Brisbane City Council's network of over 2180 parks offers some of the best free fun around Brisbane to keep kids busy in the great outdoors. From the suburbs to Brisbane City, we've put together a list of Brisbane's most awesome parks for active kids.
A northside favourite, the recently upgraded Grinstead Park in Alderley, has plenty to see and do for all ages.
Bring a ball for a round of basketball with the kids, followed by a classic sausage sizzle lunch or dinner on the park barbecues.
The playground has recently been upgraded to offer even more facilities including a nature play and discovery trail, as well as improved accessibility. The playground's trampoline will have kids jumping for joy. Don't forget to pack their scooters and bikes to take a spin around the scooter track next to the playground.
Frew Park off Milton Road provides opportunities for adventure and hours of fun. Wendy Turnbull Green is a huge open greenspace for kids to run and play. Without a doubt, the centrepiece of the park is 'The Arena' playground, combining architecture and play based around the old tennis grandstand. The playground includes a large climbing wall, huge slides, an elevated mesh climbing cage and so much more.
Harness your inner ninja warrior and get ready to challenge yourself with a visit to Teralba Park in Everton Park.
One of four parks across Brisbane featuring a ninja course, Teralba Park will have you scaling walls, rock hopping, balancing across the plank and more.
After tackling the ninja course, enjoy lunch around a barbecue, or relax in the quiet abundance of greenspace while the kids enjoy the playground.
For more ninja course challenges, head to Guyatt Park in St Lucia, Whites Hill Reserve in Camp Hill, or Doulton Street Park in Calamvale.
Avast, ye hearties!. Be sure to pay a visit to the pirate ship playground at D. M. Henderson Park in Macgregor for an awesome day out. Complete with net climbs, a fireman's pole, masts, a steering wheel, hammocks, flying fox and more, the pirate ship is just one of many reasons to visit this awesome park.
If your young ones enjoy being on two wheels rather than two feet, then the BMX track will keep them entertained for hours as they become masters of the moguls, banks and bumps.
Need to slow it down? Make the most of the greenspace and enjoy a picnic.
For more BMX action, check out Kianawah Road Park in Wynnum West.
Time to take on the moguls, downhill slalom, and tunnel on the new scooter track at Tarragindi's most exciting park, Shaftesbury Street Park. The scooter track is the only one of its kind in Brisbane with its slalom design making this park the perfect destination for a uniquely awesome day out. There's also plenty of wide open greenspace to run around and kick the footy, or enjoy a picnic.
For more scooter track fun, head to Paul Conti Park in Hemmant, Wittonga Park in The Gap, or Kathleen Street Park in Richlands.
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