Sports and Outdoor Lifestyle
Yarrabilba means the place of song and throughout the community new and existing native trees, bushland, flowers and shrubs attract wildlife and native birds.
Yarrabilba has many parks and open spaces for visitors and residents to enjoy. From local neighbourhood parks, to our larger parks (Darlington Parklands and Buxton Park), and our newly opened Jinnung Jalli Trail, there’s something for everyone!
Jinnung Jalli Park – Gossan Circuit
This unique park is a linear open space between Sandstone Ridge and The Avenues and is the first of its kind in the Logan region. This park also performs flood and stormwater functions, and includes bio-basins and ephemeral wetland areas. The park includes the following features:
- native plant trail including educational signage and native plants used by the indigenous Yugambeh people
- double picnic shelter (for ‘outdoor classroom’ use)
- kick-about/lawn areas
- bubbler and bins
- pathways for walking, bikes and scooters
Sandstone Park – Slate Street
Centrally located within Sandstone Ridge, this neighbourhood park includes the following:
- central bushland area of remnant protected vegetation, including informal tracks
- fully fenced playground and kick-about/lawn areas
- two picnic shelters plus lots of shade
- wide paths for pedestrians and cyclists, including running track markers
- bubbler and bins
- free wi-fi
Buxton Park – Buxton Avenue (near Hiddenvale Circuit)
Buxton Park, located in The Retreat on Buxton Avenue (take Larimar Avenue off Yarrabilba Drive), boasts 8 hectares of open space and parklands to explore. With an outdoor fitness course complete with state-of-the-art digitally interactive equipment, a children’s playing featuring an 8.7m high custom garden tower with two large slides, sway swing, toddler swings, BBQ facilities and picnic area with bench seats, this park is great for kids young and old! Toilets are located in Buxton Park.
Darlington Parklands – corner Yarrabilba Drive and Darlington Drive
Yarrabilba's beautiful Darlington Parklands on Darlington Drive has a 30m flying fox, water play area, climbing dome, fortress with slides, multi swing, outdoor gym, half basketball court, events oval, BBQ facilities, shade shelters and toilets.
There’s also a range of hike and bike trails shaded by trees where you can explore native bushland, ponds, creeks and open spaces. Plus there are many more local parks scattered throughout Yarrabilba.
If you’re a dog lover, there are dog parks located near the Shaw Street Ovals, plus two additional dog parks (one for small dogs; one for large dogs) in Buxton Park.
Protecting the natural environment plays a key role in the development of Yarrabilba. this sustainable new address.
To read more about how to support an active lifestyle at Yarrabilba, visit Groups & Events