How are works being funded?

The parks have been selected based on their condition so are due for renewal (they are at the end of their useful life) Playgrounds are funded through the parks Asset Renewal Program.

What if my local playground isn’t on this list but needs improvements?

Over the next 5 years we will upgrade more than 15 local playgrounds across the Penrith City Council area.

There is a good chance that if your park is looking tired and requiring improvement, it could be next in line for Parks Asset Renewal funding in the coming year(s).

Access to parks during upgrades?

During construction the playground equipment and surrounding area will be closed with fencing installed around the spaces unavailable for play. During this time, why not try some of our other parks? You can view a map and list of our parks at penrith.city/playgrounds

What else is happening in the area?

Regatta Park Upgrade; will see a $24 million upgrade delivered by 2022. This project is co-funded with the NSW and Australian Governments to feature enhanced event and festival areas, picnic spaces, river terraces, a regional playground for children and potential future dining precinct with expansive river views. Keep updated by visiting ‘Our River Project’ penrith.city/regattapark

Shade sails installed at following playgrounds later this year Armstein Park, Werrington and Richardson Park, Glenmore Park.

Brian King Park, Oxley Park; as part of this year’s Mayoral Challenge Year 5 students from Oxley Park Public School worked with Council staff to plan how they could improve the space for their local community.

Stay updated:

Council contact: Community Facilities and Recreation Team.

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Facebook: Penrith City Council page for updates

What is possible in the upgrades?

new location within reserve

new play equipment

playground surface upgrade

new seating

new landscaping

new planting and shade options

pathways

What is not possible in the upgrades?

new fencing and toilets

water playground or splash pad