The only thing I have a real problem with is the slides - stainless steel! Outside the fenced area is beautifully maintained Arboretum and parkland, with an amphitheatre, secret garden, lakes and wildlife. Nothing for them to run and climb on, such as a fort. The kids also best behave or they might find themselves in the stocks! Community participation was prevalent throughout the Arboretum construction phase and has resulted in a strong sense of ownership by local residents and user groups. The park and play equipment is fantastic, however when they say the park is for toddlers, it is really aimed at those with great balance and lots of confidence to compete with older children. If Monument Australia is useful to you, please make a donation to keep this historical and educational resource available. Art has been installed extensively throughout the site and the public have assisted in the development of most pieces of artwork. The only playground equipment for toddlers is swings, slides and a sandpit.
A castle, dragons, fairy garden, a drawbridge and a moat. Lots of interesting things for the children to play with and fully fenced. Here are some tips on how to use your Listing Page to attract more travelers to your business - Tim Neville Arboretum. On one side are two long zip lines with ski lift type disk seats, Loch Ness monster writhing in and out of the ground for climbing, three small metal slides on the side of a small hill, four swings one with a big plastic seat , interesting carousel with seating and standing room, birds nest swing, hammock, large rope pyramid climbing frame, distorting mirror, lots of stepping stones, square area of suspended disks which you can step across, big sandpit area, castle themed area with stocks and a rock where you try and extract a sword and two stand on spinners. She lives in inner-city Melbourne with her husband, two children and seven bikes. Unfortunately, the lakes have been subject to sustained rubbish dumping including general litter, picnic waste, glass, cans, and building rubble. Your help would be greatly appreciated.
This playground is definitely worth a visit! Over time the costs of maintaining this website have risen substantially in fact they are probably larger than those of many companies who exist for profit. It is situated on 4. The land which is now the Arboretum was originally owned by the Dobson family and operated as an apple orchard. There is a trail of alphabet signs with sign language weaving through the playground. Even in the winter sun they can burn you! Something for everyone with places to walk, play or have a picnic with friends and family.
Promoting your link also lets your audience know that you are featured on a rapidly growing travel site. We had a mothers group here the other week and we really enjoyed it. Details Monument Type: Garden Monument Theme: People Sub-Theme: Government - Local Approx. Too bad I don't live near there, otherwise I would visit everyday! Until the natural food supply runs short, the ducks are unlikely to relocate. With all the great reviews I decided to check it out.
The recently built lakeside pavilion, with its sharply sculptural shape and richly coloured roof is already proving popular for wedding photos and likely to attract more group celebrations. Loads to do and tons of fun. Plenty of Shady trees and lovely. Compared to Lilydale lake park or Montrose this is a pretty average playground. It has all the advantages mentioned above, plus users to your site can conveniently access it directly on your site. Plenty of cigarette buts on the ground was a big turn off. Knox City Council acquired the land in 1975.
It is a well spaced out area and fairly large. Other than that there is a flying fox, which is only suitable for older kids and a climbing dome, which is not suitable for toddlers. The flying fox and roundabout are unusual features and a highlight of this park! School children planted trees, local companies donated materials and many Knox families and businesses donated trees. City of Knox 03 9298 8000 Very well laid out and meticulously maintained, the Tim Neville Arboretum gardens present many different ceremony and photography opportunities your photographer will adore. The day we went was quite busy, and then a busload of vacation care kids turned up and the park still didn't seem crowded. Photos: Address Contact Cnr Francis Cresent and Dorset Road, Ferntree Gully 3156, Victoria, Australia.
Great place to go out to on a weekend. The Arboretum commemorates Tim Neville for his contribution to the City of Knox and Local Government. Because the entire playground is surrounded by a sturdy fence with a child-proof gate! Knox City Council acquired the land in 1975. Big long flying foxes, an excalibur sword, birds nest, alphabet trail and the trail around the pond is well worth taking your bike. I though there is a poor use of space for such a large area.
Older kids will enjoy the tall climbing pyramid but other than the flying fox most of the equipment is more suitable for younger kids. Photography opportunities mainly exist around the lake, the bridges on the lake, and at the secret garden. The area is interspersed with concrete paths and the play areas have a soft base. . She owns an online bike store CycleStyle.
Dear Monument Australia visitors, we are a self-funded, non-profit organisation, dedicated to recording monuments throughout Australia. There's not really enough parking near the playground for a busy day, but there is more on the other side of the Arboretum park on Francis St. However, it is a very large area, and you still need to actively supervise your child - they could nip out when someone else opens a gate for instance. There's still plenty of shade for Summer in the rest of the parkland though. The playground area has lots for the kids and it's all enclosed which is nice. Visitors to your site will appreciate you offering them help with planning their vacation.