Duck River Playground

Location: Auburn, NSW
Project type: Architecture, Landscape Architecture
Budget: $3,000,000
Status: Ongoing
Organisation: Cumberland Council

Cumberland Council and COMPLETE is working together to develop a large area on the eastern side of the Duck River at Auburn, as a major playground. The Duck River Playground will be a space beside the river which will provide a major recreational asset for the communities of Cumberland. It will offer fun and challenge for children of all ages and their carers, set in a beautiful, shaded landscape on the eastern bank of the Duck River.

The site adjoins the Auburn Botanic Garden, but is outside of the currently fenced section of the garden. The fact that it is beyond the secured boundary means that the playground and associated facilities will be accessible after 5pm, and people will be able to enjoy the park in summer evenings as well as during the day.