Raffel Park, Gelugor, Penang

By | June 24, 2019

Raffel Park is a recreational park in Gelugor, Penang. The park was built by BSG Property, about the same time as when Raffel Residence was developed. The design of Raffel Park leverages the elevated nature of the site, creating a landscape that captures the unique hilly characteristics of the Bukit Gambir region. Raffel Park is roughly divided into 3 zones. Zone 1 is the “Active Recreation” zone with a playground for children, multi-purpose field and a car park. Zone 2 is the “Sports Zone” with a 50m sprinting track, a full-sized basketball court and a resting area. Zone 3 is the “Passive Recreation” zone with lots of trees.

Raffel Park Gelugor Penang

Raffel Park Information Board

Upon entering Raffel Park, visitors will see the car park and the children playground. The children playground has swings, slides, and a mini obstacle course equipment.

Raffel Park Car Park

Raffel Park Playground

Going in further, there is a full-sized basketball court and a 50m sprinting track. The sprinting track is part of the jogging track going around the park. The second part of the jogging track is lined with trees.

Raffel Park Basketball Court

Raffel Park Sprinting Track

Raffel Park Jogging Track

Raffel Park Jogging Track

There is also an area with “outdoor gym” equipment at the park.

Raffel Park Outdoor Gym

SJK (T) Subramaniya Barathee is situated right beside Raffel Park. Sekolah Kebangsaan Bukit Gambir and Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bukit Gambir are also nearby. Teachers and students from these schools sometimes use Raffel Park for their physical/sports activities.

There are lots of greeneries around Raffel Park, which makes it a relaxing place. Many people come here to exercise, jog and walk around.

Raffel Park Trees

Here is the location of Raffel Park in Google Maps:

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