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    Coomera Springs Park, Coomera

    This small park in Coomera is a great spot to head out for a stroll, located beside a lake and with a small playground on site. Many northern Gold Coast parents might recognise it, as it's located right beside the Early Years Centre at the Benevolent Society Coomera Springs. Bring the pram and head out for a walk after your child health check!

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    Pimpama Sports Hub, Pimpama

    The Pimpama Sports Hub is home to the northern Gold Coast's state-of-the-art aquatic centre with Olympic-standard 50m swimming pool, netball and tennis facilities and heaps of other recreational and sporting options. Built on a 14-hectare site, it has a large outdoor events space for things like Carols by Candlelight and outdoor movies, and also a community centre. The cherry on the top is the children's playground and walking trails, making this an inviting hub for families to visit any day of the week.

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    Hilltop Park, Ormeau

    Hilltop Park in Ormeau is an older park, but still delivers a great time! On a weekend you’re sure to find a birthday party or two happening here, and the wide open spaces, facilities and variety of play equipment really make it ideal. Split into two sections, you’ll find a shady toddler play area with a car, climbing frame and mini playground with slide and swing in one area. The main playground space is better suited for over 5’s, with a larger playground and slide, large climbing net, balance beams, spinners and a swing set. Kids can also climb the ramp up to the old water tower, which has been…

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    Outlook Park, Ormeau

    While the playground at Outlook Park, Ormeau may be tiny, it's the surprise bike tracks that make this a fabulous spot to visit! Set on a steep slope, Outlook Park is laid out over three levels. At the top you'll find a small playground best suited for under 6's, and then on the middle and lower level you'll find two bike tracks that are perfect for racing on.

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    Arundel Springs, Arundel

    With a fabulous combination of parklands and walking tracks, the green space at Arundel Springs is perfect for young families. Situated on the edge of the Coombabah Lakelands nature reserve, kids can play on the playground or you can take the bikes for a ride along the many paths and spot the local wildlife.

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    Best mega slides on the Gold Coast

    The only thing kids love more than a playground, is a playground with a MEGA SLIDE! We're talking the biggest of the biggest here, usually a tunnel slide and at least 3 stories high to make it on this select list. I've rounded up the Best Mega Slides on the Gold Coast here in one spot, so you can tick them each off your list and say you've conquered them all! What are you waiting for, get out there!