Ladies and gentlemen, Mamma presents to you, a BRAND NEW and completely one out of the box. The latest update to Lillydale Lake (yes - still with two Ls) has been released and combines all the things that Mamma loves in a new playground. Water play, nature zones, great artwork built for climbing and heaps of space for imaginative and get-your-hands-dirty play.
There are activities that will engage the WHOLE family in play too with the 'Expression swing' - where you sit looking at your child, plus slides and flying foxes big enough for adults too. You will meet the friendly platypus over looking the massive sand play zone, complete with a running river, water catchers and plenty of rocks to ramble over. Designers heard from children in their consultations that they really wanted a space where their parents would play WITH them - and there is ample opportunity to do so here. Families will be set to grow into this space as well as children get older and more confident on climbing frames.
The biggest kid magnet has to be the splash pad. The button operated water play zone is so tempting for little explorers - so just be warned - it is likely that everyone will get a little wet. Pack a change of clothes and a fresh pair of shoes just in case! Come next summer - this spot is set to be filled to the brim with kids. This Mamma is pretty darn happy to have this one up and running!
Mamma's special mention: The Lake is a great family hangout and has been for GENERATIONS! The trail is around 2.5km and nice and flat for bikes. Scooters may struggle on the gravel but it also makes a lovely walk! The coffee van also turns up most days - especially on weekends too!
The council are running workshops and activities for the whole family from April 19 - 23 and would LOVE to see local families coming to explore this new space as part of this local celebration!
the nitty gritty
water play (in operation for a month before winter hibernation) - public toilets - changing places facility - all abilities playspace - walking trails nearby bbq facilities - nature play - sand - partly shaded - picnic shelters - plenty of parking - skate park on other side of the lake - open space for ball games - community room for hire - water hazards
Swansea Road, Lilydale
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