NSW Free Water Parks & Playgrounds
The Playground, Darling Quarter
This huge play area is an absolute must! Right in the city, it is a huge playground area along with water works area with multiple water features for the kids to cool down with!
Blaxland Riverside Park
This is the largest outdoors water play ground in NSW. There is also heaps of different dry play equipment including a flying fox, mega swings and tunnel slides. This playground is right along the Parramatta River and is a world away from your average play equipment. Suitable for all ages your children will be entertained for hours.
This playground is equipped with multiple dry play facilities as well as water play features including fountains and sprinklers.
Waterplay Park, Steel Park
Another play ground which caters for children of all ages, with both dry and wet features. This playground including fountains, sprinklers, misty sprays and much much more. Its safe and loads of fun to be had!
This park is right along the waterfront, it has a main playground which has slides, climbing nets, lookout towers and more. On an hot day this park has two shaded paddling pools linked by a small stream for the littler kids and for the older ones there is another playground near the river with a huge climbing net suspended over the sandpit. As there is a river near by adult supervision is always recommended.
Nurragingy Reserve Water Park
This park has a number of water features which include fountains, hoses and waterfalls to help you cool off. The bonus, this park also comes with the huge playground alongside the water play area, with sandstone, jarrah logs, river stones, recycled timber sleepers and shipping ropes. Open every day through summer from 9am to 6.30pm.
Granville Water Park
A great amount of fun water features which continuously collects and recycles its own water. Includes fountains, sprays and tipping buckets which dumps loads of water! This splash park is not open in the winter months.
Cathy Freeman Park
This park features a huge Olympic Cauldron with water which the kids will love splashing in. However this park is more known for picnics on the grassy area or playing at the dry playground.
Vera’s Water Park Garden
This water park features a shallow wading pool and brightly painted water fountains for the children to splash about under and climb over. It’s perfect for little ones.
Blacktown Showground Precinct
This fun waterplay features water troughs, a hand wheel water pump, a concrete water maze and spurts and sprays coming from all over. A great way for the kids to cool down on a hot day and suitable for children of all ages.
Philip Ruddock Water park
At this park the water features are integrated into standard playground equipment for hours of cooling off with a laugh.
Mary O’Brien Reserve, Zetland
This park has water shoots that shoot the water skywards on blue spongy flooring- perfect for a splash around.
Plough & Harrow, Western Sydney Parklands
This playground is quite small, but you are still able to get cool on a hot day. It has a few pumps, and turnpikes that get released into a little mini dam of sorts that kids can direct the flow of by moving the rocks around.
Werrington Lakes Playground
This is an awesome playground for children to play on and a small water area where jets will shoot up and wet them on a hot day. This Penrith venue has an amazing duck pond and BBQ area which makes it worth the visit for a nice day out.
Livvi’s Place, Jordan Springs
This playground has a large water play area with 6 water jets as well as the normal dry playground. It is a great way for children to burn off their energy and then cool down after.