Location mapCommunity: East Village – 7 Ave and 6 St SEParking: pay parking along the street and in a nearby lot Gordie’s Review (7 years old): What was your favorite thing? “The rolly slide!”Nicky’s Review (4 years old): “Everything! The rolly slide!”Robbie’s Review (14 months old): Had some difficulty as a new walker but kind of enjoyed the … Read more
Thanks to The CORE Shopping Centre for providing us with a gift card to facilitate this post! One of my favourite things to do with the kids, is take them on a downtown adventure. There is something about being in amongst the huge skyscapers that kids always seem to love. So when The CORE Shopping … Read more
Note: Will be closed for the 2021 season.Location mapEau Claire Plaza 3 St. & Riverfront Ave. S.W. (by Eau Claire market – 200 Barclay Parade S.W.)Parking: At and around Eau Claire market (Eau Claire parkade has cheap parking on the weekends) or in the parking lot off Memorial Drive just East of 3rd St. NW. … Read more
Location (maps at the end of the post)Community: East Village – 1300 Zoo Rd. NE (you can access it by car through the parking lot on the South side of the Zoo along Zoo Rd)Parking: pay lot parking Gordie’s Review (8 years old): “I thought the slide was extremely fun”Nicky’s Review (5 years old): “I liked the … Read more
200 Barclay Parade SW (Downtown) – Inside the food court
This indoor play space is pretty unusual. It was developed through a partnership with the Emmanual Foundation (who installs recycled playgrounds to places in the world where children would otherwise not have access) with the help of GPI Outdoor Designs Inc and CDC Recreation Inc. It’s basically an outdoor playground moved inside.
Location (maps at the end of the post)Community: East Village – 1300 Zoo Rd. NE (you can access it by car through the parking lot on the South side of the Zoo along Zoo Rd)Parking: Pay lot parking Park Features: Playground, washrooms, river wading area, large hill for tobogganing, plaza, picnic areas, pathways. Overall: St. … Read more