Kahiba Playground Officially Tested

Hannah – official playground tester -  shows the Mayor of Lake Macquarie how to properly cut a ribbon

Kids can now slide, swing and climb their way around Kahibah Park, with an upgraded playground now open.

Local playground testers assessed the new playground yesterday when it opened to the public for the first time.

Council’s Section Manager Community Assets, Brendan Callander, said improving facilities at local parks has flow on health and wellbeing benefits for people in the surrounding community.

Recreation areas and playgrounds are a central part of our community; providing places for children to play and for parents to meet and socialise with others,” Mr Callander said.

The playground at Kahibah Park is a popular facility in the community, and we are excited to have created an improved play space that will be enjoyed by locals for many years to come.”

Park Street Reserve Playground, Killingworth, is the next playground in line for an upgrade, with works expected to start in February 2019.

Lke Macquarie City Council will spend $4 million improving parks and playgrounds in 2018-2019 as part of its capital works program.

People can find their local play space on council’s playgrounds map



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