A vibrant addition to Nelson’s city centre has opened on the banks of the Maitai/Mahitahi River.

The Riverside Youth Pop-up Park in Halifax Street, opened on Saturday 12 September 2020 and has been a popular hang-out spot for Nelson’s young and young at heart, with a Parklife 'World Cup' Pumptrack for skaters, bicycles and scooters, a Park Light solar light to light up the  basketball half-court featuring a Parklife Grizzly Tower, a Parklife Art Ping Pong Table  and an imagination playground for younger children, planters, picnic tables and colourful seating.

Riverside Youth Pop Up Park

Check out the Stuff story on the project and see the feedback from locals.  

Check out the video from stuff to see how the park is going down with the kids.