Shady playgrounds in Calgary can be hard to come by. These playgrounds are good bets. The amount of shade will vary depending on the time of day and from playground to playground but each of these should have at least some decent shade near the playground.
Know of another shady playground? Let me know!
Inglewood – 14th St and St. Monica Ave SE
Bowness – Bowness Park – 8900 48 Ave. N.W
Westwinds/Castleridge – 233 Castleridge Blvd. NE.
(Just North of downtown) (Playground is in the centre of the Island near the bridge on the North side)
Walden – Walgrove Blvd and Walgrove Gardens SE (East of Macleod Trail and South of 22x)
Inglewood – 9 Avenue and 14 Street S.E.
905 30 Ave NW
Crescent Heights – 3rd St and 11 ave NW
Cambrian Heights – 240 Cardiff Dr. NW.
Curie Barracks – 2953 Battleford Ave SW
Westmount – Broadview Rd and 22 St NW
Oakridge – Between Oakside Place and Oakside Close SW. Can also be accessed from Oakside Circle
Cliff Bungalow (by Mission) – Cliff St and 22nd Ave SW
Albert Park – Radcliffe Crescent SE
Valley Ridge – 152 Valley Meadow Close NW.
West Hillhurst – 18th Street & 6th Avenue NW
Bridgeland – 9a St and 4th avenue NE
University Heights – 3420 16 Ave. N.W.
Sandstone – Sandarac Drive and Sandalwood Gate
20. New Brighton Toddler Playground (Athletic Park)
130 Ave. and 52 St. S.E.
Haysboro – 1204 89th Ave SW