Seems like there’s always something new to look forward to in and around the City of Parramatta. Here are the 20 latest new parks, scooter/ bike tracks, playground upgrades, cafes and play areas in the greater Parramatta area and Western Sydney. The list starts with the newest kid on the block and goes backwards in time. We’ll keep updating this article as new, fun things for families open. Plus, scroll down to the bottom for a list of all the exciting new things COMING SOON! And if we’ve missed anything, PLEASE let us know!

1New Major Fun (Indoor Play Centre) | Mounties Mt Pritchard

2New Escarpment Boardwalk | Parramatta

New Escarpment Boardwalk

3Upgraded Wenty Pools | Wentworthville

4New Playground in Winston Hills – Max Ruddock Reserve |

5Upgraded Playground at Gallery Gardens | Toongabbie

6New Boardwalk at Glades Bay

7New Indoor Play Centre – Kiddo Kove | Hornsby

8New Toilet at Putney Park (south playground)

9New Playground at Wangal Reserve | Mortlake

10Upgraded Playground and Other Facilities at John Wearn Reserve | Carlingford

11New Water Playground at Dawson-Damer Park | Oran Park

12New Inclusive Play Space at Stockland Merrylands

13New Indoor Play Centre – Marshmallow Kids Cafe | Castle Hill

14New Indoor Play Centre – Cuto Kids Cafe | Wentworth Point

15New Indoor Play Centre – Vitaland Kids Cafe | Rhodes Waterside

Address: Rhodes Waterside, ground level, 1 Rider Blvd, Rhodes | More Info |

16New Playground in Carlingford – Edwin Ross Reserve

17New Playground in Winston Hills – Roger Gregory Playground

18New Family Friendly Club – The FC Social | Rydalmere

19New Toilets near Paperbark Playground | Parramatta Park

20Separated Cycleway and Walkway along Parramatta River | Rydalmere

Address: John Street, Rydalmere | Summary: There is now a separate path for cyclists and walkers from Rydalmere Wharf to Silverwater Bridge, along the foreshore at Rydalmere. |

Coming Soon!

Here are the ‘new’ things for families that we know are opening in the next few months (in alphabetical order). And further down are the new things coming in the next year or so.

  • Acacia Park, Telopea (park upgrade) – expected completion by end of June
  • Buruwang Park, Newington (playground upgrade) – expected completion by end of June
  • Douglass Ave Reserve, Carlingford (playground upgrade)
  • Doyle Ground, North Parramatta (playground upgrade)
  • Melbourne Road Reserve, Winston Hills (playground upgrade) – expected completion by end of June
  • Milson Park, Westmead (water management improvement and park upgrade)
  • Richill Park, Constitution Hill (playground upgrade)
  • River Park, Ermington (playground upgrade) – expected completion by end of June
  • Thomas Wemyss Park, Ermington (playground upgrade) – expected completion by end of June

Other Playground Upgrades and New Things Scheduled for Completion in 2021

Long Term Projects


  1. Visited Richill Park Constitution Hill. Don’t bother mostly broken, turned up shopping trolleys & rubbish everywhere.Such a pity.