As part of the Shade Sails Program 2018, Council is spending $500,000 to install shade sails in parks across the 5 Council wards. View the map of park locations.

The shade sails will provide shade over playgrounds and fitness facilities to promote a healthier lifestyle and safe play environment. Proposed sites are:

  • Campbell Street Park
  • College Street Park
  • O'Connor Reserve
  • King George Park Fitness Station
  • Marr Reserve
  • Nestor Park
  • Pine Square Park
  • Douglas Grant Park
  • Gray Street Park

  • JF Laxton Reserve,
  • Hudson Park

  • William Street Park
  • Yeo Park
  • Marrickville Park

Find out more

  • View information on the proposed shade sails in Ashfield, Balmain, Leichhardt, Marrickville and Stanmore wards
  • Attend onsite community information sessions at:
    • King George Oval Fitness area , Manning Street Rozelle 22 September 2018, 9.00- 9.45am,
    • Douglas Grant Playground, Chester Street Annandale, 22 September 2018, 10.15- 11.00am

Have your say

You are invited to have your say on the proposed shade sails. Complete the form below to tell us your thoughts on the proposal.

What happens next?

The feedback received will be incorporated into the design and installation of the shade sails.

Contact details

If you have any questions please call Council’s Parks Project Manager, Sandra Chin, on

9392 5007 or by email


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Do you agree with the proposed shade sail? Required
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