Poolgarla Family Area

Grab a coffee, enjoy a picnic or get outdoors and exercise in this perfect open green space for the whole family.

Poolgarla Family Area is a fabulous recreation and play area located on the northern side of Kings Park and accessible from Kings Park Road.

Enjoy a picnic

Gather for a picnic with family, friends or even your parents’ group!

With free electric barbecues, plenty of tables, undercover areas and grassy spots in either sun or shade, it’s the perfect space to relax and chat while the kids run and play.  

Check out the play facilities 

Particularly suited to children six years and younger, Poolgarla Family Area is the choice playground for little kids in Perth.  

This precinct is home to Ivey Watson Playground which is particularly suitable for children under six years old, featuring a pirate ship, castle and fire truck. It’s the perfect place for imaginative play!

Koorak Cafe

Open seven days a week, Koorak Cafe is the ideal place for young families to enjoy a breakfast, lunch or a snack to refuel before hitting the playground.

Opening onto Ivey Watson Playground, Koorak Cafe also provides many takeaway options to enjoy an impromptu picnic or quick coffee pick-me-up.

Get fit outdoors

The Poolgarla Family Area is perfect for those wanting to get fit or simply enjoy the great outdoors.  

The precinct features plenty of grassed areas for exercise and stretching plus several tracks and paths nearby leading into the Kings Park Bushland, perfect for running or walking.   

Poolgarla Parkland has been used as sporting ground for more than 120 years and is still a great spot for a friendly game of cricket, football or soccer.