Council’s playgrounds, outdoor fitness equipment, skate parks and tidal pools are reopened for community use. The public gathering rule of no more than 200 people from 29 March 2021 applies in these areas.

Please note the following:

  • Caution is urged when using these areas.
  • Stay home if you are sick.
  • Please observe current government guidelines for social distancing and gatherings of people.
  • It is your responsibility to leave an area if it is too busy.
  • Ensure thorough hand washing or use of hand sanitiser before and after use.
  • Maintain good hygiene practices for the safety of our community.

For more information on what you can and can’t do in NSW please see:

Hornsby Shire is a fabulous place for kids to play. With over 100 playgrounds located in rural, bushland and urban settings our playgrounds provide a range of experiences for all ages and abilities. Find a playground near you by using the search function.

Mount Colah Community Centre
Mount Colah Community Centre
Cute playground with a cubby house, toadstool table set and xylophone.

Play equipment; Fenced; Bookable facilities; Near train station

Myson Drive Playground
Myson Drive Park Playground
Open grassy playground with basic play equipment.

Play equipment; Picnic tables

New Farm Road Reserve Playground
New Farm Road Reserve Playground
Large shaded playground with open grassy areas and tall trees. Play structure include climbing equipment and a flying fox.

Play equipment; Picnic tables; Shaded areas

Normanhurst Park
Normanhurst Park Playground
Situated adjacent to Normanhurst Oval, this playground has access to multipurpose sport courts, cricket nets and the oval. There is access to bush tracks at the end of the road.

Play equipment; Toilets; Picnic tables; Near train station

North Epping Oval
North Epping Oval Playground
Shaded playground located on the corner of North Epping Oval with access to the oval and multipurpose sports courts.

Play equipment; Toilets; Picnic tables; Shaded areas

Orara Park Playground
Orara Park Playground
Playground with a large variety of play equipment and a kids bicycle/scooter track. Located next to Mark Taylor Oval and Hornsby/Ku-ring-gai PCYC.

Play equipment; Picnic tables

Orr Park Playground
Orr Park Playground
Open grassy park with basic play equipment.

Play equipment; Shaded areas; Near train station

Oxley Reserve Playground
Oxley Reserve Playground
Located in open, grassy Oxley Reserve, this fenced playground has sheltered picnic tables and a BBQ with a basketball halfcourt located nearby.....

Play equipment; Fenced; Picnic tables; Shaded areas; BBQs

Parkland Oval Playground
Parklands Oval Playground
Large fenced playground with basic play equipment and a kids back track located next to Parklands Oval.

Play equipment; Fenced; Near train station

Patrick Kelly Park
Patrick Kelly Park
Shady park wth tall trees and a swing set.

Play equipment; Picnic tables

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