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REVIEW: Frew Park Milton | A Playground Near Milton Tennis Centre

Frew Park in Milton is a playground for all ages near the Milton Tennis Centre. It is not your ordinary playground. It’s special and if you havent checked it out yet, IT IS NOW TIME to add it to your bucket list!!

Frew Park Milton

Built on the site of the former Queensland Tennis Centre, this Brisbane City Council site has been rejuvenated. This 3.5 hectare inner city area is now a magnificent parkland. The site is located between Frew Street and Milton Road, Milton.

Frew Park was completed in 2014 and includes the Roy Emerson Tennis Centre, The Arena play space, Wendy Turnbull Green, picnic areas and more.

Frew Park is a playground for all ages

Whilst the parklands and playground is said to be designed for kids aged 10 – 15, you can see from our photos that there is something for all ages at this playgournd!

The PlayWorks and Guymer Baily Architects, combined architectural and play components to design a play space based on the former tennis court grandstand.

The Frew Park play space includes:

  • a large climbing wall
  • a large three metre wide, three metre high, slide
  • various angled surfaces for climbing
  • seating ledges for social interaction
  • climbing nets and cages, including a mesh cage eight metres off the ground
  • a large, curling, five metre high, slide

Check out our photos to give you a much better idea!

Cafe at Frew Park

Did someone say coffee?? There is a cafe located right next to the playground that serves delicious tea, coffee and snacks. If your kids are slightly older you may like to sit on the balcony hanging from the cafe where you can watch the kids play.

Other amenities at Frew Park

This has been planned with families in mind.Amenities at Fre Park include:

  • a sealed carpark (50 spaces – it was busy on the weekend)
  • tennis courts
  • bbq areas (electric)
  • toilets
  • exercise equipment
  • picnic areas
  • Roy Emerson Tennis Centre
  • Wendy Turnbull Green

Can I book Frew Park online?

Yes! The park has a designated booking site which is an awesome idea if you are planning on booking a birthday party or other celebrtaion! You can find out how to book here.

So, what are you waiting for? Grab the kids and jump in the car and head out to this wonderful park and playground – a great way to get the kids of all ages outside and climbing, jumping and playing in our great outdoors!!

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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