Skate Parks in Adelaide

Looking for a skate park in Adelaide to take the kids and their scooters, bikes and skateboards? Our local groms, Callum and Harvey are all over it and out reviewing the best skate parks Adelaide has to offer.

You won’t just find great skate parks in Adelaide though – so many regional towns have excellent skate park facilities for beginners through to skate-pros!

So whether you want to head north, south, east or west, you are guaranteed there will be a skate park in the list below for your kids to carve up. Put the bikes, skateboards or scooters in the car and get going! (Don’t forget helmets!)


Mt Compass Recreation Park

Find it at: Haywood Ct, Mt Compas This epic new skate park has just opened to the public this week and if your kids love to ride, skate or scoot you HAVE to put this on your school holidays to do list. Image credit: LCS Landscapes The $1.15m recreation park includes a skate park, BMX track and nature play space with basket swing and slide. There’s also a creek that’s great for water play so bring your boots and maybe a change of...

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George Whittle Reserve Prospect

Find it at: Churchill Road, Prospect Opened in late August, 2019, George Whittle Reserve is an amazing new space for families in Adelaide’s inner North. With a great new skate park facility, fenced mixed use courts, playground, nature inspired climbing area, BBQs and shelter this is sure to be a winner! There is also some fitness equipment, green space and plenty of nearby shade for the summer. Check out the new George Whittle Reserve in...

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Yankalilla Lions Youth Park

Find it at: Main S Road Yankalilla The Lions Youth Park in Yankalilla includes a fully fenced playground, covered exercise equipment, a skate park and BMX track, public toilet, two basketball hoops, a covered area with two BBQs and picnic tables, lots of grass to play on, and is adjacent to the youth and community centre. The fenced playground area includes a covered picnic table, a bubbler, some bench seats, and some tree shade. There is...

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Oaklands Estate Wetland, Reserve & Recreation Plaza

Find it at: Oaklands Road, Oaklands Park A lovely balance between new equipment and nature play this upgraded play area is magic. The City of Marion spent $825,000 on this upgrade in 2019 completing the 12-hectare Oaklands Recreation Precinct which contains a wetland, skate park, education centre and rotunda as well as two kms of paths and this great new nature play area. A large climbing rope frame is the hero of the playground and is awesome...

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West Beach Skate & BMX Park

We have officially found our favourite skate park in Adelaide and it’s at West Beach Skate and BMX Park (PS – if you know a better one please let us know!). With something to suit just about every level of rider we love that our little beginners can scoot and skate somewhere where they can also watch and learn from those a lot older with awesome skills. Right next to the building that houses the toilets, covered tables and DaKlinic...

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Jo Gapper Activity Park

Find it at: Blackburn Rd, Hillbank If you like your parks to have a little bit of everything, Jo Gapper Activity Park in Hillbank is definitely worth a look! There’s even a designated area for your fur baby! There’s a playground, basketball court, tennis court, footy field, walking trail and lookout AND a dog park! Image credit: City of Playford Unfortunately the playground itself isn’t shaded, but there are two shaded...

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Pavana Park Hallett Cove

Find it at: Pavana Avenue, Hallett Cove What a great play space this is to allow kids to just be kids. We love Pavana Park playground in Hallett Cove for the wide open space! As soon as you arrive at this playground there is an air of excitement as it caters to a variety of ages. Whilst the the play equipment area is more suitable for toddlers there are a few pieces the older kids enjoyed. The round spinning top being one of them that reminded...

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Forestville Reserve

Find it at at: Ethel St, Forestville We love this playground! It’s small but perfect for the whole family. The in ground trampolines are favourites with ours as is the climbing frame.It has a shade sail but also surrounded by gorgeous trees, so often shady even on the hottest summer day. There’s a barbecue and picnic table and plenty of room to kick a ball. Across the bridge is a skate park, public toilet and Unley pool which has a...

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Minkarra Park Happy Valley

Nestled amongst the gum trees Minkarra Park offers something for kids of varying ages. This could be a great park to get out and burn some energy with the kids for the following reasons – The bright and colourful soft fall rubber flooring surrounding the playground. Our crawler makes the most of the long stretches of flooring and climbs all over the large rocks. – For little ones walking, the playground offers swings, a large...

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Clare Avenue Reserve, Sheidow Park

Keeping in touch with the environment this upgraded local playground at Sheidow Park is finished and looking great . A small quaint upgraded play space area has been added to the existing reserve and allows the local kids a place to play on the NEW equipment or amongst the existing trees and open grass area. The play ground features a mound slippery dip nestled amongst rocks and shrubs where the kids can choose to climb up on the stairs or the...

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Linear Park Reserve Hallett Cove (Waterfall Creek)

Situated on Linear Park amongst the walking track this playground has a lovely local vibe and is an awesome spot for the kids to explore and play. The play area includes equipment and nature play and has a nice balance of the two blended together. It includes water and sand play along with a small flowing creek with rocks and logs which allows the kids to get in to nature play. The playground also includes swings ( which includes a baby swing )...

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Collins Reserve, Kidman Park

Find it at: Valetta Road, Kidman Park We love this reserve as it is awesome for all ages and has such a variety of things to do. As this reserve is quite big it features 2 play equipment areas. BONUS .The original play equipment space is multi coloured and aimed generally for the older kids but still includes a few pieces for the toddlers. This section features swings, 3 slippery dips, lots and lots of awesome climbing equipment to keep...

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Albert St Reserve Dulwich

Find it at: Albert St, Dulwich Driving down Albert St I had to have an extra closer look to find this quaint little park as it is placed behind a gorgeous white picket fence. As you open the gate you automatically get a magical feel as if you are entering a secret garden. With lots of grassed area at the front for either a picnic or games the area is surrounded by shrubs and trees. At the end of the grassed area you will find the play equipment...

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Avenue Road Reserve and Skate Park, Cumberland Park

Wow this is a huge area for the kids to run wild and let off some energy. With the new playground upgrade in June 2017 this reserve/playground/skate park is worth the visit. As soon as I got to the gate I was super excited to see the colourful equipment painted green and orange that awaits you. The bright equipment is a fabulous add to this existing skate park. A multi level climbing tower is the main structure to this playground and caters for...

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Tolley Reserve Nuriootpa Train Playground

Find it at: Fife Street, Nuriootpa Tolley Reserve, or Nuriootpa Train Playground is a large open space for kids of all ages and abilities. It makes the perfect stop on a day out at the Barossa Valley so that the kids can play and run off some energy! Play equipment is inclusive, accessible and great for all kids and includes a set of swings, a Liberty Swing, small flying fox, bouncing horse sea saw and of course the train that you can climb up...

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Clonlea Park – Gawler

There are many things we love about Clonlea Park on Murray Road in Gawler. Since its revamp in 2015 there is something for everyone. The new skate park is a major hit with a lot of kids both young and old. There is also a small playground near there to keep the little ones happy while the big ones skate. The main playground is so much fun, complete with rope climbing tower. Clonlea Park is full of different walking trails, perfect to get in...

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Forsyth Playground (Cottage Lane Park) – Hackham

Forsyth Playground, locally known as Cottage Lane park is one of our favourite playgrounds. It has something for all ages: from toddler slide, little rocker beetles and a boat, to climbing frames and walls, a bike track and even a skate ramp! There are toilets, 3 BBQ’s and several shade rotundas. The large areas of grass make having a picnic a breeze and space to play cricket, kick a ball and run around. There’s a carpark just off Gates Road,...

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Modbury Sporting Hub Skate Plaza

*NOTE: The Modbury Skate Park will close from Feb 3rd for 3-4 weeks during some upgrades and new lighting installation*The Modbury Skate park near Waterworld at Ridgehaven is a great community plaza catering for inline skating, skate boards, BMX and scooters. Thanks to a half million dollar overhaul of the area in 2018, the plaza hosts terrain for various skill levels and is well loved by locals. There is also seating,free wifi, picnic tables,...

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Playford Alive Town Park

Find it at: Peachey Rd, Munno Para This is s fantastic one stop shop for the family during the hot summer months. With something for every member of the family you can’t go wrong! Playford Town Park is a HUGE area opened in June 2015. Bring your bike, your scooter, your towel, your picnic blanket, footy, basketball and your BBQ gear and enjoy the whole day down here.The water play areas are the biggest draw card with 4 separate water play...

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Semaphore Foreshore Playground

Find it at: The Esplanade, Semaphore The Semaphore playground is right in the middle of the Semaphore Foreshore Reserve and bordered by The Fort Glanville Train Rides, The Semaphore Carousel, bustling Semaphore Road and of course the beach and jetty. Don’t forget the great kiosk which is always open right at the gate, plus the train rides depart all from the one central location. The playground is undercover and fully fenced with...

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Kings Reserve Playground and Skate Park Torrensville

Find it at: Ashley Street, Torrensville A master plan has been developed and approved by West Torrens Council for Kings Reserve in order to provide a long-term overarching vision for the Kings Reserve precinct. The plan recognises the existing qualities of the entire site, but also seeks to consolidate existing facilities and upgrade or provide new appropriate facilities based on existing and future use.The master plan includes a new...

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Jervois Street Reserve Playground South Plympton

Find it at: 43 Jervois Street, South Plympton Jervois Street Playground in South Plympton is up there with Morialta and Glenunga as one of our favourite playgrounds in Adelaide. Some of the Jervois Street Reserve highlights are: Fully fenced junior playground with lots to keep the little ones happy including double slides, a ‘bird’s nest’ swing, regular and baby swing, sandpit and a water play feature with pump action water...

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Eastside Foreshore Playground, Port Augusta

Find it at: Young St, Port Augusta The Port Augusta Foreshore Playground is located on Young Street and is a great toddler playground. It overlooks the water, and there’s a great walking path going along the foreshore, which is perfect if you’ve got kids with bikes or scooters. You can skate or scooter right up to the great skate park better known as “The Wave” , opened in 2010. It has an open bowl, ramp and lots of...

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Bridge Terrace Playground

Find it at: Bridge Terrace The Bridge Terrace Playground in Victor Harbor is close to the beach and skate park, along the foreshore to the left of the main jetty. It’s more of an adventure-style playground with equipment ideal for kids who love climbing so if you take younger children who are fearless then be prepared to climb up and get them down as some parts of the equipment are quite high! Some of the features include: climbing and...

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Woodside Playground

Find it at: Main St, Woodside If you’re looking for a nice playground for school aged kids in the Adelaide Hills, with full facilities then this might be it! Woodside Playground is located right on the Main Street next to the Woodside Oval and sports complex. It has all the usual playground equipment – slides, a small ‘flying fox’, climbing frames and swings all within a fully fenced play area. In addition, it’s...

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