Top 10 kids parks in Gosford

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Cash-free fun to wear the kids out!

When you need to entertain the kids and are on a low income and tight budget – hit the park! It doesn’t get much simpler – or cheaper – than heading to one of these fab local parks around Gosford and the Central Coast for hours of fun!

Here’s 10 top kids parks around Gosford

  1. A big hit with the kids

There’s something to thrill everyone at Umina Beach Park in the Peninsula Recreation Precinct at Umina Beach.

  • Surrounded by sports fields and alongside the beach, this fabulous playground features separate play zones for toddlers, younger and older kids.
  • There’s a fenced pirate themed zone, giant spider web and rock climbing wall, flying fox, musical and sensory play equipment.
  • Older kids will love the basketball court, skate park and dirt bike tracks.
  1. Perfect for little ones

For toddler time entertainment, head to Wamberal Park.

  • While there’s also equipment to entertain older kids, little one will love climbing and hiding out in the fort, and enjoy the slide, swings, and flying fox.
  • There’s also a great path for scooters and a giant spider web to climb.
  1. Play with the pelicans

Lions Park in Woy Woy.

  • This partially fenced playground has soft fall flooring and includes a play frame with a slide, a rope bridge, monkey bars and spring ride on characters.
  • The Fisherman’s Co-Op nearby makes this a great spot for some pelican spotting!
  1. Have a splash and cool off!

The kids can have fun and a splash at Kibble Park in Gosford.

  • Featuring a man-stream they can explore, there’s also a colourful climbing ball, spinning frame, slides and see-saw.
  • There’s a separate play zone for younger kids, and lots of open space to run around or enjoy a picnic.
  1. Something for everyone

There’s something for everyone at Bill Sohier Park in Ourimbah.

  • Little ones will love exploring the dinosaur bones sculpture, tunnel, slide and swings.
  • And there’s plenty to occupy older kids too, including a flying fox, climbing nets and bridges, group swing and slides.
  1. Picture-perfect play by the sea

The kids will enjoy having a swim then a play afterwards at Canton Beach Playground.

  • Fenced and shaded, this playground is a great escape on hot sunny days.
  • There’s lots of play equipment favourites and nature play, providing a sensory playground that’s suitable for all ages.
  1. Enjoy the serenity

For a relaxing, tranquil spot that will still entertain the kids – head to Elizabeth Ross Park in East Gosford.

  • With equipment including a flying fox, ladybug slide, timber swings and toadstools set in an enchanted garden, there’s also lots of open grassy space to enjoy ball games or a picnic,
  • Located near the Japanese Gardens, the cherry blossom trees provide a Japanese feel to this playground.
  1. Waterfront playtime

Kids will enjoy the fun in popular Broadwater Park in Kincumber.

  • Positioned next to the busy bike and walking path around the waterfront, this playground features several swings, slides, spinners and a see-saw.
  • Suitable for both toddlers and older children, a path meandering through the playground is perfect for little ones learning to scoot or cycle.
  1. Or for more waterfront playtime….

Head to Memorial Park in the heart of The Entrance foreshore.

  • Along with the usual favourites including a climbing frame and slides, the big drawcard here is Vera’s Water Garden.
  • This colourful water play space has fun fountains and a paddling pool to delight the kids.
  • There’s also a giant chessboard!
  1. Fun for all abilities

There’s something for everyone at Saltwater Creek Reserve at Long Jetty.

  • With a liberty swing for wheelchairs, this large fenced playground has lots of challenging climbing frames and equipment for adventurous kids, along with separate zones for younger ones.
  • A sandpit offers digging fun, and there’s lots of swings, slides and a big see-saw.