rubie thomson reserve, northcote

What a gorgeous little spot for a picnic and a play! There’s heaps of room to kick the footy or explore the nature play areas and dry creek bed and there are shady trees to sit under.

The playground has everything - a large sandpit with a metal scooper, 2 wooden climbing structures, 2 slides, a swing set, a climbing wall and rope climbing frame, bridge, tunnel and noughts and crosses! There’s a see-saw, stand-on spinner, monkey bars, a fireman pole - and more! There are elements to keep toddlers and older kiddos (up to about 10 Mamma thinks) entertained.

Mamma's special mention: You are right down the road from Fairfield Library! Time your trip after a free Story or Rhyme Time (Mondays (during school terms)) and make a morning of it!

the nitty gritty 

sandpit - nature play - drinking tap - plenty of room for picnics - shade - park benches - dogs on lead

(parking on hillside ave & main street, limited spots on separation street)

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