There are currently three very different playgrounds along Newington Boulevard, with a new one set to be built at Blankers-Koen Park later this year. This one at Buruwang Park was a nice surprise, with wooden play equipment, lots of natural shade and challenging climbing equipment for young kids.
Buruwang Park is set down from the road on the eastern side of Newington Boulevard. And there is a retaining wall in between the playground and road, which is also good for kids to walk along.
The main event for us was the horizontal ladder across the two play gym towers. It can be used as both a monkey bar and bridge.
There is a vertical rope wall to climb as well and lots of bars to swing on. The climbing play gym also has a slide and vertical rope climbing chute. Plus, there is a stand on spinner. And the ground is softfall.
Through Buruwang Park is a path good for riding on. Plus a picnic shelter, bubbler, park benches and a decent sized grassed area to run around on.
Finding Buruwang Park
Buruwang Park is along Newington Boulevard, just down the road from Pierre de Coubertin Park and not too far from the new playground for little ones at Cumberland Park. It is only a 550m walk from Newington Marketplace where you will find toilets and cafes.
There is street parking and buses run along Newington Boulevard.