Civic Park & Community Centre


Last updated on 19 May 2017 at 11:00AM  | Availability : Open
  • Park
  • Playground

A centrally located and well-used urban park. With paving, pathways and rolling lawns dotted with mature specimen trees, Civic Park is a pleasant meeting place for the North Sydney community.

 

Getting There

Civic Park is on Miller Street, North Sydney, and is bordered by Stanton Library the Council Chambers and offices and the North Sydney Community Centre. Buses run regularly along Miller Street, or the Park is a 10 minute walk up Miller Street from North Sydney railway station. Limited parking is available in the surrounding streets.

 

Park Features

  • A large fountain, exercise equipment, shade and shelter, lighting, accessible toilets, numerous seats and picnic tables, a bubbler, and community notice boards.
  • The various mature specimen trees provide welcome shade.
  • The Park hosts regular public events including community markets.
  • The playground attached to the adjacent North Sydney Community Centre is available for public use out of hours.

History

North Sydney's Civic Centre opened in September 1982. The site was the subject of numerous plans, both commercial and civic, since it was first mooted as a civic centre in the 1940s. The Civic Centre incorporates a number of existing buildings, including the Council Chambers and the Stanton Library, together with a park area consisting of lawns and gardens, known as Civic Park.

 

Playground Features:

  • Equipment for children located in the Leisure Centre grounds.
  • Equipment includes junior and senior structures linked by a sandstone sandpit, a cubby house, an outdoor stage and a ball play area.
  • Hours of use are restricted during school holiday vacation care programs and by weekly playgroup sessions.

Unfenced adult exercise equipment is located adjacent to the Leisure Centre.

Details

Civic Park & Community Centre
200  Miller Street , North Sydney
  • Many accessible features
  • Playground (fully fenced)
  • Dogs permitted - with restrictions
  • Public toilets
  • Seats and/or Picnic Tables
  • Shelter
  • Fitness Equipment
  • Water fountain

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