Vista Heights Jungle Playground

Location    map Community: Vista Heights – 1820 Valleyview Rd NEParking: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 tiresShade: some shade from mature trees. Features: preschool play structure with ramps (3 levels), slides and … Read more

Marwood Way Playground

Location   map   Community: Marlborough  –  4465 Marwood Way NE.Parking: free street parking Gordie’s Review (2 years old): The slides!Age Range: 2-10Ground Cover: pea gravel.Features: climber with slides and catwalk; 2 seater bouncer; car bouncer; climbing section with spinner; tall spinner; 3 swings (1 baby). Surrounding Park Area: flat grassy area.Shade: There are some large trees … Read more

Cappy Smart School Playground

Location   map   Community: Marlborough Park –  Madigan Dr. and Manora Dr. NE.Parking: free street parkingNote: This is a school playground – you may be asked to leave during school hours. Gordie’s Review (2 years old): A fire truck! Age Range: 5-12Ground Cover: pea gravel. Features: Multiple school-aged climbers with slides, wobbly bridge; artificial rock feature; twisty … Read more

Laycock Park

Location    mapCommunity: Thorncliffe – 750 Blackthorn Rd. N.E.Parking: There is a free parking lot at the entrance to the park – closed due to construction April 2016) Features: Pathways, open grass area, nose creek, baseball diamonds.Playgrounds: There is one playground (pictured below). Amenities: None.Seating:  There are some benches along the pathways and a covered picnic … Read more

Covepark Square Playground

Coventry Hills – Covepark Square NE
his is a fairly large playground with a lot of climbing features. I haven’t seen this brand of equipment before but it’s not hugely different from a lot of others. There are some nice pathways near the playground that would be great for trikes and small bikes.

Marlborough School Playground

Location    map Community: Marlborough– 4777 Maryvale Dr. NEParking: Free street parking. Gordie’s Review (2 years old): the slide!Age Range: 5-12.Ground Cover: pea gravel Features:  huge interconnected climber with 3 slides; large web climber; 2 seat climbers; tall globe spinner; merry-go-round spinner.Surrounding Park Area: next to Marlborough Elementary School – soccer fields. Shade: Very limited.Accessibility: None.Seating: … Read more