outdoor activities

Jackadder Lake Reserve and Playground
Jackadder Lake Reserve and Playground (2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

Jackadder Lake Reserve is a well-kept reserve, with a playground and lots of facilities. It is suitable for children of all ages and abilities. It is dog-friendly, with dog bins and doggy bags located around the reserve. The playground is ... Read More »

Impact of parent physical activity, sedentary behaviour on their preschool children
Impact of parent physical activity, sedentary behaviour on their preschool children (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Young children do follow in their parents’ footsteps. Literally. That’s the conclusion of NIH-funded researchers who found that in underserved populations, parents’ physical activity—and their sedentary behaviour—directly correlates with the activity level of their preschoolers. Researchers say these findings, published ... Read More »

Kostera Playground and Oval
Kostera Playground and Oval (2 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Activity description Playground is fully covered by shade. There is fencing on only two sides of the playground, to create a barrier between the play area and the parking lot directly behind it. Climbing frame and monkey bars Slide Swings ... Read More »

Mundaring Community Sculpture Park
Mundaring Community Sculpture Park (6 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Mundaring Sculpture Park was created in 1988 as an art exhibition amidst nature’s own art, but has since had a huge upgrade with the addition of a fantastic playground in March 2016. Currently only the front part of the park ... Read More »

Keeping participants in community sport
Keeping participants in community sport (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Victoria’s grassroots sport clubs are not addressing high churn rates among members in key demographic groups, a Victoria University researcher has found. Associate Professor Rochelle Eime studied data from the state’s most popular organised sports and found relatively high drop-out ... Read More »

The Wheel of Brisbane
The Wheel of Brisbane (3 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

The Wheel of Brisbane is one of the most iconic inner city attractions Brisbane has to offer. Situated in Southbank (near QPAC), the wheel offers visitors a 360° view of the Brisbane River and city skyline. It’s a must see ... Read More »

New Farm Park (Brisbane)
New Farm Park (Brisbane) (7 votes, average: 4.43 out of 5)

New Farm Park is one of Brisbane’s oldest, grandest and largest parks, and attracts more than 18,000 visitors each week from all around the world. It is also a popular spot for local families, with enough amusements to keep little ... Read More »

Replacing classroom with outdoors
Replacing classroom with outdoors (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New La Trobe research advocates the educational and emotional benefits of the ‘great outdoors’ for optimal learning. Professor Margaret Robertson, lead editor of the new book Experiencing the Outdoors: Enhancing Strategies for Wellbeing, said the findings showed students can be ... Read More »

Victoria Park (Sydney)
Victoria Park (Sydney) (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A 9 hectare park which offers tranquil surroundings for a lunch break or half day visit. Located on Broadway it boasts views of Sydney University and is home to a number of historic buildings, as well as a picturesque lake. ... Read More »

Stirk Park, Kalamunda
Stirk Park, Kalamunda (4 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

This playground and picturesque shady playspace is large and located in the centre of Kalamunda. There is a gate which protects the playground from the road but not from the rest of the park, including little rocky creeks so constant ... Read More »


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