Harleston Park is named after the birthplace of Sir Fredrick Grimwade who built Grimwade House, formerly Harleston House, in 1875.
The playground at Harleston Park features a large and long slide that sits atop a natural hill. It also includes:
- a climbing mound
- a variety of other slides
- a wizard's double tower fortress
- a sensory maze with feature acorn cubby
- giant bird's nest swing
A three-point basketball court provides alternative play opportunities, with the running stream water feature adding further character to this park.
Thank you to Sport Australia for their contribution to the three-point basketball court as part of the Community Sport Infrastructure Grant.
Picnic shelters and BBQs
There are two picnic shelters in Harleston Park all with access to nearby BBQ facilities.
- Allison Road shelter- solid roof rotunda with 2 rectangular picnic tables, located adjacent to the acorn cubby house.
- Seymour Street shelter – solid roof rotunda with 2 rectangular picnic tables, located across from the basketball ring.
Book and reserve a picnic shelter or outdoor event
To book or find more information visit our Picnic Shelter and Outdoor Events Booking page
Dog leash information
- The outer area of Harleston Park, external to the playground and picnic shelters, is off-leash between 6am and 9am.
- Dogs must be on-leash at all other times within the park.