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Parks & Playgrounds

Coogee Arden Street Amenities Upgrade, Have your Say

  Randwick City Council is planning to replace the public amenities, bus shelter and café/kiosk at Goldstein Reserve on Arden Street, Coogee Beach. The Randwick City Council is looking to increase the capacity of the current toilet facilities and deliver a new architecturally designed amenities building, bus shelter and café that is functional and sympathetic to its location alongside beautiful Coogee Beach. Goldstein Reserve is a busy location, popular with locals and visitors, and home to the annual Coogee Sparkles NYE fireworks, Coogee Carols, Anzac Day Service, Koojay Corrobboree and more recently, the Coogee rainbow walkway! The existing buildings Built…

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Parks & Playgrounds

Popular Dog walking areas in the waverly council area

The Waverly Council has several designated areas for on-leash and off-leash dog walking. Each location has signs to indicate this. Dog owners are responsible for acknowledging appropriate signage. Unless signposted otherwise or a prohibited area under the NSW Animal Companion ActThis external link will open in a new window, dogs are allowed on leash across the Waverley Area. Dog litter bag dispensers are available at all off-leash parks, however we recommend always carrying dog bags with you when you’re walking your dog, to ensure you don’t get caught out. Find out more about your responsibility as a dog owner here….

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Barbecue facilities at Bronte Park, Have Your Say!

Waverley Council is inviting the community to check out our plans for our new barbecue facilities at Bronte Park. The Council will be installing four new accessible barbeques in the park near the existing picnic shelters, including one near the children’s playground. Bronte Park is one of Waverley’s most popular picnic spots for families visiting the beach and ocean pool. It is also a popular exercise spot on the Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk and a place to relax. Council carefully considered the layout and usage of the park when determining that the best proposed location for the new barbecues…

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Parks & Playgrounds, School holidays

Egg-cellent Easter

SAT 16 AND SUN 17 APRI This highly anticipated annual Easter event will bring Sydney children on the Easter Bilby’s journey through the stunning Centennial Parklands. Together with their parents, children are introduced to the story of the Easter Bilby and their very special promotion to Australia’s Easter mascot. Children engage in nature-based games and art projects celebrating Australia’s native plants and animals, follow trail maps, overcome challenges and connect with the natural world and their community! This egg-cellent adventure is all about families celebrating Easter magic in the beautiful outdoors. This is a 1-hour program led by one of our education rangers. Session times:…

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Health & Wellbeing, Parks & Playgrounds

Check out these new indoor sports courts in Alexandria

The city of Sydney has opened 2 new indoor courts as Perry Park continues to transform into a bustling sporting precinct We’ve brought more of our courts indoors at Perry Park Recreation Centre so lovers of netball, futsal, badminton, volleyball and basketball can play and practice year round, no matter the weather. International level futsal games can be hosted at the centre for the first time and tiered seating for bigger crowds is now available. 4 indoor courts at the centre are now available for sports competitions and hire. Work on a FIFA-sized multipurpose sports field, spectator seating and an…

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Health & Wellbeing, Parks & Playgrounds

Four Fantastic Outdoor Fitness Options in Coogee

Coogee is easy to get to by bus from the city and Bondi Junction, or walk the coast path around from Bondi in the north or Maroubra in the south. If you have to drive, be warned that parking is a real headache on weekends and holidays [there’s still no meters in most streets though]. The promenade is great for walking, cycling and just people-watching: early mornings bring out the boot campers and sand sprinters, beach volleyball is set up on the sand and on the grass in the afternoons there are performers practising slack line walking, drummers, buskers, Latin…

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Kids, Parks & Playgrounds

Moore Park Tigers – Guiding The Stars Of Tomorrow

History was made last Friday night when Lance “Buddy” Franklin became just the sixth man in history to kick 1000 career AFL goals. It’s a feat that many believe will never happen again with the modern game not built for powerhouse forwards. Those at the SCG who were lucky enough to witness the iconic milestone no doubt walked away inspired by the moment. The impact of that night on the next generation of footballers can’t be understated – who knows how many kids went to sleep dreaming of doing the same. Of course, just a stone’s throw away from that bustling stadium…

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Kids, Parks & Playgrounds

The World’s First Learner Skateboard, Ookkie, Expands its Range

Aussie kids’ skateboard brand, Ookkie has announced the expansion of their world first learner skateboard range with handles, with brand new Mint and Purple boards being added to their incredibly popular range, following the launch of their latest lightweight design that is now even easier to set up and pack down than ever before. Ookkie Skateboards are the first of their kind in the world, boasting a handle so parents can hold onto their toddlers to help teach them the balance they need to learn how to skate, while the little riders can also hold onto their very own handle….

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Parks & Playgrounds, School holidays, What to do

PLANT WITH US

PLANT WITH US – In our first planting event this year, Randwick’s Greening Our City project is also supporting this year’s Earth Hour celebration – the world’s largest movement for the Planet. This year’s Earth Hour we invite you to come along on Sunday 27 March to celebrate with action. We’d love you to join us and help green our City! This year, we’re creating endless opportunities for you to get involved in planting trees and groundcovers across our City. Come along, get your hands dirty and learn about the plants and how they help create habitats for living creatures….

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New beach cam at Yarra Bay

Our beach cams are a popular way to check out the surf and crowds at the beaches along our coast. They’re a great way to see the conditions before you pack up and head out the door. The cameras show a live stream of what is happening at the beach that very second, so you can be well prepared. We’ve been adding more beach cams at various locations up and down our coast with our latest camera at Yarra Bay. The beach cams can be found on our beach cam page on our website, or on the specific page for…

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