Family Fun Park

Project Timeline

Family Fun Park closure map

Phase 1

Family Fun Park works 1
  • External boundary wall construction underway for improved security within the Fun Park.

Phase 2

  • Boundary wall (south side, from the parklands to Kruttschnitt Oval) procurement underway, finalising June. Construction planned for July 2021.
  • Skate bowl design commenced with procurement completing in June. Construction planned for July 2021, with completion by October 2021. Please visit www.surveymonkey.com/r/LLJ89WD

Phase 3 - Shade Structures

  • Shade structure final design underway. Construction to commence in late July, with completion by September (Splashez Aquatic Centre). For a 3D fly-through of the concept design, please visit https://youtu.be/Rv0YFR343aQ

Phase 4

  • Shade structure design underway. Construction to commence in late September, with completion by February 2022 (Skate Park, parklands/amphitheatre, and Family Fun Park).
  • Lifeguard facility fitout – Design now complete. Construction in procurement stages. Construction to commence in September, with completion by November.
  • Family Fun Park equipment, landscaping and surface upgrade in procurement stage. Construction to commence in August, with completion by February 2022.

The Mount Isa Family Fun Park is the largest all-abilities playground in Queensland!

Opened in 2009, the park cost more than $4.25 million to design and build, and offers locals and visitors alike the perfect facility to play, relax, and enjoy.

The Family Fun Park is built to be accessible to everyone, regardless of their level of ability or movement and to have something for everyone, regardless of their personal interests.

And best of all - it’s completely free!

The park offers visitors:

  • Ample Parking (over 200 spaces) 
  • Free BBQ facilities
  • Bike Track
  • Large Grassed Areas
  • Mural By Local Artists & School Groups
  • Sculpture Installation By Award-Winning Queensland Artist Christopher Trotter
  • 100% ‘soft fall’ rubberised ground cover for safety in play areas
  • Junior play area (for ages 0-6)
    • Based on the theme of a pirate ship, this area is fully fenced with ‘pool fencing’ so parents can be confident as to where their children are. The area is located adjacent to a large grassed mount where parents are able to sit and supervise their children.
  • Senior play area (ages 6 and up)
    • With a variety of challenging installations and play equipment
  • Water park
    • A first for North West Queensland. With an interactive design, over 20 different installations, recycled water system, all abilities accessible, and sounds and lights!
  • Liberty swing
    • Built to be all-abilities accessible (including wheelchair accessible)
  • Double Flying Fox
    • Each over 20 meters long
  • Permanent outdoor stage and seating areas
    • For outdoor performances
  • Toilets
    • State-of-the-art, self-cleaning, self-locking, vandalism-resistant, sensor-based systems
  • Formal Gazebo Area
    • For weddings and special occasions
  • Extensive ‘cool technology’ seating

Location

The Park can be found on Church Street, behind the PCYC and Splashez Aquatic Centre.

Opening Hours

The Park operates daily (inclusive of weekends/public holidays), except on Wednesdays when it is closed for cleaning.

Summer Period (October 1 to April 30):

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 9am to 10pm
  • Wednesday: 3pm to 10pm 
  • The water feature operates between 9am and 10pm (3pm to 10pm on Wednesdays)

Winter Period (May 1 to September 30):

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 9am to 10pm
  • Wednesday: 3pm to 10pm
  • The water feature operates between 9am and 6pm (3pm to 6pm on Wednesdays)