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Published June 17th 2017
Climb, slide, run and explore in Hope Valley
Tucked into the North-Eastern suburb of Hope Valley is the Barmera Avenue/Waikerie Avenue Playground and Reserve. This generous space has a lot to offer all year round. Check out the location map here.
The playground is clean, in excellent condition and boasts something for all ages. For the little ones, there's a train bouncer, toddler swing, steering wheels and small slide.
A low retaining wall circles half of the playground – ideal for jumping off, sitting on or walking along. Bark chips make any stumbles less painful.
The grassed area is large, with plenty of room for ball games or just having a runaround. Native shrubs are clustered around the park – great for exploring, hide and seek or collecting interesting seeds and pods.
A cement path runs through the park, making bike and scooter rides smooth. A table and bench seats are located under the trees for a shady picnic or rest. There's another seat looking out onto the grassed area. The park also has two lights and rubbish bins.