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Glade Crescent Reserve Playground, Hallett Cove

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This playspace is located just off Quailo Avenue at Glade Crescent Reserve, Hallett Cove is a wonderful space for varying ages. We visited on the weekend with our 2-year-old and she loved it! From what we could tell, the playground is completed, but some of the landscaping at one end is still continuing- which meant there was also a truck and a digger to look at. #smallwins

Image credit: www.marion.sa.gov.au

Features:

  • Flying fox (I haven’t added photos of the two flying foxes as there were other children using them)
  • Toilets x2 (these were VERY clean!)
  • Steep slides x 2
  • Shorter slide (still fairly steep)
  • Grassed area
  • Shaded area with tables and benches
  • BBQ area
  • Unique, cool climbing “boxes”
  • Natural products used in a balancing, exploring area (rocks, sand, branches, wood)
  • Fun dirt path for walking/riding around
  • Bike path right next to
  • Bucket swings x2
  • Standard baby swing
  • Train-designed play area
  • Large sandpit
  • Fun climbing wall leading up to slides

Things to note:

  • There is plenty of parking along the street next to the playground, but no carpark
  • The Hallett Cove shopping centre is very close by
  • There is a wonderful cycling track right next to the playground if you have older kids
  • Most of the play equipment isn’t shaded, but there is shaded spaces to rest or place bags etc.
  • The sand pit is mostly shaded
  • The playground is NOT enclosed, but it has a bicycle path between it and the road. There are also some stretches with wooden fencing along it.
  • The flying fox is probably more suited to older kids, but one is higher/longer than the other
  • The slippery dips are quite steep and narrow, as is the climb up!
  • One of the slippery dips is shorter than the others so more suited to toddlers

Glade Crescent Reserve
Where: Glade Crescent and Quailo Avenue, Hallett Cove (if you’re heading South down Lonsdale Road, turn right at Patpa Dr/Quailo Ave at the Hallett Cove shopping centre, then continue along a short distance and the playground is on your left)

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Fleur

I'm a mum to two little girls, Elka and Spencer and a new baby, Gus. I'm a school teacher, sport lover and Milo addict. I don't particularly like blue tongue lizards even though I know they keep snakes away.

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