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Meet My Suburb - Randwick

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Meet My Suburb - Randwick
Image Credit: Randwick City Council


Randwick is located in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney and is about 6km from the CBD. It's a suburb full of excellent medical, education and recreational facilities which makes it an ideal suburb for families with children. Randwick is also home to some stunning federation homes and buildings, and is most famous for having Sydney's premier race track the Royal Randwick Racecourse.


TRANSPORT

Regular bus services are currently the only public transport available in Randwick. However the South East Light Rail is being built, and when it is completed residents will be able to take this all the way to Circular Quay.



Meet My Suburb - Randwick
Image Credit: ATC



RECREATIONAL



PLAYGROUNDS

Alison Park
fully enclosed medium size playground
scooter path
toilets
picnic facilities
cafes close by
limited street parking

Paine Reserve
medium size fully enclosed playground
toilets
picnic facilities
sporting fields
off leash dog area
street parking

Writtle Park
small enclosed playground
picnic facilities
limited street parking

Bieler Park
small enclosed playground
cafes close by
limited street parking



Bieler Park Randwick
Image Credit: Randwick City Council


Frank Doyle Park
fully enclosed medium size playground
ping pong table (byo bats/balls)
scooter path
picnic facilities
street parking

Randwick Peace Park
small enclosed playground
picnic facilities
limited street parking

Govett Reserve
fully enclosed small size playground
picnic facilities
limited street parking

Randwick Environment Park
wetlands
bike/scotter path
picnic facilities
bbqs
parking



Randwick Environment Park
Image Credit: Randwick City Council


SHOPPING

Post Office, small Woolworths and many excellent retail shops including Seed and Kid Stuff are located in this small to medium size shopping centre.
Randwick Plaza
Coles and smaller retailers are located in this small size shopping centre.
Retailers are also located along Alison & Belmore Roads.


EDUCATION

Primary Schools
Emanuel School (Jewish co-ed school)

Secondary Schools
Brigidine College (Catholic girls school)
Marcellin College (Catholic boys school)
Emanuel School (Jewish co-ed school)

University
Randwick Campus of UNSW


DAYCARE/PRESCHOOL



Platinum Preschool Randwick
Image Credit: Platinum Preschool




MEDICAL FACILITIES

Prince of Wales Private Hospital (including Maternity Hospital)


FAMILY FRIENDLY EATERIES

Randwick has hundreds of places to eat from casual cafes to restaurants serving many different international cuisines. The dining precincts of The Spot, Frenchmans Rd and Avoca Street are very popular with families, as is the main streets of Alison Rd and Belmore Rd. Our favourites at SMG are:

Duck Duck Goose - superior child friendly cafe
Cafe 169 - casual child friendly cafe
Bistro Avoca - stylish restaurant with kids menu
The Cookhouse - bar/restaurant with kids menu
Pinnochios - Italian restaurant with a special Kids Eat Free deal Sun - Thu before 6.30pm
Arthurs Pizza - popular pizza restaurant with a great kids menu
Sweet Spot Patisserie - delish place to grab a sweet treat
Four Frogs Creperie - fabulous French creperie with kids menu



Four Frogs Creperie Randwick
Image Credit: Four Frogs



CHURCHES

Randwick Uniting Church


LOCAL COUNCIL
Randwick City Council


POLICE
Randwick Police Station
169 Alison Rd, Randwick
02 9697 1099 or '000' in an emergency


COMMUNITY FACILITIES

Randwick City Library is in the Royal Randwick Shopping Centre
Baby Health Clinic is in the Royal Randwick Shopping Centre
Closest public swimming pool is at Maroubra


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