Hamilton has more than 80 playgrounds on parks across the city. Most are neighbourhood playgrounds for the local community. We also have eight destination playgrounds, which are larger and have different themes.

We regularly renew and upgrade our playgrounds. 

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Destination Playgrounds | Beerescourt | Chartwell | Chedworth | Claudelands | Dinsdale | EnderleyFairfield | Fairview Downs | Flagstaff | Forest Lake | Frankton | Glenview | Hamilton East | Hamilton Lake | Hillcrest | Melville | Nawton | Pukete | Queenwood | Rototuna | Silverdale | St Andrews | Templeview

Destination Playgrounds

​Hamilton Lake​ Domain​This destination playground includes a fenced junior unit and large senior unit, sand and water play, slides and swings. Accessible equipment disability friendly.
Parana Park​ The Potter Children's Garden at Parana Park features a Kowhai slide and other creative play equipment. The playground is particularly popular in summer with a large water feature and Tui theme which includes a water feature, swings and aviary.
Claudelands Park
This destination playground includes a flying fox, climbing net, junior and senior units, and disability-friendly equipment.
Tauhara Park​ Destination playground, mouse wheel, modular fitness equipment, swings, slides, flying fox, roktopus, climbing nets, space net, monkey bars, hand trolley and seesaws. Disability friendly.​
​Minogue Park​Double flying fox, sand and water play, in ground trampolines and scooter track.
Dominion ParkThe Dominion Park destination playground has an ecological theme reflecting Hamilton's environment. Te oko o Kirikiriroa playground includes towers and climbing equipment, sand and water play, BBQ, toilet and car parking facilities. Disability friendly. 
Hamilton Gardens​​The playground features and stage for performances, treehouse, earthworm slide, swinging and rocking equipment. The garden themed playground located near Gate 2 of the Hamilton Gardens​ provides for imagination and games.  
​Hare Puke Park​Opened in July 2018, the Destination Playground at Hare Puke Park includes a wide range of modern and colourful playground equipment, toilets, sand play area, scooter track and extensive landscaping. The playground's theme is hinaki (eel net) and tuna (eel), reflecting the cultural heritage of area and its significance to iwi.


Bolmuir Park Basic modular unit, swings and seesaw and slide unit.​
Vardon Park ​ Swings and seesaw.​


Donny Park Swings and seesaws.​
​Greenhill Park​On the northeastern outskirts of the city, the playground at Greenhill Park features a large climbing frame, swings, seesaws and timber equipment designed to help younger children develop physical skills. ​
​Porritt Stadium ​ ​Seesaws and swings.​​​​


Chedworth Park Small skateboard bowl, basic modular unit, dizzy disc, swings and seesaws.​
Hillary Park Swings and see saws.​
Hukanui Oaks Multi unit fitness equipment and swing and seesaws.​


Union Park
Petanque, table tennis, swings, adventure unit.​​


Bremworth Park Basic modular unit, swings and seesaw​
Caernarvon Park Basic modular unit.​
Kahikatea Park Small junior unit, swings, seesaw and mini scooter track.​
Pygmalion Park Basic modular unit and swings
​Wake Park Old style western climbing unit with slide. Seesaw and swings.​​


Enderley Park Swings, seesaw and basic modular unit.​
Pountney Park ​ Basic modular unit and swings.​


Fairfield Park Skateboard bowl, basic modular unit, senior modular unit and swings.​
Ranfurly Park  Swings and seesaws.​

Fairview Downs

Carrs Park Swings and seesaws.​
Northolt Park Large modular unit and swings.
Raymond Park ​ Basic modular unit and swings.​​


Discovery Park Basic modular unit and swings​
Farringdon Ave Reserve Basic Modular unit, seesaws, swings.
Flagstaff Park  Basic modular unit and rockers and swing set.​
​Te Huia Reserve Playground​Opened in June 2018, Te Huia Reserve Playground features a mini scooter track, large climbing frame, slide and swings and is nestled on the corner of Wisteria Ln and Te Huia Dr. 

​Forest Lake

Minogue Park
Double flying fox, sand and water play, in-​ground trampolines and scooter track..​


Swarbrick Park 
Basic modular unit and swings.​


Fitzroy Park Basic modular unit and swings, seesaw and spinner.​
​Deanwell Park​Large modular senior unit, swings, seesaws, spinning and climbing equipment. Sand play area, This playground is for use by Deanwell School and the community, please respect all users.
Glenview Park Swings, seesaw and small wooden unit.
Resthills Park  Roktopus, swings and seesaws.​

Hamilton East

Clyde Park Swings.​
Galloway Park Basic modular unit.
​​Hayes PaddockFitness trail and swings.
Steele Park ​
Swings and seesaw.​

Hamilton Lake

Gower ParkSee-saws and swings.
Innes CommonSwings, seesaws, roktopus and spinner.
Tawa Park Basic play unit, swings and seesaws.


Jansen ParkSwings, slide and see-saws.
Hammond ParkSwings
Hillcrest Park Swings, slide, timber play with climbing and balance equipment.
Hillcrest StadiumLocated on Cambridge Rd this playground offers something for the whole family. Featuring a basketball court, multiuse pump track, junior bike skills area, swings, double mouse house and balance equipment.


Jansen Park Swings, slide and seesaws.​
Mahoe Park Swings and seesaws.
Melville Park Currently under development. When completed this park will feature a skateboard park, basketball court, swings and climbing equipment.
​Sandford Park​Multi activity play site


Brymer Glen Reserve Basic modular unit, swings and seesaw.​
Crawshaw Park Adult fitness equipment, swings and slide.
Derby Park Basic modular unit
Derek Heather Park Basic modular unit, roundabout spinner​
Elliot Park Skate​park, basic modular unit and swings.​
Mooney Park Tower unit, swings and seesaws.​
Nawton Domain Basic modular unit and slide.​
Te Kootii Park
Basic modular unit.​


Ashurst Park Scooter track around the whole playground. Flying fox, roktopus, climbing net, rockers and a playhouse for younger children. ​
Cullimore Park Swings, seesaw and modular unit.
Pukete Park Swings, slide and see saws.​


Chartwell Park Basic modular unit and swings.​
Chequers Avenue Reserve  Swings and seesaw.


Eden Park ReservePlay play unit.
Mangaiti Park – Azure PlacePlay unit, slide, seesaws.
Mangaiti Park – Darjon DriveThis playground features a scooter track, tee pee themed play unit, swings and rockers.
Moonlight Drive ReserveClimbing nets, climbing walls, platforms, monkey bars and a hand trolley. A smaller junior unit has its own small slide, binoculars and puzzles. There is also sand play with a digger.
Rototuna Park Play unit, swings and seesaws.
Te Awa O Katapaki Esplanade Play unit.
Te Toe Toe Reserve Basic play unit.
Wiltshire Drive Reserve  Play unit, swings and seesaws ​


Chelmsford Park Seesaws and basic modular unit.​
Edinburgh Park Seesaw and swings.

St Andrews ​

Heath Park
Basic modular unit and swings.
Waiwherowhero Park
Basic modular unit.​


Templeview Reserve Basic modular unit, roktopus and swings.​​
​Wade Lane Reserve​Swings.​
Page reviewed: 03 Sep 2020 5:16pm