Ash Crescent play area can be accessed from Larch Road or between Nos 63 and 65 Ash Crescent. It has a combined slide and climbing frame for older children and four springers and swings for toddlers. It is a self-contained area surrounded by fences and hedges.
The Warren Crescent play area is near the junction of Warren Crescent and Ridge Road. It is marked by a Public Footpath sign. It contains a combined slide and climbing frame and swings for older children, and swings and springers for toddlers. It is on the very edge of the village and is surrounded by hedges.
The Darcy Road play area can be accessed from the garages site at the top of Darcy Road (Osmund Road end) or from between Nos 22 and 24 Darcy Road. It lies between Darcy Road and Osmund Road. The Play Area has a combined slide and climbing frame, and swings for older children, and swings and a springer for toddlers. The area is surrounded by trees and hedges.
The Ducksett Lane play area can be accessed from Lansbury Road, between the junctions with Mary Street and John Street but on the opposite side of the road. Look out for the Public Footpath sign. It is part of a large recreation ground. The play area has a combined slide and climbing frame, and swings for older children and swings and a springer for toddlers.
The Ida’s Road play area is at the top of Ida’s Road on Castle Hill. It is adjacent to a field and surrounded by a metal fence. It contains an activity set for older children which includes a climbing wall, climbing frame, steps and climbing bars. It also has swings for older children and toddlers and two toddlers’ springers.
The entrance to the Emmett Carr play area is next to 68 Emmett Carr Lane in Renishaw. It has a combined slide and climbing frame and swings for older children, and swings and two springers for toddlers. It is enclosed by hedges.
The Golden Ball play area is behind the Renishaw and Spinkhill Community Hall on Main Road. It is part of a larger recreation area and contains a combined slide and climbing frame, and swings for older children and swings and a springer for toddlers.
The Ridgeway play area is on Main Road, opposite the Junior School. It contains timber framed swings, combined slide and climbing frame, and a variety of timber climbing and balancing equipment for older children. The area is part of the Recreation and Sports ground but is surrounded by a wall.
Eckington Parish Council owns eight play areas across the Parish, four in Eckington, two in Renishaw and one each in Marsh Lane and Ridgeway. They all have equipment suitable for toddlers and older children and there are soft and springy safety surfaces around the equipment. The play areas are inspected regularly and all equipment is checked by NEDDC for health and safety purposes. Most play areas have benches and rubbish bins.