Playground Consultations


Help us design your neighbourhood's playgrounds!

Wagga Wagga and the surrounding villages have more than 90 playgrounds, all of which offer a range of different play opportunities for kids.

Every time Council upgrades a playground we need the help of the kids that use them to make sure that the final design generates the most Fun Per Kid (FPK).



Help us design your neighbourhood's playgrounds!

Wagga Wagga and the surrounding villages have more than 90 playgrounds, all of which offer a range of different play opportunities for kids.

Every time Council upgrades a playground we need the help of the kids that use them to make sure that the final design generates the most Fun Per Kid (FPK).


  • Work begins on inclusive playspace

    over 1 year ago
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    Wagga Wagga can expect to enjoy a world class inclusive playspace by September this year.

    A sod-turning ceremony has marked the start of construction of Livvi’s Place Wagga Wagga playspace at Bolton Park, the city’s first inclusive playspace.

    “Wagga Wagga City Council is excited to see work begin on Livvi’s Place, with the support of all our funding partners including the State Government and Touched by Olivia,” Mayor of City of Wagga Wagga Councillor Greg Conkey OAM said.

    “Livvi’s Place will provide a fun and safe playspace for children of all abilities, while working towards Council’s strategic directions of creating...

    Wagga Wagga can expect to enjoy a world class inclusive playspace by September this year.

    A sod-turning ceremony has marked the start of construction of Livvi’s Place Wagga Wagga playspace at Bolton Park, the city’s first inclusive playspace.

    “Wagga Wagga City Council is excited to see work begin on Livvi’s Place, with the support of all our funding partners including the State Government and Touched by Olivia,” Mayor of City of Wagga Wagga Councillor Greg Conkey OAM said.

    “Livvi’s Place will provide a fun and safe playspace for children of all abilities, while working towards Council’s strategic directions of creating an inclusive city that promotes healthy lifestyles.”

    On completion, Livvi’s Place will be a state-of-the-art playground for people of all abilities to play side-by-side on the same equipment, ensuring full integration of children and families with differences.

    The NSW Government recently announced their commitment to ensuring everyone in NSW can enjoy playgrounds and playspaces across NSW.

    With more than 1.3 million people in NSW living with a disability or added needs, the NSW Government is committed to planning, designing and managing community spaces that can be enjoyed by every person regardless of their level of ability.

    Minister for Planning and Housing Anthony Roberts said the NSW Government wanted to ensure everyone in NSW was able to enjoy these spaces safely and inclusively.

    “We are a government that cares about its community and that’s why we want to ensure open space, parks, outdoor recreation areas and play spaces are able to be enjoyed by everybody equally,” Minister for Planning and Housing Anthony Roberts said.

    “To make it happen, we are introducing a clear set of playground and park design guidelines for councils and developers to follow, that will provide facilities for kids with challenges and the elderly, parents, children and support carers access to any play spaces or parks in NSW with ease.

    “Our contribution of $350,000 to Wagga Wagga City Council is to help fund just such a facility in this wonderful district.”

    Daryl Maguire MP, Member for Wagga Wagga said playing is an excellent education tool.

    “All children should have the opportunity to interact, learn social skills and have fun in a playground built for all abilities,” Mr Maguire said.

    “The review into existing playgrounds in NSW is welcomed, it is important to ensure all play spaces are accessible for everyone in our community.”

    The design of Livvi’s Place was guided by principles of Universal Design and was developed in consultation with local children, people with disabilities and their families and carers.

    Livvi’s Place is the result of a collaborative partnership between not for profit organisation Touched by Olivia and Wagga Wagga City Council, and is supported by the NSW Government’s Everyone Can Play program launched in November last year.

    “Inclusive playspaces will create a change in the way people with differences are perceived,” Touched By Olivia Foundation Executive Officer Bec Ho said.

    “Livvi’s Place is a really special project that has been driven by a great need in the local community.”

    Livvi’s Place will cost approximately $500,000 to build.

    The local community has come on board to support the project, with Northcott and Variety Australia both contributing funds, as well as TEYS today presenting a $50,000 cheque for the project.

    Find out more about the playspace and see the designs at wagga.nsw.gov.au/livvisplacewagga

  • Swing in to new playground

    almost 2 years ago
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    Looking to discover a new playground these school holidays? Head on down to Crisp Drive in Ashmont and enjoy a cool new playground that has been installed ahead of schedule. Kids can enjoy a double slide, monkey bars, three swings and much more. Over the coming weeks, additional trees will be planted around the playground.

    Residents voted for the Ashmont playground design late last year, along with their favourite designs for new playgrounds at Horsley Street in Kooringal and Vestey Street in Central Wagga. The new Horsley and Vestey Street playgrounds will both be completed in February.

    Playground upgrades are...

    Looking to discover a new playground these school holidays? Head on down to Crisp Drive in Ashmont and enjoy a cool new playground that has been installed ahead of schedule. Kids can enjoy a double slide, monkey bars, three swings and much more. Over the coming weeks, additional trees will be planted around the playground.

    Residents voted for the Ashmont playground design late last year, along with their favourite designs for new playgrounds at Horsley Street in Kooringal and Vestey Street in Central Wagga. The new Horsley and Vestey Street playgrounds will both be completed in February.

    Playground upgrades are delivered on an ongoing basis around the City, in line with the Playground Strategy 2016 – 2036. The strategy outlines when each playground within the City is proposed to be upgraded.


  • New playground at Lingiari Drive Park

    almost 2 years ago
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    As the weather warms up, a number of new playgrounds will be popping up across the City. Lloyd residents are being treated to an early Christmas present, with a new playground at Lingiari Drive Park having been installed in record time. Over the coming weeks, the finishing touches will take place at Lingiari Drive Park with a shelter, tables, half basketball court and advanced trees scheduled to be installed and planted.

    Ashmont, Kooringal and central Wagga Wagga residents can also get excited for new playgrounds that will be coming their way this summer, between January and February. Recently, online polls...


    As the weather warms up, a number of new playgrounds will be popping up across the City. Lloyd residents are being treated to an early Christmas present, with a new playground at Lingiari Drive Park having been installed in record time. Over the coming weeks, the finishing touches will take place at Lingiari Drive Park with a shelter, tables, half basketball court and advanced trees scheduled to be installed and planted.

    Ashmont, Kooringal and central Wagga Wagga residents can also get excited for new playgrounds that will be coming their way this summer, between January and February. Recently, online polls were held for residents to vote for their favourite design from the three options shortlisted for each location. Thank you to everyone who took the time to cast their vote for their favourite playground design. A total of 237 votes were received. The winning designs can be viewed here

    Playground upgrades are delivered on an ongoing basis around the City, in line with the Playground Strategy 2016 – 2036. The strategy outlines when each playground within the City is proposed to be upgraded.

  • Winning playground designs

    about 2 years ago
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    Wagga Wagga, the votes are in! Check out the winning playground designs below that are coming to parks on Crisp Drive (Ashmont), Horsley Street (Kooringal) and Vestey Street (Central Wagga Wagga).


    Council will now order the cool new playgrounds and we’ll keep you updated on the construction process.

    Thanks to everyone who voted for their favourite playground designs. A total of 237 votes were received.


    Wagga Wagga, the votes are in! Check out the winning playground designs below that are coming to parks on Crisp Drive (Ashmont), Horsley Street (Kooringal) and Vestey Street (Central Wagga Wagga).


    Council will now order the cool new playgrounds and we’ll keep you updated on the construction process.

    Thanks to everyone who voted for their favourite playground designs. A total of 237 votes were received.


  • Voting open for Crisp Drive, Horsley Street and Vestey Street Playgrounds

    about 2 years ago
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    Wagga Wagga City Council is installing new playgrounds at Crisp Drive, Horsley Street and Vestey Street and we need your help deciding which designs are the best!

    Residents are asked to select their favourite design from the three options shortlisted for each location.

    Once you have picked your favourite, cast your vote!

    You have until Friday 6 October 2017 to cast your vote.

    Your vote is for the individual pieces of equipment shown in each design concept, not supporting infrastructure, such as fencing, ground coverings etc.

    Vote now! You have until Friday 6 October 2017.

    Wagga Wagga City Council is installing new playgrounds at Crisp Drive, Horsley Street and Vestey Street and we need your help deciding which designs are the best!

    Residents are asked to select their favourite design from the three options shortlisted for each location.

    Once you have picked your favourite, cast your vote!

    You have until Friday 6 October 2017 to cast your vote.

    Your vote is for the individual pieces of equipment shown in each design concept, not supporting infrastructure, such as fencing, ground coverings etc.

    Vote now! You have until Friday 6 October 2017.

  • Final designs for new Lloyd playground are in

    over 2 years ago
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    Wagga Wagga City Council is installing a new playground in Lingiari Drive, Lloyd and we need your help deciding on the final design.

    Residents are asked to choose between the three designs below.

    Once you have picked your favourite, cast your vote!

    Your vote is for the individual pieces of equipment shown in each design concept, not supporting infrastructure, such as fencing, ground coverings etc.

    You have until Friday 11 August, 2017 to cast your vote.

    Design 1

    Design 2

    Design 3


    Vote now! You have until Friday 11 August, 2017.

    Wagga Wagga City Council is installing a new playground in Lingiari Drive, Lloyd and we need your help deciding on the final design.

    Residents are asked to choose between the three designs below.

    Once you have picked your favourite, cast your vote!

    Your vote is for the individual pieces of equipment shown in each design concept, not supporting infrastructure, such as fencing, ground coverings etc.

    You have until Friday 11 August, 2017 to cast your vote.

    Design 1

    Design 2

    Design 3


    Vote now! You have until Friday 11 August, 2017.

  • Lineal Park playground equipment installation

    over 2 years ago
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    WHHEEE: Three, two, one … blast off! This colourful, rocket-inspired play equipment is the newest addition to Lineal Park in Boorooma.

    The structure was moved into its new home on Thursday, followed by a monster, tube slide and swing set.

    The playground is ready for use by Wagga kids, and big kids, this weekend.

    The playground compliments a covered barbecue area, fitness stations and footpaths.

    Finishing touches will be carried out at Lineal Park over the coming weeks.



    WHHEEE: Three, two, one … blast off! This colourful, rocket-inspired play equipment is the newest addition to Lineal Park in Boorooma.

    The structure was moved into its new home on Thursday, followed by a monster, tube slide and swing set.

    The playground is ready for use by Wagga kids, and big kids, this weekend.

    The playground compliments a covered barbecue area, fitness stations and footpaths.

    Finishing touches will be carried out at Lineal Park over the coming weeks.



  • Playgrounds and parks upgrades in full swing

    over 2 years ago
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    Nine park areas from Estella to Forest Hill, Lloyd and Ashmont are receiving facelifts, ranging from new play equipment to concrete courts, barbecues and picnic areas.

    Residents in each suburb helped pick the playgrounds and upgrades for each park area through the City of Wagga Wagga’s online playground consultation webpage.

    All projects are also in line with the City of Wagga Wagga’s Playground Strategy, which was adopted last year and guides all aspects of playground management in the city for the next 20 years.

    Current playground and park area updates:

    Kokoda Street (Ashmont) – Concrete slabs poured for basketball court...

    Nine park areas from Estella to Forest Hill, Lloyd and Ashmont are receiving facelifts, ranging from new play equipment to concrete courts, barbecues and picnic areas.

    Residents in each suburb helped pick the playgrounds and upgrades for each park area through the City of Wagga Wagga’s online playground consultation webpage.

    All projects are also in line with the City of Wagga Wagga’s Playground Strategy, which was adopted last year and guides all aspects of playground management in the city for the next 20 years.

    Current playground and park area updates:

    Kokoda Street (Ashmont) – Concrete slabs poured for basketball court and handball court, picnic shelter constructed and tables and seating installed. Coming soon: goal posts and basketball tower and tree plantings

    Explorer Park (Boorooma) – Shelter and picnic furniture installed and footpaths are being built

    Lineal Park (Boorooma) – Fitness stations, southern shelter and furniture installed, footpaths being built. Coming soon: northern shelter and barbecue to be installed in coming weeks, playground and lighting along pathways are due in May

    Bedervale Street (Bourkelands) – Exercise equipment installed and footpaths sealed. Coming soon: single booth toilet, bubbler, rubbish bins and turf planting on oval.

    Tennyson Park (Central Wagga) – Coming soon: Playground due in May

    Lonergan Place (East Wagga) – Coming soon: Playground due in March

    Forest Hill Oval – New footpaths installed from car park for better access into the park area, new concrete poured under amenities building, bubbler installed and synthetic turf on junior cricket pitch laid. Coming soon: Barbecue shelter and barbecue to be installed in coming weeks, two fitness stations are due in April.

    Gobbagombalin – Coming soon: Playground due in May








  • Voting open for Lonergan Place and Tennyson Park Playgrounds

    almost 3 years ago
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    The City of Wagga Wagga is putting in new playgrounds at Tennyson Park and Lonergan Place and we need your help deciding which design is the best!

    All playground designs encourage play between younger and older children, incorporate softfall and other safety features and will add extra appeal to the neighbourhood.

    Residents are asked to select their favourite design from the two options shortlisted for each location. The playground will feature play equipment (only) shown in each design.

    Cast your vote before Wednesday 14 December.

    For more information or to view the plans in detail please contact John Conlan on 1300 292 442 or email playgrounds@wagga.nsw.gov.au


    The City of Wagga Wagga is putting in new playgrounds at Tennyson Park and Lonergan Place and we need your help deciding which design is the best!

    All playground designs encourage play between younger and older children, incorporate softfall and other safety features and will add extra appeal to the neighbourhood.

    Residents are asked to select their favourite design from the two options shortlisted for each location. The playground will feature play equipment (only) shown in each design.

    Cast your vote before Wednesday 14 December.

    For more information or to view the plans in detail please contact John Conlan on 1300 292 442 or email playgrounds@wagga.nsw.gov.au


  • Estella Rise is getting a new playground

    about 3 years ago
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    The City of Wagga Wagga is putting in a brand new playground in Estella Rise and the residents are being asked to help pick the design.

    Both playground designs will encourage play between younger and older children, will incorporate softfall and other safety features and will add extra appeal to the Estella Rise neighbourhood.

    Residents are asked to select their favourite design from the two options pictured below. The chosen playground will feature play equipment show in each individual design. Simply click on the design you like the most and vote by selecting either...

    The City of Wagga Wagga is putting in a brand new playground in Estella Rise and the residents are being asked to help pick the design.

    Both playground designs will encourage play between younger and older children, will incorporate softfall and other safety features and will add extra appeal to the Estella Rise neighbourhood.

    Residents are asked to select their favourite design from the two options pictured below. The chosen playground will feature play equipment show in each individual design. Simply click on the design you like the most and vote by selecting either Option 1 or Option 2.

    Be sure to spread the word around the neighbourhood! Voting will be open until close of business Friday 18 November, 2016.

    Note:Thanks to all residents who have already cast a vote in the playground design for Estella Rise. Please note the images shown are concept ideas only. Your vote is for the individual pieces of play equipment shown in each option, i.e. see-saw, slide, swings. Additional supporting infrastructure shown in the images, such as fencing, footpaths, shade sails, are not included in the design of the playground. In accordance with the City of Wagga Wagga’s Playground Strategy 2016-2036, risk assessments of each playground, existing and new, are carried out on site. Generally fencing is not installed at local playgrounds because of the lower use and are usually located in quiet residential areas. Budgets for local playgrounds are also usually small and do not make installing fences possible. Once all the votes have been counted and the final design for the Estella Rise playground has been determined all equipment will be made and installed to Australian safety standards and bark softfall will be incorporated in the design. We apologise for any confusion and ask residents who would like to discuss this further to contact Works and Playground Officer John Conlan on 1300 292 442.

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    Option 2