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What is Functional Fitness?

July 3, 2023 12:48 pm Published by Comments Off on What is Functional Fitness?

Functional fitness is a type of exercise that focuses on improving the body’s ability to perform everyday activities and movements with greater ease and efficiency. This type of training involves using exercises that mimic or enhance movements used in daily life, such as squatting, lifting,...
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Norwell Fitness Trail in Berry, NSW

Fitness Circuits

June 22, 2023 10:40 am Published by Comments Off on Fitness Circuits

Creating a Full Body Workout Just a few fitness stations integrated into an outdoor recreational environment can create a full body workout for users of all ages and fitness levels! Norwell fitness stations focus on low impact cardio and body weight resistance exercises, reducing stress...
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Norwell Calisthenics Frame Multiple Users

Health Benefits of Exercising Outdoors

June 22, 2023 10:24 am Published by Comments Off on Health Benefits of Exercising Outdoors

In the world of health research, exercise is one of the few things that all of the experts agree on.  Regular physical activity improves heart health, reduces your risk of cancer, keeps your bones healthy and improves your mental health. But what about where you...
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Norwell Chest for all ages

The Importance of Exercise in Senior Years

June 22, 2023 9:59 am Published by Comments Off on The Importance of Exercise in Senior Years

Exercise as we age – whether it’s a gentle stroll or an intense gym-based workout – is vital in ensuring our long term mental and physical health. In terms of mental health, exercise can physically improve our brain function!  Physical activity increases blood flow and...
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Crossroads Air Jumper

Crossroads Homemaker Centre

June 20, 2023 9:14 am Published by Comments Off on Crossroads Homemaker Centre

Crossroads Homemaker Centre is a shopping destination, designed to be a one-stop resource for all things renovation, decoration and inspiration!  This one-of-a-kind playspace is in a central courtyard surrounded by a newly constructed food court, designed to give kids a respite from the rigours of...
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Air Jumpers Bouncing Facility Variety

Bouncing Facilities

June 16, 2023 2:59 pm Published by Comments Off on Bouncing Facilities

Bouncing Facilities are for Everyone! There’s a common misconception that bouncing facilities are only for able-bodies kids or those without disabilities or special conditions.  But bouncing facilities are designed for everyone to enjoy, and the joys of rebounding are available to all. Whether placed alone...
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Amara Active Park

June 16, 2023 2:20 pm Published by Comments Off on Amara Active Park

Centrally located in Avid Property Group’s most recent development in Ormeau, Amara Active Park is surrounded by a curated, leafy neighbourhood in a precious pocket of enduring natural beauty, where 40% of the project is dedicated to nature and open space.. The playground is part...
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Evolution - the brands you know and love

Our Brands are Evolving

February 27, 2023 11:12 am Published by Comments Off on Our Brands are Evolving

For the last 20 years, you’ve known us as Playscape Creations; the brand with the smiling kid.  Our evolving capability in delivering custom design projects and focus on Australian manufacturing has opened some incredible opportunities for our team and our business.  To reflect this evolution,...
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Evolution - the brands you know and love

Our Brand is Evolving

February 23, 2023 8:51 pm Published by Comments Off on Our Brand is Evolving

For the last 20 years, you’ve known us as Playscape Creations; the brand with the smiling kid.  Our evolving capability in delivering custom design projects and focus on Australian manufacturing has opened some incredible opportunities for our team and our business.  To reflect this evolution,...
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Wetside Ninja Fitness Under Construction

Wetside Aquatic Xtrail

July 27, 2022 11:35 am Published by Comments Off on Wetside Aquatic Xtrail

Aquatic Adventure Obstacle Course Playscape Creations is currently constructing the brand new XTrail Aquatic System at Wetside in Hervey Bay. An innovative and interactive ninja-style obstacle course, Xtrail Aquatic is made up of nine linked physical challenges, testing strength, agility, co-ordination and stamina. To add...
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Pelican Waters Waterfront View Daintree Australian Hardwood

Pelican Waters Waterfront Park

July 26, 2022 2:16 pm Published by Comments Off on Pelican Waters Waterfront Park

Long regarded as the Sunshine Coast’s waterfront lifestyle destination of choice, Pelican Waters is located within a 5-minute drive of Caloundra.  A 33-year project to date, the Pelican Waters residential community has sold more than 2,750 home sites since first released to the market in...
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Horizon System Available Now

Instant Spaces

April 23, 2024 1:59 pm Published by Comments Off on Instant Spaces

What is Instant Spaces? We know how hard it is to work around supply chain issues and long lead times at the moment. To reduce that pressure, we’ve released Instant Spaces; high quality playground equipment available for immediate delivery so you can create your perfect...
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Free Foosball Table Offer

Free Foosball Table Promotion

April 23, 2024 1:57 pm Published by Comments Off on Free Foosball Table Promotion

Want a free Foosball Table valued at $5,000 for your school or community space? Simply order over $20k worth of equipment from our “Instant Spaces” Catalogue, and pay for your order before June 30th 2024. The first 5 orders meeting this criteria will have a...
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GCAC Water Park and Toddler Pool – Moranbah

April 21, 2022 10:32 am Published by Comments Off on GCAC Water Park and Toddler Pool – Moranbah

Moranbah is a medium sized and modern mining town within the Isaac Region. Established during 1969, Moranbah is a purpose-built coal mining town. Summer temperatures are high which makes the Aquatic centre a focal point of the resident community and a destination for a variety...
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H2Oasis at Wet'n'Wild designed by Atlantis

H2Oasis at Wet’n’Wild

March 9, 2022 2:07 pm Published by Comments Off on H2Oasis at Wet’n’Wild

In our latest project showcase, Playscape Creations teamed up with Village Roadshow Theme Parks and Badge Constructions to deliver the incredible H2Oasis in the heart of Wet’n’Wild on the Gold Coast. Selecting aquatic elements from Atlantis Liquid Dynamics’ new range, the Playscape Creations design team...
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Introducing Atlantis Liquid Dynamics

Atlantis Liquid Dynamics

March 7, 2022 4:08 pm Published by Comments Off on Atlantis Liquid Dynamics

In exclusive first to market access, we’re showcasing Atlantis Liquid Dynamics and invite you to experience the latest in aquatic innovation. Over coming weeks, we’ll share the catalyst that led to the creation of the Atlantis range of aquatic equipment, and how stunning aesthetics have...
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2022: Upcoming Projects

January 10, 2022 1:09 pm Published by Comments Off on 2022: Upcoming Projects

Welcome back! We hope you had a wonderful festive season, and hopefully a little rest and relaxation along the way. The Playscape Creations Team is back on deck, with some incredible projects already underway for 2022. From the custom Milk Can designed for Toogoolawah’s new...
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2021: A Year in Review

December 22, 2021 9:04 am Published by Comments Off on 2021: A Year in Review

It has been an honour and a pleasure to work with you across so many incredible projects over the last 12 months. We thought now was the perfect time to reflect on some exemplar projects and share a few of our (previously secret!) concepts designs...
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Rethinking Retail Spaces

November 16, 2021 3:24 pm Published by Comments Off on Rethinking Retail Spaces

Play Experiences within Shopping Centres Anyone that’s ever taken their kids shopping understands the balancing act between the need to head to the shops and grab all the essentials with the desire to provide the kids with a welcome distraction or (let’s be honest, bribe)...
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Your interest is registered!

October 15, 2021 10:53 am Published by Comments Off on Your interest is registered!

Thank you for taking the time to register your interest in visiting this stunning new nature-inspired space. We’ll be in touch shortly with all of the details…. SPOILER: There will be gelato… Would you like a sneak peek? Windsor Sports and Community Park Currently under...
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Windsor Sports and Community Park

Windsor Sports and Community Park

March 10, 2022 6:54 pm Published by Comments Off on Windsor Sports and Community Park

Windsor Sports and Community Park is now open, with the gorgeous suspended treehouse nestled beneath the sprawling branches of the site’s iconic fig tree. About the Design and Construction A towering treehouse featuring stunning Australian hardwood timber logs, the Tallaganda Hut is an invitation for...
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The Mill at Petrie Site Overview

The Mill @ Moreton Bay

August 23, 2021 2:50 pm Published by Comments Off on The Mill @ Moreton Bay

The Mill Playground features custom designed adventure and aquatic play spaces, carefully designed to include universal access zones, non-prescribed junior play and multiple level adventure exploration.  The combination of aquatic and adventure play provides a unique opportunity for children of all ages and abilities to...
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Win a $10,000 play design voucher

Your entry is in!

August 12, 2021 10:16 am Published by Comments Off on Your entry is in!

Thank you for taking the time to enter out design competition for the chance to win $10,000 worth of custom design services from our amazing team. Where to now? Here’s a few resources to inspire you on your playspace creation journey Australian Hardwood Timber Would...
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Free Group Training when you install a Norwell Outdoor Fitness Park

Free Group Training

September 5, 2023 2:37 pm Published by Comments Off on Free Group Training

We are so committed to helping you create a healthier community, we are offering the first 3 fitness parks installed in QLD before February 2024 an exclusive personal trainer to hold 3 FREE group training sessions every week for a month!  Their responsibility will be...
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Announcing our new Sales and Marketing Manager

June 16, 2021 9:25 am Published by Comments Off on Announcing our new Sales and Marketing Manager

Playscape Creations is excited to announce the appointment of Dani Eastwood as Manager of the integrated Sales and Marketing Team within our expanding organisation. Dani has been with Playscape Creations for more than two years, with the past 12 months totally focused on developing a...
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SplashSide Maryborough

SplashSide, Maryborough

June 15, 2021 1:29 pm Published by Comments Off on SplashSide, Maryborough

The incredible new all-abilities aquatic park – previously Anzac Park – is now open in Maryborough! From concept design through to completion, let’s explore this project further! Tract Consultants developed the Master Plan for the redevelopment of the Maryborough foreshore and Anzac Park area, including...
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TERRA AUSTRALIS

April 8, 2021 11:35 am Published by Comments Off on TERRA AUSTRALIS

Inspired by nature.  Re-imagined for Australian environments. Terra Australis is a story born from our need to reconnect with nature in a way that is both sustainable and accessible to all.  Using stunning, locally sourced natural materials such as Australian Hardwood Timber and stone, we...
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“Hot Playgrounds” and designing for thermal comfort

March 11, 2021 3:39 pm Published by Comments Off on “Hot Playgrounds” and designing for thermal comfort

If you’re a member of Play Australia, you may have participated in last week’s online learning session featuring Dr Sebastian Pfautsch, Associate Professor in Urban Studies at Western Sydney University. In the summer of 2020, Dr Pfautsch studied surface temperatures at three outdoor play spaces...
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Integrating Natural Play Elements

March 11, 2021 3:16 pm Published by Comments Off on Integrating Natural Play Elements

by Lauren Evans Nature play and the use of natural materials has been around since the infancy of Landscape Architecture, however I believe the integration of natural elements into playspace design over the last 10-20 years is a result of urban densification and the reduction...
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Feedback

February 24, 2021 4:04 pm Published by Comments Off on Feedback

Have you loved your play experience? Have some suggestions on how we can make things better? Come across some maintenance issues? Please take the time to send your feedback though here:


Work with us

December 22, 2020 3:13 pm Published by Comments Off on Work with us

Would you like to be a part of our team? Check out the details of our current employment opportunities below: You’d love to work with us but there’s no vacancy listed above? You can send us through your details using the form below. As soon...
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The Hills District All-abilities Playground

The Hills District All-Abilities Playground

December 9, 2020 3:50 pm Published by Comments Off on The Hills District All-Abilities Playground

The Hills District All Abilities Playground at Leslie Patrick Park is the development of a new district level facility to support the diverse needs of the Moreton Bay Region’s community. At approximately 5000m2, the facility includes a tailored play experience that aims to satisfy the...
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COmplete Splashparks, ready to construct

Ready-to-Construct Splashparks

November 12, 2020 11:33 am Published by Comments Off on Ready-to-Construct Splashparks

A splashpark is an incredible community asset, providing a safe space for people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds to come together in an inclusive environment. However, the legislative requirements regarding water quality and safety, ongoing water management and maintenance and high construction costs...
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Regional Service Agents

November 11, 2020 12:54 pm Published by Comments Off on Regional Service Agents

In recent years, changes to our way of life have placed increased importance and value on our recreational spaces.  From increased urbanisation and higher-density living to navigating the new “COVID-normal”, our parks and playgrounds deliver the social and physical activity we crave, resulting in councils,...
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Frontiers: Taking play system design to the next level

August 20, 2020 12:58 pm Published by Comments Off on Frontiers: Taking play system design to the next level

As we re-think our outdoor educational spaces from the threadbare oval and obligatory school yard monkey bars, the play systems we design for these spaces need to evolve to suit to the physical, social and sensory experiences our children deserve.   Introducing Frontiers Packed with...
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Mandatory Environmental Upgrades

July 9, 2020 10:01 pm Published by Comments Off on Mandatory Environmental Upgrades

  Our experience has shown that environmental conditions are one of the primary contributors to playspace and fitness equipment longevity, and starting your installation with the most durable materials can go a long way to improve your equipment’s asset lifecycle.   Depending on the environmental...
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Birtinya Play @ Stockland

July 9, 2020 12:06 pm Published by Comments Off on Birtinya Play @ Stockland

Stockland’s Birtinya community is located in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, overlooking the shores of Lake Kawana and just minutes from the beach and a bustling shopping precinct. Due to the foreshore environment, material consideration was very important to ensure a low maintenance plays ...
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Carver’s Reach

July 9, 2020 11:59 am Published by Comments Off on Carver’s Reach

Centrally located between Brisbane City and the Gold Coast, Carver’s Reach is a boutique community, encompassing 6 hectares of weaving parkland and surrounded by an environmental biodiversity corridor. Designed to attract families who love to be close to parks, forest and creeks, an enchanting community...
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Protecting our community from COVID-19 Corona Virus

June 11, 2020 12:24 pm Published by Comments Off on Protecting our community from COVID-19 Corona Virus

Introducing PlayClean   We know that hygiene is key to keep our children, our families and our vulnerable community members safe from the COVID-19 Corona Virus pandemic.   Developed from the need to sanitise hands prior to entering public spaces, the new PlayClean unit features...
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Petrie Mill Adventure Play Design Revealed

Petrie Mill Adventure Play

June 11, 2020 10:09 am Published by Comments Off on Petrie Mill Adventure Play

Design Revealed! Working with the teams from Moreton Bay Regional Council and Landscape Architects O2LA, we are so proud and excited to share with you the final designs for the Adventure Play facility on the site of the old Petrie Paper Mill; now set to...
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Thank you for your feedback

Thank you!

February 23, 2021 10:15 am Published by Comments Off on Thank you!

We know your time is precious; thank you for your feedback. We will take all of your comments and ratings on board so we can further evolve our business and improve our services! If at any time you’d like to get in touch, please give...
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Thank you for your feedback

We won’t send you any more information

June 1, 2020 10:03 am Published by Comments Off on We won’t send you any more information

  We know your time is precious; thank you for your feedback. We’re sorry to see you go.  We won’t send you any further information about our Digital Design Consultation service.  If at any time you’d like to know more, please give us a call...
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Supporting Local Artists

May 7, 2020 10:58 am Published by Comments Off on Supporting Local Artists

  Situated halfway between Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Logan City is a multicultural riverside region, home to more than 300,000 Queenslanders.  Full of natural beauty, with extensive parks, wetlands and nature reserves, the Logan Region is also an economic hub for local businesses.  ...
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Architectural Nature Play

April 2, 2020 11:02 am Published by Comments Off on Architectural Nature Play

Rustik reimagines nature play and the integration of natural elements into playscape design.  In this architectural playspace design, sustainably sourced Australian hardwood timbers are integrated with climbing nets and architectural stainless steel elements to deliver play opportunities from toddlers to teenagers, with aesthetically pleasing vistas...
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John French Memorial Park

April 1, 2020 2:17 pm Published by Comments Off on John French Memorial Park

  In line with Council’s plans to give back to the local community, Brisbane City Council (West) earmarked this small surburban park for a much needed upgrade, swapping a tired and rusted deck system for a brand new pirate ship!A key design consideration for this...
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Natural Adventure Play

Natural Adventure & Non-Prescribed Play

April 1, 2020 1:36 pm Published by Comments Off on Natural Adventure & Non-Prescribed Play

  Unstructured play outdoors and in nature is fundamental to a full and healthy childhood. The Rustik Range innovates nature play and the integration of natural elements into playspace design by incorporating sustainably sourced Australian hardwood timbers with climbing challenges, outlook opportunities and non-prescribed play....
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Marine Themed Junior Play

Marine Themed Playspace

March 25, 2020 3:12 pm Published by Comments Off on Marine Themed Playspace

  Packed with play value for children from infants up to 8 years, this marine themed designed space offers a range of active and passive play opportunities for all users.  From the hand-carved jellyfish totems adding a sensory and learning experience to the raised and...
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Thank you for participating in our survey

Exclusive First Access to Aquatic Playscapes: CPD Sessions

March 24, 2020 11:40 am Published by Comments Off on Exclusive First Access to Aquatic Playscapes: CPD Sessions

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback.   We are still in full operation and we’re looking forward to the opportunity to continue to collaborate with you now and into the future.     An incredible inter-generational sensory experience, water play...
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Quay II Estate, Torquay

March 12, 2020 11:21 am Published by Comments Off on Quay II Estate, Torquay

  Located in Torquay, VIC, the Quay II estate is just a short stroll from one of the most spectacular ocean beaches on Earth.  To reflect the importance of the oceanic atmosphere on the development, the landscape architects from Landsite imagined a marine theme, with...
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Garth Webb Park

Garth Webb Park

March 12, 2020 10:27 am Published by Comments Off on Garth Webb Park

In line with Councillor Kara Cook’s strategic plan to activate local spaces and pocket parks within her electorate, Garth Webb Park has been completely overhauled with brand new equipment, softfall and landscaping to encourage active play and spark the imaginations people of all ages in...
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