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All Abilities Playspace in Mill Park

In a first for the City of Whittlesea, a state-of-the-art all abilities play space will be constructed in Mill Park Recreation Reserve on Morang Drive.

What's happening?

The final design of the park focuses on facilitating inclusive play for all members of the community regardless of their age or ability.   The plan aims to include the latest in all abilities play including;

  • Accessible water play area and sand pits
  • Barbeques, picnic facilities and drinking fountains
  • Accessible toilets and a Changing Places facility 
  • Multiple areas, targeting different age groups and abilities, each focused on meeting physical and cognitive development through play

Project update

Project complete

The completed All Abilities Playspace opened in late February 2021.

Features include:

  • Being fully fenced
  • water play area with water play tables, shooting water jets, misting rings and  manual water pumps
  • a 4.5m multi-level climbing tower with accessible ramps and bridges

The junior area, which opened in  December 2018 is suitable for younger babies and children up to the age of six.

A quiet and sensory play area has been created as a retreat within the reserve.

A teen to young adult zone includes a full-sized basketball court.

The seniors area features agility equipment.

 

 

Project cost

Council has contributed $3.5 million alongside a $1 million contribution from the State Government’s Growing Suburbs Fund.

Contact us

For further information, phone Council on 9217 2170 or email parks@whittlesea.vic.gov.au.