Location: map Community: Bridgeland – 9th St and Centre Ave NE. Parking: There is 2 hr free street parking along 9th St as well as in the community centre parking lot off of 9th St. Gordie’s Review (15 months old) – Loved the ramps and steps! Gordie’s Review (4.5 years old) – “I liked playing…
Taradale – Taradale Link NE
The equipment at this playground is really different from most in Calgary. It would be pretty challenging for most kids under 5, but this playground does have a some other equipment that younger kids will enjoy.
Near Saddlebrook along the Eastern portion of the Greenway just South of Stoney Trail.
This is one of Calgary’s most unique playgrounds. It’s not the easiest playground to get to but its worth the short walk. This playground will provide a different kind of challenge for both big and little kids.
Huntington Hills – Huntridge Hill and 78 Ave NE
This is a great playground to challenge school aged kids. Overall it was a little difficult for Gordie, but he still enjoyed finding ways to scramble up the climber and slide back down.
Marlborough – Madigan Drive and Manora Drive NE
Marlborough park is one of the biggest parks in the North East. It is primarily an athletic park with numerous types of sports fields as well as a couple schools on the South side. As far as I can tell this is the only public playground.
Location map Community: Vista Heights – 1820 Valleyview Rd NE Parking:Free street parking Gordie’s Review (3 years old): “What was the best part of the park?” “Running around with my friends” Age Range: 0-5 years. Ground Cover: Pour in place recycled tires Shade: some shade from mature trees. Features: preschool play structure with ramps (3…
Marlborough – 4465 Marwood Way NE.
This newly created playground would be a great addition to any neighbourhood park. It has a good variety of features in a small space and will appeal to a wide variety of ages. If only every kid had a playground like this they could walk to! Gordie loved the catwalk and the slides on the climber.
Marlborough Park – Madigan Dr. and Manora Dr. NE.
This playground is obviously popular with kids from the area. There was a quite a few kids happily playing in the short time we were there. It’s big with some unique features – this is definitely a playground your kids will enjoy.
Marlborough– 4777 Maryvale Dr. NE
The setting for this playground is nothing exceptional. It definitely suffers from ‘school playground syndrome’. There is no shade to speak of and it is right next to the asphalt and the school itself.
Crescent Heights – 617 1 St. NE.
This is a really nice playground. My only complaint is the pea gravel around the preschool area which makes it difficult for crawlers or early walkers to get around.