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All Abilities Play Space

The All Abilities Play Space (AAPS) project has achieved its initial fund raising target of over $1.5m from individual donors and Lotterywest and is on track to commence construction later this year.  A new community fund raising drive has just commenced with a target of an additional $2.5m. This amount would enable all three stages of the project to be completed at the same time.

Donations of any size  Everyday Hero page of Inclusion WA, to help make the dream come true!

A community partnership project, the play space is located on a premier site - Beaton Park on the Nedlands foreshore and has been designed by a world class play landscape and playground architect - Fiona Robbe and Associates.

The project involves four Rotary Clubs:

 Nedlands

 Subiaco

  West Perth

 Matilda Bay

plus the City of Nedlands, Inclusion WA, Disability Advisory Committee, Australia’s BridgeWood and Grieve engineers, local disability workers, families and community members, with development of the designs based on extensive community involvement and consultation.

Donations of any size  Everyday Hero page of Inclusion WA, to help make the dream come true!

This is a 10,000 square metre play space designed for all people of all ages and abilities. The space will have 17 play zones including sand and water play, nature play, active spinning, active climbing, decks and slides, music play and much more.

The All Abilities Play Space is for everyone! Children, teenagers and adults with disability, their families and carers, have all been involved in the design, to make sure it works for everyone. Above all it will be a vibrant community activity space where everyone may meet, play, socialise and use play equipment.

Teenagers and adults often feel excluded from playgrounds, partly because most conventional play equipment is only designed to take the weight of a child. In contrast to this, the All Abilities Play Space will welcome teenagers and has also been designed with the needs of adults in mind. No more boring visits to the park for Mum and Dad - there will even be play equipment for seniors, so grandparents can have fun at the park too. The high quality surrounding fence will give parents of autistic children peace of mind!

Please view this short video:  Verity James describes the All Abilities Play Space

If you would like to help build  this innovative state of the art project -------

Sponsorship enquiries: please contact Angus Buchanan, West Perth Rotary, on a.buchanan@curtin.edu.au.  

Pro Bono work: please contact Margot Matthews, Australia's Bridge, on margot.matthews@australiasbridge.org.au.

Donations of any size  Everyday Hero page of Inclusion WA, to help make the dream come true!

 

 


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