Rochester Community Play Space

  • Project typePlaygrounds
  • Completion Date24 December 2021
Rochester Community Play Space

Before the end of 2021, Rotary Park in Rochester will be transformed into a magical natural community play space. The space will use trees, stumps, logs, boulders, plants, sand, creek beds, ropes, bridges and cubbies to evoke curiosity and create an environment where children and adults can have fun or simply relax. It will also include features that draw from Rochester’s local history and familiar landmarks, such as Bill’s Hill, Campaspe River and the Red Bridge.

The project is an outcome of the Rochester Place Based Plan and made possible with funding through the Murray Darling Grants Program. The project is being driven by the Rochester Business Network Play Space Committee which has worked closely with Dja Dja Wurrung traditional landowners in planning the space. This has led to indigenous plantings and totems being incorporated into the design, and the word “Wirima”, meaning “play”, being used in the new name.

This project bulletin(PDF, 1MB)  provides an update of the project and is updated each fortnight. 


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