HOT: ‘Cubbies’ Fitzroy Adventure Playground, Fitzroy

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‘Cubbies’ Fitzroy Adventure Playground is one of only five staffed adventure playgrounds in Melbourne and the only one in the inner north (the others are in South MelbourneSt Kilda, Kensington and Prahran).

cubbies fitzroy adventure playground

cubbies fitzroy adventure playground

Cubbies aims to provide a safe “backyard” for children at the nearby Atherton Garden housing estate and its run by Save the Children Australia. It is also open to the public during its operating hours.

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The site is a junkyard playground cobbled together with recycled materials and parts. There are lots of opportunities for creativity and imaginative play.

cubbies fitzroy adventure playground

At the heart of the playspace is a spectacular structure with 25 electricity-generating solar panels.

cubbies fitzroy adventure playground
cubbies fitzroy adventure playground

Baby 2.0 loves climbing up the structure, as well as swinging on ropes and whizzing down slides.

cubbies fitzroy adventure playground

There are rope nets, cubbies, a vegetable patch and enough space for ball games.

cubbies fitzroy adventure playground

Most of the equipment is suited to older kids and children under 5 must be supervised by an adult.

cubbies fitzroy adventure playground

During opening hours staff run activity programs for children in the playground or in the clubhouse.

cubbies fitzroy adventure playground

Click here to find out more about Melbourne’s adventure playgrounds.

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Joyce Watts is a former intellectual property, IT and media lawyer turned serial entrepreneur.

As well as being the founder of TOT: HOT OR NOT she helps businesses with their SEO, email marketing & social media as BrightSmart.com.au; she owns an online bike store CycleStyle.com.au and develops and produces creative experiences for families via WheelieGoodFun.com. She used to publish another popular lifestyle and food blog called MEL: HOT OR NOT The decisive guide to Melbourne.

She lives in inner-city Melbourne with her husband, two children and seven bikes.

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