Playgrounds

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. 

Find out more about these projects at hamilton.govt.nz/playgroundupgrades

Find Your Playground

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

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​ This destination playground has recently been upgraded with a large playground module tower with tube slides, half basketball court, mouse wheel, swings, spinner, flying fox, roktopus, climbing nets, picnic tables and shade. It is modern, colourful and 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 a 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.

Beerescourt

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

Chartwell

Donny Park Small playhouse for younger children, spinner and swings.
​Greenhill Park​On the north eastern outskirts of the city, the playground at Capper Crescent in 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

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

Claudelands

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

Dinsdale

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

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

Fairfield

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.

Flagstaff

Discovery Park Basic modular unit, swings and half basketball court.
Farringdon Ave Reserve Basic Modular unit, seesaws, swings.
Flagstaff Park  Colourful modular unit, spinner, hammock, slides and swings. Also includes a Book Exchange (in an old red phone box booth)
​Te Huia Reserve Playground​Te Huia Reserve Playground features a mini scooter track, large climbing frame, slide and swings and is nestled on the corner of Wisteria Lane and Te Huia Drive. 

​Forest Lake

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

Frankton

Swarbrick Park 
Basic modular unit and, swings and seesaws.

Glenview

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 Upgraded with modern and colourful climbing equipment, including swings, a half basketball court and shade.
Resthills Park  Roktopus, swings and seesaws.​

Hamilton East

Galloway Park Basic modular unit.
​​Hayes PaddockUpgraded with a modern and colourful climbing unit, timber trail, fitness items along with swings, a spinner, small slide and shade.
Steele Park ​
Modern and colourful playground with a spinner, in-ground trampolines, swings and seesaw.

Hamilton Lake

Gower ParkSeesaws and swings.
Innes CommonUpgraded colourful playground and Parkour Training area. It includes swings, BBQs, half basketball court and toilets.
Tawa Park Basic play unit, swings and seesaws.

Hillcrest

Hammond ParkSwings
Hillcrest Park Swings, slide, timber play with climbing and balance equipment.
Hillcrest StadiumLocated on Cambridge Road 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.

Huntington

Mangaiti Park - Azure Place
Play unit, slide, seesaws.
Mangaiti Park - Darjon Drive
This playground features a scooter track, tee pee themed play unit, swings and rockers.
Moonlight Drive Reserve
Climbing 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.
​Te Toetoe Reserve
​Timber play unit, swings and seesaws
Wiltshire Drive Reserve
Play unit, swings and seesaws.

Melville

Mahoe Park Swings and seesaws.
Melville Park Melville skatepark. Colourful playground situated alongside includes a basketball court, swings and climbing equipment, next to the skating rink.
​Sandford Park​Multi activity play site

Nawton

Crawshaw Park Adult fitness equipment, mega swings and basketball courts.
Derby Park Basic modular unit
Elliot Park Updated Skatepark and playground with a modern modular unit, swings and a half basketball court.
Mooney Park Tower unit, swings and seesaws.​
Nawton Domain Basic modular unit, swings and slide.

Pukete

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 seesaws.​

Queenwood

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

Rototuna

Eden Park ReserveModular play unit, swing and swing basket.
Rototuna Park Play unit, swings and seesaws.

Silverdale

Chelmsford Park Seesaws and basic modular unit.​
​Edinburgh Park
​Seesaw and swings.
Jansen Park
Modular unit including slide, swings and seesaws. 

St Andrews ​

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

Templeview

Templeview ReserveModular climbing unit, roktopus and swings.
​Wade Lane Reserve​Swings.​

Western Heights

Brymer Glen Reserve
Basic modular unit, swings and seesaw.
​Derek Heather Park
​Timber play with climbing and balance equipment, roundabout spinner, swings and a half basketball court.
​Te Kootii Park
​Modular play with junior climbing unit, swings, seesaw, rockers and mini trampoline.

Page reviewed: 15 Jul 2021 8:30am