Parkdale Community Centre Playground

Parkdale Community Centre train themed playground.

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Community: Parkdale – 3512 – 5th Ave. N.W. Calgary, AB.
Parking: There is free street parking along the park and at the community centre.

Gordie’s Review (11 years old): “Fun, but aimed at younger kids. Not challenging enough.”
Nicky’s Review (9 years old): “I liked that they had a digger. I also liked the spinner.”
Robbie’s Review (6 years old): “Amazing! I liked that spinny, thingy”

Gordie’s Review (2010) (15 months old) – Stairs were fun. Swings were okay. Spinner was a little scary.

Age Range: Primarily 4-12, Only the infant swings and train play structure are really great for toddlers.
Ground Cover: Pea gravel

Features: 2 large  playstructures with 4 slides; 1 small train play structure with twin slide; 4 swings(2 infant); medium size spinner; jeep play car; digger.

Surrounding Park Area: Large flat grassy area; outdoor rink; baseball diamond

Shade: there are trees around the play area
Seating: 2 picnic tables, 5 benches and a small gazebo outside the play area.
Accessibility: none

Overall assessment:
Great playground for school aged children. Quite big with a lot of variation in the equipment. Worth a 15 minute drive especially if you were going to meet someone. Not worth driving to for toddlers unless they have older siblings or friends that are coming too.


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