Avoca Inclusive Playspace

  • Project typeNew playground
  • Project value$312,000
  • Project scheduleThis project is now complete.
  • Contractor nameS.H.A.E Enterprises
  • Completion Date08 June 2021
avoca play space

The Avoca Inclusive Playspace is designed to create a safe, inclusive space for children and parents to spend time in, regardless of abilities. It will provide an extra space where Avoca children can play as well as provide another reason for travelling families to stop in Avoca.

The playspace is located on the median strip of the main street of Avoca (High St), conveniently next to an existing barbeque and picnic shelter. The playground will have a child-proof safety fence around the outside to make sure children can’t wander onto the road. In parallel to the building of the playspace, there are also pedestrian upgrades being made to High St, with new pedestrian crossings being added, the road surface upgraded and new lines marked. Once these works have been completed Council will apply to Regional Roads Victoria to drop the speed limit from 60km/h to 50km/h, further enhancing pedestrian safety.

This project was funded by Sport and Recreation Victoria’s Community Sports Infrastructure Fund ($208,000), Pyrenees Shire Council ($74,000), and the Community Bank Avoca, Maryborough and St Arnaud ($30,000).

Update 8 June

The playspace in Avoca is now complete. The playspace features a great range of activities for children, from swings and a mini trampoline to a water play area, nest swing and much more. We're really excited about seeing the community and visitors enjoying the space.

 

Location

107 High St, Avoca 3467  View Map

Google Map