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Playspace renewal program

Local playspaces in Knox are renewed as part of our annual Capital Works Program.

The renewal process includes community consultation on the proposed renewal designs. This is followed by construction which consists of the removal and refurbishment or, replacement of existing play equipment and landscaping.

2024/2025 Playspace upgrades

Four playspaces will be undergoing renewal works this financial year (2024 – 2025).

  • Coleman Road Reserve, Wantirna South
  • Knox Gardens Reserve, Wantirna South
  • Knox Athletics, Knoxfield
  • Sovereign Crest Reserve, Rowville

Have your say by 17 June 2024

Let us know what you think of the proposed concept designs for Coleman Road Reserve, Knox Gardens Reserve, Knox Athletics and, Sovereign Crest Reserve.


By mail

  • Post your submission to:
    Upgrading local playspaces
    Knox City Council - Open Space Team
    Reply Paid 70243, Wantirna South 3152

Provide feedback for your chance to win

Everyone who gets involved can go into the draw to win a voucher for an amazing local experience. Find out more on our Have your Say and Win page.

Update on 2023/24 playspace upgrades

Construction of Castlefield Square, Wantirna and Val Boyd Reserve, Ferntree Gully will commence in May 2024.

Construction of Kent Park, Ferntree Gully will commence in June 2024.

For more information, visit our 2023/2024 upgrades page.


  • Timeline item 1 - complete

    2024/25 playspace upgrades - concept design (Early 2024)

    Develop concept plans for playspace renewals at Coleman Road Reserve, Knox Gardens Reserve, Knox Athletics and Sovereign Crest Reserve based on community profile research, Knox playspace audit and site investigation.

  • Timeline item 2 - active

    2023/24 playspace upgrades - delivery (May - August 2024)

    Construction of playspace renewals at Kent Park, Castlefield Square Reserve, Val Boyd Reserve, Schultz Reserve and Major Crescent.

  • Timeline item 3 - active

    2024/25 playspace upgrades - community consultation (May - June 2024)

    Community consultation for concept plans of playspace upgrades at Coleman Road Reserve, Knox Gardens Reserve, Knox Athletics and Sovereign Crest Reserve.

  • Timeline item 4 - incomplete

    2024/25 playspace upgrades - final concept design released (August 2024)

    Final concept designs released to community for viewing based on feedback received from community consultation and informing how this has been considered in the final design.

  • Timeline item 5 - incomplete

    2024/25 playspace upgrades - delivery (Early - Mid 2025)

    Construction of playspace upgrades at Coleman Road Reserve, Knox Gardens Reserve, Knox Athletics and Sovereign Crest Reserve.

Engagement Level

For this project we will be engaging our community at the level of Consult on the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2) Spectrum.
This means we will keep you informed, listen to and acknowledge concerns and aspirations, and provide feedback on how public input influenced the decision.

Contact us

If you have a question or would like to learn more about these projects, please contact us:

Name Open Space team
Phone 9298 8000