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Media Release


30 March 2020

City of Parramatta playgrounds, skate parks closed due to COVID-19

City of Parramatta Council will close nearly 150 playgrounds and skate parks until further notice in line with new restrictions on outdoor public gatherings due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

From midnight Monday 30 March, members of the public will not be able to use any Council-managed skate facilities, playground or outdoor gym equipment across the Local Government Area, including:

Skate Parks

  • Parramatta Skate Park
  • Telopea Skate Park
  • West Epping Skate Park

Outdoor Fitness Equipment

  • Arthur Phillip Park, Northmead
  • Barton Park, North Parramatta
  • Boronia Park, Epping
  • Cowells Lane Reserve, Ermington
  • Doyle Ground, North Parramatta
  • Dundas Park, Dundas
  • Eccles Park, Ermington
  • Eric Primrose Reserve, Rydalmere
  • George Kendall Riverside Park, Ermington
  • Harold West Reserve, Carlingford
  • Hazlewood Rose Park, Carlingford
  • Homelands Reserve, Telopea
  • James Farnell Reserve, Carlingford
  • James Hoskin Reserve, Carlingford
  • Jubilee Park, Parramatta
  • Loftus Square, Epping
  • Milson Park, Westmead
  • Ollie Webb Reserve, Parramatta
  • Third Settlement Reserve, Winston Hills
  • Upjohn Park, Rydalmere
  •  Winston Hills Lions Park, Winston Hills


For a full list of Council’s playgrounds, visit the Parks & Reserves Page

Extra Cleansing Measures – Public Spaces

Council has implemented a range of additional cleaning measures across the City of Parramatta, including:

  • The addition of disinfectant in water used to spray and sweep pavements daily in the Parramatta CBD and weekly in regional centres.
  • The sanitisation of water stations, bins, street furniture, pedestrian buttons on traffic lights and other equipment in the CBD, regional and local centres.
  • More frequent cleaning of public toilets.

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