Playground Strategy - District 16

Consultation has concluded.

District 16 consists of part of Narwee, Padstow, Padstow Heights and Riverwood

District 16 is a relatively small area that includes parts of a number of suburbs south of the M5 and along Salt Pan Creek. The area is primarily lower density residential with the exception of Riverwood, which includes high density.

The district population is approximately 12,564 and Riverwood has larger proportions of children and families.

The district currently has eight playgrounds, which represents one per 1,795 people. This includes one Play Level 1, two Play Level 2 and five Play Level 3. An additional playground is within the Riverwood Community Centre.


Catchment
Site
Suburb
Recommended Actions
PLC*
PLR*
Related Strategies
Map No.
16.1
Kentucky Reserve
Riverwood
Replace (as part of urban development), increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.5
1
16.1
Riverwood Wetland 2
Riverwood
Enhance play space destination (connect smaller play, broader age and abilities), nature play focus
1
1
4.3, 4.4, 4.6
2
16.1
Riverwood Wetland 1
Riverwood
Replace and relocate to Riverwood Wetland 2 to create one play space destination in the future
2
1**
4.2, 4.3
3
16.1
Salt Pan Creek Parklands
Riverwood
Replace (as part of urban development), increase play level, install BMX track with bike jump and skate park
3
2
4.5
4
16.1
Riverwood Library Playground
Riverwood
Consider non-replacement
3
R
4.7
5
16.3
Kardella Reserve
Narwee
Replace, increase play level
3
2
4.5
6
16.3
Mazarin Street Reserve
Riverwood
New play space in existing park
n/a
3
4.1
7
16.4
Cutting Reserve
Padstow
Maintain as usual
2
2
4.1
8
16.5
Roma Reserve
Padstow Heights
Upgrade, increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.5
9


District 16 consists of part of Narwee, Padstow, Padstow Heights and Riverwood

District 16 is a relatively small area that includes parts of a number of suburbs south of the M5 and along Salt Pan Creek. The area is primarily lower density residential with the exception of Riverwood, which includes high density.

The district population is approximately 12,564 and Riverwood has larger proportions of children and families.

The district currently has eight playgrounds, which represents one per 1,795 people. This includes one Play Level 1, two Play Level 2 and five Play Level 3. An additional playground is within the Riverwood Community Centre.


Catchment
Site
Suburb
Recommended Actions
PLC*
PLR*
Related Strategies
Map No.
16.1
Kentucky Reserve
Riverwood
Replace (as part of urban development), increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.5
1
16.1
Riverwood Wetland 2
Riverwood
Enhance play space destination (connect smaller play, broader age and abilities), nature play focus
1
1
4.3, 4.4, 4.6
2
16.1
Riverwood Wetland 1
Riverwood
Replace and relocate to Riverwood Wetland 2 to create one play space destination in the future
2
1**
4.2, 4.3
3
16.1
Salt Pan Creek Parklands
Riverwood
Replace (as part of urban development), increase play level, install BMX track with bike jump and skate park
3
2
4.5
4
16.1
Riverwood Library Playground
Riverwood
Consider non-replacement
3
R
4.7
5
16.3
Kardella Reserve
Narwee
Replace, increase play level
3
2
4.5
6
16.3
Mazarin Street Reserve
Riverwood
New play space in existing park
n/a
3
4.1
7
16.4
Cutting Reserve
Padstow
Maintain as usual
2
2
4.1
8
16.5
Roma Reserve
Padstow Heights
Upgrade, increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.5
9


Consultation has concluded.
  • Final Playground and Play Strategic Plan

    9 months ago

    The Playground and Play Strategic Plan has been adopted following public consultation. You can learn more about the final plan here.

    The Playground and Play Strategic Plan has been adopted following public consultation. You can learn more about the final plan here.