These southside playgrounds all offer something special
Whether you are new to Brisbane, new to the southside, or just tired of going to the same old playground and want to vary your routine, then here is the inspiration you are looking for. All of these playgrounds have been tried and tested by a Brisbane Mum, and each offer up something special.
Here is our pick of the best playgrounds on the southside of Brisbane. Do you have any more to add?
What's so special? Instead of play equipment, there is a nature play space designed for your little ones to use their imagination and is great for sensory development. You can spend time in the great outdoors and also visit the Discovery Centre.
What's so special? The park is home to various playground equipment including climbing frames and nets, swings, water and sand play for little ones, climb on digger apparatus, roundabout, seesaws and plenty of other apparatus kids will love. It is a party friendly park, with picnic areas with shelters and BBQs, onsite toilets and plenty of parking.
Where is it? 27 Softstone St, Tennyson
DM Henderson Park, Macgregor
What's so special? There is everything you need from a play space including play equipment, barbeques, tables, sheltered areas, space for a picnic, a fenced dog park, toilets, a basketball court, a rebound wall and a a dirt BMX track for the older kids.
Where is it? Granadilla Street, Macgregor
Calamvale District Park, Calamvale
What's so special? This playground has incredible equipment for the older kids, with a huge climbing web connecting to tunnels, chain bridges and towers and a massive tunnel slide. There is also a mega flying fox.
Where is it? Formby Street, Calamvale
Credit: Visit Brisbane Website
Glindemann Park, Holland Park
What's so special? Two playgrounds for the price of one, separated by a gully. There is one playground for the bigger kids with a climbing web, swings, spaceship and flying fox. There is another two smaller playgrounds with climbing forts, seesaws, swings and slides.
Where is it? Lawn Street, Holland Park
Harmony Gardens, Dutton Park
What's so special? Aptly known as the Butterfly Magic Play Space, there is a butterfly theme throughout and lots of sand with excavators for kids that love to play with 'diggers'.
Where is it? Gladstone Road, Dutton Park
Brisbane Corso Reserve, Yeronga
What's so special? A lovely little playground by the river at Yeronga, there is access to riding a bike then stopping for a play. More suitable to the little Brisbane kids but also lovely for a family picnic.
Where is it? Brisbane Corso Reserve.
Have we missed any other epic southside playgrounds? Please let us know in the comments!