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Inclusive Design Guidelines

October 22, 2019 12:07 pm Published by Comments Off on Inclusive Design Guidelines

(and a special promotion) Playscape Creations has long been incorporating our Sensory Design Methodology in the design of our recreational spaces – promoting not only play opportunities for all abilities, but also for all ages – encouraging communities to come together through play. Inclusive Play...
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Aquatic Construction

September 18, 2019 12:34 pm Published by Comments Off on Aquatic Construction

Before the summer fun can begin, the serious side needs to be taken care of.  Our team of industrial designers, engineers and construction specialists are hard at work building spectacular destinations for this summer’s entertainment – all over Australia! See some great drone footage here of...
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Eagle Tree Park

August 5, 2019 10:06 am Published by Comments Off on Eagle Tree Park

‘Develop a unique playspace design that would create a destination and community hub’ was the initial brief by Cusp Landscape Architects for this new Stockland development in Coomera.  ‘Innovative and in tune with the natural surrounds, with areas for imaginative play, sensory play as well...
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AB Paterson College

July 17, 2019 2:23 pm Published by Comments Off on AB Paterson College

Playscape Creations has been privileged to work with AB Paterson College on two of their playground re-developments, most recently on the Rainforest Playground as part of their new Winton Centre.  Designed to meet the needs of the early years, the playspace provides a varied range...
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Reach for the STARS!

June 13, 2019 10:16 am Published by Comments Off on Reach for the STARS!

Zenith “Stellar” is our latest product offering – designed and developed here in Australia for our harsh conditions, but most of all for varied and exciting play – encouraging children to reach their Zenith!  Challenging climbing, exciting sliding fun and combinations to suit varied space...
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Chinchilla Botanic Parklands

May 31, 2019 12:17 pm Published by Comments Off on Chinchilla Botanic Parklands

The residents of Chinchilla are thrilled with their new water park, specially themed around the town’s iconic watermelon fame.  We were able to create a design that would highlight the unique identity of the town, incorporating custom paintwork to the massive dumping bucket, and bespoke...
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Moffat Park

May 10, 2019 2:58 pm Published by Comments Off on Moffat Park

Scenic Rim’s littlest farmers are jumping for joy with the opening of their new tractor-themed playground Aratula, west of Brisbane.  The tractor design captures the strong history of the Scenic Rim agricultural sector and opening day was fortuitously timed with a nationwide school “Adopt a...
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Farmer’s Day Celebrations!

May 9, 2019 3:28 pm Published by Comments Off on Farmer’s Day Celebrations!

8th May was not only the opening of the new Tractor playground at Moffat Park in Aratula, but also a national free dress day for Australian public schools to raise money for the Adopt a Farmer campaign for drought affected communities. It couldn’t have been...
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A new era in Playspace Design

March 8, 2019 3:11 pm Published by Comments Off on A new era in Playspace Design

To answer the call of an ever maturing market, Playscape Creations is transferring our energies to delivering more bespoke designs that meet the individual requirements of our customers. This segment of our operation has grown considerably over the past few years where it now takes...
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Doug the Dugong

February 21, 2019 3:02 pm Published by Comments Off on Doug the Dugong

Not all of our projects involve fantastic large scale play systems – some rely simply on our ability to provide bespoke recreational space solutions. The Wellington Point Streetscape upgrade has been a major undertaking for Redland  City Council and we’ve been lucky to be able...
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Here’s to an awesome New Year!

January 10, 2019 11:54 am Published by Comments Off on Here’s to an awesome New Year!

2018 was a brilliant year for Playscape Creations with more innovative bespoke projects completed than we could have dreamed.  Developing our own product to expand on our standard range has allowed us to add an element of magic to all of our designs.  And that...
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Sandstone Point Big4 Resort

December 20, 2018 10:35 am Published by Comments Off on Sandstone Point Big4 Resort

The brand new Big4 Holiday Resort at Sandstone Point has opened in time for the summer holidays with Playscape Creations providing both the dry and wet play equipment, working in partnership with Vee Design on the scope of the project. The feature multi-level Aqua Tower...
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Harvest Rise

December 19, 2018 3:51 pm Published by Comments Off on Harvest Rise

A pathway of collaboration and trust resulted in the delivery of this unique and intriguing nature play environment for this high end development from Intrapac Property. The estate sets a new standard in sustainable community living boasting a 6 leaf EnviroDevelopment Certification.  Reflecting on healthy lifestyle...
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Indooroopilly State School Junior Playground

December 18, 2018 10:32 am Published by Comments Off on Indooroopilly State School Junior Playground

It is a great feeling making someone’s day, but to share in the joy of over 100 kids on their last day of the school year is an even better feeling.  Their playground opened in the morning break of their last day – a reward...
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Gainsborough Greens Sports Precinct

December 14, 2018 10:35 am Published by Comments Off on Gainsborough Greens Sports Precinct

The latest recreational area within this masterplanned estate by Mirvac will become the sporting hub of this development, with large sports fields, spectator areas and dog off leash area surrounding the playground.  We worked with Vee Design to design and deliver a multi-functional intergenerational play...
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Ferny Grove Aqua Park

December 5, 2018 12:47 pm Published by Comments Off on Ferny Grove Aqua Park

The Ferny Grove Aqua Park is a premier aquatic project which was part of Brisbane City Council’s plan to create a new lifestyle and leisure opportunities for the wider Brisbane community. Opened in time for the 2018 summer school holidays with over 2000 people attending...
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Rustik – unique style and a sustainable edge

November 20, 2018 8:00 am Published by Comments Off on Rustik – unique style and a sustainable edge

Our new Rustik range is bringing refreshed innovation to playground design. With 3 collections within the range, clients can have a more standard ‘off the shelf’ offering through to fully customised play systems integrating Australian Hardwood timbers with climbing nets and steel architectural features. Playscape...
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Wadda Mooli Park – Elliot Springs

November 12, 2018 4:01 pm Published by Comments Off on Wadda Mooli Park – Elliot Springs

Wadda Mooli means ‘welcome’ in the Bindal people’s language – and what a welcoming recreational space our bespoke playground offers to this new Lendlease community. On entering this new development residents are greeted by a “beacon” art structure which is the key influence and landmark of...
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DNIR Park

November 9, 2018 12:39 pm Published by Comments Off on DNIR Park

Working together with Landscape Architects Place Design Group, the playspace in this new Sunshine Coast development was configured with an island layout – creating “islands” of play for toddlers and older children with a further fitness island too.  Set amidst established vegetation, passive play opportunities...
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Bunya Adventure Playground – Riverparks

October 18, 2018 4:06 pm Published by Comments Off on Bunya Adventure Playground – Riverparks

Winner of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architecture AILA QLD’s 2019 Playspace Award, ‘Bunya Adventure Playground’ is the crown jewel in Fortress Group’s Riverparks development, and is sure to keep the kids in this community entertained for hours! Playscape Creations collaborated with the team from...
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Ecco Ripley – Faye Carr Park

August 31, 2018 3:06 pm Published by Comments Off on Ecco Ripley – Faye Carr Park

Playscape Creations worked with Landscape Architects Saunders Havill to design and construct a series of linear parks in Sekisui House’s Ecco Ripley development. The main playspace features a custom Tri-Tower system – a unique first in the Australian market – bold, vibrant and full of...
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Annabelle Park

July 19, 2018 1:46 pm Published by Comments Off on Annabelle Park

Annabelle Park’s massive upgrade has been a huge success for Ipswich City Council.  With this playspace opening just before the school holidays – their achievements have been more than recognised in the popularity of the park with toddlers and teenagers alike. Having requested a play...
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Riverbank Estate

June 20, 2018 1:45 pm Published by Comments Off on Riverbank Estate

In collaboration with Saunders Havill, Playscape Creations were engaged to design and construct a space that would encourage residents within the new development to congregate and socialise. The play environment includes a St Louis play system boasting a stunning 2.8m Sky Tower that encourages children...
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Bespoke capabilities bring History to the Present in New York

June 19, 2018 3:27 pm Published by Comments Off on Bespoke capabilities bring History to the Present in New York

Testing Brooklyn’s Newest Playground at Domino Park in Williamsburg (article taken from New York Times, 7th June 2018 by Daniel McDermon) One of this weekend’s most anticipated art openings in Williamsburg has all the signature Brooklyn components: a postindustrial setting; the use of reclaimed materials;...
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Parks & Leisure QLD – Award Winning Playgrounds

June 4, 2018 12:09 pm Published by Comments Off on Parks & Leisure QLD – Award Winning Playgrounds

Lions Park Gladstone was recently awarded QLD Park of the Year by peak industry body Parks and Leisure.  The park also earned Highly Commended status in the Playspace >$500k Award, losing out to the magnificent Centenary Lakes nature playground in Cairns which we were also...
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Alkimos Beach Primary School – Stage 2 Completed

May 12, 2018 6:35 pm Published by Comments Off on Alkimos Beach Primary School – Stage 2 Completed

Playscape Creations WA has found a fantastic customer in Alkimos Beach Primary School, having worked closely with them since their opening in 2017 to deliver 2 high quality playspaces at the school – the second delivered in 2 stages as funding permitted. The first stage playground was...
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Five considerations for Early Years playgrounds

February 28, 2018 3:38 pm Published by Comments Off on Five considerations for Early Years playgrounds

Looking for Early Years design ideas? Our expert design capabilities incorporating a broad range of product styles provide solutions for Childcare Centres and more. From Nature Play to Aquatic Play, Sensory Discovery to High Activity – design ideas for the early years to stimulate development...
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Australia’s first ever Sensory Park – Lions Park Gladstone

January 30, 2018 2:55 pm Published by Comments Off on Australia’s first ever Sensory Park – Lions Park Gladstone

Inclusive Play Environments that go beyond accessibility – article taken from the newsletter of the Association of Consultants in Access Australia – January 2018 Example Lions Park Gladstone – Opened December 2017 Playscape Creations is an award winning design and construct company for innovative play environments...
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Lions Park, Gladstone

December 11, 2017 3:58 pm Published by Comments Off on Lions Park, Gladstone

Creating a Da Vinci inspired playspace sounded crazy – but we did it!  2017 has seen Playscape Creations, collaborating with JW Concepts, HNK and Gladstone Regional Council to create the ultimate bespoke playground – winner of Parks and Leisure QLD Award – QLD Park of...
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Wynnum Whales – the new Wynnum Aqua Park

December 11, 2017 2:52 pm Published by Comments Off on Wynnum Whales – the new Wynnum Aqua Park

Whimsical Whales Mark 2 …… When we were asked to be involved in the Pandanus Beach redevelopment in 2003 we would never have been able to imagine the impact our Whale pod gave to the park. The setting was very quickly colloquially referred to as...
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DJ Smith Memorial Park, Canungra

December 11, 2017 8:50 am Published by Comments Off on DJ Smith Memorial Park, Canungra

The new playground at DJ Smith Memorial Park in Canungra is open for business with a whole bunch of happy residents ready for play.  The official opening was combined with the town Christmas party, with Santa’s arrival being the only thing that could take children...
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Rivermount College

November 28, 2017 3:59 pm Published by Comments Off on Rivermount College

Having worked on a master plan with the College for 2 areas, Stage 1 has now been completed offering a multitude of play for the younger years, including shade over the main system. The Jungle Climbers Congo unit has proven a wonderful addition in the...
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Aspire Estate

November 28, 2017 3:40 pm Published by Comments Off on Aspire Estate

Our team worked closely with Element Design to deliver this fantastic new playspace in Aspire Griffin, a new Fairland development. Engaging on so many levels, the Jungle Climbers range from Playdale was a natural choice for this setting with the intent to blend in with...
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Hope Vale Splash Pad

November 21, 2017 1:58 pm Published by Comments Off on Hope Vale Splash Pad

The Hope Vale Aquatic Centre has seen an exciting upgrade with the inclusion of a fun zero depth splash pad that will keep children engaged for hours on end.  Adjacent to the existing pool facility, the splash pad has been designed into two areas of...
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Indooroopilly State School – the Drop Shot

November 13, 2017 10:13 am Published by Comments Off on Indooroopilly State School – the Drop Shot

Who would have thought that a single, rather simplistic piece of play equipment could have quite so many benefits!  Not only does it complement the playground area we had worked on earlier in the year, it activates a previously dead space and promotes inclusion. The...
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Cronulla Mall Playground

November 2, 2017 2:50 pm Published by Comments Off on Cronulla Mall Playground

The new Cronulla Mall playground is a big hit with the locals, featuring varied climbing and sliding with a spiral slide, double slide and ladder, steps and chimney climbers – all topped off with the cute “Kids Only” cubby house roof.  Taking a break from...
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Scribbly Gum – a sensory wonderland

November 1, 2017 10:23 am Published by Comments Off on Scribbly Gum – a sensory wonderland

While this project was originally posted in 2015, the recent official opening of the playspace has prompted us to show off some more recent images of how this fantastic park has settled into its natural surrounds and been embraced by the local community of Pelican...
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Parklakes Estate

October 10, 2017 9:03 am Published by Comments Off on Parklakes Estate

This custom designed playground at Parklakes II development at Bli Bli has been designed for children of all abilities to play, learn and grow together.  Located in a large neighbourhood  park, the playground is connected by a pedestrian walkway network and nature trail, playing fields,...
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Smithfield Shopping Centre

October 6, 2017 3:18 pm Published by Comments Off on Smithfield Shopping Centre

The new playground at the Smithfield Shopping Centre in Cairns has proven very popular with young “tag-along shoppers”.  The feature of the playspace is a Jukebox playground featuring a climbing wall, rope ramp, slide and plenty of above and below deck activity.  And complementing the...
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Award Winning Playspaces – AILA 2017

August 29, 2017 3:57 pm Published by Comments Off on Award Winning Playspaces – AILA 2017

Together with Lat27, we are proud recipients of AILA QLD’s 2017 Playspace Award for our project at Roma Street Parklands.  Being recognised by the Landscape Architectural Industry’s peak body is both humbling and exciting, and we are exceptionally proud to be acknowledged for our efforts, our...
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Alkimos Beach Primary School – the Treehouse

July 28, 2017 10:52 am Published by Comments Off on Alkimos Beach Primary School – the Treehouse

We had already had the privilege of installing play items at the brand new Alkimos Beach Primary School prior to them opening at the start of 2017.  We were then thrilled to be asked back to create the next play area with our nature inspired Treehouse.  Glass...
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Proud Award Winners – AILA 2017

July 18, 2017 1:35 pm Published by Comments Off on Proud Award Winners – AILA 2017

Together with Lat27, we are proud recipients of AILA QLD’s 2017 Playspace Award for our project at Roma Street Parklands.  Being recognised by the Landscape Architectural Industry’s peak body is both humbling and exciting, and we are exceptionally proud to be acknowledged for our efforts, our...
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CT White Park

July 18, 2017 12:23 pm Published by Comments Off on CT White Park

Overlooking the Brisbane River, by the Kangaroo Point Cliffs and the famous Story Bridge sits CT White Park.  A popular walking and cycling route, the new playground makes a great stop off point for families and for the many residents living nearby.  The park had...
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Kenwick School

June 23, 2017 2:43 pm Published by Comments Off on Kenwick School

At the official opening of this playground, Kenwick School’s Principal, Mark Watson said “I look forward to the day that the extraordinariness of our playground will be merely considered as standard issue in playgrounds around this State and Country” From the initial masterplanning through to the official...
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Kenwick School

June 7, 2017 3:17 pm Published by Comments Off on Kenwick School

Kenwick School caters for students K-12 with disabilities and a diverse range of abilities and support needs.  When we met Mark and the team there was little funding to develop a playground for the School so we were thrilled to be able to work with...
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Lovegrove Park, Googong

May 13, 2017 1:29 pm Published by Comments Off on Lovegrove Park, Googong

Googong’s first All Abilities playground might look like just another playground but thanks to careful design it caters to a multitude of children, regardless of their ability, with specially designed equipment that ensure no child would be excluded from the playground.  Specialised Stainless Steel equipment...
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Ipswich Riverheart Aquatic Play

May 11, 2017 4:45 pm Published by Comments Off on Ipswich Riverheart Aquatic Play

Designed as a zero-depth water spray park, this site is constructed over a 3 dimensional aspect within the landscape.  The original design intent was to achieve a cascade type effect while staying safe enough for typical age demographic users. Both surface and above ground sprays...
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Big City +

May 1, 2017 3:38 pm Published by Comments Off on Big City +

The new and improved STAINLESS STEEL Big City+ range offers high quality playground equipment with a unique appearance that ensures a contemporary, stylish and truly enticing addition to any recreational space.  Exciting new features include the stunning 2.8m high Sky Tower, new activity panels and cleverly...
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Cheero Point Playground

March 21, 2017 4:40 pm Published by Comments Off on Cheero Point Playground

Refurbishing the playground at this small residential suburb, the natural setting lent itself to the timber framed Giddy Green playground from our Little Hamlets range, in this instance coloured in shades of green to blend in with its surrounds.  Packed with a variety of modules...
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Birriwa Reserve

March 21, 2017 3:53 pm Published by Comments Off on Birriwa Reserve

The Camden Recreation Demand Study was undertaken in 2013. This study identified the need for the development of an outdoor youth facility/plaza with larger adventure playgrounds to meet the needs of 12-17 year olds in the Camden LGA, as one of the top ten priorities....
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