Child’s play is taking on a whole new meaning in Western Australia as the next generation of innovative playground concepts win the hearts of children and adults alike.
Perth’s latest parks and play spaces are being specifically designed to encourage children to get outdoors and active, and away from computer screens, with designers focussed on providing challenging play equipment for all ages and abilities.
Shipwreck, jungle, robotic and old world themes are among the exciting features being delivered at parks within Stockland’s new Perth communities – Vale at Aveley, Whiteman Edge at Brabham, Amberton at Eglinton, Sienna Wood in Hilbert, Newhaven at Piara Waters and Calleya at Treeby.
Col Dutton, General Manager for Stockland WA, said parks played a crucial role in creating highly liveable masterplanned communities and was an important factor for families when deciding where to build their dream home.
“These outstanding parks showcase the high level of quality that Stockland develops at its communities. Our parks and play spaces are an integral part of our communities and they provide an opportunity for residents to interact with one another and enjoy a healthy and active outdoor lifestyle.”
In the last two years alone, Stockland has invested $29 million in creating 13 parks on 25 hectares of open space at its WA communities, the first of which was the state’s first inclusive Livvi’s Place playground at Whiteman Edge.
The recently completed first stage of Amberton’s multi-million dollar sporting fields includes an AFL sized oval, playground with a scooter track, barbecue and seating facilities. With further stages to be completed in the future this precinct will soon be a hub of activity.
Perth’s most popular new parks include:
• A robot park at Newhaven with a robot-themed cubby house, flying fox, basketball half-court, climbing structures and tunnel slides.
• Calleya’s newest outdoor open space featuring a three-level, eight-metre high play tower with a viewing platform and tubed slide.
• The Jungle Park at Whiteman Edge, Brabham featuring birds nest climbing tower and slide.
• The adventure playground at Vale, Aveley offering hidden dinosaur fossils and musical instruments.
• Sienna Wood’s upcoming Shipwreck Park centred around a 30-metre ship wreck structure.
For more information on Vale, visit www.stockland.com.au/residential/wa/amberton, call into the Stockland Sale and information Centre at Corner Cinnabar Drive and Leeward Avenue in Eglinton, or call 13 LAND (13 5263).