Community: Ramsay – Macdonald Ave SE and Bellevue Ave SE
Parking: free street parking
Washroom: no nearby public washrooms
Surrounding Park Area: The playground is located on two levels that are connected with an accessible pathway. It is close to the Ramsay off-leash dog park. Great views of downtown.
Nicky’s Review (9 years old): “I like how there was a swing and instruction section down the hill and more of a play area up the hill.”
Robbie’s Review (6 years old): “It was good. I liked the orange slide.”
Age Range: 2-12 years
Ground cover: pour-in-place recycled tire flooring
Features: Upper level – climber with two level ramp, steps and twisty slide; ground level merry-go-round; curved climber.
Lower level – musical features; 4 person bouncer with back support; saucer swing and tandem swing.
Log and rock features on the hill between the playgrounds.
Accessibility: This playground is unusual in that only it is spread across two levels but both levels are accessible. The flooring in both play areas has accessible flooring throughout, and there is a pathway connecting the two levels.
The main climber has a two level ramp and steps to make access easier. There is also an accessible ground level merry-go-round and ground level musical features.
The tandem swing doesn’t have an accessible seat but both swing seats have reclined back support. The 4 person bouncer has back support and the saucer swing can be used lying down or along with another person.
Shade: There are some trees near the play areas.
Seating: There are a couple benches and a picnic table near the play area.
If you are looking for a new inner city playground to check out, this is the playground for you.
It has a great view of downtown and the two tiered nature of the playground makes it really fun to explore. It has some really cool features like the ground level merry-go-round and the tandem swing that kids of all ages will love.
Just round the corner from the playground you can also find the Rainbow Trout artwork.
If you look on the sidewalk across the parking lot you will find a rainbow fish which is the best place to view it so the pieces line up perfectly.
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