Rockingham's Summer Parks Challenge

The Harbour Playground is one of the parks included in the 2020 Rockingham Summer Parks Challenge. PIC: City of Rockingham

Families and children aged 12 years and under in the City of Rockingham are encouraged to head outdoors during the school holidays and get involved in the Rockingham Summer Parks Challenge throughout January 2020. 

The Rockingham Summer Parks Challenge gives children and their families the chance to explore selected parks across the City, answer checkpoint questions and complete outdoor challenges for the chance to win a prize. 

To participate, residents can pick up a Summer Parks Challenge passport from either the City’s Administration Building, Mike Barnett Sports Complex, Safety Bay Library, Warnbro Library or the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre. 

City of Rockingham Mayor Barry Sammels said there were a range of great prizes up for grabs including Penguin Island cruise vouchers from Wild Encounters Rockingham. 

“The Rockingham Summer Parks Challenge is a fantastic opportunity for children and families to get outdoors and be physically active over the summer holidays,” Mayor Sammels said. 

“We are fortunate to have many fantastic parks and playgrounds in our City and the Summer Parks Challenge gives residents even more reasons to get out and visit them.”

The Summer Parks Challenge will run from 1 January 2020 – 31 January 2020.

Participants are asked to return their completed passports to the City by Wednesday 12 February 2020.  

Parks included in the Summer Parks Challenge are as follows:

-    Fantasy Park (Waikiki)
-    The Avenue Reserve (Warnbro)
-    Athens Reserve (Port Kennedy)
-    The Harbour Playground (Secret Harbour)
-    Woolibar Reserve (Golden Bay)
-    Singleton Foreshore (Singleton)
-    City Park (Rockingham)
-    Rockingham Foreshore (Rockingham)
-    Grice Reserve (Baldivis)
-    Brightwood Adventure Park (Baldivis).

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