Play facilities

Play in Edinburgh's parks

Please note that in line with Government recommentations regarding the Coronavirus pandemic, all play areas are closed until further notice. This page will be updated when further infomation becomes available.

A wide range of play areas and sports facilities are available in Edinburgh’s parks for young people to enjoy.

Find your nearest play area

To find out more about your play areas, or to report an issue, please contact us.

0131 608 1100

[email protected]


You can skateboard and bmx at

Games areas

Several parks have areas set aside for ball games. These areas have multi-functional goal ends that can be used for a variety of games including football and basketball.

You can find these in

Mountain bike tracks

You can experience mountain bike riding in Edinburgh at the following parks

Play area Action Plan 

The Play Area Action Plan aims to guide the improvement of current play areas, sets out a vision for future play areas, and prioritises future investment.

Download play area action plan