Places to Play

The Bike Track

Children use a variety of bikes and scooters to challenge their ability and learn about road safety. The Bike Track was possible through a grant from the NRMA Road Safety, a GEMS donation and through the work of families and educators.

Kids are riding bike and scooters to challenge their ability and learn about road safety

The Peace Garden

The Peace Garden is a quiet place for reading, playing and reflecting. The Peace Garden holds special meaning of memories past and present for many families, children enjoy touching and listening to the trickling water fountain and playing with child friendly garden ornaments.

Kids play tea making game in the peace gardenKids play camping game in the peace garden

The Chime Garden

The Chime Garden is the home of a magnificent pentatonic chime. It was developed by our resident music therapist Julie and her husband. The background was designed and painted by children and educators. Families and children can stop by and play a tune on their way to class each day.

Image of a magnificent pentatonic chime in the chime garden

Diamond Hill

Diamond Hill is an adventurous play space where children explore and play in the bushes. They also climb on the rocks and logs and enjoy the hillside slide.

Children explore and play in the bushes

Gold Mine and Sandy Cove

The playgrounds have purpose built dirt pits for digging, constructing and exploring. Lately the children have been panning for gold.

Image of the playgrounds for kids to built dirt pits for digging, constructing and exploring

Butterfly Trail

The trail includes a variety of native plants and butterfly plants to provide the children with a sensory experience whilst walking the trail and to build knowledge about the habits of different plants. Bugs Arch way is a spot to sit and chat or think. Bugs Arch way was designed and built by the Bowden family. Butterfly Camp at the top of the trail is adjacent to the neighbouring childcare centre and allows children a place to chat and play with friends.

Image of Bugs Arch way which is a spot to sit and chat or thinkImage of Butterfly Camp which at the top of the butterfly trailImage of butterfly plantsKids play and enjoy Butterfly Trail

Roo Rocks

Roo Rocks is a fabulous rock wall used to climb, sit, play and have class meetings.

Image of Roo Rocks which is a fabulous rock wall

Oak Cafe

Large logs act as seats in Oak Cafe where children meet to enjoy lunches, picnics and play.

Kids meet to enjoy picnics in Oak Café

The Dunkley Sandpit

The Dunkley Sandpit is a large sandpit area surrounded by rock borders and gardens.

Image of the Dunkley Sandpit is a large sandpit area surrounded by rock borders and gardensKids play at the dunkley sandpit