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 – March 2021
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.
Sport and Recreation Victoria
What is being built
- A new nature-based playspace that will cater for all abilities and a range of age groups
- A changing places toilet will be constructed within the playspace precinct
- View the playspace design and guiding principles of the design.
- 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
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.
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