Glenn/Essex St Tweedy Park

Roll down a big slope and strike a pose


  • Slide x1 (large)
  • Flying Fox
  • Seesaws x2
  • Swings x2
  • Standalone circular zipline (large)
  • Fort (small)
    • Climbing wall
    • Monkey bars
    • Climbing spiral (poles)
    • Steering wheel
    • Firemans pole



  • Bench x1
  • Rubbish bins
  • Lots of tree's/birdlife
  • Topography (slopes/hills/rocky outcrop)
  • Dog friendly
  • Room for balls (but hilly)



  • Fly fast. See how fast mum or dad can push you around Timaru's biggest zipline (hold on tight)
  • Swing across the monkey bars uphill and downhill
  • Explore on an adventurous walk in the tree's up the hill. Play hide and seek. 
  • Climb a tree
  • Be the king of the castle on the rocky hill
  • Run down a big slope
  • Roll down a big slope
  • Make the funniest noise on the way down the slide
  • Eye Spy
    • 3 cabbage tree's
    • One flax bush
    • A tree with a black trunk
    • a tree with a silver trunk
    • a tree with sawn off branches
    • 3 different birds
  • Bring paper darts. Choose the best launch spot (get up high). How far can they go?
  • Set up a target in the bowl shaped land on the high side of the playground. Roll a ball down the hill to hit the target? Who hit it from furthest?
  • Kick the ball up the hill, how many times can you keep kicking it up without it rolling back past you?
  • Ask mum or dad to to come up with a running race circuit - challenge a friend or time how fast you can do it.
  • Dive down three long slides as fast as you can
  • Scoot backwards down the flying fox