Lions Park, Gunbower

  • Project typePlaygrounds
  • Project value$1,027,298
  • Project scheduleStage 5 - Construction (to start 29 November)
  • Completion Date30 June 2022
Gunbower Lions Park

This project will see the redevelopment of the existing Lions Park in Gunbower situated on the foreshore of the Gunbower Creek.

The project will include:

  • A natural play space with a log balance play area with steps and patterns, a ‘jitterbug’ seesaw and rocker, a pendulum basket swing, climbing ropes, a two metre high log slide and sculpture rock spinners 
  • A canoe launching pad with disabled accessibility
  • A fishing jetty with seating and fishing rod holders
  • A picnic shelter that incorporates a barbeque, bar tables and picnic style furniture
  • A low level bridge crossing
  • An aquatic wetland area with submerged planting
  • Accessible footpaths
  • Landscaping and lawn
  • Supporting infrastructure such as irrigation, bins and a new flagpole 
  • A concrete path and pram crossing across Gunbower Island Road

The $1 million project has been supported by the Victorian State Government with $320,000 from the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning Integrated Water Management Funding and $653,298 from the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions low interest Community Infrastructure Loans Scheme. 

The project is being developed in stages:

Stage 1 - Concept Plan - Completed. Endorsed by Council in 2018

Stage 2 - Preliminary Design - Completed.

Stage 3 - Detailed Design - Completed.

Stage 4 - Tender - Completed.

Stage 5 - Construction - Scheduled between late November 2021 and early May 2022.


 

Location

Gunbower Island Road, Gunbower 3566  View Map

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