TOP playgrounds for kids living in Robina

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It's been a while since we've been able to visit our favourite parks, but now that restrictions have eased, Robina's local playgrounds are the perfect place to burn off all that post iso-energy!

We’ve put together a list of best local parks in the Robina area, so grab the kids and swing, climb, slide, slip and dip across the top local playgrounds in Robina.

Robina Common– Robina

Robina Common, Robina

Ron Penhaligon Way, Robina QLD 4226

A must for family outings! Robina Common features two playgrounds, sprawling soccer and baseball fields, basketball courts and a fenced dog agility area.

The smooth pathway is perfect for children learning to ride scooters or bikes and to push a prams.

There's a second fenced playground that you can access, if you come in from the Ron Penhaligon entry. Follow the pathway over the little bridge. Once over the bridge turn left and follow the path to the off leash dog agility area. There you'll find the fenced playground for those little runners and access to the lake with beautiful native wildlife such as ducks and swans.

If you want a more challenging bike track, turn right over the little bridge and you will find a pathway that leads to hills and dips more suitable for experienced riders.

Facilities: Water fountain, BBQ, picnic tables, basketball court, baseball fields, benches, fenced dog agility area, soccer/footy fields.

Fenced: Clubhouse Playground – No. Playground near dog off leash area – Yes.

Shade sails: Yes

Toilets: Yes

Frascott Park – Varsity Lakes

Frascott Park, Varsity Lakes

24A Yodelay Street, Varsity Lakes QLD 4227

Though technically not in Robina, Frascott park is just a short drive into the neighbouring suburb of Varisty Lakes.

This park is a bit of a hidden treasure. With towering shade sails, wide open fields, an off-leash dog park and two playgrounds, Frascott park is the jewel of Varisty lakes playgrounds!

A new safari themed playground was opened in 2019, which features play equipment for both younger and older kids. It includes an impressive 8-metre-high Kanopé Tree Tower with slides, a Hurricane Swing, Safari-themed play equipment and Cableway to keep young explorers entertained for hours and hours!

The park itself features an 800 metre walking path, a second older style adventure playground with climbing web, basketball court, fitness equipment and last but not least fenced off-lead dog exercise areas.

Facilities: Water fountain, fitness station, BBQ, shaded picnic areas, basketball court, benches, fenced dog agility area, playgrounds, large fields for soccer/footy

Fenced: No

Shade sails: Yes

Toilets: Yes


Jack Willson Reserve, Robina

Lake Lomandra Park, Varsity Lakes

Olympus Dr, Robina QLD 4226

This sleepy playground is usually quiet with lots of shady trees to relax under and a fenced playground for those little runners.

With a large open green space and a shaded pergola with BBQ, this playground is a great place to take the kids for a kick of the footy, or the dog for a short stroll.

The park has two playgrounds. A train themed playground that's close to the ground for the little ones and a higher more adventurous one for the older children.

Whilst the children play you can sit under the pergola or on the park bench next to a gorgeous little fairy ring. The park also features a great pathway for kids to ride their scooters and bikes

Facilities: BBQ, shaded picnic areas, bench, playgrounds, large fields for soccer/footy

Fenced: Yes

Shade sails: Yes

Toilets: No

Lake Lomandra Park– Varsity Lakes

Lake Lomandra Park, Varsity Lakes

Olympus Dr, Robina QLD 4226

Nestled next to a wildlife rich lake and surrounded by a boardwalk is Lake Lomandra park.

This scenic park is perfect for the kids, with BBQ equipment, shaded picnic areas and fitness equipment.  The park is also great for walking with water features, a wide pathway for kids to cycle or scoot around as well as a nice playground.


Facilities: BBQ, drinking fountain, picnic shelter, fitness equipment, boardwalk

Fenced: No

Shade sails: No

Toilets: No

Faerie Park, Merrimac

Faerie Park, Merrimac

7a Inwood Circuit, Merrimac

Whilst this park may not live up to the bigger budget parks in the area, it's nostalgic and natural feel secure it a place on our list and in our hearts!

The gigantic trees provide an abundance of nature play opportunities. The tree roots stretch out across the earth and provide a natural climbing experience for little hands and feet.

The big leafy branches provide a generous amount of shade and it's pure bliss to listen to the breeze as it dances through the leafy foliage.

Little feet can play on grass or follow the cement path filled with fairytale stencils.

In addition to more traditional play equipment such as a fort with slide and climber, swings and climbing web, the park features fairytale inspired equipment such as a goblin cave, troll bridge, wishing well and fairy ring.

This park is much smaller and quieter than most in the area, with it's nature often whimsical feel make it a winner in our books!

Fenced: No

Shade sails: Yes + shady trees

Toilets: No