Jells Park all abilities nature based playscape

A new nature-based all-abilities playscape at Jells Park is almost complete!

A $3 million investment is creating a playscape that will spark imaginations and encourage active play. The project also includes a changing places toilet next to the visitor centre. 

Here are some photos of the works:

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Locally made artwork is being included in the playscape, with help from the fantastic kids at Wheelers Hill Primary School:



Project duration and key dates

Works commenced – August 2020

Works complete – Opening scheduled for late April 2021


Project funding

$3 million


Project partner

Sport and Recreation Victoria

Key information

What is being built



  • The playscape is being built on Yabbie Hill, near Madeline’s Cafe.




A plan for the playspace in Jells Park showing locations of playspace features including a carousel designed for wheelchair use, basket swing and swings with high backs, a changing places toilet.

Other information

One of our most popular urban parks, Jells Park sits within the catchment of the Dandenong Creek, at the foot of the Dandenong Ranges in Melbourne’s east.

Related items

Playspace design

Fact Sheet - Guiding Design Principles (accessible)

Places to see – Jells Park

Autism friendly visits – Jells Park Social Script 


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