The children's adventure playground was originally built in 1976 but a 2012 upgrade has seen some modern additions.
The Lions run the mini golf course and this has been landscaped and planted.
The model boat pool is popular with enthusiastic people "with remotes" and local ducks also enjoy an aquatic adventure.
The pedestrian rail bridge was built in approximately 1900 and was relocated to the site in the early 1980s. It is listed in the District Plan as having heritage value with a C Category.
The Hobson Street side of the reserve forms part of the Makino Stream Ecological Corridor and Walkway.
This park is bounded by Manchester, Grey, Aorangi and Hobson Streets