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10 FREE places to take your kids in Playford

Published 14 February 2017
Finding FREE stuff to do with the kids can be tough.

Finding FREE stuff to do with the kids can be tough. So here's a list to help you out. ^^ Catch Finding Dory on the 17 Feb at the Playford Alive Outdoor Cinema 1.

Outdoor CinemaFREE family cinema under the stars. Bring your picnic rug, pillow and snacks. Playford Alive Outdoor Cinema wraps up on

17 February with Finding Dory, but you can catch more at the Blakes Crossing Outdoor Movie Night from March. Playford Alive Outdoor Cinema, click here.Blakes Crossing Outdoor Movie Night, click here. Where to go:Playford Alive Outdoor Cinema - Playford Alive Town Park; OROutdoor Movie Night - Blakes Crossing Park, Blakes Crossing. 2.

Playford Palace-Fringe Festival ^^ Check out what's on offer at the Playford Palace this month. The Fringe is coming to Playford and for two days you will be transported to an alternate universe where nothing is as it seems when it comes to life in the Royal Palace.FREE activities for the kids include: laser skirmish, the Digital Dungeon, Once Upon a Princess, Cirkidz and much more.Check out details here. Dates/Times:

24 February 4pm til late

25 February 12pm til late Where to go: Playford Civic Centre, Playford Boulevard, Elizabeth. 3. Playford libraries

The Civic Centre and Stretton Centre libraries have FREE activities and Story-time sessions. They're also a great place to beat the heat or rain. Find out about program times here. Where to go: Civic Centre Library - Playford Boulevard, Elizabeth; Stretton Centre Library - Corner of Peachey Road and The Parkway, Munno Para West. 4. Elizabeth Rise Community Centre

The Elizabeth Rise Community Centre has weekly drop-in sessions for kids of all ages, from Joey's Book Club to the Urban Youth Drop-In sessions. Check out the event timetable here. Where to go: Hamblynn Road, Elizabeth Downs.


Secombe Street Sports Clinics

^^Sports courts available at Secombe Street Reserve. FREE Sports Clinic sessions are great for kids who like sports or want to learn a new sport. Held during the school term and holidays (check the timetable for time changes), there are a variety of sports on offer. To find out more, keep an eye on the City of Playford Eventbrite page.

Where to go: Secombe Street Reserve, Elizabeth Grove. 6.

Northern Sound System

^^ Flight Nighclub events that are on at NSS Northern Sound System is a great place for kids aged 13 to 25. During school terms the NSS has weekly 4pm to 6pm programs, each with a music vibe.

Mondays - Check 1, 2! (Record raps and produce beats);

Wednesdays - Girls to the Front! (Rock/ jam sessions);

Thursdays - Bangers and Mashup (Make beats and DJ).

Where to Go: Elizabeth Way, Elizabeth. 7. Geocaching around Playford

Using your smart phone, download the FREE app and search Playford for caches hidden by other geocachers.Find out more in the video above. Where to go: Anywhere - the world is your oyster... 8.

Mayfair Ride Safe Park

This ‘mini’ obstacle course is set-up like a road, complete with signs, to give children a safe place to learn road rules. Where to go: Mayfair Reserve - Concord Way, Andrews Farm 9.

Playford Alive Town Park Skate Park This epic skate park has hosted several skate comps, including the Australian YMCA Skate Park League Comp. Designed by skate/BMXers this park has a two-bowl set-up for awesome grinds and tricks. Everything a kid needs to be the next Tony Hawk or Bam Margera. Where to go: Corner of Peachey Road and The Parkway, Munno Para West. 10. Fremont Park playground

Let’s face it, nothing beats Fremont Park’s playground. For those who grew up in Elizabeth, this was the bees-knees of playgrounds. In recent years the playground has received upgrades to include an outdoor gym, liberty swing and barbecue area.The park is currently undergoing further renovations but is accessible.

Where to go: Corner of Main North and Yorktown roads, Elizabeth. The City of Playford also has many other playgrounds, find out more here.