City of Joburg

Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo

Johannesburg Zoo


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Region D

Thokoza Park – The park covers 4. 5-hectares, it has well-manicured lawns, paved footpaths and rock-strewn streams which gently meander to the Moroka Dam.

Dorothy Nyembe Park – This 26-hectare park named after, Dorothy Nyembe the prominent 1950s ANC activist. It has new sporting facilities, including netball courts, a soccer field, a volleyball court and a basketball court. Areas have also been set aside for residents to play chess and morabaraba, a traditional African board game.

Mofolo Park – This striking venue with its attractive rainbow paintwork has hosted a number of jazz festivals, gospel choirs and well-known local and international musicians and artists. The park can also accommodate more than 1 000 people with a stage and screening area, and can handle a variety of events.

Pimville – New facilities that include 16 new playground pieces, paved walkways, 250 indigenous trees, grass picnic areas, park furniture, a mini soccer field, a basketball court, rubbish bins and a fence around the park.

Pennyville Park - The park has swings, a soccer field, seating place, water taps, an irrigation system, traditional games spots, pathways and landscaped picnic areas.