Edmonton’s Best Playgrounds

Some of the best playgrounds in and around Edmonton We’ve been doing a lot of travel within Alberta over the last couple of years seeking out all the great things for families right in our own backyard. We came up with a list of 9 places to visit on your family vacation to Edmonton and we … Read more

Castle Downs Playground – Edmonton, AB

Castle Downs Playground - Edmonton, AB

Location   map Address: 11520 153 Ave NWParking: Free parking lot Surrounding Park Area: grassy areas, spray park, skate park, baseball diamond, sports field, picnic sites, outdoor rink, washrooms (in Recreation Centre), Castle Downs Park pavilion Ground Cover: pour-in-place recycled tire in some areas, sand in others Overall assessment: One of Edmonton’s largest playgrounds also has a … Read more

Meadowview Dinosaur Playground, Leduc, AB

Meadowview Dinosaur Playground, Leduc, AB

Location   mapAddress: South off of Meadowview Blvd between Meadowview Dr and CW Gaetz Rd -LeducParking: street parking Surrounding Park Area: Small park area and pathway to the parkGround Cover: wood chips Overall assessment: This playground commemorates the hadrosaur dinosaur skelton fossil found in the area of Leduc. The playground has a dinosaur theme which kids will love … Read more

Broadmoor Lake Park Playground and Spray Park – Sherwood Park

Broadmoor Lake Park Playground - Sherwood Park

Location   mapAddress: Oak Street – Broadmoor Lake Park, Sherwood ParkParking: Lot parking on site Surrounding Park Area: covered picnic shelter, skating on the lake, toboggan hill (north lake), trail loop Overall assessment: The first time we went to this playground, it wasn’t quite open yet. So on our next trip to Edmonton, we went back and am I … Read more

Hodgson Park Playground – Edmonton

Hodgson Park Playground - Edmonton

Location   mapAddress: Hodgson Rd NW and Hodgson Blvd NWParking: Street parking a bit back from the playground Surrounding Park Area: Green grassy fieldsAccessibility: pathway up to the playground Overall assessment: This playground is smaller than the others we reviewed in Edmonton, but it’s still great. The playground is generally aimed at older kids but younger kids will … Read more