Squeezed between Backwattle Bay, Wentworth Park and Sydney University, Glebe is a bustling urban hub that features a number of parks and playgrounds, big and small.

 

Arthur (Paddy) Gray Reserve

Address: Hereford Street and Wigram Lane, Glebe NSW 2037
Neighbourhood green space with a connecting walking track between WIgram Lane and Hereford Street and a memorial plaque. THere’s also some park benches in tree shaded pockets of the park.
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Blackwattle Bay Park

Address: Leichhardt Street or Cook Street Glebe, NSW 2037
Expansive foreshore park along Blackwattle Bay featuring bike tracks, Glebe Foreshore Walk, picturesque picnic areas with barbecue facilities, a playground and off leash dog walking areas. Set against the backdrop of the Anzac Bridge, you’ll also discover historic buildings and find plenty of shady trees to escape the sunshine and catch up with a good book.
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Federal Park

Address: Chapman Road, Annandale NSW 2038
Floodlit sports fields including hockey, football and other sports. THere’s also off leash dog walking areas and a skate park. Federal Park joins up with the rest of Bicentennial Park along Rose Bay, offering plenty of facilities against an iconic backdrop, and you will find Jubilee Oval nearby as well. Parking on site, and close to Jubilee Park Light Rail.
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Bicentennial Park

Address: Glebe Point Road and Northcote Road Glebe NSW 2037
Iconic bayside park popular for it’s playgrounds, winding walking and bike tracks, and perfect for a picnic or barbecue. There are also off and on leash dog walking areas, gazebos and sculpture along the waterfront. Public transport via bus or Jubilee Park Light Rail.
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Jubilee Oval

Address: Maxwell Road and Victoria Road Glebe NSW 2037
WIth access via Jubilee Park Light Rail and set against the beautiful backdrop of Bicentennial Park and Rozelle Bay, Jubilee Oval is an historic cricket oval and pavilion that also hosts AFL and hockey. There’s a playground nearby and dogs are welcome on leash. There are off leash areas around Bicentennial Park, as well as picnic facilities.
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Dr H J Foley Rest Park

Address: Bridge Road and Glebe Point Road, Glebe NSW 2037
Located on Glebe’s main strip, this park features gardens, walking paths, shady trees, a playground and memorial. Play equipment presents unique challenges to kids with giant swings, climbing frames and balance exercises. A sun shade to keep everyone cool. Foley Rest Park is also close to plenty of cafes and takeaways on Glebe Point Road.
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Ernest Pedersen Reserve & Playground

Address: Ferry Street Glebe NSW 2037
Small toddlers playground and park area in an idyllic setting on the corner of Avon Street. Views of the city can be glimpsed from tree shaded park benches while kids play on the swings and balance equipment.
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Glebe Street Playground

Address: Glebe Street and Mitchell Street Glebe NSW 2037
Bright playground with pleasant mural art, park benches and a couple of spring rides for the kids.
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John Street Reserve

Address: John Street and St James Avenue Glebe NSW 2037
Small suburban village green featuring native gardens, park benches and as well as memorials and relics from the area’s industrial past. A broom factory once stood in it’s place. You might find animals like lizards and blue wrens larking about, and it’s a pleasant spot to take a book or just enjoy the sunshine on a Spring day.
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M J Doherty Reserve

Address: Corner of Mitchell Street and Wentworth Street Glebe NSW 2037
Small residential park that’s big on character, you’ll find a unique, tree shaded playground, barbecue and picnic areas, a fixed chess board and some interesting art scattered throughout the park. Dogs are allowed on leash.
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Franklin Street Park & Playground

Address: Franklyn Street Glebe NSW 2037
Fenced wedge of suburban green space with a playground for the kids. You’ll find swings, slides and soft fall flooring, as well as a climbing frame, some large trees providing shade, and park benches for the relaxed supervision.
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Kirsova 3 Reserve Playground

Address: Wigram Lane Junction, Glebe NSW 2037
Oddly named little fenced playground with swings and slides. Shade provided by trees in a quiet residential spot. One of many unique parks in Glebe.
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Minogue Reserve

Address: Francis Street and Glebe Point Road, Glebe NSW 2037
Parkspace in the heart of Glebe with fenced playground and a full sized basketball court, as well as footpaths to connect to Frankyln Street and plenty of shops and cafes nearby.
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Thomas Portly Reserve

Address: Bellevue Street and Cardigan Street, Glebe NSW 2037
Fenced playground featuring swings, slides and fort with shade provided by trees.
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Sarah Peninton Reserve

Address: Bayview Street, Glebe NSW 2037
Raised strip of tree lined green space with a small playground for kids. Play equipment includes swings, slides, slippery dips and climbing frames. There are also park benches spaced along the park. A unique setting close to Glebe Light Rail.
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Wentwork Park

Address: Wentworth Park Road Ultimo NSW 2007
Large multi-purpose park, the former Greyhound Track is used for mixed sports and there are outdoor gyms and a playground in Wentworth Park. Closer to Bridge Street, you will find sports fields used mostly for soccer and cricket, and cricket nets as well.
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