I love a great idea for a post from a reader. Hello Ramona!
Ramona emailed to ask if I could recommend any good bike tracks for young children. Yes!
This list is more or less off the top of my head.
All of the places here are described in detail in Sydney For Under Fives, except Brightmore Reserve, so I have put the map of that in the post. Where there’s a post on the playground or nearby attraction, I’ve put a clickable link.
The cricket oval has a bike path all the way round it. Just back from the beach at the south end. For more info click here.
Bicentennial Park, Glebe
There is a terrific playground here and lots of cycling paths throughout the park.
Bicentennial Park, Sydney Olympic Park
A good kids cycle track goes around the park by the playground, plus heaps of cycle paths throughout the park. For more info click here.
Bicentennial Park, West Pymble
Lots of bike tracks throughout the park, excellent playground there too.
Lovely bike track by the playground. Check out my post here.
Brightmore Reserve, Cremorne
Brightmore Reserve has a terrific bike track, all laid out and marked like a road.
See council website at: http://www.northsydney.nsw.gov.au/www/html/2932-brightmore-reserve.asp
Great bike track here as well as some interesting and fun play equipment, all in a beautiful bushy locale. Read more info here.
Campbelltown Bicycle Education and Road Safety Centre
A huge bike track, excellent spot! Check out the council website page here.
There is a very bike bike track with play equipment on opposite side of the park from the cafe.
Hallstrom Park, Willoughby
By the playground is a big oval bike track for kids. Read more info here.
Holroyd Gardens, Merrylands
There’s a cycle training track here, all painted with proper road markings, as well as the fabulous playground. Click here for more info.
Lagoon Park, Manly
The playground here is great and bike tracks lead along the dam and also there’s a bike path all the way down to Shelly Beach. Click here for more info.
Lots of paths for biking around the lake.
Passmore Reserve, Manly Vale
Bike track goes all around the playing fields, passing by the excellent playground, click here for more info.
Sydney Park Playground and CARES Bike Track, St Peters
St Ives Showground Playground and Bike Track
Bike track here has great shade and play equipment beside it.
Terrey Hills BMX Bike Track
A fantastic bike track for older kids. Check out the full post and photos here.
Winnererremy Bay Playground, Mona Vale
The huge oval by the playground has a bike track around it. For more info click here.
Willoughby Park, Willoughby
There’s a small bike track by the playground and then a large bike track all around the oval. Photos and info here.
Have all the info about all these bike tracks at your fingertips!