Parks & Playgrounds

Playgrounds and outdoor exercise equipment are now open. Council has more than 175 playgrounds. Health authorities advise that the best ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19 include:

  • wash your hands frequently with soap and water
  • use hand sanitiser with more than 60% alcohol content, especially after touching hard surfaces in public spaces
  • try not to touch your face
  • get tested if you have any symptoms at all 
  • stay at home if you’re unwell. 

Children may need help to wash their hands thoroughly. 


With 170 playgrounds, over 20 bushland reserves and more than 350 parks, the City of Whitehorse has something for everyone. 

Choose from a variety of facilities, including picnic areas, walking and cycling tracks, dog off-lead areas, wetlands and lakes, sites of historical significance and sculptures. We also host environmental and sustainability education for local schools, pre-schools and a diverse range of community groups. 

Our locations provide ideal spaces for birthday parties, BBQs, festivals, events, personal training and organised sporting activities.

Children, parents and carers from a wide range of ages and abilities can enjoy our playgrounds, with vibrant and colourful play spaces offering a variety of exciting play experiences and strength building opportunities.