Playground Strategy - District 9

Consultation has concluded.

District 9 consists of areas Ashbury and part of Canterbury, Campsie, Croydon Park and Hurlstone Park

District 9 is in the northeast part of the City of Canterbury Bankstown, located around the Cooks River. It is generally a lower density area with good open spaces, although areas of high and medium density are being developed. The district population is approximately 19,540 and parts of the area have larger proportions of children and families.

The district currently has 14 playgrounds and one exercise facility. The 14 playgrounds represent one per 1,395 people. They include five Play Level 2 and nine Play Level 3 playgrounds.

Catchment
Site
Suburb
Recommended Actions
PLC*
PLR*
Related Strategies
Map No.
9.1
Bowden Park
Croydon Park
Consider non-replacement (at end of life)
3
R
4.7
1
9.1
Rosedale Reserve
Croydon Park
Upgrade
3
3
4.5
2
9.1
Broad Street
Reserve
Croydon Park
Maintain as usual
2
2
4.1
3
9.2
James Folster Memorial Reserve
Ashbury
Landscape play
3
3
4.6
4
9.2
Lees Park
Ashbury
Increase scope ( toddlers, all abilities, consider exercise equipment), increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.4
5
9.2
Whitfield Reserve
Ashbury
Replace, increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.5
6
9.2
Croydon Park 1
Croydon Park
Maintain as usual
2
2
4.1
7
9.2
Croydon Park 2
Croydon Park
Maintain as usual
3
3
4.1
8
9.3
Peace Park
Ashbury
Increase scope (older children, half court)
2
2
4.4
9
9.3
Canterbury Park
Canterbury
Replace
2
2
4.5
10
9.4
Mildura Reserve
Campsie
Replace, investigate skate facility and recreation court (youth focus), increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.5
11
9.4
New reserve
Campsie
New play space in new park
n/a
3
4.1
Shaded
9.5
Harold Street Reserve
Campsie
Increase scope (broaden activities, toddlers, all abilities), increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.4
12
9.5
Oswald Street Reserve
Campsie
Consider non-replacement
3
R
4.7
13
9.5
Tasker Park
Canterbury
Create play space destination (relocate existing and unique quality), consider exercise equipment and half court, increase play level
2
1
4.2, 4.3, 4.5
14
9.5
Duke Street Reserve
Campsie
New play space in new park (acquired land in Duke Street)
n/a
3
4.1
15


District 9 consists of areas Ashbury and part of Canterbury, Campsie, Croydon Park and Hurlstone Park

District 9 is in the northeast part of the City of Canterbury Bankstown, located around the Cooks River. It is generally a lower density area with good open spaces, although areas of high and medium density are being developed. The district population is approximately 19,540 and parts of the area have larger proportions of children and families.

The district currently has 14 playgrounds and one exercise facility. The 14 playgrounds represent one per 1,395 people. They include five Play Level 2 and nine Play Level 3 playgrounds.

Catchment
Site
Suburb
Recommended Actions
PLC*
PLR*
Related Strategies
Map No.
9.1
Bowden Park
Croydon Park
Consider non-replacement (at end of life)
3
R
4.7
1
9.1
Rosedale Reserve
Croydon Park
Upgrade
3
3
4.5
2
9.1
Broad Street
Reserve
Croydon Park
Maintain as usual
2
2
4.1
3
9.2
James Folster Memorial Reserve
Ashbury
Landscape play
3
3
4.6
4
9.2
Lees Park
Ashbury
Increase scope ( toddlers, all abilities, consider exercise equipment), increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.4
5
9.2
Whitfield Reserve
Ashbury
Replace, increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.5
6
9.2
Croydon Park 1
Croydon Park
Maintain as usual
2
2
4.1
7
9.2
Croydon Park 2
Croydon Park
Maintain as usual
3
3
4.1
8
9.3
Peace Park
Ashbury
Increase scope (older children, half court)
2
2
4.4
9
9.3
Canterbury Park
Canterbury
Replace
2
2
4.5
10
9.4
Mildura Reserve
Campsie
Replace, investigate skate facility and recreation court (youth focus), increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.5
11
9.4
New reserve
Campsie
New play space in new park
n/a
3
4.1
Shaded
9.5
Harold Street Reserve
Campsie
Increase scope (broaden activities, toddlers, all abilities), increase play level
3
2
4.2, 4.4
12
9.5
Oswald Street Reserve
Campsie
Consider non-replacement
3
R
4.7
13
9.5
Tasker Park
Canterbury
Create play space destination (relocate existing and unique quality), consider exercise equipment and half court, increase play level
2
1
4.2, 4.3, 4.5
14
9.5
Duke Street Reserve
Campsie
New play space in new park (acquired land in Duke Street)
n/a
3
4.1
15


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.