More than 130 public play spaces have closed as the City of Greater Bendigo clamps down on potential hotspots for coronavirus transmission.
"It is not possible to hygienically clean these facilities and it can be a challenge for children to follow social distancing guidelines while playing" a sign being posted by council at Lake Weeroona's playground warned.
Elizabeth Keast's one-year-old daughter Lila noticed a change in her routine last week, when her grandfather didn't take her to the park.
"She was really upset about that," Elizabeth said.
The Keasts have a play set at home but Elizabeth felt for others who did not.
Elizabeth had no idea what the family will do on days Lila goes stir crazy and needs to get out of the house.
"What really concerns me is that she won't have those social interactions. We've taken her out of childcare and we can't go and catch up with people at the moment," she said.
Bendigo's 134 public play spaces will stay closed until further notice.
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