Play spaces are essential for the young children in our communities. With the growing understanding of learning through play, we know that play spaces help children to develop mental, physical, emotional and social skills while having fun. They help our kids to gain self-confidence, improve coordination and develop critical thinking capabilities.
More than helping our children with mental and physical development, play spaces are also social spaces for adults, becoming characterised by the popular ‘play date,’ an opportunity for friends to get together while their children play. Play spaces with unique and innovative designs act as destination attractions, bringing people from the wider community together.
Planning, maintaining and ensuring our play spaces provide good quality and safe facilities for everyone requires constant input.
From new developments, upgrades and ongoing maintenance, our team has vast experience in providing our communities with play spaces that everyone can enjoy.
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Westshore Playground Renewal – Scoping and Procurement for Design and Build
Key aspects of the project included: Scope development following community consultation Assessment of exisiting play structures Arrangement of site survey and consenting investigations Development of
City of Darebin Playground Performance Assessment
Undertook an assessment of each playground using the Playable Space Assessment Tool, Play England 2009, which has been adapted by Xyst. The tool enabled an
Child Care Centre Playground Performance Assessment
Key findings of the performance assessments, accompanied by some high level analytical commentary was completed with each playground assigned an overall performance assessment score. Analysis
Play Strategy Review
Xyst worked with the client to transition them from a traditional Playground Strategy to a Play Strategy. The Strategy analysed the current state of Napier’s
Yardstick Parks User Surveys
Yardstick Parks User Surveys were developed in around 2008 initially as a paper based intercept survey designed to target park users and measure satisfaction with
Contract Perfomance Auditing
Nelson City Council engaged Xyst to carry out contract performance auditing. Xyst has developed an inspection template using a mobile app that allows performance against
Open space contract quality audits and asset management condition inspections
The City of Whittlesea maintains 2,173 sites within its municipal boundaries where individual assets are located to be audited. All assets are inspected across the
Playground Maintenance Plan
Xyst developed a playground maintenance plan for all of Napier City Council’s playgrounds based on each playgrounds level of service. Maintenance plans also took into
Mackenzie District Parks and Facilities Management
Following a risk and performance review of the District’s parks and community facilities operations, Xyst was requested to step in at short notice to cover