Event details

NSWACT Oran Park: Building from scratch - splash parks and much more

Date 
11 March 2021
Time
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue
Sandon Rooms
Oran Park Library
72 Central Ave
Oran Park
Delivery Method
Face to face
Target Audience
All staff working in recreation, leisure, planning, landscape design, maintenace and health


Splash parks and much much more:

Dawson-Damer Park & Julie Reserve, Oran Park

Thursday 11th March, 12noon - 4.30pm

Program

Topic

Presenter

12noon

Lunch and registration

12.30pm

Welcome

PLA/Glascott

12.40pm

Development

The bigger picture

Nathan Wishaw, Greenfields Development Company

1.00pm

Design

How did we come to this?

James Delaney, Designer, JMD Design

1.20pm

Construction

Project management & maintenance

Daniel Badger, Glascott Landscape and Civil & Steven Brassington, Marsupial Landscape Management

1.50pm

Public safety

Health factors: What should we plan for , ongoing maintenance guidelines etc

Hayley Sneesby Western Sydney Public Health Unit

2.15pm

Planning/community perspective/ongoing management & maintenance

What was Councils involvement in each step of the development (and pre-development)? What happens now; ongoing management?

Ben Richards, Contributions Planning Coordinator, Camden City Council

2.45pm

Water park design

Water safety considerations when planning,designing & maintaining splashparks

Chris Bowser, Waterplay product Manager, Parkequip

3.15-4.30pm

Site inspection of Dawson-Damer Park and Julie Reserve

The Oran Park development offers a many community facilities including new water parks in Dawson-Damer Park and Julia Reserve.

Dawson-Damer Park has 30 water features including a large dump bucket, water slides, water spinners and is accessible with wheelchairs available to book through Camden Council. It also includes a ninja warrior course, swings, trampolines, basketball facilities, picnic areas, family change rooms and much more.

Julia Reserve Youth Precinct has the largest skate park in South West Sydney catering to beginners right up to elite skaters. Other highlights of Julia Reserve Youth Precinct include:

  • A parkour zone
  • Basketball court
  • Table tennis tables
  • Kickabout space
  • State of the art Youth and Recreation Building.
So how did this all come about? Come along and find out.

NB: a light lunch is included

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