With a whopping 26 playgrounds located throughout Napier, every kid has a great outdoor place to play that’s not too far away.
Did you know there are 26 playgrounds in Napier? That means every kid has a great place to play, that’s not too far away!
The city’s playgrounds are overseen by our dedicated Parks and Reserves team who work hard on maintaining and upgrading them. The Westshore Beach Playground and Riverside Park Playground in Taradale have both undergone exciting upgrades, and we're looking forward to announcing the opening of a brand new sports-themed playground at Park Island, very soon!
We know how important it is for everyone to access a playground that has the right amenities to suit their whānau. Find a playground that's perfect for you and your tamariki, and start your adventures today!
Explore Napier's destination playgrounds: Anderson Park Playground and Peter and May Harris Playground. These playgrounds offer more than just fun play spaces—they are designed to nurture creativity and provide a place for exciting adventures through imaginative play while creating lasting memories!
Located in the heart of Napier in Greenmeadows, Anderson Park Playground invites families to a world of adventure and play amidst lush greenery. With its innovative play structures, including climbing frames that reach for the sky and interactive zones that spark creativity, children can embark on endless fun and exploration!
Situated along Marine Parade, the Peter and May Harris Playground is a hub of joy by the sparkling waters. Here, children can enjoy swings, slides, and themed play areas against the backdrop of the ocean. Let the kids run, slide, and swing while taking in stunning ocean views.
Our Parks & Reserves team aims to renew two playgrounds every year, prioritising our older playgrounds or those in high demand areas. Check out some of the exciting projects we've been working on below.
The Gleeson Park Playground on Hospital Hill is up for renewal! We asked the community for their ideas on what they would like to see in this space and the feedback we received has been fantastic! We're looking forward to sharing more information on this project as soon as we have an update.
The new and improved Riverside Park playground was recently upgraded in December last year and is a fantastic area that whānau and tamariki will love! This playground is fully fenced, easily accessible and features swings, an in-ground trampoline, and more!
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