This recently upgraded playground at Montreal Avenue Reserve in Novar Gardens has some great little play pieces for toddler and early school aged kids. It has lots of bright colours, so its hard not to miss it when you arrive. With lots of grass, and some soft landings in the right places, this is great play space for the younger kids

The playground features some good climbing pieces more suitable to the younger ages and a dual slippery dip that can be accessed by a bridge and is easy to teach the little ones to walk over the bridge. It has a small spider web climbing frame along with a mini rock climb wall. Other than the slide the most popular piece for us was the nest and toddler swing.

The playground also features a bouncy animal along with a bright yellow sea saw. It has a little “shop” nestled under the slides which was serving up delicious coffee and cake, which only cost me a few bark chips! Great little space for imaginative play. Montreal Avenue Reserve is surrounded with trees so another fab area for the kids to play amongst and HEAPS of space to kick a ball or have a picnic.

Whilst set a little way back from the road this playground has NO fence , NO shade or NO toilets but is fabulous for a play, especially with little ones. You just need to keep all eyes on the running toddlers. There are a few little playgrounds like this in this area so you might like to try a couple if you are in the area.

Find Montreal Avenue Reserve on the corner of Montreal Avenue, St Andrews Cres and Bonython Avenues in Novar Gardens. On street parking available.

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