Drouin Civic Park Upgrade

  • Project typeUpgrade
  • Project value$1.48 million
  • Project scheduleThe fence is down and the playground is now open to the public! Some areas remain closed while grass is established.
  • Contractor nameMADCAT Constructions
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The Drouin Civic Park upgrade will see a complete transformation of not only the playground, but surrounding park land as well, vastly improving this family favourite. This project has been possible with funding contributions from the Drouin and District Community Bank and the Latrobe Valley Authority. 

To ensure the community has access to the majority of Civic Park throughout the construction process, the project will be completed in sections with the final touches expected to be in place and the project completed by 31 March 2021. 

What's included in the upgrade?

The new and improved features in the project include:

  • New play area including playground, trampolines and accessible play equipment
  • Water play area
  • Establishment of a wetland park and board walk
  • New fitness park area
  • Embankment hill slide, climbing wall and flying fox
  • Parkour area
  • Kickabout area
  • Extended accessible footpath network including educational traffic loop
  • Tree planting and fresh landscaping
  • Plant collection areas
  • New barbecue and shelter areas
  • New and upgraded park furniture including bench seating
  • Public toilet upgrade to include disability and baby change facilities
  • New bins
  • Car park upgrade

Keep up to date with the projects progress

You can keep an eye on the progress of this exciting project on our Facebook page and by regularly checking the image gallery below for the latest images from the park. 

Update 18 January 2021

Check out these images from the first week of construction.

Update 1 February 2021

The  northern end of the park is nearing completion, check out the images below.

Update 17 February 2021

With the northern end of the park open, the playground equipment has begun arriving on site. 

Update 15 March 2021 

Play equipment continues to arrive on site, adding to the excitement of the project. The water play area is also underway, along with the connecting pathways and bike loop.

Update 31 March 2021 

Following some recent wet weather, the completion date of the park has been moved from the end of March to mid April 2021. Play equipment, connecting pathways and shelters continue to progress. 

Update 5 May 2021

The fence is down at Civic Park! The new play area is now open to the public. The BBQ areas remain closed while grass is established, so please be mindful of the barriers.

What to expect

Want an idea of what the finished park layout will look like? Here's a sneak peak from the design drawings.

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Contact Us

We're here to help! If you have any questions or feedback about the Drouin Civic Park Upgrade please contact our team via email or by calling 1300 229 229.

Location

Civic Park, Drouin 3818  View Map

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