Battery Park is a urban park that forms the gateway to the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa. It intergrates Cape Town’s CBD and the V&A Waterfront through a series of pedestrian routes, including one alongside the canal. Visitors to the park are able to engage in a range of outdoor recreation, entertainment and retail activities in various levels of public spaces.
The park features the following:
The Piazza forms one of the levels of the park. It comprises of retail outlets, pedestrian paths, benches, gardens. Stairs leading down from the Piazza give visitors access to the canal, from where they can watch water activities or simply meander along the water’s edge.
The park elevated park area offers views across the V&A Waterfront and the surrounding city streets. The park is fully accessible to disabled visitors. This family friendly area consists of a jungle gym, swings, rocking horses and a scooter path.
The Skatepark is the 1st skate park of this quality built within the city to world class skate park standards using lightweight construction. The skateparks includes combination of various skate and scooter elements including a bowl with spine and pump hump , quarter pipes , layback bank, gaps, a small plaza with hubba’s and rails , a frame set and a long ledge and rail. It was designed by California Skateparks in the USA with local input from local talent Marc Baker at CA Skateparks Africa.
Multi court is For general basketball and or mini soccer games during the week or weekends. With adjustable hoops this makes it accessible for younger players.