Cotton Tree Park, Maroochydore
Colourful playground with a pathway and Mooloolaba beach in background
Beaches and parks directory
  • Last updated:
  • 18 May 2020
Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) update - council parks open

From Saturday 16 May 2020, the following facilities on the Sunshine Coast are open:

  • playgrounds
  • exercise equipment/fitness stations
  • skate parks
  • dog parks and off leash areas.

In the interests of health and well being of our residents, free public barbecues in council parks remain closed. Buderim Forest Park swimming hole, Gardners falls in Maleny and the access road/carpark in Obi Lane, remain closed.

Personal trainers can hold sessions for up to ten people (including the trainer) on council land but they must have an existing Low impact/ Commercial use permit. They must also use COVIDSafe practices. For more details visit Community Land Permits.

View information about other council facilities and services during this time

Be COVIDSafe

While council has increased cleaning of many facilities, being COVIDSafe is everyone's responsibility. We remind residents and visitors to observe social distancing requirements when using public spaces which includes: 

  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Keep 1.5 metres away from others
  • Limit outdoor gatherings to 10 people
  • Avoid peak times and overcrowded areas
  • Wash or disinfect hands regularly
  • Avoid touching high use areas.

Visit Queensland Health for latest health advice and information on Social Distancing.


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  • Eumundi Skate Park
    • Address:
      Memorial Drive, Eumundi

    Located at the southern end of Memorial Drive and the Eumundi Aquatic Centre is right next door in this sporting and recreation precinct. This facility caters for a range of users from beginner to intermediate. The majority of the facility is sheltered. The public amenities are located 100m to the south between the swimming pool and tennis courts

  • Farley Street Park
    • Address:
      Farley Street Baringa

    This park has a large multi age playground and picnic shelter. The park is bordered by Stone Crescent, Banks Crescent and Farley Street.

  • Federation Park
    • Address:
      21-23 Primrose Court, Palmwoods

    The large park provides a large open grass area, playground, shelters with barbecue facilities as well as an exercise area and a fenced dog off leash area. There is also a 700 metre walkway/bike path circling the park and following the bank of Paynter Creek. Ideal for large festivals and events

  • Felicity Park
    • Address:
      Omrah Avenue Caloundra

    This small shady park is a thoroughfare between Bulcock Street and Omrah Avenue between the Art Gallery and Caloundra Library. A Chess Board is situated in this park.

  • Felix Parry Park
    • Address:
      Marcoola Esplanade, Marcoola

    This beachside park is located to the south of the Marcoola Surf Club. There is parking close by, a playground sheltered by shade sails and shelters with barbecue facilities and picnic tables.

  • Fielding Park
    • Address:
      13-19 Ferguson Avenue, Buderim

    This park has a playground for a variety of ages, a basketball half court and a shelter with barbecue facilities.

  • First Bay
    • Address:
      David Low Way Coolum Beach

    The First Bay is separated from Coolum Beach by Point Perry where there is a lookout and facilities. The beach access point and on street car park is located 100 metres south of Scrub Road. This beach is a popular surf and fishing spot and is not patrolled.

  • First Jetty
    • Address:
      Cotton Tree Park, The Esplanade, Maroochydore

    First Jetty, nearest to the Cotton Tree Aquatic Centre, is a wheelchair accessible fishing spot with stunning views to the north over the Maroochy River.

  • Fisherman's Park (Pilot Station)
    • Address:
      Parkyn Parade Mooloolaba

    The park and memorial statue is dedicated to fishermen lost at sea. The park's themed playground is sheltered by shade sails. Parking and public amenity facilities are provided as well as a variety of shelters with barbecue facilities

  • Foote Memorial Sanctuary (Eric Joseph Foote War Memorial Sanctuary)
    • Address:
      Park Lane, Buderim

    The park was given to Council in 1941 in memory of Eric Foote who died in the Great War (WW 1). This former farm is now home to over 385 native plant species have been recorded. The Foote Sanctuary Support Volunteer group attend regular working bees. The area has shelters with barbecue and picnic facilities and public amenities, (including parking) and is most enjoyed for it's re-vegetated bushland reserve that features over 2500 metres of trails to explore.