• Self-guided Walks

    Staying fit and healthy is just a walk in the Park! Download our free Centennial Park walking apps - available for Apple and Android smartphones. More info and download links here.

  • Swamp Closures

    Lachlan Swamp will close on days above 36C to minimise disturbance to the Flying Foxes. There will be no access to visitors.

  • Centennial Park History Book

    Our great new book on the history of Centennial Park is now on sale, and can be ordered online. Great gift idea. More info.

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Bush School

Give children the chance to reconnect with nature.

Climb trees, build cubbies, explore the great outdoors, make mud pies, and discover different bugs. Led by our expert team of Education Rangers, Bush School will inspire love for the natural world through games, bushcraft activities, stories and more.
Book now for this unique five week nature play program for children aged 2.5 -5 years.

Parents will also have the opportunity to receive training and advice on how to nurture and mentor their own nature child. Find out more about nature play and watch our video, and watch the Bush School story on Catalyst.

General Information

Dates: Monday 9 October, Monday 16 October, Monday 23 October, Monday 30 October, Monday 6 November.
2.5–5 years
Times: 9.30am - 11.30 am & 12.00 pm- 2.00 pm
Meeting Point/Venue: Fearnley Grounds, off Grand Drive, Centennial Park. Meet outside the café.

Price: $150 for 5 sessions (1 child and 1 adult)


Eventbrite - Bush School (1 May - 29 May) - 5 week program

  • Cancellation Policy: Once tickets are purchased no refunds, exchanges or credits will be given, unless the event is cancelled by the Parklands due to dangerous weather conditions.

Special notes

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Bush School is an outdoor program and will take place in all-weather except for high winds. Participants (adults and children) are expected to dress for the outdoors, including bringing wet weather gear, a hat, sturdy enclosed shoes and waterproof footwear when required.
  • Participants enroll for the entire five week program.

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