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20 Best Melbourne Playgrounds with Kids Bike Track or Scooter Track

Do you have a little hoon in the making? Just search for ‘bike track near me’ or ‘scooter tracks near me’ then take your scooter, bike or even electric ride on car to one of these awesome Melbourne parks with bike tracks or a scooter park. Ding ding!

Best kids bike parks and scooter parks in Melbourne

1. Markham Reserve, Ashburton

Markham Reserve is a magnificent fenced playground in Ashburton with lots of equipment for children of all ages. Within the fence you’ll find lots of tracks cycling, scooting and riding, while outside the fence is a dedicated skate park and one of the best scooter parks Melbourne has to offer. 

Markham Reserve, 80 Victory Blvd, Ashburton

markham reserve

 2. Pirate Ship Playground, Aberfeldie

Shout ahoy me mateys as you ride around the Black Sapphire, a pirate ship that’s run aground at Riverside Park Aberfeldie! The track is quite short and flat so it makes for a good bike track for toddlers.

The Pirate Ship Playground is an awesome setting for active and imaginative fun. All that is missing is the buried treasure…

Pirate Ship Playground, Riverside Park, 118 The Boulevard, Aberfeldie

pirate ship playground

 3. Ruffey Lake Park, Doncaster

There are three playgrounds set amongst leafy Ruffey Lake, which means that it’s one of best parks for bike riding because there are lots of options as to where to ride. 

Your bike, scooter or ride-on will be especially handy as the three playgrounds aren’t really within standard walking distance between each other. 

Ruffey Lake Park, 99 Victoria St, Doncaster

Ruffey Lake Park, 99 Victoria St, Doncaster

4. Victory Park, Chelsea

Scoot around this fairy-tale castle themed playground and then take your vehicle to the beachside track! It’s one of the most picturesque places to ride scooters and  Victory Park is one of Melbourne’s best beach playgrounds.

Victory Park, The Strand, Chelsea Beach, Chelsea

victory park chelsea

5. Aeroplane Park, Braybrook

The Aeroplane Playground in Braybrook Park (officially known as the Lance Reichstein Reserve) is a park with bike track around its perimeter.

Its centrepiece is an amazing 4 piece aeroplane structure with multiple pieces of equipment suitable for different ages. 

Aeroplane Playground (Lance Reichstein Reserve), Braybrook Park, Churchill Ave, Braybrook

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aeroplane playground braybrook

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 6. Pioneer Drive, Woodlea

Woodlea is kicking it out the park with the awesomeness of its playgrounds! One of the smaller ones in the estate is Pioneer Drive a playground bike track combination – there’s a miniature skate park around the perimeter of the main play equipment. Watch out for the bumps on the bike track playground!

You can also ride or scoot to the other Woodlea playgrounds – Nugget Place, Frontier Park and Woodlea Playground

Pioneer Drive playground, Pioneer Drive, Woodlea, Rockbank

pioneer drive rockbank

 7. Brooklyn Reserve, Brooklyn

Discover a rainbow-hued 6 metre high climbing frame, an unexpectedly fast slide, a scooter track perimeter and exercise equipment at Brooklyn Reserve

It’s a relatively small local park so the preschool bike track is great for littlies. 

Brooklyn Reserve, Cypress Avenue, Brooklyn

brooklyn reserve

8. Navan Park, Melton

Wind your way through the Rocket Ship Park located inside Navan Park. It’s a huge playground that caters for all ages and abilities. 

Navan Park, cnr Coburns Road and Centenary Avenue (enter via Centenary Ave for playground), Melton West

navan park

9. Bayswater Train Park, Bayswater

All aboard the big engine at the Bayswater Train Park, a huge play area with tracks abounding and a smooth play surface for ball games and riding. The adjoining Bayswater bike park/scooter park even has crossings and traffic lights!

Bayswater Train Park, Marie Wallace Bayswater Park, Mountain Highway, Bayswater

Related: Train experiences in Melbourne

Bayswater Train Park

10. Golden Sun Moth playground, Craigieburn

A huge Golden Sun Moth presides over an awesome all-ages playground with a bike/scooter/walking track and basketball courts nearby.

Golden Sun Moth playground, 327 Grand Boulevard, Craigieburn

golden sun moth playground

11. Sunvale Community Park, Sunshine

Sunvale Community Park is a large playground in Sunshine CBD with a scooter track surrounding the play equipment and water play area as well as a dedicated skate park! It’s a scooter playground for kids looking to increase their skills. 

Sunvale Community Park, 20 Neil St, Sunshine

sunvale park

12. Footscray Park playground, Footscray

Footscray Park playground is a mostly fully fenced playground on the banks of the Maribyrnong River. There’s a bike/scooter track that meanders through the large play space and outside the fence you can ride or scoot for kilometres along the Maribyrnong River Trail.

Footscray Park playground, Maribyrnong Boulevard, Footscray

Footscray Park Playground

13. Grand Prix Park, Clyde North

Boys and girls, start your engines! Take your bike or scooter for a race around one of the best bike tracks for kids at the Grand Prix themed playground in Berwick Waters.

Berwick Waters Grand Prix Park playground, 90 Skylark Boulevard, Clyde North

Berwick Waters Grand Prix Park playground

14. Box Hill Gardens, Box Hill

This park in Box Hill has a 1km running track with a smooth path that’s perfect for scooters and bikes as well! Plus you’ll find an awesome play space fringed by native flora, basketball courts, table tennis tables and a skate bowl.

Box Hill Gardens, Irving Avenue, Box Hill

Box Hill Gardens Skate Bowl

15.  Trueman Reserve, Cranbourne West

A bright and sunny playground inside Clarinda Park housing estate that’s surrounding by flat paths that are great for biking and scootering. 

Trueman Reserve, Clarinda Park Regional Playground, cnr Trueman St and Bradman Drive, Cranbourne West

Trueman Reserve Cranbourne West

16. Donald McLeane Reserve, Spotswood

Recently upgraded Donald McLean Reserve is home to an enormous playground with a flying fox, swings, slides, climbing ropes, a sandpit with waterplay, sheltered barbecue facilities, a basketball and netball court and more.

A big highlight of this new playground is the large bike skills track that also has a pump track. 

The pump track is perfect for those who love to ride and experience the thrill of speed. While the traffic skills track is great for kids to improve their riding abilities and understanding of road safety.

Throughout the reserve there are concrete paths that also lead around the two ovals, making it a perfect for practising bike skills.

Donald McLean Reserve, The Avenue, Spotswood VIC 3015

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17. Alamanda Traffic Park, Point Cook

On Peppers Avenue within Alamanda Estate, lies a small dedicated traffic park perfect for early learners. This park has a small road with traffic signs and is great for younger kids starting out, with smaller bikes and scooters. And best of all it’s fully fenced.

A short walk away is Bayview Pirate Park with one of Melbourne’s most-thrill seeking slides.

Alamanda Traffic Park, Point Cook 4 Adriatic Way, Point Cook VIC 3030

18. Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne

Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens offer a wide range of fun activities in a beautiful setting. 

The Children’s Garden is a dedicated space for families and a popular spot during the warmer months for picnics. Kids can explore the bamboo forest, play in a sandpit, among water fountains or relax in a hammock swing.

Kids can ride and scoot their way around the many paths and trails throughout the gardens.

Royal Botanic Garden

19. Delta Reserve Playground, Greensborough

Another recently upgraded park worth exploring is Delta Road Park in Greensborough.

Located beside Diamond Village Shopping Centre, the playground has swings, slides, a car themed cubby house, cableway and climbing ropes. However the main draw card is the large bike skills track. 

Kids will love the mini roads which feature traffic signs, a roundabout, speed bumps and even petrol station pumps.

Delta Reserve Playground, 77 Delta Rd, Greensborough VIC 3088

Delta Reserve Playground Greensborough

20. Hansen Reserve, West Footscray

This large green space features sports fields, tennis courts, a playground and a junior bike track for kids to practice their cycling and scooting!

There are also picnic shelters, barbecues and public toilets.

Hansen Reserve, 35A Roberts St, West Footscray

Hansen Reserve West Footscray Picnic Shelter Bbq

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This post has been published in collaboration with Kidz Auto. They are a family-owned business based in Melbourne Australia with a large selection of high-quality kids electric cars that you can take out to a playground with a scooter or bike track! Check out their YouTube channel to see these cool electric ride on cars, quad bikes, jeep and motorbikes in action!

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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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