Bowen’s Foreshore has been transformed into a recreational area that includes an outdoor amphitheatre, the Catalina Memorial, grassy picnic areas with public barbecues, a skate park, children’s playground, and shared walking and bicycle tracks. Nearby, Bowen’s water park, with amenities, has proved very popular with families.

Summergarden Theatre

For film buffs, the Summergarden Theatre at Queens Beach is a must visit. Built in 1948, modern facilities merge with old world charm, and is a must see for tourists and shutterbugs. With twin screens, the theatre provides a full cinema experience showing blockbusters, family films and Hollywood Classics. Located on Murroona Road, Queens Beach, called 4785 1241 or www.bowencinemas.com

Playgroups

Beach House Playgroup: Located on the grounds of the Bowen Baptist Church, meets Wednesdays & Thursdays, open to all parents with young children. Come along and explore their amazing playground, morning tea provided. Contact Billie Acreman on 0418779761 for more information.
Cooinda Family Centre: STAY AND PLAY WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY 9:30am to 11:30am, children from 0-5 years stay and play, enjoy their morning tea together and participate in many fun activities!!! Contact Cooinda Family Centre on (07) 4786 3866 or by email on admin@cooindafc.org.au for more information.
PCYC Bowen: Playtime in the sports hall, runs from 9:30 am to 11:30, costs $3.50 per child. Jump on the jumpy castle, climb through the obstacle course, so much space to have so much fun!

Friday night Sk8ting

The PCYC Bowen holds open air skating every Friday evening by the Front Beach Precinct. Children can be signed in for the evening and are supervised by PCYC Bowen’s awarding winning R.U.B.Y. Crew (youth group) as well as one or two police officers. There is a canteen with lollies to buy, and pizza for a gold coin donation. Contact PCYC Bowen for further details.