Play spaces are essential for the young children in our communities. With the growing understanding of learning through play, we know that play spaces help children to develop mental, physical, emotional and social skills while having fun. They help our kids to gain self-confidence, improve coordination and develop critical thinking capabilities.
More than helping our children with mental and physical development, play spaces are also social spaces for adults, becoming characterised by the popular ‘play date,’ an opportunity for friends to get together while their children play. Play spaces with unique and innovative designs act as destination attractions, bringing people from the wider community together.
Planning, maintaining and ensuring our play spaces provide good quality and safe facilities for everyone requires constant input.
From new developments, upgrades and ongoing maintenance, our team has vast experience in providing our communities with play spaces that everyone can enjoy.
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Following a risk and performance review of the District’s parks and community facilities operations, Xyst was requested to step in at short notice to cover
The City of Whittlesea maintains 2,173 sites within its municipal boundaries where individual assets are located to be audited. All assets are inspected across the
Key findings of the performance assessments, accompanied by some high level analytical commentary was completed, with each playground assigned an overall performance assessment score. Analysis
Undertook an assessment of each playground using the Playable Space Assessment Tool, Play England 2009, which has been adapted by Xyst. The tool enabled an
Key aspects of the project included: Scope development following community consultation Assessment of exisiting play structures Arrangement of site survey and consenting investigations Development of
Xyst was engaged by Mount Alexander Shire Council to undertake a performance assessment of its playgrounds. Playground performance assessments were then conducted over 24 sites.
We developed a comprehensive playground maintenance plan, for Napier City Council, which captures detail on all playground items such as technical names, suppliers, maintenance inspections