclined walkway, chain traverse, chain bridge, shop front, fireman's pole, walkway, tic-tac-toe, abacus, scrambling wall, spiral ladder, straight Read more..

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Eva Court Playground, Fawkner  Eva Court Playground, Fawkner
Basic playground with a wave slide, fireman's pole, ladder, inclined walkway and monkey bars. Swings and unshaded table. No grassy area. Lot of noise from the neighbouring freeway. Photos: Read more..

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Evans Reserve Playground, Victory Street, Fawkner  Evans Reserve Playground, Victory Street, Fawkner
Structure with wave slide, chain ladder, tunnel, shop front, steering wheel, ladder, walkway and spiral ladder. Swings. Unshaded seats. Decent grassy area. Photos: Read more..

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F.G. Pike Reserve Playground, Arlington Street, Reservoir  F.G. Pike Reserve Playground, Arlington Street, Reservoir
Couple of fun, colourful structures which get morning shade. One structure has a curved slide, block steps, fireman's pole, steering wheel, walkway, shop front, binoculars, telescope, disks on vertical pole, climbing wal Read more..

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Fairbairn Park Playground, Newsom Street, Ascot Vale  Fairbairn Park Playground, Newsom Street, Ascot Vale
Low structure with curved slide, curved and straight ladders, tunnel, fireman's pole, climber, steering wheel, abacus and chain traverse. Swings and springer. Shelter with table and seats. Unshaded tables and seats. Toil Read more..

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Fairbairn Park Playground, Woods Street, Ascot Vale  Fairbairn Park Playground, Woods Street, Ascot Vale
This is a playground with a capital D - that is D for danger. Located right on the bank of the Maribyrnong River with no fences and very steep river bank. A water theme with a wooden structure comprising a ramp, steps, s Read more..

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Fanny Street Playground, Moonee Ponds  Fanny Street Playground, Moonee Ponds
Structure with wave slide, scrambling wall, climber, fireman's pole, monkey rungs, chain spiders web climbing frame and very long flying fox. Also swings. Unshaded area with seats, table, BBQ and water tap. Shaded se Read more..

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Fawkner Infant Welfare Centre Reserve Playground, Edward Street, Fawkner  Fawkner Infant Welfare Centre Reserve Playground, Edward Street, Fawkner
Ugly. Two standalone slides. See-saw and swings. Unshaded seat. There is a one hour parking limit in the street but it is hard to imagine some-one staying that long. Photos: Read more..

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Fenton Street Playground, Ascot Vale  Fenton Street Playground, Ascot Vale
Slightly quirky playground which is fully fenced in. Wooden tower with levels and steps, fireman's pole, cubby area underneath and a long plank with metal frame climbing structure at the end. A low structure with two sli Read more..

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Fisher Reserve Playground, Glenlyon Road, Brunswick East  Fisher Reserve Playground, Glenlyon Road, Brunswick East
Two structures - a high one and a low one. The high structure has dual wave slides, fireman's pole, steps, shop front, steering wheel and a nice "How Tall are you" panel suited to 2.25m tall son's of basketballers. The l Read more..

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Five Mile Creek Reserve Playground, Government Road, Essendon  Five Mile Creek Reserve Playground, Government Road, Essendon
Set in a big grassy (not very flat) area next to a bike path. The play structure has a wave slide, shop front, tree ladder, small straight slide, tic-tac-toe, monkey rungs and chain traverse. Swings, see-saw and saddle w Read more..

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Fleming Park Playground, Albert Street, Brunswick East  Fleming Park Playground, Albert Street, Brunswick East
Structure located next to an oval which has a curved slide, steps, abacus, shop front, steering wheel, rigid walkway, tic-tac-toe, scrambling wall, ladder with square rungs and monkey rungs. Also a big donut which revolv Read more..

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Foch Street Playground, Reservoir  Foch Street Playground, Reservoir
A nice neighbourhood playground with a wooden structure which has a high and low end. At the high end is a steep wave slide, scrambling wall, fireman's pole, rope bridge, shop front and monkey bars. An inclined balance b Read more..

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Foletta Park Playground, Garden Street, Brunswick  Foletta Park Playground, Garden Street, Brunswick
Fully enclosed playground with wooden structure which has a slide, steps, shop front, tunnel, tic-tac-toe, steering wheel and ladder with square rungs. Also two springers and swings. Four tables (some shaded) and uns Read more..

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Ford Park Playground, Davidson Street, Bellfield  Ford Park Playground, Davidson Street, Bellfield
Structure has some nice unusual elements. It includes a climbing wall, chain rope with protrusions to aid climbing, high balance beam, unusual ladders, scrambling wall, steps, ladder, fireman's pole, steering wheel and s Read more..

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Forster Street Playground, Heidelberg Heights  Forster Street Playground, Heidelberg Heights
Not exactly the nicest outlook being located next to a humungous concrete storage tank and with the noise of a busy road. Higher structure has a curved slide, flying fox, chain bridge, tic-tac-toe, spiral ladder, shop fr Read more..

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Fotini Gardens Playground, Hastings Street, Bundoora  Fotini Gardens Playground, Hastings Street, Bundoora
Simple structure with a wave slide, tunnel slide, steps and monkey bars. Also bike springer, horse springer and swings. Shaded and unshaded tables and seats. BBQ and limited grassy area. Photos: Read more..

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Fran Street Park Playground, Fran Street, Glenroy  Fran Street Park Playground, Fran Street, Glenroy
The main structure which is long and includes a spiral ladder, small wave slide, shop front, walkway, binoculars, steering wheel, fireman's pole, hanging disks set at different heights, inclined balance beam walkway, rop Read more..

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Frank A.A. Dunstan Reserve Playground, Hickford Street, Reservoir  Frank A.A. Dunstan Reserve Playground, Hickford Street, Reservoir
Get in quick before this vintage playground gets pulled down. Classic monkey bars from the old school yard and a classic standalone metal slide. Swing without safety chain and a structure with small slide, fireman's pole Read more..

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Fraser Reserve Playground, Hopetoun Avenue, Brunswick West  Fraser Reserve Playground, Hopetoun Avenue, Brunswick West
Faded structure with big wave slide which unfortunately had a section missing from the bottom of the slide. If you want to be a grandparent, then make sure your boys take it carefully at the bottom of the slide. The stru Read more..

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Frost Court Park Playground, Cabernet Crescent, Bundoora  Frost Court Park Playground, Cabernet Crescent, Bundoora
Structure with metal slide, climbing wall, shop front, fireman's pole, walkway, ladder, chain bridge, hanging disks, abacus, stepping stones, monkey rungs and monkey bars. See-saw, fish springer and swings. Unshaded seat Read more..

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Fyfe Street Playground, Reservoir  Fyfe Street Playground, Reservoir
Playground is in a poor state. I dare anyone to play tic-tac-toe when it is impossible to see the naughts and crosses. Structure has two slides, steps, curved climber, telescope, wavy walkway, chain ladder and THAT tic-t Read more..

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G.E. Robinson Park Playground, Garden Street, Reservoir  G.E. Robinson Park Playground, Garden Street, Reservoir
Structure with wave slide, climbing wall, slanting hanging disks, monkey rungs and a rope climbing frame. Few unusual items including a circle on a pole which you hang onto and spin around and a yellow odd shaped metal c Read more..

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G.H. Mott Reserve Playground, Patterson Street, Preston  G.H. Mott Reserve Playground, Patterson Street, Preston
Can you meet the Boulder Challenge and climb to the top of the climbing wall? The structure also has a curved slide, wave slide, scrambling wall, two shop fronts, inclined walkway, hanging disks, monkey bars, hanging dis Read more..

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Gabonia Avenue Reserve East Playground, Gabonia Avenue, Watsonia  Gabonia Avenue Reserve East Playground, Gabonia Avenue, Watsonia
Only see-saw and swings. Unshaded seat. Photos: Read more..

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Gervase Avenue Playground, Glenroy  Gervase Avenue Playground, Glenroy
Simple structure with wave slide, ladder, tunnel, climber, fireman's pole, steering wheel, flying fox and chain traverse. Also springers and swings. Unshaded table. Grassy area. Photos: Read more..

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Gillingham Street Playground, Watsonia North  Gillingham Street Playground, Watsonia North
Old rundown playground next to the freeway. Structure with slide, spiral ladder, chain bridge and balance beam. See-saw and swings. Unshaded seats and tables. BBQ. Some slightly sloping grassy area. Photos: Read more..

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Gilmour Park Playground, Campbell Street, Coburg  Gilmour Park Playground, Campbell Street, Coburg
Old and poorly maintained but there is one exciting structure with a high curved climber with circles and a high ladder with square rungs leading to a metal slide. It requires good climbing skills or nerves of skill to r Read more..

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Gilpin Park Playground, Albert Street, Brunswick  Gilpin Park Playground, Albert Street, Brunswick
Two fairly uninspiring structures. One has a curved slide, steps, tic-tac-toe, climbing mat, steering wheel and curved ladder. The other structure has a slide, shop front, tunnel, steps, walkway and ladder. Also swings, Read more..

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Glenroy Lions Park Playground, North Box Court, Hadfield  Glenroy Lions Park Playground, North Box Court, Hadfield
A little old and ugly. Structure has two slides, ladder with square rungs, shop front, steps, walkway, fireman's pole, steering wheel and monkey rungs. Also swings and two springers. Shaded and unshaded tables. Reasonabl Read more..

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Greenbelt Avenue Playground, Preston  Greenbelt Avenue Playground, Preston
The main area of this playground is composed of a concrete square with lots of lines of different colours and some concrete bumps. I am assuming some-one other than Erik von Daniken knows what this is for. Maybe a basic Read more..

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Greenwood Drive Playground, Macleod  Greenwood Drive Playground, Macleod
Ideal for traversers - and for all I know transvestites might enjoy it too! Structure has a slide, steps, fireman's pole, chain bridge, chain traverse, horizontal bars, balance beam, hanging disks, low climber, monkey ru Read more..

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Gumnut Rise Playground, Bundoora  Gumnut Rise Playground, Bundoora
Set in quite a big grassy area dotted with some trees. For the younger kids there is a train with tunnel, abacus, steps, small slide, ladder, steering wheel and shop front. The bigger structure has a wave slide, spiral l Read more..

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H Swain Reserve Playground, Oakover Road, Preston  H Swain Reserve Playground, Oakover Road, Preston
The playground was upgraded in 2014 and has an interesting collection of play equipment. At the centre is a structure with two wave slides of different heights, monkey bars, blackboard, hanging disks, tunnel, climbing wa Read more..

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H.M. Dows Reserve Playground, Rhodes Parade, Pascoe Vale  H.M. Dows Reserve Playground, Rhodes Parade, Pascoe Vale
Structure with spiral slide, spiral ladder, steps, small straight slide, fireman's pole, abacus, steering wheel and shop front. Standalone flying fox, tractor springer, whale springer and single swing without safety chai Read more..

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H.W Cousins Reserve Playground, Charles Street, Ascot Vale  H.W Cousins Reserve Playground, Charles Street, Ascot Vale
Structure with curved slide, shop front, ladder, climber, walkway, abacus and steering wheel. Also parallel horizontal bars, balance beam, hanging monkey rungs, springer and swings. Unshaded seat, water tap and minimal g Read more..

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Hakea Street Playground, Watsonia North  Hakea Street Playground, Watsonia North
Structure with curved slide, disks on a vertical pole, shop front, steering wheel, tunnel, fireman's pole, inclined bridge, scrambling wall and monkey bars. See-saw and swings. Basketball court. Unshaded seat and som Read more..

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Hall Reserve North Playground, The Esplanade, Clifton Hill  Hall Reserve North Playground, The Esplanade, Clifton Hill
Tunnel and wave slide, vertical spiders web climbing frame, monkey bars, rope traverse, hanging disks, three springers and rowing boat (decent size but not quite large enough to venture out into Port Phillip bay on storm Read more..

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Hallam Reserve Playground, Boundary Road, Pascoe Vale  Hallam Reserve Playground, Boundary Road, Pascoe Vale
Standalone dual slides with steps and a structure with curved slide, curved ladder, inclined walkway, chain traverse, shop front and abacus. Two springers and swings. Shaded and unshaded seats. Toilets. Next to an oval. Read more..

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Harborne Street Playground, Macleod  Harborne Street Playground, Macleod
Structure is a bit unusual with a slide, steps, balance beam, binoculars, fireman's pole and steering wheel. Also swings. Unshaded table and seat plus a shaded seat. Water tap. Photos: Read more..

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Harmony Park Playground, Gaffney Street, Coburg  Harmony Park Playground, Gaffney Street, Coburg
Large, beautifully created playspace which was opened in 2007 and has lots of interesting play elements. The main wooden structure has a huge tunnel, big wave slide, shop front, rope ladder and climbing wall. This le Read more..

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Harry Pottage Reserve Playground, Glenmore Street, Macleod  Harry Pottage Reserve Playground, Glenmore Street, Macleod
This is the Harry Pottage Reserve - now if it was the Harry Potter Reserve , then that would be something special. Structure has a curved slide, wave slide, ladder, unusual shaped climber, telescope, log roll, hanging di Read more..

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Hawald Walkway Playground, Hillside Road, Rosanna  Hawald Walkway Playground, Hillside Road, Rosanna
Bright, colourful and interesting playground. A low area for the younger kids has plenty of murals and panels plus slide, scrambling mat and walkway. Main structure has wave slide, rope climbing frame, hanging chains and Read more..

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Hayes Park Playground, Flinders Street, Thornbury  Hayes Park Playground, Flinders Street, Thornbury
A playground which blends in so well with the native bushland at the east end of Hayes Park that you wouldn't even know it was there unless I told you. The brown wooden structure, which is surrounded by log and rock step Read more..

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Heidelberg Park Playground, Beverley Road, Heidelberg  Heidelberg Park Playground, Beverley Road, Heidelberg
Tired old structure with straight slide, small tunnel slide, walkway, monkey bars, chain bridge, spiral climber, fireman's pole and monkey bars. Also two springers and two swings. BBQs, unshaded tables and water tap. Read more..

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Heidelberg Road Playground, Fairfield  Heidelberg Road Playground, Fairfield
Very spread out. Wooden structure with dual wave slides, monkey bars and hanging disks. Climbing structure composed of two sets of three twisted sheets with holes joined together with unusual monkey bars, five swings, st Read more..

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Henderson Reserve Playground, Watt Street, Thornbury  Henderson Reserve Playground, Watt Street, Thornbury
A cute playground with equipment which has a touch of pizazz. The main structure has a big curved slide, vertical rope tunnel net, straight slide, monkey bars, "four in a row" panel game, Corner Store shop front, steps, Read more..

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Hibiscus Avenue Playground, Bundoora  Hibiscus Avenue Playground, Bundoora
Rather old and run-down but lots of equipment - if you've had your tetanus shot then you should be fine. One structure has a slide, steps, spiral ladder, telescope, steep chain bridge, monkey bars, monkey rungs and horiz Read more..

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Highview Reserve Playground, Highview Road, Preston  Highview Reserve Playground, Highview Road, Preston
Fully fenced playground with safety gate. That is the end of the good news. Swings (one made from a tyre and the other without a safety chain) and a sandpit. Unshaded table and seat. Mirror and blackboards on the fences. Read more..

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Hilda Street Playground, Essendon  Hilda Street Playground, Essendon
This corner of the park has a structure with curved slide, climbing mat, tic-tac-toe, zigzag fireman's pole and chain traverse. Also balance beam, see-saw, swings and four person pommel bounce. Shaded seats, large sh Read more..

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Hillcroft Street Playground, Reservoir  Hillcroft Street Playground, Reservoir
Quite a unique colour scheme - purple and blue, which is not exactly to everyone's taste. Structure has two slides, block steps, Fruit Shop shop front, hanging chains, abacus, hanging disks, rope ladder, horizontal bars Read more..

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Hogan Street Playground, Fawkner  Hogan Street Playground, Fawkner
Structure with slide, fireman's pole, steering wheel, ladder, inclined walkway and monkey bars. Swings and two springers. Unshaded seats and grassy area. Photos: Read more..

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Horton Street Playground, Reservoir  Horton Street Playground, Reservoir
Old rundown structure with curved slide, chain ladder, spiral ladder, climber, chain traverse, flying fox, monkey rungs, fireman's pole and scrambling wall. Also springer and swings. Shaded seat. Minimal grassy area. Fen Read more..

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Hosken Reserve Playground, Pallett Street, Coburg North  Hosken Reserve Playground, Pallett Street, Coburg North
Oldish structure with short steep slide, shop front, steps, spiral ladder, steering wheel, walkway, tunnel, fireman's pole and inclined climber. See-saw, springer and swings. Unshaded seat and next to an oval. Photos: Read more..

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Howard Mendip Reserve Playground, Howard Road, Reservoir  Howard Mendip Reserve Playground, Howard Road, Reservoir
Slightly tawdry structures. One has spiral slide, steps, tic-tac-toe and steering wheel. Other has steps, rope bridge, spiral ladder, curved climber and curved slide. Chain spiders web climbing frame, monkey rungs, plane Read more..

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Hudson Reserve Playground, Passfield Street, Brunswick West  Hudson Reserve Playground, Passfield Street, Brunswick West
Playground is very well shaded by trees. Structure with two curved slides, climbing mat, fireman's pole, climber, spiral ladder and tic-tac-toe. Two springers and cup with hand wheel (no easy way to get in or out). Shade Read more..

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Hutchison Place Playground, Coburg North  Hutchison Place Playground, Coburg North
Structure with small steep slide, ladder with square rungs, normal ladder, tunnel, steering wheel, walkway, shop front and fireman's pole. Also swings and two springers. Unshaded table and no other seats. Reasonable gras Read more..

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I.W. Dole Reserve Playground, Dole Avenue, Reservoir  I.W. Dole Reserve Playground, Dole Avenue, Reservoir
An old playground which is enclosed by a fence with a small gap for access. Structure which has a ladder, which leads to the top of a metal slide, log roll, flying fox, ladder with square rungs and monkey bars. Also four Read more..

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Ivanhoe Park Playground, Wamba Road, Ivanhoe East  Ivanhoe Park Playground, Wamba Road, Ivanhoe East
Nice set of colourful equipment let down by lack of shade. Includes an easy and harder structure containing slides, walkway of hexagonal shapes, disks on vertical poles, hanging disks, monkey bars, balance beam with obst Read more..

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J.C. Donath Reserve Playground, Harmer Street, Reservoir  J.C. Donath Reserve Playground, Harmer Street, Reservoir
A large structure with a lot of equipment but in a really grotty state. Includes wave slide, spiral slide, curved climber, ladder with square rungs, fireman's pole, tunnel, inclined walkway, monkey bars, chain bridge, fl Read more..

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J.E Moore Park Playground, Gilbert Road, Reservoir  J.E Moore Park Playground, Gilbert Road, Reservoir
Located between two ovals. Main structure with wave slide, ladders, fireman's pole, shop front, chain bridge, monkey bars, chain traverse, monkey rungs, scrambling wall and parallel bars. Another structure with small sli Read more..

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J.S. Grey Reserve Playground, Sheffield Street, Preston  J.S. Grey Reserve Playground, Sheffield Street, Preston
There is a structure with two slides, tunnel, chain ladder, tic-tac-toe, steps and ladder with big circles. Sandpit and table under shade sails. Also a see-saw, two springers and swings. Outside the fenced area is a bird Read more..

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Jack Mutton Reserve Playground, Queens Parade, Fawkner  Jack Mutton Reserve Playground, Queens Parade, Fawkner
Structure with curved slide, shop front, walkway, fireman's pole, spiral ladder, steering wheel and curved climber. Also swings. Unshaded table. Some grassy area. Photos: Read more..

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Jackson Reserve Playground, Outlook Road, Coburg North  Jackson Reserve Playground, Outlook Road, Coburg North
Smallish structure with curved slide, abacus, shop front, disks on a vertical pole, tunnel, fireman's pole and rope ladder. See-saw and swings. Unshaded seats. Near road and an oval. Photos: Read more..

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Jacobs Reserve Playground, Jolley Street, Brunswick West  Jacobs Reserve Playground, Jolley Street, Brunswick West
The larger structure which has a lot of shade from trees has a wave slide, tic-tac-toe, steering wheel, climbing mat, ladder, climber, flying fox and monkey bars. Also four person pommel bounce and swings. The smaller st Read more..

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James Reserve Playground, St. Hellier Street, Heidelberg Heights  James Reserve Playground, St. Hellier Street, Heidelberg Heights
Main structure has multiple levels with average curved slide, shop front, disks on vertical pole, fireman's pole, ladder, chain bridge, hanging disks, balance beam and monkey bars. Also swings and a see-saw. Seat without Read more..

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Japonica Park Playground, Japonica Street, Bundoora  Japonica Park Playground, Japonica Street, Bundoora
Structure with slide, spiral ladder, climber, shop front, binoculars, telescope, walkway, fireman's pole, chain bridge, abacus, monkey rungs, horizontal bars, flying fox and chain traverse. Also two springers and swings. Read more..

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Jeanine Crescent Playground, Fawkner  Jeanine Crescent Playground, Fawkner
Set in an area overlooked by a lot of houses. Structure with wave slide, fireman's pole, shop front, steering wheel, ladder with horizontal semi-circular rungs, steps and monkey rungs. Swings and train springer. Unshaded Read more..

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Jennifer Court Playground, Macleod  Jennifer Court Playground, Macleod
Only standalone swings. Three seats, one of which might be shaded at any point in time. Grassy area and water tap. Photos: Read more..

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Joe Laherty Reserve Playground, Glen Street, Glenroy  Joe Laherty Reserve Playground, Glen Street, Glenroy
Pink and blue colour scheme. Don't worry if you don’t like pink (or blue for that matter) - a lot of the paint has worn away. Structure with metal slide, steps, ladder with square rungs, fireman's pole, monkey bars, monk Read more..

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John Cain Memorial Park Playground, Clarendon Street, Thornbury  John Cain Memorial Park Playground, Clarendon Street, Thornbury
Purple structure with dual wave slides, single wave slide, high rope bridge, shop front, scrambling wall, steering wheel, binoculars, vertical rope spiders web climbing frame, balance beam with obstacles and monkey bars. Read more..

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John McRobbie Reserve Playground, Grieve Street, Macleod  John McRobbie Reserve Playground, Grieve Street, Macleod
A decrepit playground has been upgraded to a nice colourful structure with dual wave slides, climbing wall, steps, vertical rope net climbing frame, monkey bars and leaning rope net. Also swings, train springer, fish spr Read more..

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John Pascoe Fawkner Reserve Playground, Francis Street, Oak Park  John Pascoe Fawkner Reserve Playground, Francis Street, Oak Park
Hard to find any good points except that it is near some ovals. Structure with rusting metal slide, steering wheel, chain ladder and chain traverse. Two springers. Some shade from trees. Photos: Read more..

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John Vandeloo Reserve Playground, Station Road, Oak Park  John Vandeloo Reserve Playground, Station Road, Oak Park
Small structure suited to younger kids. Structure has a slide, steering wheel, abacus and climbing mat. Also rocker, see-saw and swings. Unshaded seats. Some grassy area but sloping. Photos: Read more..

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Johns Reserve Playground, McLean Street, Brunswick West  Johns Reserve Playground, McLean Street, Brunswick West
Most of the playground is centred around a big leafy tree. The main structure has a wave slide, spiral ladder, abacus, steps, tunnel, shop front, sloping parallel bars and steep climbing mat. Also spinning orb with hand Read more..

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Johnson Park Playground, Bastings Street, Northcote  Johnson Park Playground, Bastings Street, Northcote
Small but very colourful main structure comprising smallish tunnel slide, monkey bars, roman rings and small curved slide. Also large pyramid shaped rope climbing frame, four person pommel bounce, four swings and a separ Read more..

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Johnson Reserve Playground, Porter Road, Heidelberg Heights  Johnson Reserve Playground, Porter Road, Heidelberg Heights
Colourful plastic (not fantastic) structure with curved slide, scrambling wall, chain bridge, fireman's pole, hanging disks and shop front. Also family sized see-saw, springer and swings. Huge dead log to scramble over. Read more..

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Johnston Reserve Playground, Loeman Street, Strathmore  Johnston Reserve Playground, Loeman Street, Strathmore
Colourful red, yellow and green structure with wave slide, ladder with square rungs, shop front, inclined walkway, disks on a vertical pole, steering wheel, climbing mat bridge, balance beam with obstacles and monkey run Read more..

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Jones Park Playground, Harrison Street, Brunswick East  Jones Park Playground, Harrison Street, Brunswick East
View of the beautiful Russian Orthodox Church from the playground. Newly created playground with a view of a new housing development in the background. Fancy and nicely landscaped but lacking in real challenge. Main stru Read more..

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Judith Scott Memorial Park Playground, Whittier Street, Kingsbury  Judith Scott Memorial Park Playground, Whittier Street, Kingsbury
The higher structure has a wave slide, spiral ladder, fireman's pole, chain traverse and monkey rungs. The lower structure has a slide, inclined ladder, shop front, tunnel and steering wheel. See-saw with horse seats. Read more..

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K.T. Smith Reserve Playground, Mascoma Street, Strathmore  K.T. Smith Reserve Playground, Mascoma Street, Strathmore
Wooden structure with curved slide, wave slide, spiral ladder, ladder with circular rungs, clock, walkway, shop front, climbing wall, fireman's pole, steering wheel and steps. Fish springer and swings. Big sloping grassy Read more..

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Kalang Road Playground, Glenroy  Kalang Road Playground, Glenroy
Nice big standalone slide, four person rocker, two springers and swings. Unshaded seat. Big grassy area nearby. Photos: Read more..

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Kalista Crescent Playground, Watsonia North  Kalista Crescent Playground, Watsonia North
Small playground set in a n elevated position. Structure with slide, shop front, ladder, fireman's pole, climber and steering wheel. See-saw, springer and swings. Playground is suited to younger kids. Unshaded seat. Slop Read more..

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Kelvin Thompson Park Playground, Cleve Road, Pascoe Vale South  Kelvin Thompson Park Playground, Cleve Road, Pascoe Vale South
Very spread-out playground. The main structure has a metal slide, curved climber, spiral ladder, steps, inclined climber, monkey rungs and curved line of monkey bars. Smaller structure with wave slide, fireman's pole, sh Read more..

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Kenmare Street Playground, Watsonia  Kenmare Street Playground, Watsonia
Most of the structure is low slung bit it rises via a climber to a platform with a nice wave slide, fireman's pole, steering wheel and spiral ladder. Also has monkey bars, low chain traverse, flying fox, shop front, see- Read more..

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Kerferd Street Playground, Essendon North  Kerferd Street Playground, Essendon North
Structure with curved slide, shop front, difficult little climbing wall, binoculars, rigid frame bridge, horizontal bar and monkey rungs. Two springers and swings. Unshaded seat and some grassy area. Next to freeway and Read more..

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Kingsford Smith Ulm Reserve Playground, Loongana Avenue, Glenroy  Kingsford Smith Ulm Reserve Playground, Loongana Avenue, Glenroy
Fantastic views across the valley including a long train bridge. The playground, which has been upgraded, sits at the top of the hill. The main structure has a steep wave slide, scrambling wall, shop front, metal bar to Read more..

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Kirkdale Reserve Playground, Kirkdale Street, Brunswick East  Kirkdale Reserve Playground, Kirkdale Street, Brunswick East
Fairly basic wooden structure with two slides, spiral slanting ladder, fireman's pole, chain traverse, walkway and flying fox. Separate small structure with slide and tunnel. Swings. BBQ and table covered in graffiti und Read more..

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Knott Reserve Playground, Heidelberg Road, Fairfield  Knott Reserve Playground, Heidelberg Road, Fairfield
Fairly simple wooden structure with slide, monkey bars, walkway and various ladders. Big clock to tell the time, springer and swings. Tables with possible shade, dirty BBQ, water tap doesn't work and fairly close to a bu Read more..

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L A Moon Reserve Playground, Smiley Crescent, Aberfeldie  L A Moon Reserve Playground, Smiley Crescent, Aberfeldie
Nice setting but basic playground. Structure with curved slide, curved ladder, fireman's pole, steering wheel, walkway, little slide and climbing mat. Swings. Set on very steep ground. Photos: Read more..

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L.E. Cotchin Reserve Playground, Amery Street, Reservoir  L.E. Cotchin Reserve Playground, Amery Street, Reservoir
Structure with wave slide, climber, shop front, abacus, fireman's pole, ladder, climbing mat walkway, monkey bars, monkey rungs, chain traverse, flying fox and stepping stones. Very high standalone slide, see-saw, spring Read more..

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L.W. Williams Reserve Playground, Myrtle Grove, Preston  L.W. Williams Reserve Playground, Myrtle Grove, Preston
Access via a path at the end of Myrtle Street. Good structure with two slides, various ladders, steep high climber, chain bridge, hanging disks, steps, tunnel, tic-tac-toe, steering wheel, shop front, spiral ladder, step Read more..

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Lahinch Street Playground, Preston  Lahinch Street Playground, Preston
The main element is a wooden structure with two wave slides, tunnel, rope ladder, binoculars, fireman's pole, shop front, vertical rope climbing frame, maze panel, tic-tac-toe, curved monkey bars, horizontal bars and han Read more..

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Larkins Reserve Playground, Dunstan Street, Preston  Larkins Reserve Playground, Dunstan Street, Preston
A structure covered with a roof has a wave slide, fireman's pole, standard ladder, ladder with hoops, shop front, steering wheel, rope bridge, monkey bars and rope traverse. There is a see-saw, swings and a rope net clim Read more..

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Lebanon Reserve Playground, Melissa Street, Strathmore  Lebanon Reserve Playground, Melissa Street, Strathmore
Structure with wave slide, climbing walls, cubby seat, hanging chain ladder, ramps, steering wheel, ladder with circle footholds, tunnel, rigid frame ladder, ladder with square rungs, inclined suspended balance beam, cha Read more..

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Lemnos Avenue Playground, Pascoe Vale South  Lemnos Avenue Playground, Pascoe Vale South
Structure with two slides separated by a walkway. Includes steps, monkey bars, spiral ladder, shop front and chain ladder. Also two springers, see-saw and swings. Unshaded seat. I am not sure why they put a seat here Read more..

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Leslie Reserve Playground, Mais Street, Reservoir  Leslie Reserve Playground, Mais Street, Reservoir
Two structures - all decked out in green. The slightly higher structure has a wave slide, fireman's pole, climbing wall, speak and listen system, tunnel, spiral ladder, walkway, rope ladder, chain traverse and monkey run Read more..

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Lincoln Park Playground, Lincoln Road, Essendon  Lincoln Park Playground, Lincoln Road, Essendon
Set in a huge grassy expanse. Structure with two slides, difficult climbing wall, ladder, steering wheel, chain bridge, walkway, telescope, shop front, rigid inclined walkway, horizontal bar, monkey rungs, curved ladder Read more..

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Link Street Playground, Kingsbury  Link Street Playground, Kingsbury
Wooden structure with fun cockatoo theme throughout including cockatoos tumbling down slides. The structure has two wave slides, vertical rope climbing frame, shop front, scrambling wall, tunnel, unusual climbing ladder, Read more..

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Loyola Reserve Playground, Gleeson Drive, Bundoora  Loyola Reserve Playground, Gleeson Drive, Bundoora
High structure with wave slide, steps, binoculars, climbing wall, chain bridge and unusual flying fox. Lower structure with slide, climbing mat, alphabet panel and General Store shop front. Springer and swings. Shade Read more..

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Ludeman Court Playground, Reservoir  Ludeman Court Playground, Reservoir
Couple of structures. The highest is quite simple with a metal slide, ladder with square rungs, fireman's pole, long chain bridge and monkey rungs. The lower structure has a wave slide, ladder with square rungs, steps, s Read more..

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Lyking Street Playground, Pascoe Vale  Lyking Street Playground, Pascoe Vale
Structure with slide, walkway, steps, cubby seat, steering wheel, shop front, rigid frame ladder and fireman's pole. Springer and swings. No grassy area and unshaded seat. Photos: Read more..

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Macleod Park Playground, Birdwood Avenue, Macleod  Macleod Park Playground, Birdwood Avenue, Macleod
Extensive set of equipment under a shade sail. Main structure has wave slide, curved slide, inclined walkway, block steps, steering wheel, fireman's pole, scrambling wall, tunnel, horizontal walkway, climber, ladder made Read more..

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Mailer Reserve Playground, Haig Avenue, Coburg  Mailer Reserve Playground, Haig Avenue, Coburg
Small structure with slide, spiral ladder, shop front, ladder, fireman's pole and abacus. Bike springer and swings. Table under trees. No seats near the playground area unless you consider the log barriers next to th Read more..

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Malahang Reserve Playground, Oriel Road, Heidelberg West  Malahang Reserve Playground, Oriel Road, Heidelberg West
Malahang Reserve has a great range of playground equipment spread across a large area including a new Skate Park and BMX dirt-track. Includes a real zip line with poles like a beginners ski lift, another zip line wit Read more..

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Maleela Grove Playground, Rosanna  Maleela Grove Playground, Rosanna
Tiny structure which even Tom Thumb would complain about plus swings. The structure has a metal slide, ladder with square rungs, shop front and steering wheel. Unshaded seat and water tap. Photos: Read more..

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Margaret Walker Reserve Playground, Jessie Street, Preston  Margaret Walker Reserve Playground, Jessie Street, Preston
Couple of different structures. One has a slide, tic-tac-toe, abacus, rope ladder, tunnel, block steps, climbing wall, fireman's pole, hanging disks, stepping stones and monkey bars. Another has dual slides, inclined rop Read more..

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Maribyrnong Park Playground, The Boulevard, Moonee Ponds  Maribyrnong Park Playground, The Boulevard, Moonee Ponds
Wooden adventure type playground located next to the Boathouse Café which overlooks the Maribyrnong River. The main structure, which is covered in shade sails, has ramps for access and contains lots of fun and intere Read more..

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Maroondah Terrace Playground, Bundoora  Maroondah Terrace Playground, Bundoora
Quite a big structure with a metal slide, monkey rungs, chain traverse, balance beam, chain climbing frame, curved climber, scrambling wall, ladder with square rungs, shop front, little cubby with seat, telescope, steeri Read more..

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Martin Reserve Playground, Box Forest Road, Hadfield  Martin Reserve Playground, Box Forest Road, Hadfield
Big playground area with two structures. The highest structure has a wave slide, high fireman's pole, shop front, walkway, inclined climber, ladder with square rungs, chain bridge, balance beam, flying fox, monkey rungs Read more..

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McAdam Reserve Playground, Stanley Street, Northcote  McAdam Reserve Playground, Stanley Street, Northcote
Two good structures in a quiet grassy area. The higher structure has a wave slide, ladder with square rungs, shop front, disks on a vertical pole, inclined walkway, steps, climber, monkey rungs and hard disks. The lower Read more..

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McComas Street Playground, Reservoir  McComas Street Playground, Reservoir
You can thank the GFC and Rudd's plan to put Australia zillions of dollars in debt for this playground upgrade. Decent green structure which Kermit might approve of. Structure has wave and curved slides, fireman's pole, Read more..

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McCracken Avenue Playground, Pascoe Vale  McCracken Avenue Playground, Pascoe Vale
Shaded playground which has a structure with low curved slide, shop front, curved ladder, bridge, fireman's pole, monkey rungs, stepping stones, chain traverse, abacus and tic-tac-toe. Horse springer and swings. Suited t Read more..

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McDonalds Reserve Playground, Clarendon Street, Thornbury  McDonalds Reserve Playground, Clarendon Street, Thornbury
Small playground suited to toddlers which was upgraded in 2014 and has a structure with a slide, ladder and little climbing wall plus a small birds nest swing, couple of toadstools and cute car springer. Unshaded sea Read more..

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McKay Street Playground, Coburg  McKay Street Playground, Coburg
Structure with slide, tunnel, curved ladder, fireman's pole, abacus, climbing mat, shop front, steering wheel and steps. Also springer and swings. No seat. Minimal grassy area. Photos: Read more..

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Medbury Avenue Playground, Watsonia  Medbury Avenue Playground, Watsonia
Structure with slide, shop front, ladder, climber, balance beam and monkey rungs. Koala springer and swings. Shaded seats. Minimal grassy area. Photos: Read more..

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Medora Avenue Playground, Bundoora  Medora Avenue Playground, Bundoora
Tightly arranged structure with a metal slide, scrambling wall, abacus, shop front, chain traverse, "bumpy pipe walkway", monkey bars, curved climber, fireman's pole, little straight walkway, standard ladder and ladder w Read more..

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Melissa Street Playground, Strathmore  Melissa Street Playground, Strathmore
Structure with lurid orange curved and wave slides, green tic-tac-toe, walkway, telescope, steering wheel, tunnel and steps. Swings and horse springer. Unshaded seat and big grassy area. Photos: Read more..

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Menana Road Playground, Glenroy  Menana Road Playground, Glenroy
Old and rundown structure with slide, climber, steering wheel, chain ladder and abacus. Also four person rocker, springer and swings. Unshaded tables and seats. Minimal grassy area. Photos: Read more..

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Mercedes Court Playground, Rosanna  Mercedes Court Playground, Rosanna
Very bright, colourful structure with metal slide, shop front, climber, stepping stone, horizontal bar and monkey bars. Also see-saw, springer and swings. Basketball court. Unshaded table and seats. Water tap. Reasonable Read more..

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Merlyn Street Playground, Coburg North  Merlyn Street Playground, Coburg North
Playground is set in a park opposite a small Shopping Centre. Wooden structure with dual wave slides, shop front, ladder, tunnel, climbing mat wall, steering wheel, walkway, steps, abacus and small steep slide. See-saw, Read more..

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Merri Park Playground, Sumner Avenue, Northcote  Merri Park Playground, Sumner Avenue, Northcote
The old wooden structure has been replaced with a newer version which has a metal slide, multiple levels (good for hide and seek), ladder made from three horizontal truck tyres, tunnel, fireman's pole, climbing net wall, Read more..

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Methven Park Playground, Methven Street, Brunswick East  Methven Park Playground, Methven Street, Brunswick East
The playground has had an upgrade but still maintains its heritage. The previous rickety wooden hut which slanted and looked like it would topple over from a puff of wind has been replaced with a structure which has a wa Read more..

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Miles Street Playground, Ivanhoe  Miles Street Playground, Ivanhoe
Fairly simple playground. The main structure has a slide, various rigid ladders, steps and chain ladder. There is a really fancy bike springer and swings. Table under a tree, shaded seats and water tap. A sign says "No d Read more..

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Milford Grove Playground, Rosanna  Milford Grove Playground, Rosanna
You walk through a row of trees on both sides of a long block to reach the playground. Structure has a curved slide, climbing mat, shop front, steering wheel, climber and hanging disks. Swings. Unshaded table and seat. Read more..

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Mogg Court Playground, Bundoora  Mogg Court Playground, Bundoora
Big structure with wave slide, disks on a vertical pole, ladder, steering wheel, walkway, shop front, abacus, binoculars, climber, rigid curved bridge, chain traverse, balance beam, flying fox, monkey bars, monkey rungs, Read more..

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Montgomery Reserve Playground, Tennyson Street, Essendon  Montgomery Reserve Playground, Tennyson Street, Essendon
Extremely long metal slide down the side of a hill, big climbing frame shaped like a molecule from a Physics class, springer, unusual swing which rotates as well as going up and down and a birds nest swing. Unshaded Read more..

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Moomba Park Playground, McBryde Street, Fawkner  Moomba Park Playground, McBryde Street, Fawkner
Quite an extensive structure with two wave slides, scrambling wall, ladder, walkway, tunnel, chain traverse, monkey rungs, monkey bars, climber, abacus, shop front, ladder with square rungs, sloping parallel bars and fly Read more..

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Moore Street Playground, Coburg  Moore Street Playground, Coburg
Uninspiring structure with metal slide, chain ladder, spiral ladder and slanting parallel bars. Also swings, see-saw and whale springer. Unshaded seats. Table under a tree. Water tap. Photos: Read more..

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Morris Reserve Playground, Wadham Street, Pascoe Vale South  Morris Reserve Playground, Wadham Street, Pascoe Vale South
During the cricket season you need danger money to play here. The playground is right on the edge of a cricket oval and an off-drive or hook could create mayhem in the playground. Lets hope that Virender Sehwag never bat Read more..

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Mott Reserve Playground, Murrell Street, Glenroy  Mott Reserve Playground, Murrell Street, Glenroy
The playground was upgraded in 2013 and now includes some lovely wooden sculptures (echidna, platypus, yabby and frogs). The new structure has two wave slides, area with horizontal bar ladder, high horizontal rope net, f Read more..

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Munro Street Playground, Coburg  Munro Street Playground, Coburg
Set on a sliver of land beside the railway tracks. Compact, low structure with slide, spiral ladder, tunnel, tic-tac-toe, shop front, abacus and inclined climber. Also see-saw and swings. An unshaded wrecked table. Ph Read more..

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N.G.W. Anderson Park Playground, Lygon Street, Brunswick East  N.G.W. Anderson Park Playground, Lygon Street, Brunswick East
Uninspiring playground near busy Lygon Street without fences. Structure with curved slide, spiral ladder, tunnel, abacus, shop front, tic-tac-toe, steering wheel and climbing mat. Springer and swings. Unshaded seat. Some Read more..

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N.J. Teller Reserve Playground, Greenwood Drive, Bundoora  N.J. Teller Reserve Playground, Greenwood Drive, Bundoora
Couple of structures - one has a wave slide, ladder with square rungs, walkway, fireman's pole, climbing mat, climber and monkey rungs. The other has a red train shape with tunnel, slide, steps, shop front, abacus, steer Read more..

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Napier Park Playground, Glenburvie Road, Strathmore  Napier Park Playground, Glenburvie Road, Strathmore
Very unusual playground with a theme which has a medieval element. The structure is low to the ground and has a huge thick loop of rope (a swing?), a spiders web rope climbing frame set an angle, rope bridge, small dual Read more..

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Naree Naree Park Playground, School Court, Oak Park  Naree Naree Park Playground, School Court, Oak Park
Structure with two steep slides, rope climbing frame and ladder. Also see-saw, stand-on spinner and swings. Shelter with BBQ. Shaded and unshaded seats. Good grassy area. Photos: Read more..

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Narvik Crescent Playground, Heidelberg West  Narvik Crescent Playground, Heidelberg West
Colourful compact structure set on an island with quiet roads ringing it. Structure has a wave slide, scrambling wall, shop front, inclined walkway, climbing mat, ladder, climber, hanging disks, speak and listen system a Read more..

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Nellie Ibbott Reserve Playground, Maud Street, Ivanhoe  Nellie Ibbott Reserve Playground, Maud Street, Ivanhoe
Nice isolated area. Structure has a big wave slide and curved slide, hanging disks, clocks, fruit shop, rope ladder, walkway, shop front, inclined climbing mat, climbing wall and vertical square rope climbing frame. Also Read more..

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Newman Reserve Playground, Newman Street, Preston  Newman Reserve Playground, Newman Street, Preston
A cute and fun playground which is set in a non-residential area and bordered by busy St Georges Road with very basic fences. The playground was upgraded in 2016 and hopefully the people will come. The main structure Read more..

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Nickson Street Playground, Bundoora  Nickson Street Playground, Bundoora
Structure with spiral slide, high ladder with square rungs, fireman's pole, high climber, spiral ladder, chain traverse, small metal slide, binoculars and a cubby house area with steering wheel and shop front. Also eleph Read more..

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Nisbett Street Playground, Reservoir  Nisbett Street Playground, Reservoir
Old and rundown but quite a lot of equipment. There is a structure with spiral slide, curved climber, steps, tunnel, walkway, fireman's pole, ladder with square rungs, shop front and abacus. Spinner which you hang by arm Read more..

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Norris Bank Reserve Playground, McLeans Road, Bundoora  Norris Bank Reserve Playground, McLeans Road, Bundoora
Main structure has a good tunnel slide, tunnel, steps, walkway composed of a mat of square segments, tic-tac-toe, spiral ladder, wave slide and curved monkey bars. Also toddler structure with slide and colourful balls, a Read more..

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Norris Crescent Playground, Bundoora  Norris Crescent Playground, Bundoora
Fairly ugly location. Main structure has slide, various ladders, walkway, scrambling wall, fireman's pole, chain traverse and flying fox. There is a structure at ground level for toddlers. Springer, car and swings. Ph Read more..

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Northumberland Road Playground, Pascoe Vale  Northumberland Road Playground, Pascoe Vale
Lovely clown face swings, bike springer, four person rocker, two person pommel bounce and structure with wave slide, inclined climber, ladder, fireman's pole, chain bridge, monkey rungs, chain traverse and flying fox. Read more..

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Norton Street Playground, Pascoe Vale  Norton Street Playground, Pascoe Vale
Structure with wave slide, abacus, climbing mat wall, tic-tac-toe, tunnel, chain bridge, small metal slide, flying fox and monkey bars. Standalone metal slide, stand-on carousel and swings. Shaded table and fairly limite Read more..

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Oak Park Sports Centre Playground, Edgecombe Street, Oak Park  Oak Park Sports Centre Playground, Edgecombe Street, Oak Park
Structure with wave slide, shop front, spiral ladder, steering wheels, steps, chain bridges, monkey bars, chain traverse, monkey rungs, flying fox, ladder, fireman's pole and sloping parallel bars. Two springers and swin Read more..

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Oldis Gardens Playground, Westgarth Street, Northcote  Oldis Gardens Playground, Westgarth Street, Northcote
There is a wooden structure with two wave slides, ladder with square rungs, hanging disks, monkey rungs, chain bridge, horizontal bars, balance beam, tunnel, fireman's pole, telescope and shop front. Also see-saw, swings Read more..

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Olympic Park Playground, Liberty Parade, Heidelberg West  Olympic Park Playground, Liberty Parade, Heidelberg West
Large playground which has a good range of equipment including big wave slide, scrambling wall, little tunnel, chain bridge, chain traverse, walkway, climber, another medium slide, log roll, monkey rungs, flying fox and Read more..

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Olympic Village Reserve Playground, Alamein Road, Heidelberg West  Olympic Village Reserve Playground, Alamein Road, Heidelberg West
Next to a shopping area without fences. Excellent high structure with a great wide metal slide, various rope walkways, fireman's poles and wood and rope ladders. Also two swings without safety chain, flying fox and two s Read more..

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Ormond Park Playground, Pattison Street, Ascot Vale  Ormond Park Playground, Pattison Street, Ascot Vale
Surrounded by a low fence. Compact structure with slide, ladders, steps, tunnel, climbing wall, tic-tac-toe, telescope and steering wheel. Springer and single swing without safety chain. Shaded seat and water tap. Next t Read more..

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Oulton Street Playground, Fawkner  Oulton Street Playground, Fawkner
Structure with two wave slides, scrambling wall, chain bridge, chain traverse, steps, shop front, spiral ladder, steering wheel, balance beam with obstacles and monkey rungs. Swings and aeroplane springer. Shaded seat an Read more..

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Park Crescent Playground, Aberfeldie  Park Crescent Playground, Aberfeldie
Lovely elevated position above Moonee Valley Athletics Centre with nice views. Structure with slide, various ladders, hanging chain climbing wall, fireman's pole, binoculars, climber, vertical spiders web climbing frame Read more..

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Parker Reserve Playground, Suvla Grove, Coburg North  Parker Reserve Playground, Suvla Grove, Coburg North
Non descript playground structure which receives some shade from trees. Main structure has no slide, but has a chain traverse, monkey rungs, parallel bars and spiral ladder. Another structure with metal slide, fireman's Read more..

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Paywit Street Playground, Preston  Paywit Street Playground, Preston
Playground receives some shade from trees. Structure has a wave slide, ladder, shop front, train tunnel, chain bridge, abacus, vertical climbing mat, fireman's pole, climber, monkey rungs, hanging disks, stepping stones Read more..

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Pearce Park Playground, First Avenue, Strathmore  Pearce Park Playground, First Avenue, Strathmore
Structure with wave slide, ladder, binoculars, rigid frame curved bridge, zig zag balance beam, monkey bars and disk stepping stones. Horizontal bars, springer and swings. Big shelter with tables, BBQ, water tap and Read more..

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Pearl Reserve Playground, Rayment Street, Thornbury  Pearl Reserve Playground, Rayment Street, Thornbury
Cubby on poles with wooden ladder, metal slide, fireman's pole and curved rope climbing wall. Also a four (small) person see-saw, small birds nest swing, three person carousel and swings. Some undulating grassy area, Read more..

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Penders Park Playground, St David Street, Thornbury  Penders Park Playground, St David Street, Thornbury
Big park without fences but with a fenced in playground area. Outside the fenced area is a large pyramid rope climbing frame (or a web if you prefer our son's description), swings without safety chain, flying fox, great Read more..

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Peters Reserve Playground, Dalziel Lane, Northcote  Peters Reserve Playground, Dalziel Lane, Northcote
A wooden structure with a high end with wave slide and fireman's pole which leads down via disk steps to a hanging disk traverse and an inclined balance beam. The lower section has a curved slide, tunnel, ladder, steps, Read more..

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Pitcher Park Playground, Separation Street, Alphington  Pitcher Park Playground, Separation Street, Alphington
This playground was a star in an article I wrote titled "The Most Disappointing playgrounds in Melbourne". The ugly duckling has developed into a lovely swan. There are two playground structures for different ages. T Read more..

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Pooley Reserve Playground, Donald Street, Brunswick  Pooley Reserve Playground, Donald Street, Brunswick
Corner block playground which has an orange and blue structure with curved slide, climbing mat, tic-tac-toe shaped panel with animal shapes, shop front, walkway, climbing wall, chain bridge and monkey bars. Springer and Read more..

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Possum Hollow Park Playground, Beverley Road, Heidelberg  Possum Hollow Park Playground, Beverley Road, Heidelberg
Fully fenced Play Space which is mainly suited to younger kids. Apart from a flying fox with two lines, there isn’t anything here to challenge older kids. The flying fox has a rope net launching area which is a bit awkwa Read more..

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Preston City Oval Playground, Mary Street, Preston  Preston City Oval Playground, Mary Street, Preston
Modern style playground which is easy on the eye but lacking in playability. Puce colour equipment including a modern climbing structure with ladder and curved slide, four person rocker, huge happy hippo which you can c Read more..

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Quarry Circle Playground, Coburg  Quarry Circle Playground, Coburg
Shade sails for the BBQ area but not for the playground - since we are in the Pentridge area, I would call that a criminal offence. Structure with slide, tree ladder, bridge, stepping stones, flying fox, tic-tac-toe and Read more..

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Queens Park Playground, Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds  Queens Park Playground, Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds
Located right next to the café in an area dotted with shaded tables. Boat structure with spiral slide, rigid walkway, steps, tic-tac-toe, steering wheel, shop front and abacus. There are a number of tiny cubbies big enou Read more..

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Queens Park Playground, Pascoe Vale Road, Moonee Ponds  Queens Park Playground, Pascoe Vale Road, Moonee Ponds
Playground is located near the Queens Park lake and receives some shade from nearby trees. Big wooden structure with dual wave slides, two single wave slides, inclined balance beam, scrambling wall, ladders, walkway, cli Read more..

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Raeburn Reserve Playground, Oakbank Grove, Pascoe Vale  Raeburn Reserve Playground, Oakbank Grove, Pascoe Vale
Metal structure with metal slide, ladders, chain bridge, chain traverse which lays on the ground (for kids with a fear of heights) and monkey rungs. Climbing frame from three twisted sheets, three person rocker and four Read more..

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Ramu Parade Playground, Heidelberg West  Ramu Parade Playground, Heidelberg West
Very ugly, stark, old equipment comprising metal slide, monkey bars, log rolling, flying fox and swings. The swings have a very long chain and the potential swinging arc is enormous. There is a BBQ and unshaded seat. Read more..

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Randazzo Park Playground, Albert Street, Brunswick  Randazzo Park Playground, Albert Street, Brunswick
An absolutely amazing amount of seating for such a tiny playground which has a standalone metal slide, little rocker, springer, cup which rotates around and swings. Playground receives shade from trees. Some grassy a Read more..

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Rayner Reserve Playground, Forbes Grove, Oak Park  Rayner Reserve Playground, Forbes Grove, Oak Park
Structure with wave slide, spiral ladder, shop front, steering wheel, steps, balance beam and monkey rungs. See-saw, two springers and swings. Unshaded table and next to an oval. Playground is located at a corner next to Read more..

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Reddish Reserve Playground, Domain Street, Hadfield  Reddish Reserve Playground, Domain Street, Hadfield
Structure with slide, ladder, tunnel, ladders with square rungs, shop front, steering wheel, walkway and fireman's pole. Springer and swings. Possible shade from trees. No seats and next to an oval. Photos: Read more..

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Reserve Court Playground, Glenroy  Reserve Court Playground, Glenroy
Structure at the top of a hill with slide, shop front, fireman's pole, walkway, climbing mat, steering wheel, steps and abacus. Large four person rocker, springer and swings. Unshaded seat about 40m away from the playgro Read more..

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Riverside Park Playground, Fawkner Street, Aberfeldie  Riverside Park Playground, Fawkner Street, Aberfeldie
Nice location next to the Maribyrnong River. The highlight is a beautifully crafted Pirate ship named the "Black Sapphire". The ship is moored to a jetty in a sea of sand with access via a wooden bridge or thick rope bri Read more..

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Robinson Reserve Playground, Reynard Street, Coburg  Robinson Reserve Playground, Reynard Street, Coburg
Lot of equipment circling a lovely tree in the centre of the playground. One structure has a curved and straight slide, different levels, tunnel, shop front and some lovely animal panels (although one possum does look li Read more..

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Rodger Court Playground, Bundoora  Rodger Court Playground, Bundoora
Shaded playground. Main structure has metal slide, flying fox, walkway, slanted climber, monkey bars, log roll, shop front, coloured balls, two person springer and swings. Seats with possible shade. Photos: Read more..

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Rosanna Parklands Playground, Ferrier Court, Rosanna  Rosanna Parklands Playground, Ferrier Court, Rosanna
Lovely setting next to a creek lined with trees and a huge expanse of grassy area on the other side. The highlight is a huge metal slide which is on the side of a hill. Two structures - one with wave slide, ladder with s Read more..

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Roseberry Street Playground, Ascot Vale  Roseberry Street Playground, Ascot Vale
Small triangle of land with a structure comprising wave slide, ladder, shop front, steering wheel, inclined rope bridge, monkey bars and horizontal bar. Also swings and horse springer. Unshaded seats. Photos: Read more..

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Rossi Park Playground, Ford Street, Ivanhoe  Rossi Park Playground, Ford Street, Ivanhoe
Spinning lotus leaf flower with hand wheel, train springer, swings and plastic structure with orange wave slide, ladder with square rungs, telescope, walkway, tic-tac-toe like panel with animal shapes and block steps. Read more..

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Rothwell Park Playground, Rothwelll Street, Ascot Vale  Rothwell Park Playground, Rothwelll Street, Ascot Vale
Good range of equipment for the older kids. There is a high structure with wave slide, ladder with square rungs, scrambling wall, climber, climbing wall, chain bridge, monkey rungs, balance beam, vertical rope spiders we Read more..

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Royal Avenue Playground, Essendon North  Royal Avenue Playground, Essendon North
Structure with bright orange slide, shop front, fireman's pole, inclined walkway, abacus, monkey rungs and stepping stones. Swings. Water tap and shaded seat. Limited grassy area. Photos: Read more..

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Rubie Thomson Reserve Playground, Separation Street, Northcote  Rubie Thomson Reserve Playground, Separation Street, Northcote
Two large wooden structures plus see-saw, stand-on spinner, horizontal bars, swings, springer and large sandpit with mechanical scoop. The larger structure has one section with a wave slide, climbing wall and rope bridge Read more..

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Scott Grove Playground, Kingsbury  Scott Grove Playground, Kingsbury
The playground has been upgraded and a huge spiral slide which was great fun has been replaced with some boring mundane equipment. One structure has a wave slide, shop front, ladder with square rungs, tic-tac-toe, steppi Read more..

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Seddon Reserve Playground, Green Street, Ivanhoe  Seddon Reserve Playground, Green Street, Ivanhoe
Fully enclosed playground where the biggest challenge is to find where the gate is hidden. After that you are on easy street! Compact structure suited to older kids who can get to the wave slide via a chain bridge. There Read more..

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Sewell Reserve Playground, Glenroy Road, Glenroy  Sewell Reserve Playground, Glenroy Road, Glenroy
Two structures, springer and four swings. The larger structure has a wave slide, curved ladder, ladder with circular footholds, fireman's pole, balance beam, ladder with square rungs, monkey rungs and flying fox. The sma Read more..

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Shand Reserve Playground, Shand Road, Reservoir  Shand Reserve Playground, Shand Road, Reservoir
The main play structure, which is suited to traversing across, has a metal slide, ladder, square vertical rope net, walkway, small tunnel, fireman's pole, abacus and rope ladder. Also a birds nest swing, standard swings, Read more..

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Shelley Park Playground, Shelley Street, Heidelberg Heights  Shelley Park Playground, Shelley Street, Heidelberg Heights
Decent wave slide but requires good climbing skill up a steep chain bridge to reach the slide. Structure also has small straight slide, steps, walkway, ladder, monkey bars, coloured disks and shop front. Springer, see-sa Read more..

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Shore Reserve Playground, Reynard Street, Pascoe Vale South  Shore Reserve Playground, Reynard Street, Pascoe Vale South
The playground has been upgraded to a fun and colourful play space. The main structure has a wave slide, fireman's pole, curved ladder and safe elevated bridge with stepping boards. There is a large sandpit with digger, Read more..

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Shore Reserve Playground, Woodlands Avenue, Pascoe Vale South  Shore Reserve Playground, Woodlands Avenue, Pascoe Vale South
The playground which was upgraded in 2013 has two structures , bike springer, swings and basketball court. One structure has a metal slide, a "Find the word" panel, chain ladder, telescope, curvy walkway, curved ladder, Read more..

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Soudan Street Playground, Coburg  Soudan Street Playground, Coburg
Long thin structure with spiral slide, wave slide, walkways, tunnel, inclined climber, curved ladder, abacus, shop fronts, spiral ladder and standard ladder. Standalone flying fox, springers and swings. Located on the me Read more..

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South Park Playground, South Street, Hadfield  South Park Playground, South Street, Hadfield
Purple and green structure with curved slide, chain ladder, abacus, shop front, clanger to hit against pipes, steps, steering wheel, chain traverse, very low balance beam, monkey bars and a rope climbing frame. Springer Read more..

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Sparks Reserve Playground, Heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe  Sparks Reserve Playground, Heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe
Down the hill from the road and quite a pleasant setting away from the busy road. Compact but includes two slides, chain bridge, tunnel, rope climbing ladder, block steps, stepping stones, climbing wall and various ladde Read more..

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Spencer Reserve Playground, Spencer Street, Northcote  Spencer Reserve Playground, Spencer Street, Northcote
Nice train shaped structure which also has a panel with coloured circles, steps, sloping walkway, shop front, abacus, curved slide, climbing mat, curved balance beam, hanging disks, chain bridge, disks on a vertical pole Read more..

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St. Phillip Street Playground, Brunswick East  St. Phillip Street Playground, Brunswick East
Long structure with two slides, steps, scrambling wall, chain traverse, flying fox, climbing wall bridge, shop front and abacus. Standalone plastic cubby, two springers and swings. In a nearby area is a stand-on carousel Read more..

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Stanford Close Playground, Fawkner  Stanford Close Playground, Fawkner
Two structures - the higher one has a spiral slide, wave slide, various ladders, high fireman's pole, chain bridge, monkey bars, chain traverse and flying fox. There is a nice toddler structure with slide, abacus, shop f Read more..

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Stanton Crescent Playground, Rosanna  Stanton Crescent Playground, Rosanna
Uninspiring structure with plastic curved and straight slides, ladders, inclined climber and steering wheel. Swings. Table and seats with possible shade. Good sized grassy area with some slope. Photos: Read more..

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Station Road Playground, Rosanna  Station Road Playground, Rosanna
I feel like I am photographing a crime scene - it really is a crime to build a playground like this. Small slide, see-saw and two springers. Seat under a shady tree. Photos: Read more..

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Station Street Playground, Thornbury  Station Street Playground, Thornbury
This small playground on busy Station St, Thornbury has a swing, slide and rocking device. It can be seen (just) behind a wooden fence protecting it from the road. Photos: Read more..

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Stevenson Reserve Playground, Murphy Street, Oak Park  Stevenson Reserve Playground, Murphy Street, Oak Park
Bit of a wreck. Structure with a curved slide, high climbing wall, shop front and high curved climber. Two old springers and swings. Seat with possible shade. Some sloping grassy area. Photos: Read more..

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Storey Road Playground, Reservoir  Storey Road Playground, Reservoir
Structure with curved slide, ladder, fireman's pole, telescope, horizontal bar, difficult plastic climbing wall, spiders web rope climbing frame and log roll. Also springer and swings. Shaded and unshaded seat. Grassy pl Read more..

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Stott Reserve Playground, Stott Street, Northcote  Stott Reserve Playground, Stott Street, Northcote
The Stott Reserve Playground is located next to the train line which can be a little noisy and probably only ok for small children. There is another playground (Spencer Reserve) on the other side of the playground with Read more..

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Strathaird Street Playground, Strathmore Heights  Strathaird Street Playground, Strathmore Heights
We are near the Essendon airport and so we need the obligatory playground with an airport theme. This playground delivers. The structure has the shape of a plane with a small slide, tunnel, steps, climbing mat, inclined Read more..

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Streldon Avenue Playground, Strathmore  Streldon Avenue Playground, Strathmore
Structure with wave slide, ladder with small circle rungs, little seat in cubby area, climbing walls, rigid frame ladder, tunnel, steep balance beam, disks on vertical poles, stepping stones and monkey rungs. Shaded and Read more..

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Susan Walsh Reserve Playground, Rathmines Street, Fairfield  Susan Walsh Reserve Playground, Rathmines Street, Fairfield
The playground has been upgraded and includes some things old and some things new and maybe if you look hard enough, something blue. There is a structure with curved slide, scrambling wall, walkway, fireman's pole, m Read more..

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Symons Park Playground, Trafford Street, Brunswick  Symons Park Playground, Trafford Street, Brunswick
Very simple playground for younger kids. Structure has a slide, spiral ladder, tunnel, tic-tac-toe and normal ladder. Swings. No seats but neither the council nor myself would expect you to stay here long enough to need Read more..

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T.A Cochrane Reserve Playground, Collier Street, Preston  T.A Cochrane Reserve Playground, Collier Street, Preston
Colourful boat shaped structure with two wave slides, walkway, steps, log roll, steering wheel, flying fox, abacus, tic-tac-toe, spiral ladder, telescope, chain traverse and curved monkey bars. There is also a hopscotch Read more..

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T.W. Andrews Reserve Playground, Fordham Road, Reservoir  T.W. Andrews Reserve Playground, Fordham Road, Reservoir
Decent structure with wave slide, "tree" ladder, inclined walkway, climbing wall, large vertical rope climbing frame, monkey rungs, flying fox, curved slide, chain bridge, fireman's pole, stepping stones, little plastic Read more..

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Talbot Road Playground, Strathmore  Talbot Road Playground, Strathmore
From the end of talbot Street, turn left along the bike path for 100m to find the playground. The structure has a wave slide, tunnel, climbing wall, ladder, shop front and steering wheel. Swings and nice bike springer. S Read more..

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Tamar Street Playground, Bundoora  Tamar Street Playground, Bundoora
Quite an extensive structure with two straight metal slides, crooked fireman's pole, balance beam, climbing wall, steering wheel, ladder, chain climbing wall, disks on a vertical pole, walkway, climber, hanging disks, ch Read more..

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Tasman Drive Playground, Bundoora  Tasman Drive Playground, Bundoora
The black and orange colour scheme makes the playground look a bit foreboding. Structure has a metal slide, ladder with square rungs, scrambling wall, climbing wall, walkway, tunnel, climber, binoculars, chain traverse, Read more..

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Tate Street Playground, Pascoe Vale  Tate Street Playground, Pascoe Vale
Old-fashioned monkey bars, structure with wave slide, abacus, shop front and steps plus a see-saw and swings. Very limited grassy area and seat with possible shade. Photos: Read more..

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Taunton Drive Playground, Bundoora  Taunton Drive Playground, Bundoora
Nice area with plenty of trees scattered about and some grassy areas. The main structure has a wave slide, scrambling wall, standard ladder, steps, unusual shaped ladder, hanging disks, monkey rungs, horizontal bar and b Read more..

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Temple Park Playground, Gray Street, Brunswick  Temple Park Playground, Gray Street, Brunswick
Large park with a combination of a grassy area and an area with shady trees. Structure has a good wave slide, climbing wall, steps, small rigid walkway, climber, hanging disks, a metal fence which can be hit to make musi Read more..

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The Boulevard Playground, Ivanhoe  The Boulevard Playground, Ivanhoe
Small structure with slide, ladder with square rungs, inclined climber and monkey bars. Also surfboard rocker, swings and family size see-saw. Three springers in a separate area. Basketball court, BBQs, shaded tables and Read more..

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The Righi Reserve Playground, Eaglemont Crescent, Eaglemont  The Righi Reserve Playground, Eaglemont Crescent, Eaglemont
Good structure with two slides, vertical square rope climbing frame, block steps, fireman's pole, walkway, easy climbing wall, ladder composed of two plastic rings, inclined walkway, tunnel and monkey rungs. Tug boat and Read more..

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Thompson Reserve Playground, Keilor Road, Essendon  Thompson Reserve Playground, Keilor Road, Essendon
Playground is in really poor condition with lots of graffiti. Carousel with two horse seats remaining (the third obviously left in disgust at the condition of the playground). Structure with slide, fireman's pole, walkwa Read more..

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Thomson Drive Playground, Rosanna  Thomson Drive Playground, Rosanna
Structure with wave and curved slides, high balance beam, rope bridge, monkey rungs, climbing wall, clock, steps, shop front, tic-tac-toe, vertical rope spiders web climbing frame and steering wheel. Springer and swings. Read more..

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Tom Edmunds Reserve Playground, Holdsworth Street, Ascot Vale  Tom Edmunds Reserve Playground, Holdsworth Street, Ascot Vale
A structure with a higher and lower end for different ages. The higher end has a wave slide, climbing wall, shop front, fireman's wall, inclined walkway, chain traverse, stepping stones and rope spiders web climbing fram Read more..

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Tony Mommsen Reserve Playground, North Street, Hadfield  Tony Mommsen Reserve Playground, North Street, Hadfield
Beaten-up playground which looks like it has had more paint jobs than I've had hot dinners. Structure with shade, shop front, steering wheel, tunnel, tic-tac-toe and steps. Two springers, old fashioned see-saw and swings Read more..

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Tracey Reserve Playground, Tracey Street, Reservoir  Tracey Reserve Playground, Tracey Street, Reservoir
Your eyes are assaulted by the orange, pink and blue twisted sheet climbing frame. After adjustment of the eyes, there is a blue and red structure with slide, tree ladder, fireman's pole, shop front, steering wheel, incl Read more..

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Trist Street Playground, Watsonia North  Trist Street Playground, Watsonia North
Has slide, chain bridge, hanging disks, fireman's pole, coloured balls, suspended skateboard, two person rocker and swings. Basketball court nearby. Seat with possible shade. Photos: Read more..

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Turner Reserve Playground, Smith Street, Thornbury  Turner Reserve Playground, Smith Street, Thornbury
This playground embodies what a community play space is all about. The centrepiece is a large round sandpit stacked with Tonka trucks and other sand moving toys which I assume have been provided by local parents. This is Read more..

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Turner St Reserve Playground, Turner Street, Moonee Ponds  Turner St Reserve Playground, Turner Street, Moonee Ponds
Playground is set on a thin block. Structure with curved slide, shop front, disks on vertical poles, tunnel, fireman's pole, climbing mat and hanging disks. Rocker with two seats suspended from poles and swings. Shad Read more..

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Vale Street Playground, Reservoir  Vale Street Playground, Reservoir
Just swings and unshaded seat with some crude graffiti thrown in for good measure. Photos: Read more..

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Vanderloo Road Playground, Gowanbrae  Vanderloo Road Playground, Gowanbrae
This is a playground which makes use of the magnificent views across the to the huge trestle bridge and city skyline. Structure with spiral slide, chain ladder, telescope, inclined rope cage bridge, curved inclined climb Read more..

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VC Henderson Reserve Playground, Rill Street, Heidelberg  VC Henderson Reserve Playground, Rill Street, Heidelberg
Good structure with high wave slide, rope ladder, vertical rope climbing frame, inclined walkways, steps, walkways, large clock, abacus, panel with different coloured areas, small slide, little climbing wall and telescop Read more..

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Victory Park Playground, Langs Road, Ascot Vale  Victory Park Playground, Langs Road, Ascot Vale
Huge wooden adventure playground built in 1998 with an enormous array of slides (tunnel, wave and spiral), walkways (tyres, chain, wooden, rubber), multiple towers with lots of levels, sandpit, bronco tyre and suspended Read more..

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Village Common Playground, Springthorpe Boulevard, Macleod  Village Common Playground, Springthorpe Boulevard, Macleod
Unusual playground with lots of vertical poles sticking out of the ground. In all those poles it is hard to find a lot of play equipment but there is a wave slide, scrambling wall, tunnel, spiral and normal ladders, aba Read more..

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Vincent Street Playground, Coburg  Vincent Street Playground, Coburg
Playground is enclosed by a fence. Interesting structure with tunnel slide, curved slide, climbing mat, tunnel, steps, disks on a vertical pole, tic-tac-toe, shop front and abacus. Also two springers and swings. Unsh Read more..

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Vincent Street Playground, Macleod  Vincent Street Playground, Macleod
Structure with metal slide, climbing wall, steps, inclined climber, monkey bars, hanging disks and chain traverses. Two springers, large see-saw and swings. Basketball court. Shaded and unshaded seats. Huge grassy ar Read more..

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Virginia Crescent Playground, Bundoora  Virginia Crescent Playground, Bundoora
Purple and orange structure with metal slide, disks on a vertical pole, high balance beam, walkway, ladder with square rungs, standard ladder, walkway, shop front, seat. Telescope, curved pipe bridge, flying fox, chain t Read more..

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W.R. Ruthven V.C. Reserve Playground, Malpas Street, Preston  W.R. Ruthven V.C. Reserve Playground, Malpas Street, Preston
A lovely landscaped corner of the reserve which is tightly packed and full of experiences - especially for younger kids. There is a fun structure with metal slide, climbing wall and steps which has cute characters such a Read more..

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Wallace Reserve Playground, Justin Avenue, Glenroy  Wallace Reserve Playground, Justin Avenue, Glenroy
Structure with spiral slide, fireman's pole, shop front, steering wheel, ladder with square rungs, walkway, abacus, small straight slide, steps and monkey rungs. Also horse and fish springers and swings. No seats but you Read more..

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Walsh Street Playground, Preston  Walsh Street Playground, Preston
Nice colourful equipment set in an enclosed area with grassy area for play. Main structure has a nice wave slide, various ladders, fireman's pole, monkey bars and inclined balance beam. Lower structure has slide, steps, Read more..

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Walter Street Playground, Preston  Walter Street Playground, Preston
You wouldn't believe it. Last time we were here there were seven shopping trolleys huddled in the corner under the shade of a big tree. I was so enthralled by the Preston shopping trolley roundup that I wrote this articl Read more..

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Walter Street Reserve Playground, Sanctuary Way, Ascot Vale  Walter Street Reserve Playground, Sanctuary Way, Ascot Vale
A fenced playground which is nicely landscaped within a wetlands area which has a flying fox with disk seat, birds nest swing, lots of stepping logs and rocks which lead to a structure with rope traverse, monkey bars and Read more..

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Walter Street Reserve Playground, Walter Street, Ascot Vale  Walter Street Reserve Playground, Walter Street, Ascot Vale
Playground is located next to an oval with a wave slide, climbing wall, telescope, walkway, chain bridge, small slide, steps, steering wheel, panel with coloured sections, twisted climber, monkey rungs, log roll and an i Read more..

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Warrawee Park Playground, The Rameo, Bundoora  Warrawee Park Playground, The Rameo, Bundoora
Couple of medium height structures. One has a red train shape at the end, inclined climber, fireman's pole, walkway, steps, binoculars and small slide. The other structure has a curved slide, scrambling wall, ladder with Read more..

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Warrenwood Place Playground, Bundoora  Warrenwood Place Playground, Bundoora
A low structure but there are plenty of elements including a metal slide, little climbing wall, binoculars, walkway, climber, sloping parallel bars, scrambling wall, spiral ladder, little cubby with mirror and shop front Read more..

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West Street Playground, Ascot Vale  West Street Playground, Ascot Vale
Long traversing structure with two slides, climber, tic-tac-toe, abacus, chain bridge, monkey bars, little climbing mat, walkway, curved ladder, fireman's pole and steering wheel. Also four swings. Shaded seats and minim Read more..

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Westdale Court Playground, Watsonia  Westdale Court Playground, Watsonia
When we visited, this playground was a bit of a rubbish dump. Structure with slide, ladder, inclined rigid bridge, monkey bars, hanging disks and telescope. See-saw, two springers and swings. Unshaded seat. Grassy area w Read more..

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Whitby Street Playground, Reservoir  Whitby Street Playground, Reservoir
One structure has a wave slide, rope ladder, climbing wall and hanging rubber covered chains. Another structure for younger kids has a curved slide, panel with animal shapes, climbing wall, shop front, block steps, steer Read more..

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Willow Grove Playground, Coburg  Willow Grove Playground, Coburg
Better than nothing but that is just about the extent of it. Standalone slide and two swings with very short chains - in fact I've seen shorter chains on an old fashioned toilet. Unshaded seat. Photos: Read more..

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Wilson Boulevard Reserve Playground, Wilson Boulevard, Reservoir  Wilson Boulevard Reserve Playground, Wilson Boulevard, Reservoir
Beautifully landscaped with a long row of trees beside the path. However, when you see the playground, it is like being handed the Crown jewels and finding out that they are made out of plastic. Playground has a standalo Read more..

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Wilson Reserve Playground, The Boulevard, Ivanhoe  Wilson Reserve Playground, The Boulevard, Ivanhoe
Lovely tranquil bush setting near the Yarra River. Open from dawn to dusk. Highlight is an extremely curved long metal slide which starts halfway up the hill. Not wishing to put ideas into the fertile minds of children, Read more..

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Winsor Reserve Playground, Somers Avenue, Macleod  Winsor Reserve Playground, Somers Avenue, Macleod
Playground has some unusual elements such as interesting seats and a huge log to play on. The structure itself is quite limited with a slide, straight and spiral ladders, horizontal bars, monkey bars and swings. Also uns Read more..

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Winton Park Playground, Strasbourg Road, Rosanna  Winton Park Playground, Strasbourg Road, Rosanna
Bit of a horror story. Old main structure has a smallish slide, steps, chain ladder, various ladders and fireman's pole. Also flying fox, swings, nice horse springer and another springer of an unknown animal - maybe an a Read more..

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Woodlands Park Playground, Winifred Street, Essendon  Woodlands Park Playground, Winifred Street, Essendon
The playground is set in a large park with a big pond complete with ducks. The main playground area has a boat shaped structure for younger kids under shade sails. This structure has two small slides, walkway, steps, sho Read more..

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Woolhouse Playground, Woolhouse Street, Northcote  Woolhouse Playground, Woolhouse Street, Northcote
Big wooden adventure type structure with a woolshed theme. Enclosed by a fence with two gates. Includes lots of steps, ramps, walkways, spiral and wave slides, fireman's pole, see-saw, horizontal bars, lots of crawl-thro Read more..

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Wright Reserve Playground, Wright Street, Reservoir  Wright Reserve Playground, Wright Street, Reservoir
Two really good sized structures which are spoilt by graffiti. One structure has a wave slide, shop front, ladder with square rungs, curved climber, chain bridge, chain traverse, inclined climbers, tic-tac-toe, monkey ba Read more..

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Wylie Reserve Playground, Union Street, Brunswick West  Wylie Reserve Playground, Union Street, Brunswick West
Playground receives quite a bit of shade from two big spreading trees. Fully enclosed with gate. Main structure has a wave slide, shop front, abacus, ladder with square rungs, inclined walkway, disks on vertical pole, cl Read more..

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York Park Playground, Davies Street, Brunswick  York Park Playground, Davies Street, Brunswick
Small corner playground with a high wooden platform with steep metal slide, rigid rope ladder, two fireman's poles, wooden ladder, vertical rope ladder and some seats underneath. Also swings. Unshaded seats and water Read more..

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Yulong Reserve Playground, Cameron Parade, Bundoora  Yulong Reserve Playground, Cameron Parade, Bundoora
Fully fenced playground with gate. Traversing type structure with metal slide, scrambling wall, abacus, steering wheel, climber, balance beam, monkey rungs, various chain traverses and climbing wall. See-saw, springer an Read more..

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