The City’s Parks Services Department manages over 795 classified parks and amenity areas including sports fields, parklands, natural areas, community facilities, street gardens and public access ways covering an area of 1890 hectares within an area of 560 square kilometres and includes 19 suburbs and localities from coastal plain suburbs to the hills environment.
- Total area of Public Open Space (POS) 1890ha
- Area of Local Government (km²) – 560.4km²
- Number of Reserves managed by the City including; Sports fields, Irrigated Passive Reserves, Dry Parks, Natural Areas, Community facilities and Regional Bushland – 248.
- Maintain 15 active ovals consisting of approximately 79 hectares of maintained turf
- Maintain 96 irrigated passive parks consisting of maintained turf, landscaped garden beds, footpaths, lighting, park furniture and playgrounds
- The City currently manage a diverse range of approximately 27,000+ street trees, all of which have different characteristics, sizes, ages, health and condition
- There are 92 Playgrounds in the City of Armadale
- 6 skate parks
- 3 Dog Parks
- 31 BBQ’s in parklands
- 15,000 Dogs Bags are used every 2 months
- There are 209 bins in parks
- 86+ reserves comprising of 1,056ha of bushland in total of which 42ha is intensively managed by an on ground team of 3 full time employees
- Beautiful and diverse bushland areas ranging from Marri Jarrah dominated woodlands in the Darling Scarp to Banksia woodlands in the Swan Coastal Plain
- There are nine (9) shared-use facilities proposed within the City for the provision and shared use of public open space and shared community infrastructure on and/or adjacent to school sites
- Number of Public Access Ways managed by the City – 236
- Parks Services manages over 795 classified parks / reserves
- Parks and reserves within the City have an estimated replacement value of $47m
- Large verge trees increase property value by an average of $14,000
- Number of street trees under powerlines Citywide - estimate 12,000 trees
* All statistics as of March 2021
The City’s Parks Services department continues to strive to continuously improve management practices over its parklands, sports fields, public open space, irrigation, general parks maintenance, verges and streetscapes.