New equipment will be installed at two coastal playgrounds this year, providing a fresh space for children to explore and families to enjoy.
The construction, which will get underway in February at Simpson Park in Burnett Heads and Eric Boyd Park in Coral Cove, is part of Bundaberg Regional Council’s Parks Asset Renewal Program 2021 – 2022.
Parks and gardens portfolio spokesperson Cr Wayne Honor said the two recreational areas were being upgraded due to the current equipment needing replacement.
“The upgrade has been identified to replace the existing playground which has reached the end of its useable life,” he said.
“Construction of the new playgrounds will be completed by April, pending weather.”
Cr Honor said the new equipment at both Simpson Park and Eric Boyd Park would cater to children aged between two and 12 years old.
“Simpson Park is set to feature a small rocking toy, swing set, slide and climbing unit while Eric Boyd Park will include a seesaw, swing and climbing equipment,” he said.
“The areas will greatly benefit from the facelift, as will those visiting the parks, with the fresh facilities to further promote a healthy and active lifestyle for residents and a new space for families to enjoy.
“These projects will ensure the park supports the recreation needs of the surrounding community and is in keeping with Council infrastructure standards.”