Five more playground upgrades are coming

Five more playground upgrades are coming

Friday, 4 September 2020

Penrith City Council is continuing its playground upgrade program with five more playgrounds being identified for upgrades. 

In line with Council’s commitment to consultation, the community is invited to ‘have your say’ during the planning phase for the following playground renewals: 
1. Burcher Park, Penrith 
2. Leonay Parade, Leonay 
3. Oriole Street, Glenmore Park 
4. Robinson Park, Jamisontown, and 
5. Sunbird Terrace, Glenmore Park  

Penrith Mayor Ross Fowler OAM said Council has a long-term commitment to upgrading playgrounds across the City. 

“The five playgrounds we are currently renewing are among 25 we will upgrade over the next five years,” Cr Fowler said.  

“We know Penrith families love their local playgrounds and, importantly, that they enhance children’s physical strength and foster the development of social and motor skills.” 

The improvements to the playgrounds will include new equipment, surface upgrades, new seating, planting and shade options, landscaping and pathways. Make sure you visit to find out more.  

To keep the community safe, the play areas will be closed while work is underway. To find other playgrounds for you and your family to visit during the upgrades, go to to view a map of nearby locations.  

Photo caption: Leonay Parade Playground is set to receive an upgrade.

Information contained within this news release was correct as at Friday, 4 September 2020.