COVID-19 Update: Playgrounds and pavilions in Kings Park are open. Please do not enter playgrounds if you are unwell and remember to practice good social distancing (refer to our pdfBe Covid Safe guide).

The Lotterywest Family Area is accessible via Kings Park Road on the Park's northern boundary and is most suited as a family and recreation space. The Ivey Watson Playground provides an ideal play area for children under six years. Stickybeaks Cafe and Hale Oval provide ideal facilities for families, with older children enjoying ball sports, the popular space net and the 'learn-to-ride' bicycle path.

Hale Oval has been continuously used as a playground and sporting ground since 1897 and the nearby historic Royal Kings Park Tennis Club is one of the oldest tennis clubs in the southern hemisphere. In 2007, the tennis club and heritage stands underwent restoration during the development of the Next Generation Kings Park fitness facility.

A number of hire venues are available for group bookings.

Print friendly version: pdfLotterywest Family Area map702.84 KB.

Map of Lotterywest Family Area showing the location of venues and facilities

Kings Park access disruption

Sections of the Western Australian Botanic Garden near Lovekin Drive and Forrest Drive will be closed from Monday 2 November to Friday 13 November 2020 due to essential tree works.

COVID-19

The wellbeing of our visitors, volunteers and staff is our number one priority during the current COVID-19 situation. We are closely monitoring and responding to Government health advice and putting extra measures in place to protect our staff, volunteers and visitors.

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Summer science scholarships

Attention science students! Applications are now open for the 2020-21 Kings Park summer science scholarships for tertiary students.

BGPA 2019-20 annual report

Connecting community, conserving flora and conserving identity is the theme of the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority’s 2019-20 annual report which is now available online.

Invitation to comment

The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority is seeking community feedback on the Draft Kings Park and Botanic Garden Management Plan 2021-2025 that will guide park management over the next five years.

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