Shoalhaven City Council on the NSW South Coast has opened a new, inclusive playground at Sanctuary Point Clifton Park.
A key feature is an accessible combination play area and adjoining ramp for wheelchair access to lower parts of the play structure. Additional improvements to the playground include a cross challenge climber, swing with a cub seat as well as role play equipment including a police station, service station and petrol pump.
Future works include perimeter fencing and wheelchair accessible BBQ’s and shelter.
“The recent improvements have created a real community space, providing an environment facilitating safe play whilst developing further social skills. These areas are vital to help children develop a wider sense of community.” Mayor Amanda Findley said.
The new upgrades are integrated with the adjoining learn to ride track, accessible amenities block and off-leash dog area with new equipment and universal design that allows all members of the community to come together to enjoy the space.