Parks & Playgrounds

The City of Unley’s parks and playgrounds are a relaxing meeting place for family and friends featuring play equipment, picnic tables, shelters and free push button electric BBQ’s.
 
A variety of recreation spaces means there is something for everyone - from active play and ball sports, to walking along picturesque linear reserves.
 
Download our parks and playground brochure or find a park using our search filter below.

Booking a Park

You can book Council's parks (including open space areas, tennis courts, BBQs and shelters) for a variety of activities.

If you wish to book a park for fitness training or regular sports training visit our Fitness Training on Council Reserves section.

Make your booking for a park by completing the Event Permit Application Form. We encourage you to complete this application online and return it via email to pobox1@unley.sa.gov.au

Please note:
 
  • All bookings are subject to availability; and
  • Booking a park does not exclude other people from using it.
 

Fitness Training on Council Reserves

Fitness Training

The use of public open space by commercial fitness trainers is permitted, provided trainers have approval from Council and adhere to the relevant policy below.

Before running a fitness training session on community land (which includes most parks and reserves in the City of Unley), trainers must complete a Fitness Training Activities Permit Form and pay the relevant fee.

Submitting this application form does not guarantee approval. You will be contacted following the assessment of your application.

For further information, please contact Council’s Sport and Recreation Planner on 8372 5111. 

Training in Council Park FAQs
Fitness Training Activities Permit Form
Commercial Fitness Training on Community Land Policy
Fees and Charges 2016-17
Regular Sports Training

This permit application form should be completed for persons wanting to use Council reserves for regular sports training activities. This form should also be used for one-off bookings requiring floodlighting and or line marking.

Submitting this application form does not guarantee approval. You will be contacted in the near future following the assessment of your application.

For further information, please contact Council’s Sport and Recreation Planner on 8372 5111.

Regular Sports Training Activities Permit Form
Fees and Charges 2016-17

Bike Riding in Unley

The City of Unley has 45 kilometres of marked bike routes and a speed limit of 40kms per hour to promote safe bike riding.

Many community, shopping and recreational facilities are easily accessible by bike where bike rails are readily available. Unley bike routes are part of the Adelaide metropolitan bike lane network.

Magical Park

Watch out! Heywood Park has been invaded by dinosaurs, kittens and giant mushrooms!

 Onscreen view Magical Park creatures


Following fantastic community response, Magical Park has returned to Heywood Park. And it will be available for all the family to play until the end of December 2017.
 
Magical Park is an immersive reality game for children aged 6 to 11, aimed at encouraging families to get outdoors and use their local parks in new and exciting ways.

Games take between 30 and 60 minutes to complete. They’re a great way to combine fun with exercise, as the kids will cover between 700m and 2km as they uncover the wonders of Magical Park.

While the kids have fun, parents will be pleased to know that their data privacy is respected and there is no in-game advertising.

There are two fun fantasy worlds to play in, Augmentia and Dino Land.

How to play:
  • Grab your iPhone, iPad or android device (check compatibility and internet requirements)
  • Download the free app - log on to the Google Play store or Apple App Store and search ‘Magical Park’. 
  • Head to our Magical Park location Heywood Park, Northgate Street, Unley Park and
  • Have fun discovering a digital fantasy land!

 

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