Connell Park and Dangar Falls Playground Upgrades
The Bellingen Shire Council was successful with their applications under the NSW “Everyone can Play Grant Program” and received funding to upgrade the existing Connell Park and Dangar Falls Play Spaces.
What is ‘Everyone Can Play’?
At the heart of ‘Everyone Can Play’ is the declaration that play is for everyone – regardless of age, ability or cultural background. Based on the three principles of Can I get There, Can I Play and Can I Stay, the focus of the Program is to create more inclusive play spaces in your area.
For more information on the Everyone Can Play Program and its design principles, go to https://www.everyonecanplay.nsw.gov.au/.
The upgrade of the Connell Park Play Space will be delivered in two stages with the construction of stage 1 expected to commence on 20 June or as soon as possible thereafter.
Stage 1 includes:
Closure of the Connell Park Playground
For the upgrade to be done, and in the interests of the safety of the public and those working on the project, the playground will be closed during construction. It is estimated that the playground will be closed for approximately 8-10 weeks.
Dangar Falls Reserve
The upgrade to the Dangar Falls Reserve playground will:
Construction of the upgrade to the Dangar Falls playground is anticipated to commence on 2 May or as soon as possible thereafter and will be closed for approximately 10 weeks.