Children's Activities

Playgrounds in Hume

It's Playtime! We have a range of fun and engaging playgrounds available for Hume's 30,000 children. Take the family along and check them out!


Jack Roper Reserve, 217 Camp Road, Broadmeadows
Includes two playspaces, a flying fox, BBQ and public toilets.

Johnstone Street Reserve (Rotary Park) Playspace, 59 Johnstone Street, Broadmeadows
This playground includes; a wave bridge, fireman's pole, two different styles of slides, a see-saw, a double swing frame and a connecting footpath. The reserve features two BBQs, a large shelter and four picnic settings with seating, a Skate Park and a Flying Fox. The Flying Fox has a double cable system with one pommel seat and an Access for All chair. The take-off and landing area has been designed to allow wheelchair access for children and adults.  In addition,  a basketball and netball court is close by. (Melway Map 6 F8)


Bulla Recreation Reserve, 5-17 Green Street, Bulla
(Map 177 B7)


Craigieburn Bicentennial Park, 235 Craigieburn Road West, Craigieburn
Includes a playspace with swings, BBQ and public toilets. (Map 386 H9)

Centennial Park Drive Reserve, 1 Centennial Park Drive, Craigieburn
Includes a playground and BBQ but no public toilets. (Map 386 G5)

Highgate Recreation Reserve, Cleveland Drive, Craigieburn
This playspace includes state-of-the-art equipment and is designed not only for the kids, but for adults too. Try the slippery dip or flex some arm muscle on the monkey bars and climbing frame. The landscaping works include gravel and crushed rock paths, Kikuyu grass and a range of native and exotic plants to create a calming rustle in the Highlands breeze. (Map 386 J3)

Craigieburn Gardens, 59 Craigieburn Road, Craigieburn
(Map 387 A10)



Progress Reserve, 28 Bushfield Crescent, Coolaroo
Includes two playspaces and BBQ but no public toilets. (Map 7 A2)


Laura Douglas Reserve, King Street, Dallas
(Map 7 C4)


Barrymore Road Recreation Reserve, 29 Barrymore Road, Greenvale
Includes playground with swings and BBQ. Public toilets only available when the adjacent Recreation Centre is open. (Map 179 B11)

Meadow Heights

Lightwood Crescent Reserve, 72 Lightwood Crescent, Meadow Heights
Includes a vertical ladder, net crossing, rock climber, hammock, curved slide,  spinner bowl, crazy rocker, space net, double swing frame and basketball tower. (Map 179 F10)

Visy Learning Centre, Hudson Circuit, Meadow Heights
The playspace is a multi-age, Access for All design allowing wheelchair access so all children can join in the fun. It includes a fort structure with slides, various activity panels, climbing wall, spinner barrel, rockers, climbing rope, tower swings. There's even a new soccer/basketball half court area for the older kids. The playspace is surrounded by new landscaping and grassed areas including new park furniture and fencing. (Map 179 H12)


Ruthven Street Reserve, 18 Ruthven Street, Sunbury
Includes a colourful artwork panel, a hang 'n' glide, a climbing structure, a swing frame, and picnic table with shelter. (Map 382 D2)

Scullin Court Reserve, 15 Gowrie Court, Sunbury
Includes a cave bridge, a climber, suspension bridge, jungle bars, a gyro spinner, swing frame, park furniture and a basketball tower. (Map 362 D11)

McEwen Drive Reserve, 21 McEwen Drive, Sunbury
Includes a net climber, voice tubes, hanging rings, a see-saw, and a double swing frame. (Map 362 E12)

Apex Park, Sunbury Road, Sunbury
Playspace includes wooden structure with climbing wall, ladder, monkey bars, fireman's pole, curved slide, see-saw, swings, BBQ and shelter and walking trails. Public toilets are close by. (Map382 G5)

Lions Park (Sunbury Recreation Reserve), Riddell Road, Sunbury
An Access for All playspace that incorporates new materials and designs to encourage group play activities. Pathways through the park allow better entry and access by wheelchairs. Play equipment includes basket swing allowing up to three children to ride at once or a child and a carer. An inverted Super Nova spinning wheel allows great group play. The park has two shelters, picnic settings with seating and BBQs. Toilets are available over the bridge next to the Sunbury Leisure and Aquatic Centre approximately 80m away. (Map 382 D3)

Galaxy Land Jackson Park, 1-25 Betula Terrace, Sunbury
Large colourful playspace with three main areas for different ages. Galaxy Land has a public toilet, BBQ and picnic facilities, walking paths amongst pleasant formal gardens and natural wetlands. (Map 382 C8)


Fisher Grove Reserve, 32 Fisher Grove, Tullamarine
Includes an alphabet and math activity panel, an interactive gear panel and rock wall, climbing panel, relax rocker, footpaths and park furniture. (Map 15 G2)

Melrose Drive Reserve, 300 Melrose Drive, Tullamarine
(Map 5 G11)

Hume Aquatic and Leisure Centres

Our Leisure centres offer a range of fun activities and programs for kids of all ages to enjoy, as well as casual swimming for the whole family!

41-85 Tanderrum Way, Broadmeadows 3047
 Tel:  +61 3 9205 2670

127-147 Craigieburn Road, Craigieburn 3064
Tel: +61 3 9205 2650

20 Ligar Street, Sunbury 3429
Tel:  +61 3 9740 9766

Plane spotting - Aircraft Viewing Areas

Watch the jumbos as they fly overhead and onto the runway at Tullamarine Airport.
Parking areas located at:

Operations Road, Melbourne Airport  - Melway Ref: Map 4 J7

Corner of Sunbury Road and Oaklands Road, Greenvale -  Melway Ref: Map 177 H9

Skating & BMX

Skating and BMX are increasingly popular sport and recreational activities for many people. Hume City Council has developed a number of skate and BMX facilities over recent years. Check them out these school holidays!

Sunbury BMX Track & Skate Park

Sunbury Recreation Reserve, Cornish Street Sunbury 3429

Broadmeadows BMX Track

24 Keith Crescent, Broadmeadows 3047

Meadow Heights BMX Track

19 Canadian Court, Meadow Heights 3048 

Jacana Skate Park
Corner of Johnstone St and Lorraine Crescent, Jacana 3047 

Indoor Play Centres

Looking for a Safe and fun environment for children, which also caters for the entire family.  Visit one of our local play centres where children have the opportunity to play, exercise and explore whilst adults can sit back and watch.


123 Play Centre

Craigieburn Central Shopping Centre
Corner Craigieburn Road West and Aitken Boulevard Car Park, Craigieburn 3064
Tel: +61 3 9305 5984

Roxburgh Park

Chipmunks Playland & Café
Unit 8, 1640 Pascoe Vale Road, Coolaroo 3048
Tel: +61 3 8339 2899


844 Cooper Street Somerton, 3062
Tel: +61 3 9305 1772


McDougall Playhouse & Café
12 McDougall Rd, Sunbury VIC 3429
Tel: +61 3 8716 0400


Jump & Jiggle Children’s Activity & Play Centre
Unit 7/217 Mickleham Road, Tullamarine 3049
Tel: +61 3 9330 0181  

Airborn Indoor Trampoline Park

Take off at Airborn. Spread your wings and take flight! Bounce through over 150 interconnected trampolines, awesome trampoline dodge ball courts, a huge foam pit and an expert gravity wall. Taking off has never been more exciting!

Contact Details:
Unit 2 / 195 Somerton Road Roxburgh Park 3064
Tel: +61 3 9303 9032

Children’ Farms and Horse Riding

Wildwood Equestrian Park
Clinics include horse handling, horse care, riding on a rubber arena and a bush ride. School holiday programs and private lessons offered.

Contact Details
525 Wildwood Road, Wildwood. 3429
Tel: +61 3 9740 9888 or 0400 838 266

Peppercorn Equestrian Centre
Peppercorn Equestrian Centre has been teaching people to ride horses for over 25 years and during this time have taught hundreds of children and adults to ride. Many riders have gone on to become champion Equestrian athletes in all disciplines.  School holiday programs, pony club and private lessons are available.

Contact Details
230 Oaklands Rd, Oaklands Junction 3063
Tel: +61 3 9333 1318 or 0418 374 321

Sunbury Riding & Pony Club
If you already have your own horse and are looking to learn how to ride, handle and care for horses correctly, this is the club for you. 

Contact Details
Harker Street Sunbury 3429
Tel: 0437 005 442

Animal Land Children's Farm
This is great place for children to see animals of all shapes and sizes.
Meet Oscar the pig, milk Lucy the cow or ride Goldie the pony!  Nurse baby animals, collect eggs and take a tractor ride in the paddock.
Animal Land gives children the opportunity to have real hands on farming experience. They get to scratch, feel, smell and hear all the experiences of life on a farm. They cater for schools, kinders, playgroups, social groups, birthday parties, Christmas break ups.  Open 7 days a week, tours operate daily Monday to Friday at 10:30am and

Contact Details
190 Duncans Lane, Diggers Rest 3427
Tel: +61 3 9740 1345
Tours operate daily Mon-Fri 10:30am or Sat-Sun 10:30am & 1:30pm

Living Legends at Woodlands Historical Park
Living Legends has been established to allow the public a view of retired champion horses. Rub shoulders with equine royalty such as Fields of Omagh and Might and Power. A great day out for the whole family, bring a picnic and explore historic Woodlands Homestead

Contact Details
207 Oaklands Road, Greenvale 3059
Tel: +61 3 9307 1165
Open 7 days, 10am -4pm

Sugargum Farm
Sugargum Farm is a working pony and horse farm that also cater for children's parties!

Contact Details
120 St Johns Road, Bulla 3428
Tel: +61 3 9307 1010 or  0418  981  969.

Bulla Hill Railway
Visit the miniature railway where adults & children can enjoy a ride for just $3 per person. 
There is a great children’s playground located right outside the gates in the public parkland area, a large free car park, toilet facilities and coin operated barbeques amidst 5 picnic shelters.
The railway operates the 1st & 3rd Sunday of every month 12 noon – 4pm.  

Contact Details
15 Green Street Bulla
Tel: +61 3 9740 6737

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Updated : 2:33 PM, 22 August 2017

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