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INSIDE: Roam the Gnome’s Guide to Frew Park Milton Playground.

Where in Brisbane can you climb through netted tunnels, play hide and seek with your mates, AND scale vertical concrete walls Parkour style?

Frew Park Milton playground is the place.

By far, it’s the BEST Playground in Brisbane for teens, but younger kids love it too.

Take a sneak peek below! 

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Guide to Frew Park Milton Playground

“The Arena Playground”

This award-winning concrete playground is not-your-typical playground.

The design, loosely based upon the former tennis court grandstand, is challenging, and definitely not a playground for cotton wool kids.

Frew Park playground has been architecturally designed for kids 10-15 years, but there’s kids as young as four having a go!

The industrial-style play space is edgy, and unusual, with pops of street art and sculptures amongst the playground equipment  to catch your eye.

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What you’ll find at Frew Park Playground

The main section of the Frew Park playground for older kids has cement walls, rock climbing grip holds, ledges to scale, ladders, various angled surfaces to conquer, and vertical climbing spaces to ascend in the main zone.

It’s the picture-perfect playground for indoor rock-climbing and parkour enthusiasts.

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Best Parkour playground in Brisbane

For the older kids, there’s also:

  • a giant 3-metre wide and 3-metre high slide, perfect for group races
  • wire mesh tunnels to climb along and through
  • a wire mesh ‘birdcage’ style cage to climb into
  • a fireman’s pole to slide down
  • a monstrous 5 metre-long spiral slide
  • basketball hoops with street art targets

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Concrete jungle

  • hide-out zones
  • poles to navigate in and out
  • a brightly coloured orange twirly handrail hand-hold to help you get around
  • climbing chains and platforms to mount
  • lookouts at the top!

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One of the best playgrounds in Brisbane!

For the little kids under 5, there’s a ground level playground under shade where you’ll find:

  • a row of swings
  • a smaller slide
  • tennis ball mounds to climb
  • zig-zag balance beams

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Swings, slides, and more

  • sensory play hands-on equipment to spin, touch, and turn
  • a round see-saw bouncer
  • concrete tunnels to climb through
  • concrete stairs to scale
  • ‘speaker phones’ to chat through

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Things to do in Brisbane with Kids

Take your bats, balls, scooters, and bikes.

Frew Park Milton has lots of wide open space too.

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Visit the Sports Field Areas at Frew Park Milton

Families can:

  • play cricket, soccer and footy
  • fly kites
  • play badminton
  • shoot hoops
  • test out their parkour skills
  • ride bikes and scooters
  • break a sweat with activities on the exercise equipment
  • play tennis on one of six courts (phone The Roy Emerson Milton Tennis Centre on 07 3367 8585 to book tennis courts)

BYO Picnic and make a day of it at this Brisbane kids playground. 

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Where to eat at Frew Park Milton?

Visit the Frew Park Coffee Shop upstairs.

This local cafe serves:

  • tea
  • coffee
  • simple snacks
  • hot/cold takeaways
  • milkshakes
  • smoothies, and
  • slushies.

Open from 8am-6pm, 7 days a week.

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BYO Picnic 

Or bring your own healthy snacks and food for lunch. 

Hot tip: Check this guide to healthy road trip and picnic food for new ideas.

There’s epic gourmet treats in the guide too. 

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Image credit: Playworks

THE INSIDE SCOOP: Frew Park Milton Brisbane playground

Correct at time of publication on Roam the Gnome. Please check with venue for updates. We apologise in advance if there have been any changes we are unaware of. All prices in AUD dollars, unless otherwise stated

Milton Frew Park Address: 317 Milton Road Milton Brisbane QLD. 

Frew Park is located between Milton Road and Frew Street at Milton.

Telephone: Council enquiries and bookings on 07 3403 8888.
Opening Hours: Dawn to dusk
Entry Fees: Free

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How to get to Frew Park Milton

By Bus: From Brisbane CBD, catch the 425, 430, 435, 453, 454, or 460 bus to Coronation Dr at Auchenflower, stop 7; and walk 1km to Frew Park

By Ferry: Catch the citycat from Southbank to the Milton Ferry terminal and walk 1km to Frew Park

By Train: Catch the train from Roma Street station to Milton Station, then walk via Baroona Rd and Haig Rd

By Car: 10 minutes from Brisbane CBD via the M3.  Click here for google map directions. 

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Parking at Frew Park Milton 

There’s a small car park right next to the playground. 

Otherwise, look for street parking nearby. 

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Facilities at Frew Park Brisbane Playground

Toilets: Yes. Baby change available too.
Disability access: Yes, easily. The park is flat and wheelchair friendly. Disability parking available.
Shade: Yes, over playground structures and picnic areas. Bring hats, and water bottles though. It does get hot.
Enclosed: No. But the playground is located away from traffic.
Ground cover: Concrete and Rubber underfoot in Frew park playground. Grassy fields.
Food options: Café on site. See above.
Picnic tables: Yes
Electric BBQs: Yes
Water Bubblers/fountains: Yes
Scooters and Bikes: Yes
Dogs: On leashes

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Toadstool Rating: Frew Park Playground

One of Brisbane’s best playgrounds and parks for older kids, near the Milton Tennis Centre in Brisbane city. 
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