With a striking red, grey and white design, multiple tower slides, an eight metre cube tower and a castle style podium, the new playground design for Reddall Reserve is like nothing kids in the Illawarra have seen.
This week, Shellharbour City Council revealed plans for the inclusive playground, which is part of the Reddall Reserve Master Plan.
The playground will be located on the eastern side of Reddall Reserve and has been adapted to incorporate a piece of the reserve's history, inspired by a local story about prawning at the lake, called the The Red Lamp.
It also includes a 25 metre double flying fox with inclusive seat, in-ground trampolines, various slides and climbing structures, as well as musical sensory panels, an inclusive carousel and a mega cantilever swing.
Shellharbour Mayor Marianne Saliba said that the new playground would be one of the biggest in the region.
"It is an entire space designed to unleash the imagination, tell stories, and create new stories for many years ahead," she said.
"With such a diverse range of play opportunities the new space will be sure to capture the senses and create joy for every visitor."
"It's an exciting glimpse into Reddall Reserve's future as a significant regional destination."
Reddall Reserve is also home to a popular new ninja warrior course, and there are plans for two new public artworks to be installed later on in the year, as well as renewals on the existing boat ramp.
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