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Please stick to the following rules when visiting play parks: 
✅ Bring hand sanitizer and clean hands before and after using play facilities 
✅Keep your distance from those outside of your social bubble 
✅Dispose or any tissues/PPE equipment in the bins provided 
🚫 No eating or drinking will be allowed in the facilities 
🚫If you are feeling unwell please do not enter play parks and go home
🚫 If the play park is busy please consider coming back at another time & let your child know so this is not a disappointment

Stay safe everyone.


We are transforming Derry & Strabane through investment in Parks & Greenways. Check out our promotional video for a flavour of the huge amount of work being driven forward by our Parks and Greenways Team to make it happen:



Derry City and Strabane District Council offer a number of recreational green spaces within the Council area, where people can meet, play, relax and come close to nature.

The Council’s Parks are opened to the public daily from dawn to dusk.

Key Public Parks in the Council Area include:

  • St Columb’s Park, Derry
  • Brooke Park, Derry
  • Bay Road nature reserve, Derry
  • Ballyarnet Country Park, Derry
  • Kilfennan  Park, Derry
  • Top of the Hill Park, Derry
  • Claudy Country Park, Claudy


For further information on Parks within the Council Area, please contact:

Colin Kennedy
Parks Development Manager

Tel: (028) 71365151 Ext 6816
Email: [email protected]

Emma Barron
Parks Manager (Brooke Park)

Tel:  (028) 71365151 Ext 6925
Email: [email protected]

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