The multi-level playground features an innovative circuit design which encourages children to explore all areas through numerous physical challenges. Most notable is the custom ‘Sky Walk’ net structure, designed by German company COROCORD - the first of its kind in an Ipswich park.
The COROCORD Sky Walk features an enclosed rope bridge which allows children to climb to a Sky Cabin 6m above the ground. They can also access the Sky Cabin via a vertical rope tunnel, and exit via an 11m long slide which brings them back to the lower level.
The construction combines an exhilarating experience with maximum safety and is already a huge hit with residents and the greater Ipswich community. A Brisbane mum said the new playground was already popular with parents and kids alike. “There are always kids everywhere... My son just kept running up and going down the big slide for hours, could not get him away! [It’s] great for big kids too.”
Property development group Investa and landscape architects AECOM developed the new playground, with all play equipment designed and installed by Urban Play in conjunction with Eureka Landscapes.
“The site has been carefully planned to maximise play value through creative design. These kinds of playgrounds not only excite kids, but also become a real selling point with homebuyers,” said Ben Urban, Director of Urban Play. “The beauty of this playground is that it caters to kids with varying abilities, and they can challenge themselves according to their level of skill and confidence. We’re also seeing how the power of play encourages social interaction among neighbours.”
By distributing for quality Australian and European play equipment brands, such as COROCORD and KOMPAN, Urban Play continues to lead the way for innovate play.