Recreation and Sport Activities

City of Darwin provides a wide range of recreational facilities where families, young people and children can all enjoy Darwin’s outdoor lifestyle.

FREEPS (Free Recreation and Entertainment for Everyone in the Parks) is a fun-filled program that gives both young and old the opportunity to enjoy and participate in free recreational activities and entertainment in Darwin’s local parks. FREEPS events provide family entertainment including face painting, games, arts and crafts and musical performances.

The Fun Bus is a mobile playgroup service jointly funded by City of Darwin and the Northern Territory Government. Children aged between 0 - 5 years are welcome to attend with their parents and carers.

Fun in the Parks is a Council funded school holiday program focused on the primary school age group and held at various ovals and parks around Darwin. Activities include water play, art and craft and games.