are invited to discover the friendly faces on the trees of the Green Spine these
school holidays with a fun, self-lead adventure.
explorers can pick up a map from the Revitalising Central Geelong headquarters
at 108 Moorabool Street Geelong (or download one here
), and follow the trail to find all the tree
characters on the Green Spine.
with keen eyes can also have a go at spotting all the happy bees buzzing
through the lush oasis of the Green Spine.
kids have ticked off all the characters on their map – including Slim Shady,
David Growie and Coco Palm – they can bring their maps back to Revitalising
Central Geelong office to collect a prize.
activity runs from 9am-4pm every weekday of the school holidays, except Grand
Final Friday (27 September), as part of the Central Geelong Marketing program
of spring school holiday events.
program has over 95 creative, physical and imaginative play sessions of
activities on offer to keep the kids busy in central Geelong.
activities and much more are detailed in the Central Geelong Kids Fun Guide.
Copies can be downloaded here
Green Spine Explorers activity is designed encourage families to enjoy the
natural environment of the first stage of the Green Spine.
flagship project of the Revitalising Central Geelong partnership program, the
Green Spine will realise the community’s long-held vision for a linear park
running through Central Geelong.
Green Spine will provide a botanical link between the city’s two existing green
spaces, Johnstone Park and Eastern Gardens.
project has been funded by all three tiers of government and will be developed
one block at a time along the six blocks of Malop Street.
1, between Yarra and Moorabool street, is complete. Stage 2, between Gheringhap
Street and Moorabool Street, will begin in 2020.
The following comments can be attributed to Director Economy,
Investment and Attraction Brett Luxford:
excited for kids to venture down the Green Spine during the school holidays and
learn more about trees and nature along the way.
great calendar of events in central Geelong during the school holidays not only
keeps the kids entertained, it also promotes local businesses to the community.