Franklin Recreation Park, Canberra, Australia
Franklin Community Irrigated Park is located 8.5km north of Canberra City centre within the established urban area of Gungahlin. Adjacent suburbs include Harrison and Gungahlin Town Centre. The park at Franklin is the second of its kind in the ACT and combines sporting and recreation infrastructure, playgrounds and picnic facilities within the one site.
Redbox Design Group was the lead consultant responsible for the design and execution of the 1.46ha site while retaining the 3 significant remnant woodland trees. The design includes learn to skate / ride facilities, multi-sports court, custom designed shelters, BBQ Areas and Toilet Facilities, outdoor gym, ping pong tables, both junior and teenage play areas, cricket nets and scaled down sports kick-around areas. The site is fully irrigated to ensure a quality play environment for the local and regional community.
Designer: Redbox Design Group
Image Credits: Redbox Design Group