Playground Strategy - District 14

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District 14 consists of areas Earlwood, part of Campsie, Canterbury and Hurlstone Park

District 14 is primarily the suburb of Earlwood, which is lower density and connected to the Cooks River and Wolli Creek with a good provision of open space. The district population is approximately 26,431 and parts of the area have a larger proportion of children and families.

The district currently has 28 playgrounds and four exercise stations along the Cooks River. The playgrounds represent one per 943 people (a relatively high provision). This includes two Play Level 1, eight Play Level 2 and 18 Play Level 3.


Catchment
Site
Suburb
Recommended Actions
PLC*
PLR*
Related Strategies
Map No.
14.1
Hughes Reserve
Earlwood
Increase scope (play), increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.4
1
14.1
Pat O’Connor Res
Earlwood
Upgrade, increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.5
2
14.1
Scahill St Reserve
Earlwood
Maintain as usual
3
3
4.1
3
14.2
Saint Mary MacKillop Reserve
Canterbury
Increase scope (toddlers, all abilities)
2
2
4.4
4
14.2
Earlwood Oval
Earlwood
Increase scope (unique play for all abilities)
2
2
4.4
5
14.2
Sutton Reserve
Earlwood
Maintain as usual
3
3
4.1
6
14.2
Montgomery Reserve
Earlwood
Maintain as usual
3
3
4.1
7
14.3
Dunkeld Reserve
Hurlstone Park
Consider non-replacement
3
R
4.7
8
14.3
Euston Reserve
Hurlstone Park
Landscape play
3
3
4.6
9
14.3
Ewen Park
Hurlstone Park
Enhance play space destination (increase unique features, all abilities), nature play focus, increase play level
2
1
4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6
10
14.3
Hurlstone Park Memorial Reserve
Hurlstone Park
Upgrade, increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.5
11
14.3
Sawyer Reserve
Hurlstone Park
Consider non-replacement (at end of life)
3
R
4.7
12
14.3
Warrick Reserve
Hurlstone Park
Landscape play
3
3
4.6
13
14.3
Fernhill St Reserve
Hurlstone Park
Maintain as usual
3
3
4.1
14
14.3
Burnett St Reserve
Hurlstone Park
Maintain as usual
3
3
4.1
15
14.4
Beaman Park
Earlwood
Replace (in time relocate closer to sport)
2
2
4.5
16
14.4
Beaman Park 2
Earlwood
Maintain as usual
2
2
4.1
17
14.4
McPherson Reserve
Earlwood
Increase scope (older children)
2
2
4.4
18
14.5
Braeside Cres Res
Earlwood
Landscape play
3
3
4.6
19
14.5
Eulabah Reserve
Earlwood
Consider non-replacement (at end of life)
3
R
4.7
20
14.5
SJ Harrison Reserve
Earlwood
Increase scope (older children)
2
2
4.4
21
14.5
Schofield Reserve
Earlwood
Maintain as usual
3
3
4.1
22
14.6
Albert Park
Earlwood
Landscape play
3
3
4.6
23
14.6
Banks Reserve
Earlwood
Consider non-replacement
3
R
4.7
24
14.6
Gough Whitlam Park
Earlwood
Enhance play space destination (increase unique features), nature play focus
1
1
4.3, 4.5, 4.6
25
14.6
Turrella Reserve
Earlwood
Upgrade, increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.5
26
14.6
Wanstead Reserve
Earlwood
Upgrade, increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.5
27
14.6
Girrahween Park
Earlwood
Maintain as usual
2
2
4.1
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District 14 consists of areas Earlwood, part of Campsie, Canterbury and Hurlstone Park

District 14 is primarily the suburb of Earlwood, which is lower density and connected to the Cooks River and Wolli Creek with a good provision of open space. The district population is approximately 26,431 and parts of the area have a larger proportion of children and families.

The district currently has 28 playgrounds and four exercise stations along the Cooks River. The playgrounds represent one per 943 people (a relatively high provision). This includes two Play Level 1, eight Play Level 2 and 18 Play Level 3.


Catchment
Site
Suburb
Recommended Actions
PLC*
PLR*
Related Strategies
Map No.
14.1
Hughes Reserve
Earlwood
Increase scope (play), increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.4
1
14.1
Pat O’Connor Res
Earlwood
Upgrade, increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.5
2
14.1
Scahill St Reserve
Earlwood
Maintain as usual
3
3
4.1
3
14.2
Saint Mary MacKillop Reserve
Canterbury
Increase scope (toddlers, all abilities)
2
2
4.4
4
14.2
Earlwood Oval
Earlwood
Increase scope (unique play for all abilities)
2
2
4.4
5
14.2
Sutton Reserve
Earlwood
Maintain as usual
3
3
4.1
6
14.2
Montgomery Reserve
Earlwood
Maintain as usual
3
3
4.1
7
14.3
Dunkeld Reserve
Hurlstone Park
Consider non-replacement
3
R
4.7
8
14.3
Euston Reserve
Hurlstone Park
Landscape play
3
3
4.6
9
14.3
Ewen Park
Hurlstone Park
Enhance play space destination (increase unique features, all abilities), nature play focus, increase play level
2
1
4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6
10
14.3
Hurlstone Park Memorial Reserve
Hurlstone Park
Upgrade, increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.5
11
14.3
Sawyer Reserve
Hurlstone Park
Consider non-replacement (at end of life)
3
R
4.7
12
14.3
Warrick Reserve
Hurlstone Park
Landscape play
3
3
4.6
13
14.3
Fernhill St Reserve
Hurlstone Park
Maintain as usual
3
3
4.1
14
14.3
Burnett St Reserve
Hurlstone Park
Maintain as usual
3
3
4.1
15
14.4
Beaman Park
Earlwood
Replace (in time relocate closer to sport)
2
2
4.5
16
14.4
Beaman Park 2
Earlwood
Maintain as usual
2
2
4.1
17
14.4
McPherson Reserve
Earlwood
Increase scope (older children)
2
2
4.4
18
14.5
Braeside Cres Res
Earlwood
Landscape play
3
3
4.6
19
14.5
Eulabah Reserve
Earlwood
Consider non-replacement (at end of life)
3
R
4.7
20
14.5
SJ Harrison Reserve
Earlwood
Increase scope (older children)
2
2
4.4
21
14.5
Schofield Reserve
Earlwood
Maintain as usual
3
3
4.1
22
14.6
Albert Park
Earlwood
Landscape play
3
3
4.6
23
14.6
Banks Reserve
Earlwood
Consider non-replacement
3
R
4.7
24
14.6
Gough Whitlam Park
Earlwood
Enhance play space destination (increase unique features), nature play focus
1
1
4.3, 4.5, 4.6
25
14.6
Turrella Reserve
Earlwood
Upgrade, increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.5
26
14.6
Wanstead Reserve
Earlwood
Upgrade, increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.5
27
14.6
Girrahween Park
Earlwood
Maintain as usual
2
2
4.1
28


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    The opinions of our residents are very important to us. We'd love to hear what you think about our playground strategy. Please contribute to important feedback by sharing your thoughts.

    Consultation has concluded.