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Address: 215 Vanderlin Drive, Darwin, Northern Territory 0812, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8927 4199
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Fee: Yes
Description: On November 15th 2010, the YMCA proudly assumed management of the Leanyer...
On November 15th 2010, the YMCA proudly assumed management of the Leanyer Recreation Park. Entry is free to this fantastic venue.The Park consists of dry and wet recreational area's. There are 3 massive water slides where you can ride the water, a water park with swimming area's and a water playground, just the place to get wet and splash around in. There is also a dry play ground, a skate park, a half basketball court, BBQ's, a Cafe and lots of shaded area'sThe newly opened cafe is a great place for a coffee and a bite to eat. it also has catering available to busy mums and other organizations. menu's are available on our website.The Recreation Park is open daily from 8am to 8pm. The Water Park is open Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 7pm during school terms. During School Holidays we are open every day from 10am to 7pm. On Public Holidays we are also open from 10am - 7pm.
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Spent a great morning here and had lots of fun. Great kids wet play ground and slides. Keep in mind currently there are some restricted opening times on the grounds due to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Spent a great morning here and had lots of fun. Great kids wet play ground and slides. Keep in mind currently there are some restricted opening times on the grounds due to the surface being re done. Life guard on duty and easy to keep an eye on your kids. Toilets, cafe and skate park also here. Lots of free... More 

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Katherine, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

What a great free service - Thumbs up to Leanyer. Clean and with great services, an enjoyable day out. Thanks

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This is a greasy place to bring the family in Darwin. Have some fun on the slides and water playground and keep cool. All equipment in good condition and there were visible staff - Lifesavers - from the YMCA supervising. A clean and pleasant outside area, with quote a bit of shade and you might be able to bag a... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Everything is free! A paddling pool, kids splash zone, and giant slides! Lots of grass and tables to set up for the day. Plenty of shade.

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

One way to beat the heat in Darwin and it is FREE! There are wet and dry areas, bbq's and a cafeteria.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Really good day out .enjoyed a few days here during our stay in Darwin . slides for big kids and a smaller park for the younger ones plus a large pool to cool down in on a hot day.very helpful staff too well done Darwin !

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Perfect for the entire family. Great to watch the grandchildren play and have fun in safety. I will certainly go back on my next visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

A family place .. a place for everyone and the best part is ..all the activities are free .. enjoyed my time and also my daughter super enjoyed it ... thankx to NT Goverment

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A great place to catch up if you have younger kids , let the kids have the fun of the water park , While you can sit back and relax catch up with friends . Can be quite busy on the weekends

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great place for kids! free! run by a team of kids working for the YMCA who really have no people skills but it makes no difference, the kids run and play and get wet, that is all that matters!

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