We’re undertaking renewal of the playspace and picnic facilities and lighting for the enjoyment of our community.

62 Prince Street, CRONULLA - fronting The Kingsway on the corner of Mitchell Rd near North Cronulla Beach .

Project timeline

Project start:  February 2024

Expected completion:   July 2024

Project background

We are excited to let you know that Council is planning to upgrade the playground and picnic area at Dunningham Park, Cronulla.  We know the playground at Dunningham Park is well used and much loved – and in need of upgrading.  This upgrade will improve the condition, safety and recreational qualities of the playground and surrounding park area.

The area that is planned for upgrade is shown in the location map on this page.

Consultation with the community

Council consulted with the local community and stakeholders about the playground and picnic area at Dunningham Park upgrade between August and September 2022.  Find out more here.

Project scope

The current work includes:

  • Upgrade of existing play equipment
  • Increase the range of play equipment catering to a wider range of ages
  • Improve the play area, softfall material and overall space
  • Safety improvements within and around the playground
  • Additional seating and picnic tables
  • Improvements to lighting
  • Access improvements to meet all abilities
  • Drainage improvements and landscaping.

Project schedule

Site Establishment – February 2024

Practical Completion – July 2024

Impacts during construction

The site area will be closed for public use during the construction period.

Alternative playgrounds are located nearby at Cronulla Park, Don Lucas Reserve, and Shelly Park

Normal access to the playground and park will be uninterrupted.

We understand that this work may have an impact on the public and apologise for any inconvenience. We appreciate your patience while we carry out these essential works.


This project is funded by Sutherland Shire Council from the Developer Contribution Plan.