A WATER play feature is set to be added to the city's popular Adventure Playground thanks to a funding injection from the NSW Government.
Bathurst Regional Council will receive $200,000 from the NSW Government to go towards stage two of the children's play complex in Victoria Park.
Bathurst was one of 30 councils selected in the first round of the NSW Government’s Everyone Can Play program to share in $4 million to upgrade or create local play spaces.
The $1 million Adventure Playground opened to the public in December 2009 and has, in the years since, become a popular venue for the city's Party in the Park New Year's Eve event.
Member for Bathurst Paul Toole said stage two works will provide new play structures, equipment and park facilities catering for various age groups, as well as a "bespoke" water play feature.
"It will support the kind of open spaces our community wants and needs," he said.
Minister for Planning and Housing Anthony Roberts said the funding was part of a statewide program that aims to support more inclusive play spaces for NSW communities.