Bold Drinking Fountain Hydrates Greenacre Splash Park Visitors

A Case Study in Inclusive Design

Let’s shine a light on this refreshing play space for everyone in Canterbury Bankstown: The Splash Park in Greenacre. It stands as a shining example of inclusive design and community-driven urban revitalisation. This case study delves into the Bold Drinking Fountain‘s impact on this inclusive splash park and play destination. Let’s learn about its suitability for the harshest conditions and its role in making the park accessible.

A mother and her daughter drinking on an Aquafil Bold Drinking Fountain for Open Spaces and Playgrounds

Access to refreshing fun for everyone

The Greenacre Splash Park transformed an underutilised corner of Roberts Park. With the new development, they created an exciting, year-round community space. And the best part is that it’s accessible to people of all ages and abilities. The park features adventure and discovery play elements and architecturally designed amenities buildings. Plus, a design inspired by the Aboriginal dreamtime story of ‘Tiddalick the Frog.’

Aquafil Bold Drinking Fountain an Water Bottle Refill Station installed at The Greenacre Splash Park

Collaborative Design For Diverse Needs

Collaboration with the City of Canterbury Bankstown and key stakeholders delivered success. Community consultation included high-quality visualisations. This ensures the final design meets the highest standards of inclusivity. And addresses the diverse needs of the local population.

The Bold Drinking Fountain is placed close to the play structures. This means staying hydrated does not interrupt play.
The Bold Drinking Fountain is placed close to the play structures. This means staying hydrated does not interrupt play.

An Oasis for Families

You’ll find The Greenacre Splash Park in the heart of Western Sydney. It provides easy access for families from the region. Parents can enjoy a moment of relaxation in the shade while they watch their children engage in aquatic adventures. Picnic areas and seating offer comfortable spots for family gatherings. It’s a wonderful way to spend quality time together.

The Bold Drinking Fountain Provides Easy Access to Water

At the heart of this inclusive design project stands the Bold Drinking Fountain. The Bold is a low-maintenance, all-ages, and all-abilities drinking water station. Strategically positioned within the park, it combines the practicality of a bottle refill station with the convenience of a traditional water fountain. When you facilitate easy access to water, children can quench their thirst without interrupting their play. This ensures they stay energised and refreshed throughout their visit.

Designed to Last: 316 Stainless Steel Fountains

Constructed with marine-grade 316 stainless steel, the Bold Drinking Fountain withstands even the harshest conditions, including coastal areas. Its durability ensures long-term accessibility and functionality.

Aquafil Bold 850 a sleek stainless steel drinking water stations for community and public spaces
The Bold Drinking Fountain is made from 316 Stainless Steel. This makes is easy to maintain, even in the harshest conditions.

Community Engagement Delivers Succes

Local schoolchildren played a pivotal role in naming the park’s shelters and play zones. This fosters a sense of ownership and pride among the younger generation. Residents also participated in a virtual engagement activity. They chose names for various park features based on their favourite native plants and animals.

A success story in designing inclusive spaces

The Greenacre Splash Park is a remarkable case study in creating accessible and inclusive spaces.  The project showcases inclusive design. Adding the Bold Drinking Fountain means that people of all ages and abilities enjoy easy access to fresh and clean drinking water. This project has transformed an underutilised area into a premier community destination.  It is a model for other councils promoting inclusivity and community engagement.

The Greenacre Splash Park, with the Bold Drinking Fountain at its heart, ensures that fun and accessibility thrive side by side. And this makes it a much-loved asset for the Canterbury Bankstown community.

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