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Meet My Suburb: Coorparoo

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Welcome to our new weekly series - Meet My Suburb! Your one stop shop for useful information regarding Brisbane suburbs.

"We live in Coorparoo, it has good childcare centres around, Mott park and White Hill reserve close by. Easy access to the city and shopping centres an 10 mins bus ride to Southbank. We quite enjoy our suburb!" - BMG Member

This week we are focusing on 'Coorparoo', which is conveniently located just 4km from the CBD, and with its own train station and frequent bus services, is public transport heaven if you need to commute to the City.

Peter Pan Early Learning and Kindergarten - Children aged 15 months to 6 years, open from 7am to 6pm. "Fabulous staff with dynamic and challenging activities. Patient and supportive." - BMG Member

Koala Lou Childcare - Children aged 6 weeks to 5 years.

Goodstart Early Learning - Children aged 6 weeks to 5 years, open from 6.15am to 6.15pm.

Adeona Coorparoo - Children aged 6 weeks to 5 years."Great philosophy, knowledgable team and great professionalism!" - BMG Member

Coorparoo Childcare Centre - Children aged 15 months to 12 years, open from 6.30am to 6.30pm.

C&K Coorparoo Community Kindergarten - Children aged 3.5 to 4.5 years, see website for varied opening hours.

Canossa Kindergarten - Children aged 3 to 5 years, open from 8.45am to 2.30pm.

Hopscotch House - Children aged 6 weeks to 5 years."Fantastic staff. A great outdoor play area where all the kids can play together regardless of age, they even have chickens! Great learning programs, including Spanish lessons." - BMG Member


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Public, Private and Catholic Schools
St James Primary School - Co-ed, catholic primary School, prep to grade 6
Coorparoo State School - Co-ed State Primary School, prep to grade 6.
Mt Carmel Primary School - Co-ed Catholic primary school, prep to grade 6.
Loreto College - Catholic secondary school for girls, grades 7 to 12.
Coorparoo Secondary College - Co-ed, state secondary school, grades 7 to 12.
Villanova College for Boys - Catholic secondary school for boys, grades 5 to 12.

Parks and Playgrounds
There are a number of small parks, playgrounds and dog parks hidden around this awesome suburb, here's one of our favourites:

Majestic Park

Majestic Park, Coorparoo
A fairy tale themed park that is a firm favourite with local families; especially on the weekend. Although the park itself is not huge, with a small play area in each corner, there is still plenty for kids to do. Play equipment includes a wooden castle cubby and dragon drawbridge, swings, slides, climbing wall and dragon footprint walking trail, as well as a read along, fairy tale display.

A long pathway encircles the park, perfect for bike riding and there is plenty of grassland for ball games and picnics. The park also includes a BBQ, ammenities block, shaded picnic areas and on street parking a plenty!

Address: Majestic Park, Corner of Eva and Pelham Streets, Coorparoo 4151.

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For a full list of Coorparoo's Parks, Playgrounds and Dog parks, head on over to the Brisbane City Council Website.


Coorparoo Mall

Within Coorparoo you have two main shopping centres - the Coorparoo Shopping Precinct and the Coorparoo Mall, which feature popular supermarkets Woolworths and Coles, as well as various other small shops, cafes and ammenities.

You can check out a full list of what stores are within the suburb here, however if you can't find what you're after, you also have Carindale's Westfield Centre or Brisbane's CBD within the local area.

Also due to open sometime this year is Coorparoo Square, a development that will feature a 10 screen Dendy cinema and an Aldi supermarket, as well as various other specialty retailers and coffee shops.

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Surrounding Suburbs:
Camp Hill
Holland Park
Norman Park
Seven Hills

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