Relax and enjoy one of Hay’s many parks and Playgrounds.
The Hay Park, (accessible from Moppett, Morgan Street and Pine Streets) is a large park with facilities for picnics and BBQ's.
Picnic tables and a gas BBQ enables visitors to enjoy the beauty of the park while enjoying culinary feasts. Children will find plenty to do. They can play on the playgrounds or feed the ducks and geese in the Duck Pond.
The Hay Park is also the home of many sporting activities. Saturday and Sunday visitors can watch a game of Cricket, Australian Rules, Rugby Union or Rugby League from the grandstand. Toilet facilities are available in the park.
Brewery Park is the name of one of Hay's newer parks. Named because it stands in close proximity to the former old Red Lion Brewery (used until 1915). This park can be found at the Western end of Moppett Street. There is good parking, a picnic table and a panoramic view of the Murrumbidgee River.
The Lions Park is situated on the Northern side of the Murrumbidgee River just near the bridge as you enter the CBD area. This lovely park has a large grassed area, where visitors can relax and stretch their legs. Facilities available include toilets, playground, several tables & chairs, an electric BBQ and a rain water tank for replenishing the "billy". This park also leads to the Bidgee Riverside Trail with sculptures and views of the river within the bushy bend.
There is also a playground and large lawned area outside the Hay swimming pool, with access to toilet facilities.
Dal Wright Park is a small park named after the man who turned this area into a delightful park and playground. The park can be found on the first left over the bridge from the south, beside the town's water tanks.
The Apex Park is close to Hay's famous attraction, The Gaol Museum. The children can enjoy the playground, swings and a pretend ride in the restored vintage tractor.
Ashwill Park, named after the Ashwill house, is a new park adjacent to the Visitors Information Centre. Features the famous roses from the house along with new children play equipment.
The Skate Park, adjacent to the Hay Bridge, is Hay's concrete skate park which features jumps, railings and a large bowl. Bike, scooter or skateboard, plenty of fun for the whole family.