Tag Archive: everyone can play

5 Ways Nature Play Nurtures Child Development: Growing Wild and Free

September 10, 2023 6:00 pm Published by

In today’s modern world, where screens and gadgets dominate children’s leisure time, the simple joy of connecting with nature is often overlooked. However, nature play, with its countless benefits, has the potential to profoundly shape a child’s development. Creating more natural and nature-integrated playgrounds offers...
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5 Insights into Risky Play: From Fear to Fun on Playgrounds

September 6, 2023 9:27 am Published by

Playgrounds have always been a source of joy and adventure for children but concerns about safety sometimes overshadow the value of calculated risks. It is crucial, however, to recognise the significance of Risky play on playgrounds and its positive impact on a child’s development. In...
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5 Ways Intergenerational Parks Elevate Urban Spaces: Promoting Health and Connections

September 4, 2023 3:00 pm Published by

Intergenerational parks are innovative public spaces designed to encourage interaction and engagement between people of different age groups. Unlike traditional parks that often cater to specific age ranges, intergenerational parks incorporate features and activities that appeal to children, teenagers, adults, and seniors, fostering a sense of community and connection.

Bouncing Facilities

June 16, 2023 2:59 pm Published by

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

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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Borrol Lookout Park, Yarrabilba

June 13, 2023 11:56 am Published by

Yarrabilba is a new generation master planned community located in the City of Logan, Queensland.  Just opened, Borrol Lookout Park the green heart of Yarrabilba, surrounded by nature, and dedicated to connecting its residents to parks, open spaces and the natural environment. Located on the...
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Junior Chamber Park

June 9, 2023 12:01 pm Published by

As part of Scenic Rim Regional Council’s ongoing commitment to developing vibrant towns and villages through its Playground Strategy, Council undertook a playground upgrade in Junior Chamber Park in Beaudesert. Set within the beautiful Scenic Rim and surrounded by open green spaces, this newly upgraded...
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Forest Park West, Sippy Downs

April 4, 2023 12:34 pm Published by

Forest Park West is a new district level recreation park in Sippy Downs and is within the Sippy Downs Town Centre Master Plan. As the surrounding community evolves, it is predicted that the park will be highly utilised by university students, school groups and families....
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John French Memorial Park

April 1, 2020 2:17 pm Published by

  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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Garth Webb Park

March 12, 2020 10:27 am Published by

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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Wadda Mooli Park – Elliot Springs

November 12, 2018 4:01 pm Published by

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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Ecco Ripley – Faye Carr Park

August 31, 2018 3:06 pm Published by

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

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

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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Australia’s first ever Sensory Park – Lions Park Gladstone

January 30, 2018 2:55 pm Published by

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

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

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

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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Scribbly Gum – a sensory wonderland

November 1, 2017 10:23 am Published by

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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Scribbly Gum

June 3, 2015 2:40 pm Published by

The Scribbly Gum playground at Pelican Waters on the Sunshine Coast was designed by Anembo Landscape Architects with Playscape Creations being involved not only in delivering the play structures but also the overall play / park activation programme – a ‘layer of excellence’ which inspired...
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