South Melbourne (Skinners) Adventure Playground

Find opening hours, booking and contact details for South Melbourne Adventure Playground.
  • From 12 midday Tuesday 22 September to 6 pm Sunday 24 October, the City of Port Phillip will enter into the Election Period for the Council Elections.

    You can still contact us during this period and we’ll resume regular operation on Monday 26 October.

It is with absolute joy that we welcome our enrolled members back to South Melbourne (Skinners) Adventure Playground.

From Monday 28 September 2020, both South Melbourne (Skinners) and St Kilda Adventure Playgrounds will reopen in adherence with the Victorian Government restrictions permitting a maximum group gathering outdoors of five people (which can include two households).

Note: The adventure playgrounds are only reopening to currently-registered users at this stage. Wider access will be introduced once Victorian Government COVID-19 restrictions ease further.

If you are a registered member and would like to book a time to visit our playground, please contact our team leader to discuss via

For the latest updates, see Events, Services and Program Changes.

Adventure playgrounds will remain closed if the weather is predicted to be over 35 degrees or, if the temperature reaches 35 degrees whilst open, the playgrounds will need to close. The Adventure Playgrounds will remain closed or will close early during storms or instances of air pollution/risk to health.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 3.30 - 5.30 pm
Weekends: 12 midday - 4.30 pm
School Holidays: 12 midday - 4.30 pm

We strongly recommend calling the South Melbourne (Skinners) Playground directly to check opening times and avoid disappointment.


South Melbourne is unable to accept group bookings or cater for groups, such as birthday groups, outside school hours care programs or group gatherings. Large groups attempting to access the Playground will be asked to find alternate arrangements.

Contact South Melbourne Adventure Playground

Phone: 03 9209 6352
Street Address: Dorcas Street, South Melbourne
Postal Address: Private Bag No 3, PO St Kilda, 3182

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