28 May 2018   

1 min read
Looking for some free family-friendly activities this weekend in Melbourne?

Escape the city for a morning or afternoon of free family fun at three exciting new parks at Stockland’s The Grove community in Tarneit, around 30 mins drive west of Melbourne.

With easy parking, an on-site café, and three parks with playgrounds all within 1km of each other, it’s a win-win for both kids and parents.

Stop #1: Aeroplane Park

Address: Stanhope Road (near Yellowfin Drive), Tarneit

Passenger and crew prepare for take-off at Aeroplane Park, the newest park to open at The Grove.

Aeroplane Park’s top features include:

  • A huge blue aeroplane playground complete with pilot seats, slides, wings and cabin games
  • Aeroplane themed seesaws
  • Nest swing
  • A big green kick-about space for soccer and ball games
  • Shelters, bench seats, water fountains and on-street parking.

Stop #2: Growling Grass Frog Park

Address:  180 Davis Road (near Sayer Road), Tarneit - at The Grove Sales Centre

With play equipment and sculptures that nod to the Growling Grass Frog species that is native to the area, this park and playground is the perfect meeting place for your family and friends.

With it’s own on-site coffee hub, Little Growling Café, parents and friends can kick back with a barista-made coffee and a bite to eat with clear line of sight to their kids in the playground.

Growling Grass Frog Park’s top features include:

  • Super-high double slides with viewing tower of The Grove community.
  • Little Growling Café on site (high chairs and toilet facilities available)
  • Flying fox
  • Pyramid rope climb
  • Teacup Spinner
  • Nest Swing
  • Two in-ground trampolines
  • Frog sculptures
  • Kick-about grassed area
  • Bench seats, bathrooms and water fountains
  • Dedicated car park


Stop #3: Banyan Park

Address: Banyan Way (near Yellowfin Drive), Tarneit

The eye-catching treehouse-themed playground at Banyan Park will not disappoint. Designed around the existing trees in the area, Banyan Park is the perfect place for the kids to have a play and parents to enjoy a picnic while taking in the pretty views of Davis Creek.

Banyan Park’s top features include:

  • Large central treehouse cubby playground
  • Treehouse viewing platforms
  • Swings
  • Multi-use court
  • BBQs
  • Water fountain and bench seats
  • The features a picnic area
  • On-street parking


Wish parks like this were located closer to your home? Maybe it’s time to upgrade! Stockland’s The Grove community has land now selling, where you can build your dream home among like-minded people with fantastic new amenity such as these parks on your doorstep.

To register your interest in upcoming land releases, click here.