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Notice of Works | Oaklands Receation Plaza | Construction commences April 2018

During the construction period the wooden decked pathway on the western side of the site will be closed for safety as work is carried out (see map below). The skate park and eastern side of the site will remain accessible.

Background | Stage 1

Stage 1 of the Recreation Plaza (skate park) was completed September 2015 and includes elements that allow for skateboards, BMX, scooters and inline skaters and creates a strong interface with Oaklands Road.

Stage 2

On 28 February 2017 Council endorsed Stage 2 of the Oaklands Recreation Plaza, following community consultation that was undertaken in May 2017.

The objective of the Recreation Plaza is to create a high quality, landscaped, multi-use space providing recreation opportunities for youth and a diversity of uses for the general community.

The scope of works will create a high quality, landscaped, multi-use space providing recreation opportunities, which will complement the wetland including development of the land previously occupied by the Round House.

Key features of the Stage 2 works:

Sports Facilities

  • Trike track for bikes, scooters and beginner skaters
  • Skate mounds
  • Retention of the basketball court

Social Facilities

  • Picnic table, shelter, bench seating
  • Rotunda with artwork, lighting, power and water
  • Amphitheatre seating
  • Irrigated turf area for events

Site Works

  • Stormwater works

Oaklands Reserve

Oaklands Reserve comprises of three distinct but integrated projects:

  • Oaklands Recreation Plaza  Skate Park, Parkour, Event Space
  • Oaklands Estate Reserve  Nature Playground (coming soon)
  • Oaklands Wetland  Natural Water Filtration & Biodiversity Corridor

Orienteering at Oaklands Reserve

Orienteering is an adventure sport in which participants use a map to navigate around a course visiting checkpoints along the way. The objective is to visit all checkpoints in as short a time as possible. Each person decides their own route around the course.  Challenge yourself and have a go!

Find more information and maps about the Oaklands Wetland course on Orienteering SA's website.

Sturt River Linear Park | Novar Gardens to Bedford Park

This reserve is situated along Sturt River Linear Park.  Visit our Sturt River Linear Park webpage to  download the trail map and spend a day exploring the Sturt River.

Marino Rocks Greenway | City to Marino Rocks

This reserve is situated along the Marino Rocks Greenway.  The Marino Rocks Greenway connects the City to the Coast to Vines Rail Trail.

Friends of Sturt River Landcare

The group formed in 2014 and adopted the Oaklands biodiversity corridor as its first project. Already its impact is enjoyed by the people, plants and animals that live in and visit the area.

Location

Nearby parks

Oaklands Reserve Oaklands Estate Reserve Spatial Design

Oaklands Estate Reserve

Oaklands Park

Oaklands Road

Playground
BBQ
Toilets (daylight hours)
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Oaklands Recreation Plaza Oaklands Park Design

Oaklands Recreation Plaza

Oaklands Park

Oaklands Road

BBQ
Toilets (daylight hours)
Toilets | Disabled access
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Ben Pethick Reserve

Marion

Coolah Terrace

Playground
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Notice of Works for Oaklands Recreation Plaza Stage 2. During the construction the wooden decked pathway on the western side of the site will be closed. The skate park and eastern side of the site will remain accessible. For further information and to view the plans, read the article.