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Published September 30th 2015
Great Park with Water Views, BBQs and New Equipment
I love being surprised by a great park, and I have to say this park was really surprising. Meadowbank Memorial Park is situated on Meadow Cresecent, Meadowbank. I headed here to meet a friend mostly because she doesn't drive and it was right by the train line - and I am sure glad we did!
The playground looks brand new and I think the equipment is some of the best around. The equipment is mostly made of timber which really gave the park a nice feel. The playground is surrounded by trees and with a view of Parramatta River it made for a really tranquil setting.
The playground is set over two levels with the main play equipment straddling the two sections. The kids loved climbing up to the rope tunnel and then flying down the slide.
The upper level also included a set of play equipment for the little kids and six, yes SIX, swings. There were two swings for each age group (babies, toddlers and big kids) and it was lovely for the kids to swing and look out over the water (although the baby swing looked inward to the road).
The park is very accessible by public transport with both the ferry and train stations in close proximity. There is also plenty of parking in both a marked car parking area and on the street.
There is a toilet block that was clean and well maintained when we were there.
The only drawback is that the playground is not enclosed and being by the water and near bushland you will need to keep a close eye on the little ones. The playground does not have a shade cover, however there are lots of trees which will hopefully provide shade in summertime.
All in all a really great place to bring the kids and family.
it is a great park in a nice spot but unfortunately my boy had a really bad accident here 6 weeks ago and never wants to return. Just be aware of the metal ladder stairs near the covered slide as they are far apart, make sure your kids descend them like a ladder not stairs. He does however love playing in the beach area watching the ferries pass :)