After visiting Mohawk Park just a block away, we skipped on over to this playground. Set quite close to the road (and with no fencing), there’s no real toddler climber, but the little one had a heck of a good time anyway because there were cubes.
Yes, red and blue cube steps that he pretended were the sides of a house, and he was a roofer. He stood there for about 20 minutes and hammered his “roof” with a stick, all while ordering me to sit on the sidelines.
Finally, when he was done we checked out the rest of the climber, the swings, sand digger, and broken bouncer.
All in one spot, there are great lines of sight to all of the equipment and it’s all set under huge, shady trees. While not overly creative or imaginative, the equipment is satisfactory (except for the one broken piece) and it’s an ok neighbourhood park.
The climber is geared more towards older kids with lots of looping ladders and metal rungs, a log roller, monkey bars, and a high slide. If your little one can make it up the cubes, there are a couple of steering wheels, and smaller slides.
In the rest of the sand is a little motorcycle spring rider, the finger-amputating broken stand-up bouncer, two big and two baby swings.
The rest of the park has greenspace with mature trees, randomly scattered benches, and a hidden drinking fountain near some bushes (no dogs drinking allowed!)
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|Toddler park (2-5)|
|Fenced toddler park|
|Big kid park (5-12)||✓|
|Big kid swings||✓|
|Reduced mobility swings|