Playgrounds are re-opening! Play is back at nine Ku-ring-gai playgrounds

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St Ives Showground Playground
Giant birds nest swing at St Ives Showground Playground

If you live in the Ku-ring-gai Council area and have little ones, you’ll be thrilled to hear that Ku-ring-gai have decided to reopen some of their playgrounds from Friday 6 August!

When Covid-19 restrictions were imposed in June, Ku-ring-gai Council was the only council on the North Shore that decided to close all their playgrounds for the lockdown period.

But that is about to change! A decision has been made to reopen nine playgrounds in the Ku-ring-gai local government area.

At the beginning of the lockdown a risk assessment was undertaken and due to the unknown and contagious nature of the COVID-19 Delta variant, the Crisis Management Team initially decided to close all Ku-ring-gai playgrounds. 

Due to the low local transmission rates in the Ku-ring-gai Local Government Area, changes in the public health order limiting movement to a 10km radius and Council’s ability to schedule the cleaning of the 9 playgrounds a two week trial period will commence from Friday 6 August

Covid-safe tips for visiting playgrounds

The last thing we want is for Covid-19 to break out on the North Shore! So be Covid-safe at all times.

  • If you are sick, or anyone in your family is sick, stay home. Do not leave the house to visit a playground. Get tested for Covid-19 and isolate until you get a negative result.
  • When you arrive, be sure to sign in with the QR code, so you can be notified if there was a Covid-19 case when you visited.
  • When you arrive, sanitise the hands of yourself and your children
  • Wear a face mask
  • Keep your distance from other families
  • If the playground is busy, rethink your plans and look at other options for play – like running around a park or oval, going on a bushwalk or kicking a ball
  • Sanitise your hands when you leave too

Playgrounds that will reopen in Ku-ring-gai

  1. Wahroonga Park Playground – Wahroonga
  2. Cameron Park Playground – Turramurra
  3. Kissing Point Village Green Playground – South Turramurra
  4. St Ives Showground Playground – St Ives
  5. Putarri Avenue Reserve Playground – St Ives
  6. Gordon Recreation Reserve Playground – Gordon
  7. Queen Elizabeth Reserve Playground – West Lindfield
  8. Dukes Green Playground – East Lindfield
  9. Bicentennial Park Playground – West Pymble 
Cameron Park

Cameron Park, Turramurra

play equipment notth shore

The play equipment in the fenced playground area at Kissing Point Village Green

St Ives Showground Playground

St Ives Showground Playground

Gordon Recreation Ground

Gordon Recreation Ground


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