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New Playgrounds

Russell Street ‘Pop Up’ Park Construction, Morley
Over the next few months, this park will be transformed into a ‘pop up park’ for community use. Work will commence from 4 December - 1 March 2018.
Landscaping will occur in Winter.

For more details call Environmental Services 9272 0654 or Recreation Services 9272 0970.

Watch this space for more details!

Pop up Park  


 The City of Bayswater has over 100 playgrounds within its parks and reserves. The majority of the City's playgrounds are local, district or regional level play areas and feature equipment such as swings, slides, combination units and spring riders. The City of Bayswater offers 4 regional level playgrounds that are situated in central hubs and cater for all ages and abilities.

The 4 regional level playgrounds are:

Bert Wright Park
Bert Wright Park is located within the central hub of Bayswater and is perfect for a day out with the family with picnic tables/seating, barbecue facilities, basketball/soccer kick up wall, large grassed areas and public toilets. Bert Wright Park also has a very exciting nature based playground that will excite every kid's imagination with a variety of climbing frames, water creek, and sand pits.

Bardon Park
This large nature based playground is nestled within the beautiful grounds of Bardon Park overlooking the Swan River in Maylands. The playground offers various methods of play including climbing, swinging and sand play. Bardon Park offers something for everyone with wide pathways, perfect for walks or bike rides, picnic and barbeque facilities, bench seating and amazing views of the river.

Riverside Gardens
Riverside Gardens caters for the whole family with picnic tables/seating, barbecue facilities, large grassed areas and public toilets. This exciting park features a fenced in playground which includes a large combination unit, rubber soft fall, shade sails and is suitable for ages between 3 to 13 years.

Robert Thompson Reserve
Robert Thompson Reserve has become very popular with a fully enclosed playground and overhead shade sails. This exciting playground grabs the imagination with fossil rocks just waiting to be discovered, and a fire engine to climb and explore.
In addition to the playground, Robert Thompson Reserve also boasts large grassed areas, for kicking a ball with the kids and wide pathways perfect for bike riding, scooters, pram and wheelchairs.

Robert Thompson Reserve

 Playground Replacement and Upgrades

The City of Bayswater has a comprehensive annual playground replacement program based on a 15 year cycle. Every three years the City commissions an independent audit of all of its playgrounds, which ensures playgrounds meet Australian Standards and schedules playgrounds due for replacement.

To view the City's upcoming playground replacements within your community please visit our Engage Bayswater website by click on the link below and complete the online survey to provide your feedback.

Playgrounds scheduled for replacement during the 2017/ 2018 Playground Replacement Program include;

 Reserve Name  Suburb   Expected Community
 Engagement Timeframe 
 Expected Date of
 McKenzie Reserve  Embleton  August 2017  November - February 2018
 Puntie Crescent Reserve  Maylands  August 2017  November - February 2018
 McPherson Reserve  Noranda  August 2017  November - February 2018
 Fitzpatrick Reserve  Noranda  August 2017  November - February 2018
 Alan Lehman Reserve  Bedford   August 2017  November - February 2018
 Noranda Avenue Reserve  Noranda  August 2017  November - February 2018
 De Lacy Reserve  Maylands  October 2017   January-May 2018
 Upper Hillcrest Reserve  Bayswater   October 2017  January-May 2018 
 Halliday Park  Bayswater    October 2017  January-May 2018
 Gordon Reserve  Bayswater  October 2017  January-May 2018

Parks and Reserve Maintenance

Accredited City of Bayswater staffs inspect the playgrounds on a regular basis and maintain the city's parks and reserves. The maintenance of the city's parks and reserve are conducted on a routine maintenance program to ensure they are safe for the community.

More information and contact

Please contact the City for more information on 08 9272 0970 or email mail@bayswater.wa.gov.au  


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