Westminster Park

EDITED: This park will be having a SPLASH PAD installed near the main playground. It will hopefully be completed in 2018.
2nd update. The bids were all rejected in Spring of 2018. Hopefully the slash pad will be built in 2019. 🙁

A big park with lots of amenities. Tennis, pool, baseball, soccer fields (with so many benches!), lots of grassy areas and hills. Two separate play areas, one for toddlers and big kids and one on the other side of the tennis courts for big kids.
This is the first park this summer where I noticed the sand wasps, as there is full sun on the toddler part of the playground. They didn’t bother us at all but made riding on the race cars a little more exciting. My little guy LOVED the spring riders which include two easy to climb-into cars, the two-kid purple dinosaur that you’ll find in a lot of DDO playgrounds, and the cute rotund airplane.
The toddler climber has stairs, tic-tac-toe walls, slides and various metal ladders. 
The larger play structure has sky wheels, different kinds of slides, and metal rungs and ladders; and that metal bridge that I LOATHE. The playground is close-ish to the road and although there is a bit of a slope to deter runners, there is no fencing around any of the play area. 

The separate playground behind the tennis courts has a Xccent Playmotion balance beam, a see saw, swings, and a stand-alone twirly slide. Quite nice and shady with mature trees surrounding it. Actually, there are beautiful trees throughout the park with lots of good picnicking spots to choose from. 

The tricky part of this park (at least with a toddler), was all the hills that he kept ducking behind, and it was just really, really busy.

There’s no dedicated parking lot but lots of street parking available or in the adjacent school’s parking lot during the summer break.
The chalet beside the playground has bathrooms with the same opening hours as the other DDO parks, which is Mon-Fri 8am-10pm, and Sat-Sun 9am-6pm. There’s a drinking fountain on the outside of the chalet.

Toddler park (2-5)
Fenced toddler park
Baby swings
Big kid park (5-12)
Big kid swings
Parking lot
Street parking
Water fountain
Picnic tables
Seasonal Bathrooms
Green space
Soccer fields
Baseball field
Tennis courts
Splash pad
Reduced mobility swings
Dep nearby

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