City of Bayswater

Riverside Gardens, Bayswater


Summary
  • Large riverside park
  • Boat launching ramp
  • Large grassed areas suitable for kicking a football or flying a kite
  • Popular dog exercise area near toilet block
  • Walking paths
  • Picnic tables/seating, gazebos, barbecue facilities
  • Playground featuring rubber soft fall, shade sails, fencing and play equipment
  • Public toilets including accessible toilet
  • Bird sanctuary
  • Ample parking
  • Memorial Drive runs through the park from the entry to the river and there are car parking areas at points along the road; some are marked, including accessible bays and some are unmarked
Adult exercise equipment along riverside path near playground Accessible gazebo near toilets Jetty
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Location (View Map)
Milne Street, Bayswater, WA 6053 Australia
Opening Hours
  • Open all hours
  • Toilet open daylight hours
Telephone
  • (08) 9272 0622

Closest accessible parking

  • Car park closest to boat ramp
  • There are 3 accessible parking bays located approximately 20m from the boat ramp via a 1.2m wide level concrete path. Bays are clearly identified by blue line markings and the access symbol
  • The bays are on a level bitumen surface
  • Vehicle access from: Memorial Drive
Parking near boat ramp
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Closest accessible parking

  • Car park – Riverside Gardens East
  • There is 1 accessible parking bay located closest to the designated entry to the bird sanctuary. Bays are identified by line markings and the access symbol
  • The bays are on a level bitumen surface
  • Vehicle access from: Memorial Drive
  • Pedestrian access:
    • There is a level surface (driveway) between the bay and a 2m wide brown cement footpath
Parking bay near bird sanctuary
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Closest accessible parking

  • Car park closest to playground and toilet block
  • 2 clearly identified accessible parking bays on level bitumen
  • 95m from accessible bays to the unisex accessible toilet, through the car park to an access path
  • Vehicle access from: Milne Street
Parking bays next to toilet block
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Closest accessible parking

  • Accessible parking bay in roadside carpark
  • Entry from Leake Street
  • Pedestrian access:
    • Kerb ramp to path
Parking near Leake St
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Fittings and fixtures
  • Freestanding adult exercise equipment along riverside path
Walkways
  • Wide walkways throughout the park, but not to many facilities such as barbecues and gazebos
Picnic facilities
  • Gazebos and picnic tables spread throughout the park
  • Variety of picnic tables, some with space for wheelchairs at the ends
  • Barbecues spread throughout the park. 90cm high cooking surface.
Gazebo and tables Barbecue
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Play area
  • The fenced playground is shaded by shade sails and a ground surface of soft fall rubber
  • The closest accessible parking is 65m away, next to the toilet block which has accessible toilets in the male and female facilities 
  • Pedestrian access from the car park is via a 2m wide concrete path
  • Vehicle access to the car park is from Milne Street
  • There is a 105cm wide gate with pool gate lock
  • A range of tactile panels and play activities
  • There is a swing with support straps
Playground Main ramp on play structure Ramp on playground Example of free standing equipment transfer platform onto play structure Double skide Swings Play ship at ground level with tactile features
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Drinking fountain
  • Drinking fountain with attached bowl for dogs next to path, adjacent to toilet block
  • Lower drinking fountain on path to playground
Jetty access
  • The jetty is reached by a 2.4m wide gently sloping concrete access path
  • The jetty is constructed from wooden decking with a kerbed edge, and handrails ?
  • The end of the jetty is shaded by a gazebo
  • Closest parking is 300m from the jetty

Toilet: Riverside Gardens

  • Gender: Unisex
  • Description:
    • Toilet block with male and female facilities and designated accessible toilets in each. Mirror image layout.
    • Basin in outer part of toilet facility, not in cubicle 
    • Accessible parking - 2 bays - in car park adjacent to toilet block
    • Toilet doors manual, swing door 780cm wide with a knob and small sliding bolt
  • Signage: Access symbol on doors
  • Toilet door: Swing door 78cm wide with a knob and small sliding bolt
  • Handrails: Side and rear
  • Basin height: 78cm
  • Paper towel dispenser: None
  • Lighting: Switch at 140cm high
Ladies toilet Basin in ladies toilet facility Toilet building
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Information collected by: City of Bayswater

Care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this information however no guarantee is given that the facility is fully accessible. Please advise the You're Welcome WA coordinator at the Disability Services Commission of any access changes since publication.