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Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Big plans for great experiences

Places to Play

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Adventure play areas, skate parks, all-weather ball courts and outdoor gyms; there are lots of places to play, exercise and have fun in the outdoors - whatever your age.

The biggest play areas are at Wynyard Woodland Park, Romano Park, Ropner Park, John Whitehead Park and Preston Park. However, there are over 40 other play areas in parks, country parks and other green spaces across the Borough.

We also have 14 multi-use games areas (MUGAs) which can be used for all kinds of informal ball games, and two fantastic skate parks at John Whitehead Park and Preston Park.   If you want to enjoy some other exercise in the open air then why not try the outdoor gyms at John Whitehead Park and in Grangefield Park. 

Locations of all Council managed play areas and facilities for informal sports are shown on the following maps:


Billingham Area

Eaglescliffe and Yarm Area

Stockton Area

Thornaby and Ingleby Barwick Area

Thorpe Thewles and Stillington Area


For any enquiries regarding Council-managed play areas, skate parks and informal games areas please contact our Care For Your Area Team.

Telephone:  01642 391959