Alex Bell Playground - (Pirate Park)

Ahoy, Me Hearties! Clarence Valley Council is planning to upgrade Alex Bell Park Playground, South Grafton. This upgrade is required to bring all the play equipment up to date with the latest Australian Standards for safety, as well as improve the play experience of the existing play space, or for you pirates out there, Ye old Alex Bell playground be due fer replacin' Arrhhh!!!!

Key improvements proposed in the concept include:

  • Provide a range of play experiences and cater to a range of age groups through active, imaginative, creative, social, quiet and free play
  • Connect the playground to the amenities building with a universally accessible path
  • Create play spaces that add value to the community and strengthen the sense of place while keeping with the current pirate theme of the park and its unofficial name 'Pirate Park'.

Council is seeking feedback on the proposed new play equipment or should we say 'pirate equipment !!' and we want all ye parrot-loving, scurvy-infested, mutinous rogue pirates out there to let us know your favourite play equipment pieces by completing the below survey, attending our Community consultation day, sign the guestbook, leave a comment or ask us a question related to Alex Bell Park playground and one of our project team members will answer your inquiries.

So come Walk the gangplank! On the community consultation day Saturday 15 September 2018 or Ill skewer yer gizzard, ye salty sea bass... Avast!

Weave heard a tale o' a buried booty chest, so wear yer patch 'n yer pirate vest. We 'ave a map t' guide th' way, so come ready t' hunt on council’s community consultation open day.

Take a look at our news feed below under Talk like a Pirate Day, which is on 19 September 2018, this is a nationally recognised day for Childhood Cancer Support. We will be collecting donations at our community consultation day, but you can head over to http://www.talklikeapirateday.com.au/ to help out in any way you can.




Ahoy, Me Hearties! Clarence Valley Council is planning to upgrade Alex Bell Park Playground, South Grafton. This upgrade is required to bring all the play equipment up to date with the latest Australian Standards for safety, as well as improve the play experience of the existing play space, or for you pirates out there, Ye old Alex Bell playground be due fer replacin' Arrhhh!!!!

Key improvements proposed in the concept include:

  • Provide a range of play experiences and cater to a range of age groups through active, imaginative, creative, social, quiet and free play
  • Connect the playground to the amenities building with a universally accessible path
  • Create play spaces that add value to the community and strengthen the sense of place while keeping with the current pirate theme of the park and its unofficial name 'Pirate Park'.

Council is seeking feedback on the proposed new play equipment or should we say 'pirate equipment !!' and we want all ye parrot-loving, scurvy-infested, mutinous rogue pirates out there to let us know your favourite play equipment pieces by completing the below survey, attending our Community consultation day, sign the guestbook, leave a comment or ask us a question related to Alex Bell Park playground and one of our project team members will answer your inquiries.

So come Walk the gangplank! On the community consultation day Saturday 15 September 2018 or Ill skewer yer gizzard, ye salty sea bass... Avast!

Weave heard a tale o' a buried booty chest, so wear yer patch 'n yer pirate vest. We 'ave a map t' guide th' way, so come ready t' hunt on council’s community consultation open day.

Take a look at our news feed below under Talk like a Pirate Day, which is on 19 September 2018, this is a nationally recognised day for Childhood Cancer Support. We will be collecting donations at our community consultation day, but you can head over to http://www.talklikeapirateday.com.au/ to help out in any way you can.




  • Come walk the gangplank on our community consultation open day. Arrrrhh!

    17 days ago
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    Saturday 15 September 2018, Council is holding a community consultation open day onsite at Alex Bell Playground, South Grafton, from 10am-2pm, so come along with the whole family to have your say on the proposed new playground design and equipment.

    There will be a treasure hunt for the kids, place the sticker on your favourite pieces of equipment and a prize for the best-dressed pirate. AAARRRRRRRHHHHHH!!!!!!


    Saturday 15 September 2018, Council is holding a community consultation open day onsite at Alex Bell Playground, South Grafton, from 10am-2pm, so come along with the whole family to have your say on the proposed new playground design and equipment.

    There will be a treasure hunt for the kids, place the sticker on your favourite pieces of equipment and a prize for the best-dressed pirate. AAARRRRRRRHHHHHH!!!!!!

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  • Have you heard any good pirate jokes? Well, neither have ayyyye.

    17 days ago
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    Although we take our pirate park very seriously, we love a good pirate joke 'ere at council. Wea've started with a few and would love to know yer favourite pirate jokes below in yer comments.

    Q: Why don’t pirates shower before they walk the plank?
    A: Because they’ll just wash up on shore later.

    Q: Why is pirating so addictive?
    A: They say once ye lose yer first hand, ye get hooked!

    Q: How do pirates know that they are pirates?
    A: They think, therefore they ARRRR!!!!!

    Q: What happened when Bluebeard fell overboard in the Red Sea?
    A:...

    Although we take our pirate park very seriously, we love a good pirate joke 'ere at council. Wea've started with a few and would love to know yer favourite pirate jokes below in yer comments.

    Q: Why don’t pirates shower before they walk the plank?
    A: Because they’ll just wash up on shore later.

    Q: Why is pirating so addictive?
    A: They say once ye lose yer first hand, ye get hooked!

    Q: How do pirates know that they are pirates?
    A: They think, therefore they ARRRR!!!!!

    Q: What happened when Bluebeard fell overboard in the Red Sea?
    A: He got marooned.

    Q: How did the pirate get his Jolly Roger so cheaply?
    A: He bought it on sail.

    Q: What has 8 legs, 8 arms and 8 eyes?
    A: 8 pirates.

    Q: What do ye call a pirate with two eyes and two legs?
    A: A rookie

    Q: What did the ocean say to the pirate?
    A: Nothing, it just waved.

    Q: What’s the difference between a hungry pirate and a drunken pirate?
    A: One has a rumbling tummy, and the other’s a tumbling rummy.



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  • Talk like a pirate day 19 September, 2018

    17 days ago
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    19th September 2018

    Talk Like a Pirate Day™, nationally recognised as the major fundraiser for Childhood Cancer Support, is an opportunity to polish ye hook and say “AHOY there, me hearties” to all ye mateys, school crew and work mates.

    Join other schools, childcare centres, community groups, individuals and workplaces to support families and children living with cancer.

    19th September 2018

    Talk Like a Pirate Day™, nationally recognised as the major fundraiser for Childhood Cancer Support, is an opportunity to polish ye hook and say “AHOY there, me hearties” to all ye mateys, school crew and work mates.

    Join other schools, childcare centres, community groups, individuals and workplaces to support families and children living with cancer.

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