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Fun for all at Yanchep outdoor music and water zone launch

Published Friday, 6th November 2015

The City of Wanneroo will celebrate Yanchep Community Centre’s new children’s outdoor music and water zone at a special launch function this month.

Yanchep outdoor play area
The interactive outdoor play area was created in collaboration with City staff, local playgroups and Western Australian Artist James Foley.

Mr Foley worked with the group for several months to design and build the outdoor music and water zone made mostly from recycled materials – bringing to life the ideas of playgroup parents.

“The project worked because of fantastic community support.  It’s wonderful to see the changes we’ve achieved together and the play space gives families who use it a sense of ownership,” Mr Foley said.

The multi-sensory environment is designed for two to four year olds to help develop their fine and gross motor skills.  It includes water play and edible plant walls, a mirror wall, musical interaction space, pram and trike track, community mural and new native plantings.

City of Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts said community arts funding in the City’s budget helped pay for the project and local playgroups were also successful in receiving a Jindowie Community Grant of $500 to buy trikes and toys.

“This wonderful play zone is an exciting environment to explore and provides young children with valuable learning opportunities.

“Parents who come to the launch can register their interest in joining a playgroup in 2016 while their children enjoy the fun outdoor music and water zone.”

What: Launch of children’s interactive outdoor music and water zone (all welcome)

When: 10.30am – 11.30am // Monday 23 November 2015

Where: Yanchep Community Centre, 7 Lagoon Drive, Yanchep

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