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Dinosaurs Alive! At the Calgary Zoo


Date: Until October 31, 2015 Location: The Prehistoric Park – from the North entrance it is on the right before you cross the bridge. Cost: Included with regular admission or membership pass Suggested Age Range: All ages. Some kids find the sounds and movement of the dinosaurs frightening. This seems to be particularly likely with 2 and 3…

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Calgary’s Indoor Play Places – Winter 2014

Calgary Indoor Play Places - 2014 - calgaryplaygroundreview.com

Since I last wrote about this topic last Winter, two new indoor play places opened and I found another one that I had overlooked. There are also plans for 2015 for a new play place in Airdrie, another Joso’s location in the South end of Calgary and Edmonton’s Treehouse Indoor Playground intends to open a Calgary location as well.

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Bowness Park Playground - calgaryplaygroundreview.com

Bowness Park Playground

Location    map Community: Bowness – Bowness Park – 8900 48 Ave. N.W Parking: free lot parking Gordie’s Review (6 years old): What was your favorite thing? “playing with the other kids” Nicky’s Review (3 years old): “The slides!” Robbie’s Review (4 months old): Nice shade but crappy grass. Surrounding Park Area: Located in the popular Bowness Park….

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Awesome Playgrounds in Lethbridge, Alberta

If you want to take a trip with your family, but your budget is tight, Lethbridge is a really fun city to visit! There’s an article about all of the incredible attractions here, but the city is also home to some amazing playgrounds. SunRidge Park Location: 13 SunRidge Blvd West This gorgeous park is largely made…

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Riley Park Playground - calgaryplaygroundreview.com

Riley Park Playground

Location    map Community: Hillhurst – 800 12 St. N.W (South of SAIT) Parking: reasonably priced street parking as well as a pay parking lot on the north side of the park (You can only access it from 8th avenue from the west). There is also a small lot tucked in behind the wading pool accessible…

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Flint Park Playground - calgaryplaygroundreview.com

Flint Park Playground

Location    map Community: Fairview – Fairmount Drive and the alley behind Fairview Dr SE Parking: Unfortunately there is no good parking for this playground. There is an alley that runs along the park, however, it is not set up for visitor parking. You can probably find some parking a short walk away in the neighborhood. Nicky’s Review (3…

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