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Playgroups, parks, reserves, BMX & skateparks in City of Onkaparinga

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    The City of Onkaparinga covers a large number of suburbs and towns in the south and southern foothills of Adelaide.

     

    If you are a new arrival and not certain of the playpark facilities nearby this may help get you started. Or if you've been here a while and perhaps want to visit somewhere new or check out parks in other suburbs or towns with the kids perhaps this list will help :smile:

     

     

    Parks and Reserves in the City of Onkaparinga

     

    Permits are required for organised functions with more than 30 people. For enquiries & bookings contact City of Onkaparinga, tel. 8384 0135.

     

    ABERFOYLE PARK

    Canberra Reserve - Shelter, seating, play equipment, BBQ

    Happy Valley Oval, Taylors Rd west - Shelter, seating/table, cricket net, playequipment, toilets, and tennis courts, walking/cycle tracks.

    Margaret Cutten Reserve - Seating/table, cycle/walking tracks

    Monaro Reserve - Seating/table, play equipment, ball game space

    Newport, Hub Dr - Seating/table·Peppermint Reserve - Play equipment, seating, ball game space

    Pine Drive Reserve - Ball game space, seating/table, play equipment

    Roxanne Reserve - Seating/table, play equipment, ball game space,cycle/walking tracks

    Southbound Reserve - Play equipment, seating/table

    Stonebridge Dr - Seating/table·The Parkway - Play equipment, ball game space, BBQ, shelter, seating/tables

    Windebanks Rd -Thalassa Park, after Carmine Ct, magnificent view throughto the sea - BBQ, play equipment, disabled toilets, shelter, seating/table,walking/cycle tracks & amphitheatre. Friends of Thalassa Park welcome newmembers.Open 8am - 8pm summer & 8am - 6pm winter.There is an ornamental garden of Canadian and European plants

    Woodlea Dr - Simpson Reserve - BBQ, shelter, seating/table, ball gamespace

     

    ALDINGA

    Port Rd/Old Coach Rd - Cricket net/pitch, ball game space, netball court,seating/table, toilets, disabled toilets, tennis court

     

    ALDINGA BEACH

    Butterworth Rd (Symonds Reserve) - Seating/table, play equipment, toilets,disabled toilets, ball game space, tennis court, netball court, BMX track,skateboard

    Dover St (John Nichol Reserve) - Seating/table, play equipment, ball gamespace

    Esplanade - Ball game space, seating/table, shelter, beach access·Esplanade (Boat ramp) - Shelter, toilets, BBQ, car park, beach access

    Esplanade (Clarrie Eatts Reserve) - Shelter, play equipment, toilets, BBQ,beach access, boat ramp·Myerhoff St/Cameron Rd - Seating, play equipment, ball game space

     

    CHRISTIES BEACH

    Bagshaw Rd - Seating/table, shelter, ball game space

    Brixton St - Seating, soccer goal, play equipment, toilets, tennis court,skateboard

    Brodie Cres - Seating, play equipment, ball game space, walking/cycle tracks

    Coastal Park - Esplanade opposite Surf Life Saving Club, public art works

    Gulfview/Galloway (Lohman Park) - Seating, public art works sculpture·Rotary Park, Beach/Esplanade - BBQ, shelter, ball game space,seating/table, power access, toilets, disabled toilets. Public art works nearby,mosaics

    Vincent St/Dorethea - Ball game space, play equipment, seating

     

    CHRISTIE DOWNS

    Antony St - Ball game space, play equipment, seating

    Gerald/Joan - Seating, play equipment, ball game space·Glasgow St - Ball game space, play equipment, seating

    Justin Cres (school) - Special needs play equipment

    Kevin St - Ball game space, play equipment, seating·Morton Rd - Shelter, cricket net, ball game space, play equipment, seating,skateboard

     

    CLARENDON

    Clarendon Recreation Ground (perfect family picnic spot nestled in the riverbendnear historic Clarendon) - Shelter, seating/tables, ball game space, netball courts,oval, play equipment, tennis courts, toilets, disabled toilet, and large pavilion withkitchen. Bookings for oval - tel. 8384 0135 (council), netball club courts - tel. 83836524, tennis club courts - 8383 6173

    Riverbend Park, Nicolle Rd - to book this space which is adjacent to the ClarendonRecreation Ground, (toilet facilities), contact Council's Organisational Services, tel.8384 0135

     

    COROMANDEL VALLEY

    Frank Smith Reserve, off Magarey Rd - Oval, shelter, cricket net, ball game space,play equipment, toilets, power

    Light Rd/ McNamara - Seating, cycle/walking tracks

    Main Road (Weymouth Oval) - Shelter, cricket net, play equipment, seating/table,BBQ (near community centre), disabled toilets, tennis courts, car park Sandow Cres - Ball game space, play equipment, seating

    Scherer Ave - seating·Wyndham Res - Seating, play equipment, ball game space, walking/cycle tracks

     

    DARLINGTON

    Godfrey Res - Seating, ball game space, playground·Brookside - Seating, play equipment

     

    FLAGSTAFF HILL

    Birman Reserve - Basketball ring, ball game space, play equipment, seating/table

    Durham Place - Basketball ring, ball game space, play equipment, seating

    Glenhuntly Reserve - Ball game space, play equipment, seating/table

    Kingfisher Circ - Seating/table, ball game space, cycle/walking track

    Manning Rd (Mandilla Reserve) - Seating, play equipment, ball game space

    Skylark Close - seating/table, cycle/walking track

    Swallow Reserve - BBQ, shelter, ball game space, play equipment, seating/table

    Regano Rd - play equipment, seating/table, shelter, disabled toilet

    Ridgeway Dr - seating/table, play equipment, ball game space

     

    HACKHAM

    Collins Pde - Ball game space, play equipment

    Cottage Lane (Forsyth Reserve) - Seating/table, shelter, play equipment, toilets,disabled toilets, BBQ, ball game space, tennis court, skateboarding

    Doctors Rd (Hackham Sports Ground) - Seating/table, play equipment

    Greengate Grv - Seating, play equipment, ball game space

    Upper Pennys Hill Rd - Seating, play equipment, ball game space

    Scenic Way Reserve - Ball game space, play equipment, basketball ring,seating/table, shelter

     

    HACKHAM WEST

    Corinth/Valley Fair - Ball game space, play equipment, seating, walking/cycletracks

    Fairview Gr - BMX track

    Glynville Dr - Play equipment, seating/table, BBQ, ball game space, netball courts,walking/cycle tracks,

    Greenbank Grv - Ball game space, play equipment, seating/table

    Holly Rise - Seating, play equipment, ball game space

    Warsaw Cr - Basketball ring, BMX track, play equipment, seating/table, shelter

     

     

    HAPPY VALLEY

    Alders Reserve - Play equipment, seating, ball game space

    Balee Rd - Basketball ring, ball game space, play equipment, seating

    Byards/Jennifer - Ball game space, play equipment, seating

    Calomba Cr - Play equipment, seating

    Dianne St - Seating/table, play equipment, netball court, basketball ring

    Fountain Valley Reserve - BBQ, ball game space, seating/table

    Kenihans Rd - Kimberley Fountain - seating, play equipment, ball game space

    Mason Reserve - Seating, play equipment, ball game space

    Matthew St - Play equipment, seating

    Pamela St - Ball game space, play equipment, seating.

    Sun Cres - Play equipment, seating, ball game space

    Woodswallow Drive - Play equipment, seating, ball game space, cycle/walkingtracks

     

    HUNTFIELD HEIGHTS

    Brentwood Dr - Ball game space, play equipment, seating

    Chilcomb Reserve - Play equipment, seating

    Enard/Lorne Cr - Ball game space, play equipment, seating, walking/cycle tracks

    Hilltop Reserve - Seating, play equipment·South Rd/Melsetter Rd (Farmhouse) - Seating, BBQ, ball game space,walking/cycle tracks

     

    KANGARILLA

    Bakers Gully Rd - Seating/table, shelter·Kangarilla Rd - Seating/table, shelter, BBQ, cricket net, tennis court, playequipment, oval

     

    MASLIN BEACH

    Gulf Pde (Frank Hilton) - Seating/table, shelter, play equipment, toilets, disabledtoilets, car park, beach access

    Jasmine Ave - Seating/table, shelter, play equipment, ball game space, basketballring

    Parkway Dr (Maslin Hall) - Seating/table, play equipment, tennis court

     

    MCLAREN FLAT

    Kangarilla Rd (Dawson Reserve) - Seating/table, shelter, play equipment, toilets,disabled toilets, BBQ

    Kangarilla Rd (Clarendon Cemetry) - shelter

    Kangarilla Rd (Oval) - Shelter, play equipment, ball game space, soccer goal

     

    MCLAREN VALE

    Kangarilla Rd/Sand Rd (Lions Park) - Seating/table, shelter, play equipment,toilets, BBQ

    Main Rd (Chapmans Reserve) - Seating/table, shelter, play equipment, toilets, BBQ

    Main Rd (Ellis Park) - Seating, shelter, car park

    Park Dr - Seating/table, oval, tennis court, netball court

    Perry St - Seating, play equipment, ball game space, cycle/walking tracks

    Railway Tce - Seating/table, play equipment, cycle/walking tracks

    Valley View Drive (Gemmel Tassie) - Seating/table, shelter, play equipment, ballgame space, car park

    West Parkway - Seating/table, shelter, play equipment, toilets, BBQ, ball gamespace, tennis court, BMX track, skateboard, soccer goal

     

    MOANA

    Babbacombe Dr - Basketball ring, shelter, ball game space, play equipment,seating/table

    Esplanade/Nashwauk - Seating/table, shelter, toilets, car park, beach access

    Esplanade/Robertson - Seating/table, shelter, toilets, BBQ, car park, beach access

    Nashwauk Cres (Moana Hall) - BBQ, play equipment, seating/table, toilets, ballgame space, car park

    Regent St (Graham Rabbett Reserve)- Shelter, seating, play equipment, toilets,BBQ, ball game space

     

    MORPHETT VALE - West of South Rd

    Applecross Ave - Seating, playground equipment, ball game space

    Barbara Ave - Play equipment, ball game space

    Fabian Cres - Ball game space, play equipment, seating

    Gloria St - Seating/table, shelter, playground equipment

    Grazing Ave - Seating, ball game space·Highwray Dr - Ball game space, play equipment, seating

    Kantalpa Gr/Knox Park - Seating/table, ball game space, shelter, play equipment·Lynly Crt - Ball game space, seating

    Marston Dr - Basketball ring, cricket net, ball game space, play equipment,seating/table, soccer goal, toilets, disabled toilets

    Oswin Ct - Play equipment, seating, ball game space

    Reserve Pde - Play equipment·Saphire Rd - Play equipment, seating, ball game space

    Selina St - Ball game space, play equipment, seating

    Simpson Ct - Basketball ring, ball game space, play equipment, seating

    Valentine St - Seating, play equipment, exercise circuit, ball game space

     

    MORPHETT VALE - East of South Road

    Almond Gr - Play equipment, seating, ball game space·Dalkeith Ave - Ball game space, play equipment, seating

    Diosma Dr - Seating, play equipment

    Farnsworth Dr - Seating/table, shelter, play equipment, ball game space

    Holly Res/Doctors Rd - Seating/table, play equipment, ball game space, car park

    Jordan Dr - Play equipment

    Kathleen St/Leonard - Play equipment, seating

    Madeira Dr - Ball game space, play equipment, seating

    Marita St - Shelter, ball game space, play equipment, seating

    Nash Cres - Ball game space, play equipment, seating

    Richards Dr - Ball game space, play equipment, seating/table

    Taylors Ave - Basketball ring, shelter, ball game space, play equipment,seating/table

    Timothy/Albert - Seating/table, shelter, play equipment, toilets, BBQ, ball gamespace

    Waverley Way - Seating/table, shelter, play equipment, ball game space

    Wilfred Taylor Res, Wheatsheaf/States Rd (extensive parklands straddling theupper reaches of Christie Creek, with red river gums) - BBQ, BMX track, shelter, ballgame space, play equipment, seating/table, toilets, disabled toilets, (playground fordisabled children), walking/bike tracks. A dog agility course is located in the park

    Yates Res/Dickson Rd - Ball game space, seating/table, play equipment, toilets,disabled toilets, tennis court

     

    NOARLUNGA DOWNS

    Barcelona Rd (Hartley Res) - Seating, play equipment, ball game space

    Bethany Crt - Seating, play equipment, ball game space

    Challenge Dr - Seating/table, shelter, play equipment, ball game space

    Gabrenol - Seating, play equipment, basketball ring

    Perry's Bend/River Rd - Seating/table, shelter, play equipment, toilets, car park,fishing

    Taranaki Cres - Seating/table, play equipment, ball game space

     

    O'HALLORAN HILL

    Serpentine Road Reserve - BMX track, shelter, cricket pitch, play equipment,tennis court, power

     

    OLD NOARLUNGA

    Malpas St (Hutchinson Res) - Shelter, seating, car park

    Market Square (spacious village green located in the horseshoe of theOnkaparinga River, site of Princess Diana Fountain, ducks on river nearby) - BBQ,ball game space, play equipment, shelter, seating/table, toilets, power, car park

    Patapinda Rd - Play equipment, oval, tennis court, toilets, shelter

    Walthamstowe Rd/John St - Basketball ring, shelter, ball game space, play

     

    OLD REYNELLA

    Callander/States - Seating, play equipment, toilets, BBQ, ball game space

    Concord/States - Seating/table, play equipment, shelter, ball game space

    Gamay Dr - Seating, play equipment, ball game space, basketball ring

    Phoenix Cres - Seating, play equipment

    O'SULLIVAN BEACH

    Baden Tce - BBQ, ball game space, play equipment, seating/table

    O'Sullivan Beach Sports & Community Centre - Oval for hire·Tingira Dr - Seating/table, shelter

    Yangarra Rd - Ball game space, play equipment, seating/table, skateboard, shelter

     

    ONKAPARINGA HILLS

    Chelmsford Ave (Earls Green) - Ball game space, seating/table, walking/cycletracks

    Foxfield Dr (Bakers Green) - Seating/table, ball game space, basketball ring

    Northwood Green - Seating/tables, shelter, BBQ, ball game space, tennis court

    Oldborough Dr (Arbury Park) - Ball game space, seating/table, walking/cycle tracks

     

    PORT NOARLUNGA

    Cnr Gawler St/Murray Rd - Adjacent Arts Centre - public art works, mosaics

    Hender Ave - Seating, play equipment, ball game space

    Leitch Ave/Murray Rd - Seating, ball game space

    New Rd/River Rd - Ball game space, play equipment, seating

    Oliver Cr - Seating, play equipment, ball game space

    Saltfleet St - Seating, toilets, disabled toilets, BBQ

     

    PORT NOARLUNGA SOUTH

    Britain Dr (Pt Noarlunga Oval) - Shelter, play equipment, ball game space, car park

    Cliff/Jane (Karingal Reserve) - Ball game space, play equipment, seating,skateboard, toilets, tennis courts

    Esplanade/Costa Vista - Seating/table, play equipment, toilets, disabled toilets,BBQ

    Fremantle Rd/Perth St - Ball game space, play equipment, seating

    Saltfleet St - Adventure Park - BBQ, shelter, ball game space, play equipment,seating/table, toilets, walking/cycle tracks, car park

     

    PORT WILLUNGA

    Bowering Hill Rd - Ball game space, cycle/walking tracks

    Caffery Cr (St Nicholas Res) - Seating, play equipment, ball game space, BMX track

    Esplanade (Star of Greece) - Seating/table, shelter, toilets, car park, beach access

     

    REYNELLA - East of South Road

    Malbeck Dr - Seating, play equipment, cycle/walking tracks

    Rosa Ct (Reynella Oval) - Seating, play equipment, ball game space

    Wild Ave (Stoneyhill) - Seating, play equipment, ball game space

     

    REYNELLA - West of South Road

    Baroona St - Play equipment, ball game space, seating

    George St - Play equipment, seating·

    essamine Ave - Seating, play equipment, ball game space

    Pembroke Dr - BBQ, basketball ring, shelter, ball game space, play equipment,seating

    Robertson St - Seating/table, shelter, play equipment, toilets, BBQ, ball gamespace, car park, tennis court

    Ross Crt - Play equipment, seating, ball game space

    Tamarac Pl - Ball game space, play equipment, seating·Young St - Seating, play equipment, ball game space

     

    SEAFORD

    Compass Dr - Ball game space, seating/table

    Helmsman Tce - Basketball ring, cricket net/pitch, ball game space, playequipment, seating/table, shelter

    Lyndhurst Rd - Shelter, cricket pitch, ball game space, play equipment,seating/table, car park, basketball ring

    Quadrant Tce - Play equipment, seating, shelter, ball game space, basketball ring

    Tiller Dr - Ball game space, play equipment, seating/table

     

    SEAFORD RISE

    Admiralty Cres - Ball game space, play equipment, seating/table, tennis court,shelter

    Clearwater Cres - Seating, play equipment, ball game space

    Grand Blvd (Recreation Centre) - Seating/table, shelter, play equipment,skateboard area.

    Lantern Dr - Ball game space, play equipment, seating·Rockbourne - Seating/table, shelter

    Smugglers Dr - Seating, walking/cycle tracks

     

    SELLICKS BEACH

    Esplanade - Seating/table, shelter, toilets, BBQ, beach access, boat ramp

    Greenoch Reserve - Ball game space, play equipment, seating

    Hastings Ave Reserve - Seating/table, shelter, play equipment, ball game space,BMX track, and soccer goals

    Riviera Rd (William Eatts) - Seating, ball game space, play equipment, tennis court

     

    WILLUNGA

    Aldinga Rd Rose Garden (Entrance to Willunga McLaren Vale linear trail) - BBQ,shelter, ball game space, play equipment, seating/table, toilets, walking/cycle tracks

    Bassett St - Basketball ring, ball game space, play equipment, toilets, tennis court,seating

    High St (Old Court House)- Seating/table, toilets·Kell Street Reserve - Seating/table

    Main Rd (Oval) - Seating/table, play equipment, toilets, cricket pitch/net, tenniscourt

     

    WOODCROFT

    Banks Rd - BBQ, BMX track, basketball ring, shelter, ball game space, playequipment, seating/table, and skateboard park

    Delamere/Julia Crt - Seating, play equipment, ball game space

    Dressage Ave - Play equipment, seating/table, tennis court, shelter

    Equestrian Dr - Ball game space, play equipment, seating/table, shelter

    Joplin/Queens Way - Seating/table, shelter, play equipment

    Potter Drv/Harriet St - Shelter, ball game space, play equipment, seating

    Pegasus Drive - Shelter, BBQ, play equipment, seating/table

    Reynell/Pine (Tangari Park) - Seating/table, shelter, ball game space, walking track

     

     

    If you want the PDF listing all these playparks and reserves you can find it here - http://www.onkaparingacity.com/public/download.jsp?id=4521&page=/onka/discover/parks_open_spaces.jsp

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    Playgroups in the City of Onkaparinga

     

    ABERFOYLE PARK

    Aberfoyle Community Centre, 1 Jessica St, 8270 5377 - Mon to Fri various am and pm

    Hub Preschool, 36 Taylors Rd, 8270 2595 - Fri am (music based, coordinator led)

    Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 8270 4466 - 32 Taylors Rd West, Wed am

    Seeds Uniting Church, 42 Sunnymeade Dr, 8370 6472 - Mon to Thurs am

     

    ALDINGA

    Aldinga Community Centre, Symonds Reserve Hall, Stewart Ave, 8556 5940 - Tues am and Wed am

    Aldinga Children's Centre, Aldinga Primary, Quinliven Rd, 8557 6208 - Bubbly Bubs Playgroup Tues am and Thurs am and Learning Together Wed 9am

    Centacare Mobile Family Connections, 8159 1400, John Nicholl Reserve, Storey Ave, off Aldinga Beach Rd - Fri am

    Mary of Galilee Catholic Church, Sally 0419 944 740, cnr Quinliven Rd & How Rds, - Mon am

    Granny Annie playgroup and activities, 8556 5078, St Ann's Hall, - Thurs am

     

    CHRISTIE DOWNS

    Centacare Mobile Family Connections, School Oval Dr, Wed 10.30 for 0-5 years, 8159 1400

    Christie Downs Community House, 8384 6894 - Pre PALS Playgroup Tues am

    Christie Downs Primary School, Elizabeth Rd, Learning Together 8382 5950 - Wed 1pm, Fri am and Nunga playgroup Tues am

    Christie Downs Community House Reserve, Morton Rd, 8159 1499 (Centacare) - Wed am, Thurs am - for families with sick or premature children 0-6 years, 9724 8999

    Lonsdale Heights CPC-7 School, Sunningdale Dr, 8382 8206 - Mon am

     

    CHRISTIES BEACH

    Christies Beach Baptist Church, Fowey St, 2nd & 4th Wed am during school terms, 7200 5611

    Taikurrendi Children and Family Centre, 8 Price St, 8186 1102 - Mon am, Wed am and pm, Thurs and Fri am

     

    CLARENDON

    Clarendon Kindergarten, 82 Grants Gully Rd, 8383 6115 - Mon am

     

    COROMANDEL VALLEY

    Coromandel Valley Kindergarten, Sean Ct, 8270 2964 - phone for details

    Coromandel Community Centre, 442b Main Rd, 8370 6880 - Thurs and Fri am

     

    FLAGSTAFF HILL

    Flagstaff Hill Kindergarten, 15 Renwick St, 8270 1268 - Fri am

     

    HACKHAM / HACKHAM WEST

    Centacare Mobile Family Connections, at the Reserve on Warsaw Cres, 8159 1400 - Wed pm

    Family Connections, 72 Collins Pde (near Coles), 8186 6944 -individual needs supported playgroup Tues am, Babies Wed am and Toddlers Thurs am

    Hackham East Kindergarten, Arnold Dr, 8382 6551 - Fri pm

    Hackham West R-7 School, 50 Glynville Rd,8338 1777, 0403 369 791 - Save the Children playgroups Fri pm

    Hackham West Community Centre, 2 Majorca Rd, 8384 1065 - Playgym Mon am, Baby group Tues am, Thurs am

     

    HAPPY VALLEY

    Old Cottage Playgroup, 81 Byards Rd, Enrolment officer, 8411 8454 (message bank) or 0403 303 465 - Mon to Fri am & pm, Sat am

     

    HUNTFIELD HEIGHTS

    Huntfield Heights Primary School, Melsetter Rd, 8384 5300 - Mon am

     

    MASLIN BEACH

    Community hall, 8 Surf Court, 8327 2158 - Fri am

     

    McLAREN VALE

    Madge Sexton Kindergarten, 249 Main South Rd, 8323 8684 - Fri am

     

    MOANA see also SEAFORD

    Seeds Uniting Church, Moana Pioneer Memorial Hall, cnr Griffith Dr and Nashwauk Cres, 8370 6472 - Tues am

     

    MORPHETT VALE

    Bains Rd Preschool, 10 Gum Crt, 8322 3798 - Thurs am

    Calvary Kindergarten, 5 Windsong Court, 8382 8057 - Fri am

    Coorara Preschool Centre, 22 Matison Rd, 8325 0866 - Fri am

    Flaxmill School P-7, 80 Flaxmill Road, 8326 6076

    Morphett Vale East Kindergarten, 1 Archer Ct, 8382 8422 - Fri am

    Morphett Vale Preschool Kindergarten, 20 Venning St, 8382 1597 - Fri am

    Hillier Road Uniting Church, 28 Hillier Rd, contact J Amezdroz, 8382 4353 - Mon am

    Morphett Vale Primary School, Lawrence St, 8186 5064 - Fri am and pm

    Prescott College Southern, 140 Pimpala Rd, 8381 4290 - Fri am in church hall

    Take heart playgroup, for children with autism spectrum and/or some developmental delay, Impact Church, 104 Pimpala Rd - 0408 600 463 - Mon am

     

    NOARLUNGA CENTRE

    The Bilby Bus, Ramsey Place, Colonnades or Noarlunga Library in extreme weather 8159 1400 - Thurs 1 to 2.30pm, including school holidays,(but not public holidays) for families who are at risk

     

    NOARLUNGA DOWNS

    Noarlunga Downs Preschool, Canterbury Cres, 8384 4395 (Primary School) - Fri am

     

    O'HALLORAN HILL

    C3 Church, 5 Main South Rd, 8387 5344 - alternate Tues

    O'Halloran Hill Kindergarten, Wren St, 8381 3550 - Mon am

     

    OLD NOARLUNGA

    Old Noarlunga Primary School, Malpas St, 8386 2093 - Fri am

     

    O'SULLIVAN BEACH

    O'Sullivan Beach Childrens Centre, Galloway Rd, 8382 2850 - Supported playgroup Tues am during school terms, Learning Together Wed am, Blokes N Kids Playgroup Sat am

     

    PORT NOARLUNGA SOUTH

    Seaford K-7Campus Preschool, 39 Jane St, 8327 2280 - Fri am

     

    REYNELLA

    Edge Church South, 255 Old South Rd, 8322 2888 - alternate Tues am

    Reynella East College, Malbeck Dr, 8381 5255 or 0400 413 422 - Fri am

    Reynella Neighbourhood Centre, 164 Old South Rd, Old Reynella, 8322 3591 - Mon, Tues, Fri am

    Reynella South Preschool & Primary School, Sherriffs Rd, 8381 1168 - Mon am

    Reynella South Kindergarten, 28 Thames Dr, 8381 2086 - Mon am

     

    SEAFORD

    All Saints Catholic Primary School, Grand Blvd, 8327 0020 - Tues, Wed and Thurs am

    Centacare Mobile Family Connections, Nautical Circuit, Wed 12 noon, 8159 1400

    Seaford Community Centre, Beechwood Gr, 8386 3319 - Wed am and Thurs am Learning Together supported group

    Seaford District Community Children's Centre, 178 Grand Blvd, 8386 0505

     

    SELLICKS BEACH

    Sellicks Community Hall, Riviera Rd, Mobile Family Connections, 0414 447 299 - Fri am

     

    WILLUNGA

    Willunga Preschool and Playgroup, Station Rd, 8556 2488 - Fri am

    Willunga Primary School, Kim 0411 582 986- Fri am

    Willunga Waldorf School, Jay Dr, 8556 2655 - Mon - Fri

     

    WOODCROFT

    Emmaus Catholic School, 2 Todd St, 8322 7211 - Tues am

    Woodcroft Heights Children's Centre for Early Childhood Development and Planning, Investigator Dr, 8381 8005 - playgroups throughout the week including neonatal parents playgroup, Fri fortnightly 9.15am, Jenny 0407 186 851

    Woodcroft-Morphett Vale Neighbourhood Centre, 175 Bains Rd, 8384 0070 - Tues, Wed & Thurs am (subject to change)

     

     

     

    Information from City of Onkaparinga Libraries via this site - http://sacommunity.org/org/205559-All_Playgroups_-_City_of_Onkaparinga

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    Skateparks and BMX tracks in the City of Onkaparinga :smile:

     

    Skateboard facilities

     

    Aldinga Beach - Symonds Reserve, Stewart Avenue.

    Small skate facility featuring a quarter pipe, a flat bank, a large and small fun box. Beginner to intermediate skill level.

     

    Flagstaff Hill - Minkarra Park / Northern Community Recreation Park.

    Reserve on the corner of Happy Valley Drive and Manning Road. Large skate facility featuring a large peanut shaped bowl and street section including a eurogap, rails, 8 stair, sub box and flat banks amongst other features. Beginner to advanced skill level.

     

    Hackham - Forsyth Reserve, Cottage Lane.

    Small concrete half pipe. Beginner skill level.

     

    McLaren Vale - Gemmel Tassie Reserve, Valley View Drive.

    Large concrete half pipe. Intermediate to advanced skill level.

     

    O’Halloran Hill - Serpentine Reserve, Candy Road.

    Medium concrete half pipe. Beginner to intermediate skill level.

     

    O’Sullivan Beach – Corner of Yangara and Galloway Road.

    Skate track with aluminum metal flat banks, fun box, pump hump and curved rail slide.

     

    Old Reynella - Pimpala Reserve, South Road (adjacent to Reynella Enterprise and Youth Centre). Large concrete half pipe. Beginner to advanced skill level.

     

    Port Noarlunga South - Corner of Cliff Avenue and Jane Street.

    Small concrete half pipe and street section with quarter pipes, wedge ramp, rail and manual pad. Beginner to advanced skill level.

     

    Seaford – The Quarry, Grand Boulevard (adjacent to Seaford Recreation Centre). Large street-style facility featuring two small ¾ bowls with spine and volcano, flat banks, quarter pipes, fun box, pyramid with rails and stairs with rail. Beginner to advanced skill level.

     

    Sellicks Beach - Hastings Avenue Reserve, corner of Gulfview Road and Wellington Avenue.

    Large concrete ‘paint tray’ style skate bowl. Intermediate to advanced skill level.

     

    Willunga - Railway Terrace, Willunga

    Beginner to intermediate level street style skate park. The park includes a half pipe, pyramids, ledges and hips.

     

    Woodcroft - Corner of Investigator Drive and Bains Road.

    Small facility featuring quarter pipe with roll in, small euro gap, pyramid, manual pad, rail and ledges. Beginner to advanced skill level.

    Click here to view a printable copy of the skate facilities

     

    It is compulsory to wear a helmet approved to Australian Standards when riding.

     

     

    BMX tracks

     

    Below is a list of BMX tracks that are found throughout the region

     

     

    • Aberfoyle Park - Happy Valley Sports Park, Taylors Road
    • Aldinga Beach - John Nicholl Reserve, John Street
    • Aldinga Beach - Symonds Reserve, Stewart Avenue
    • Coromandel Valley - Frank Smith Park, Magary Road
    • Flagstaff Hill - Minkarra Park / Northern Community Recreation Park, Manning Road
    • Hackham - Forsyth Reserve, Cottage Lane
    • McLaren Vale - Gemmel Tassie Reserve, Valley View Drive
    • Morphett Vale - Flaxmill Road (adjacent to Flaxmill School)
    • Morphett Vale - Valentine Street Reserve
    • Morphett Vale - Wilfred Taylor Reserve, States Road
    • O’Halloran Hill - Serpentine Reserve, Candy Road
    • Old Reynella - Pimpala Reserve, South Road (adjacent to Reynella Enterprise and Youth Centre)
    • Port Willunga - Skoda Street Reserve
    • Port Willunga - St Nicolas Street Reserve
    • Reynella - Jessamine Reserve, Jessamine Street
    • Seaford - The Quarry, Grand Boulevard (adjacent to Seaford Recreation Centre)
    • Sellicks Beach - Corner of Gulf View Road and Wellington Avenue
    • Sellicks Beach - Greenock Street Reserve (also referred to as Norman Victory Reserve)
    • Willunga - Railway Terrace
    • Woodcroft - Corner of Banks Road and Blaxland Avenue
    • Woodcroft - Robert Wright Park, New England Drive
    • Woodcroft - Tangari Regional Park, Pine Road

     

    It is compulsory to wear a helmet approved to Australian Standards when riding.

     

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    Large Parks in the City of Onkaparinga

     

     

    ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND

    Jubilee Park & Jubilee Adventure Playground, Saltfleet Street - BBQ - electric, shelter, ball game space, play equipment, seating/table, disabledaccess toilets, walking/cycle tracksFun for all ages - lighthouse, fire pole, rockwall, ship, castle, rocket, monkey bars,slides, rubber bridge, tyre tunnel, etc - wheelchair access

     

    SUBURBAN PARKS

    Parks Catering to Children with Disabilities

    Serpentine Park, O'Halloran Hill Wilfred Taylor Reserve,

    Morphett Vale Disabled access toilet

     

    Clarendon Recreation Ground

    On the Southern Vales scenic route, nestled in the riverbend near historic Clarendon is the perfect family picnic spot, with lots of trees, grass, play space and BBQ's. Also included are netball courts, oval, play equipment, tennis courts and kitchen. To book the oval - tel. 8384 0135,To book Netball club courts - tel. 8383 6524. To Book Tennis club courts - tel. 8383 6173

     

    Market Square, Old Noarlunga

    A spacious village green located on Patapinda Road, in the horseshoe of the Onkaparinga River, surrounded by massive pines and quite close to the National Park. It has electric BBQ's, playground, ball playing area, seating/table, disabled access toilets, power and ducks. Site of Princess Diana Memorial Fountain

     

    Tangari Regional Park

    This suburban bushland straddling the Vines Golf Course has a creek, dam and anetwork of walking trails. Enter from Pimpala, Reynell or Pine Roads. A Bush care Group helps to conserve an area of rare flora so bikes are not permitted.

     

    Thalassa Park and Gardens.

    Set high on Windebanks Road, Aberfoyle Park, it presents a magnificent viewthrough to the sea. Picnic areas include shelter and seating, BBQ - electric, walking/cycle paths, aplayground, an amphitheatre, disabled access toilets, gardens and great kite flyingsite. Open 8am-8pm summer, and 8am-6pm winter.

     

    Wilfred Taylor Reserve, Wheatsheaf Rd, Morphett Vale

    The extensive parklands straddling the upper reaches of Christie Creek weavesthrough an avenue of river red gums. Facilities include BBQ - electric, BMX track, shelter, ball game space, seating/table, disabled access toilets, playground for disabled children, canine (dog) adventure trail (by the BMX track) and the Morphett Vale Railway Model Train puffing around the park on 2nd and 4th Sun, 1-4.30pm

     

    Willunga Rose Garden

    This beautiful rose garden is situated in historic Willunga on the Aldinga BeachRoad. It has an electric BBQ, shelter, ball game space, play equipment, seating/table,disabled access toilets and is near the entrance to the Willunga McLaren Vale lineartrail

     

    LINEAR TRAILS

     

    Christie Creek Trail

    Meanders from the coast to the hills between O'Sullivan and Christies Beaches. From there it winds for 9km through parks, suburbs and into the Mt Lofty foothills. Various sections of the creek are being upgraded and walkers might experiencesome difficulties.

     

    Golden Wattle Way

    10km of pleasant suburban walk/cycle ride between Marston Drive Reserve, Morphett Vale and Melsetter Road, Huntfield Heights. The paved walkway passes through developed parkland, avoiding many busy roads by utilising underpasses.

     

    Coast to Vines Rail Trail

    The Coast to Vines Rail Trail offers a spectacular 37km journey through Adelaide’s south. Winding along the historic, former railway corridor between Marino Rocks and Willunga, the Trail can be enjoyed by walkers, cyclists and horse riders (within the City ofOnkaparinga section only). The Trail offers scenic coast to hinterland views and is a gateway to many of the region's cultural, recreational and historical attractions.

     

    NATIONAL PARKS

    Bikes and horses are not permitted in these parks.For more details contact National Parks and Wildlife, tel. 8278 5477 (Belair)

     

    Aldinga Scrub

    Situated behind the sand hills of Aldinga Beach with an entrance and board walk off Fraser St. It is the only remaining area of the coastal vegetation that once covered the Willunga plains.

     

    Onkaparinga River National Park

    From the river's estuary it follows the river through the coastal wetlands and up thegorge. A new wetland walk can be entered off River Rd, Port Noarlunga. There are short nature trail walks off Piggott Range Road or overnight walks for the more intrepid. A wetland boardwalk is located off River Rd. More details can be obtained from Friends of Onkaparinga Park.

     

    Scott Creek Conservation Park

    In the hills near Iron bank, the park has an interesting mixture of open forest and hilly terrain which now disguises the mining activity that once occupied the area. Miningruins and the historical MacKerath's Cottage can be viewed on the walks. For more details contact Friends of Scott Creek

     

    Sturt Gorge Conservation Park

    Tucked behind Black Rd, Flagstaff Hill and straddling the Sturt Creek this attractivearea makes the ideal suburban river bushwalk.

     

    FORESTRY SA

     

    Kuitpo Forest

    Located on the Meadows Willunga Road. The area has walking tracks, horse ridingtrails and camping facilities. Accommodation cottages are available nearby. Contact the Kuitpo Information Centre, Office open 9am - 11am Ph. 8391 8800, fax 8391 8801 Kuitpo Forest, Private Mail Bag 2, Meadows SA 5201

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