Colleges Crossing Recreation Reserve will be fully closed from Tuesday 15 March until further notice.
The primary reason for the closures are for public health and safety, following the recent flood event.
408-492 Mt Crosby Road, Chuwar
Colleges Crossing Recreation Reserve is a popular picnic and tourist spot on the Brisbane River at Chuwar near Ipswich. This reserve features a lookout, a fun and engaging playground with shade-sails, a nature-based play area for kids, a lake for fishing and kayaking and a coffee shop with spectacular views over the lake.
The playground has plenty to keep the kids occupied, including a fort, climbing rock, musical wall, swing, fun sway boat, balancing beams, spinning seats, tree log tunnel, stepping stones and frog sculptures.
There is also a large grassed area for sports and walking tracks and bike/scooter paths that will keep the children happily entertained and exploring for hours.
Winter (1 April - 30 September): 6 am - 6 pm
Summer (1 October - 31 March): 6 am - 9 pm
A permit/licence is required to use the following areas within Colleges Crossing Recreation Reserve. Using the information provided please ensure you select an area suitable for your event.
Standard Conditions for each area can be viewed below. To apply for a Park & Facility Use Permit/Licence please complete an application form for assessment of your proposed event.
Please view the area conditions prior to applying for a permit/licence.
The permit holder must produce for inspection, the permit granted by the local government, upon request of an authorised person.
Please click on the name of each area to view its booking calendar (if available) and check availability for your event date/s before submitting your application for use.
The prescribed fee in accordance with Council’s Fees and Charges will be required when submitting an application (if applicable). Please refer to Council’s Fees and Charges
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