Jells Park all abilities nature based playspace

A new nature-based all-abilities playspace is coming to Jells Park! A $3 million investment will create a playspace that will spark imaginations and encourage active play and include a changing places toilet in the playspace precinct.

 

Project duration and key dates

Works commence – August 3 2020

Works complete – December 2020

Community consultation – September 2017. We spoke to the community who use Jells Park and found their ideas for improvements included a want for nature-based, adventure opportunities that would be attractive for all ages.

 

Project funding

$3 million

 

Project partner

Sport and Recreation Victoria


Key information

What is being built

 

Location

  • The playspace will be built on Yabbie Hill, near to Madeline’s Cafe

 

What will happen to the existing play structure?

  • At the end of the structures design life, this will be dismantled and removed
  • This area will be repurposed as a picnic area with picnic benches and a BBQ

 

A plan for the playspace in Jells Park showing locations of playspace features including a carousel designed for wheelchair use, basket swing and swings with high backs, a changing places toilet.

Other information

One of our most popular urban parks, Jells Park sits within the catchment of the Dandenong Creek, at the foot of the Dandenong Ranges in Melbourne’s east.


Related items

Playspace design

Fact Sheet - Guiding Design Principles (accessible)

Places to see – Jells Park

Autism friendly visits – Jells Park Social Script 

 

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