Pioneer Drive Playground, Woodlea, Rockbank

pioneer drive rockbank

Woodlea is continuing its expansion of play areas in the Rockbank housing development with the opening of its fourth playground! You can now add Pioneer Drive playground to Frontier Park, and Woodlea Adventure Playground and Muster Drive playground.  Add the excellent Aintree cafe and you can make a day of it.

pioneer drive rockbank

Pioneer Drive playground is the smallest of the four playgrounds so far. It also has equipment that’s better suited for younger kids/toddlers.

pioneer drive rockbank

There is a tall slide tower for daredevils but mostly the equipment is low to the ground – traditional swings, a nest swing…

pioneer drive rockbank

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…carousel, see-saw…

pioneer drive rockbank

pioneer drive rockbank

…and large sand pit with a single water pump for water play.

pioneer drive rockbank

There was a rock climbing wall during the development but it’s not made it to the final structure.

pioneer drive rockbank

On the side there’s some adult exercise equipment and the perimeter is a miniature skate park. It features a tiny ramp and little bumps for kids to start practising on their scooters and bikes.

pioneer drive rockbank

There is a shelter with tables and a BBQ and unshaded seats.

Pioneer Drive in only a hop skip and a jump away from Frontier Park if your kids need equipment that’s more challenging. If you have time why not do the rounds with Woodlea Adventure Playground, Muster Drive and Nugget Place playgrounds as well!

HOT Tips:

  • suitable for toddlers;
  • suitable for older kids;
  • single water pump for water play;
  • Picnic and BBQ shelter with tables;
  • Water tap;
  • Aintree cafe within a short walk;
  • Adult gym equipment;
  • No toilets;
  • No shade;
  • Free parking.

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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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