Newest Children's Playground Opens In Wellington Square, Perth!



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Located on Wellington Street in the suburb of East Perth in Perth, Western Australia, the new Wellington Square Playground is deemed to be one of the largest in the metropolitan area.

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Location: Wellington Street, East Perth WA 6004, Australia

Opening Hours: 24 Hours

Spanning across 3000 square metres, this massive $17.5 million intergenerational park and playground has a dual name in recognition of Wellington Square’s significance to many members of the Aboriginal community. It is also called Koolangka Koolangka Waabiny which means children’s playground in Whadjuk Nyoongar.

Adopting the theme “Landscape of Play”, this inner-city playground's design is very much influenced by its Aboriginal themes and Western Australian iconic landforms. The colours seen throughout the vast playground are inspired from the colours of Western Australia's native flowers.

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The colourful floating disc above the playground not only provides shade but also reflect the stars and sky from Dreamtime stories.
Here's what you can look forward to at Wellington Square Playground:

Nature & Water Play Areas

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From trickling water to water fountains to dam stops, the kiddos will definitely have lots of fun here!

Slides & Climbing Structures


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The main Wellington Square Playground features two huge tube slides! There are also many other smaller slides throughout the play area for the younger and smaller kids. The playground also comes with yellow climbing towers, with plenty of of obstacles courses (including monkey bars of varying heights).

Swings, Flying Fox, Trampolines & More!

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There are also a set of swings (including an all-abilities one), in-ground trampolines, a flying fox, as well as a sandpit.

Skatepark & Pump Track

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Equipped with slopes and ramps, this is perfect for the kids to practise tricks with their scooters, skateboards and bikes.

Basketball Courts & Soccer Field

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The basketball courts are equipped with hoops (for both half court and full court). Netball hoops and a table tennis table are also available for use. A huge soccer field is also located nearby.

Amenities

There are also BBQ pits, drink fountains and ample seating areas sprawled across the park.

How To Get There

The playground is easily accessible by the Yellow Cat Bus if you're coming from the City (stop 29).

Free street parking is also readily available within walking distance of the park.


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This article is prepared by

Leona Quek
Blessed with 3 handsome and loving boys in her life. Two of them call her Mommy, the other calls her Wifey. Every night, she wishes for an early bedtime, but misses her babies as soon as they sleep.

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