Dangar Park Playground in Mayfield: Fun Neighbourhood Playground

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Have a play at Dangar Park Playground at Mayfield, a small but shady and central playground located in Dangar Park on the corner of lngall Street and Maitland Road. It was refurbished in mid 2021.

Dangar Park Playground Mayfield

The original toddler playground is still there. A basic toddlers park, it has a slide, fireman’s pole, play shop, noughts and crosses, giant sliding beads and more.

Dangar Park Playground

New additions to the park are a swing set, with one swing plus a spiderweb swing, a bouncy and a ninja-style climbing frame.

Dangar Park Mayfield

Kids preschool age and above will love the climbing frame.

There are so many things to climb on; rope ladders and nets, climbing walls and rock-climbing rocks, balancing obstacles plus monkey-bar style handles to swing across.

My kids made up a fun game where they had to get from one end of the frame to the other without touching the ground, achievable but challenging.

Dangar Park Playground Mayfield

For a small playground, this one packs some punch and my four-year-old and six-year-old happily entertained themselves here for over an hour.

Dangar Park Playground Mayfield

Dangar Park is situated on the corner of two busy and major roads so extra caution needs to be taken with wandering tots and in getting in and out of the car.

Given its position, the park is actually quite peaceful, with plenty of shade provided by lots of big old trees and four picnic tables to choose from.

Dangar Park Playground Mayfield

Although there’s plenty of space for kids to run around in between the trees, the ground is pretty uneven so, for a game of soccer or similar, they might be better off playing on the adjoining Dangar Park field (assuming it is not being used at the time).

Dangar Park Skatepark Mayfield

Older kids can skate or scooter at the Dangar Park skate park, not far from the playground. There are park benches to relax on and keep an eye on your kids here too.

There’s plenty of on-street parking on either lngall Street or Maitland Road and we found the toilets in the park, although dated, to be reasonably clean. I couldn’t see a water fountain in the park.

Good to Know

Address: 21 A Maitland Road, Mayfield
Public Toilets: Yes
Water Fountain: No
Picnic Facilities: Four picnic tables, no BBQs
Cafe Nearby: Closest cafes are in Maitland Road

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