A playground in Cordalba is providing children with a brand new space to explore and let imaginations run wild now that construction is complete.
The Bundaberg Regional Council upgrade to Cordalba Park in Queen Street began in March and was finished just a few weeks ago, with nature-based play and shade elements part of the finished design.
Divisional representative Cr Bill Trevor said the area catered to children aged two to 15 years old, with a variety of equipment included to benefit all ages.
“The playground features a new multi-deck unit, a double swing, balance beam, spinner and timber steppers for all children to enjoy,” he said.
“Sandstone blocks were included in the design for seating or to be used as part of the play experience.”
Cr Trevor said the upgrade was identified as part of Bundaberg Regional Council’s Asset Renewal and Capital Works Program 2020/2021.
“The existing playground was quite underutilised and had reached the end of its life,” he said.
“The upgrade has allowed for a whole new design to be created by local contractor Willplay, to ensure that children of all ages can have fun and families have a great area to play, picnic and spend time together.
“Providing new playground spaces like this also helps to engage the community in a healthier and more active lifestyle.”
Cr Trevor said works would continue in the area into the future and funding had been allocated in the recently released 2021/22 budget to allow for the construction of a new toilet block.
The Cordalba Park upgrade was developed with the support of the Queensland Government.
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