The taps at one of Perth popular water playground turned back on after’s set are most needed to be much-needed upgrade.
Maylands Waterland has been a favorite among families since the 1970s but was shut in June 2021 to undergo a $4.4 million renovation.
The new features — which include a giant motorbike frog water sculpture, waterfall, splash pad, wading pool, tipping bucket and even a water creek — will come alive on October 5 and City of Bayswater Mayor Filomena Piffaretti invites all community members to celebrate the exciting day.
“I’m so proud the City of Bayswater has been able to save Maylands Waterland for future generations. This facility is very close to the hearts of many people in our community, who can now continue to enjoy it for years to come,” Piffaretti said.
The new water features come after the park’s upgraded dry areas were launched in Winter. The new dry features bring even more family fun to the parkland with an accessible basket swing, junior and main playground, a viewing deck and a mobile food bay making up some of the things there to enjoy.
The bookable area complete with benches, barbecues and a kitchenette also makes the park a perfect place for events and gatherings.
The upgraded water features complete just stage one of the renovations, with stage two of the redevelopment — which includes building a deep-water pool — subject to future funding.
Member for Perth and Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister Patrick Gorman commended the upgrade saying it was now a great facility to enjoy all year round.
“I’m very pleased we’ve had the opportunity to contribute to the redevelopment of this beautiful facility,” Gorman said.
“With its distinct location by the river and unique links to nature, this facility will provide families from around Perth with an inclusive playspace to enjoy all year round.”