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Croydon X and Y Space

Croydon X and Y Spaces are located in Croydon Park off Mt Dandenong Rd, Croydon, opposite Arndale Shopping Centre.

They have been designed to provide a variety of activities to meet the needs of young people and the wider community.

About Croydon X Space

Young boy playing at X Space playground CroydonMaroondah City Council,  the Victorian State Government and Croydon Rotary have funded the development of a new playspace in Croydon Park, behind the current Y Space.

Croydon X Space was officially launched in July 2014.

The Croydon X Space incorporates:

  • contemporary design features with bold colours
  • all weather play items
  • an urban forest
  • adventurous equipment for all ages
  • natural play features
  • a large undercover area with unique play and musical items for younger children to explore.
  • surrounding the shelter there are multiple swings, spinning and climbing elements that will provide fun for all ages and abilities.
  • Parkour (free running) training circuit - between the playspace and the Croydon Y Space is a totally new Parkour training at X Space Croydonexperience for Maroondah with a Parkour (free running) course. It is made from recycled logs, beams and concrete culverts that will provide a training venue for practitioners of this challenging activity.

The whole site is wheelchair friendly with many of the play items accessible, public toilets and car parking are nearby, accessed from the Hewish Road entrance to the Tennis Club.


About Croydon Y Space

Y Space CroydonCroydon Y Space incorporates:

  • A series of concrete street skate elements  
  • Open bowl with mini ramps
  • Open multiuse court activity with removable net for volleyball / badminton / tennis (booking required)
  • Permanent ping pong table 
  • Small stage area with shade structure

Other features include:

  • Drinking fountains
  • Power (bookings required)
  • Music system/speakers
  • Flood lighting (until 9pm)
  • CCTV surveillance camera is on site linked to the Croydon Police Station
  • Accessible toilets
  • Car parking is available from James Kerr Way and Hewish Road (please note time restrictions)

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