The Town Council is very proud of its tradition of providing high quality, safe play areas for children and young people within its parks and open spaces. The play areas are located at Hillworth Park which has an Under 5’s play area, Under 11’s Play Area, The Green which has an Under 12’s play area and Avon Road, which has an Under 11’s play area.
Avon Road Play Facilities
On the west side of town, off Avon Road, is a large play and recreational area. Covering half a hectare, the facility comprises of a wide variety of children’s play equipment, a mini basket ball court, a trim trail, a hard surface with integrated goal for football as well as a junior football pitch.
Hillworth Park Play Facilities
Besides Hillworth Park being a fantastic open space for general play there are two dedicated areas with play equipment installed. One of these is for younger children and is located just inside the main entrance (car park end).
The other play area is in an adjacent field to the more formal area, this has basic facilities for older children and has a small football area located with it. This can be accessed easily from the Hillworth Road end.
The Green Play Facilities
On the east side of town, off Estcourt Street, next to the Crammer pond is a large play and recreational area. The facilities comprise of modern play equipment which has been designed for children of a wide age group, rebuilt November 2008.
Surrounded by wide open space for further relaxation or field play.