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Playgrounds

There are so many wonderful places for children to play in this city!

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Kids Can Enjoy Free Play at Calgary’s Mobile Adventure Playground

The City of Calgary has a mobile adventure playground that travels through a variety of parks, all year long. This is a free program. Whenever the playground is open, there will be on-site program staff to serve as play ambassadors. Please keep in mind that these staff will supervise but are
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Must Visit Playgrounds (Family Fun Calgary)
Free Fun in the Summer Sunshine: Must-Visit Calgary Playgrounds

I have many fond memories of my childhood summers… long bright days, loads of free time, seemingly endless weeks of freedom from the regular school routine. But now, as a parent, I realize that my own parents may have found those summer days just a tad too long and too unstructured and
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Shouldice Park Playground (Family Fun Calgary)
Accessible and Fun For All: A Summer Afternoon at Shouldice Playground

May 2021: We’ve heard that the City of Calgary is building TEN new accessible playgrounds in 2021! Time flies when you’re having fun, and the new accessible playground at Shouldice Park isn’t exactly new anymore. It was past time for us to check out this amazing playground and my big kids
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Devonian Gardens in Calgary AB (Family Fun Calgary)
Devonian Gardens: Calgary’s Indoor Garden

Devonian Gardens is a full hectare of green space located inside The CORE retail mall. Since 1977, Calgarians have flocked to this downtown oasis to take a break, have a bite to eat, and bask in the greenery. The gardens, which were completely renovated in 2012, feature gorgeous skylights to let
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Playground Rules (Family Fun Calgary)
Take Turns, Clean Up and PLAY! Playground Rules From a Mom in Action

Playground season is in full swing! If anything saved my sanity when I was a young mom, it was heading out to the playground. Sunny? Wear sunscreen. Rainy? Wear rain boots. It didn’t matter the weather, we went to the playground. When the weather was nice, we’d sometimes be at
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Ralph Klein Park (Family Fun Calgary)
Play and Learn: Now There’s a Natural Playground at Ralph Klein Park

August 2018 There are natural playgrounds popping up all over the city. These playgrounds tend to move away from the colourful plastic of traditional playgrounds and blend in more seamlessly with the environment around them. They offer loads of opportunities for kids to explore and think outside the box, sometimes with
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Riley Park (Family Fun Calgary)
City of Calgary’s Riley Park Offers Something Fun for Everyone

July 2017 A 30+ degree heatwave blasted Calgary last week and it drove my family to find a place to cool down. Nothing beats an outdoor pool for kids in the summer and we love Riley Park. Riley Park has a humongous wading pool with an island in the centre,
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Here’s A Sneak Peek At Confederation Park’s New Playground!

April 2017 The City of Calgary’s park development and improvement plan wants to improve Calgary’s Parks and Recreation areas and has been undertaking various projects across the city, including Nose Hill Park and Bowness Park. Confederation Park is also part of this improvement plan. As one of the of the
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Calgary Playground Hitlist for Spring
Calgary Playground Hit List For Spring!

March 2017 More snow and cold?! Why, oh, why? Calgary in March is a catch all of any kind of weather you can think of. Right now we are on the losing end of that grab bag. While we all struggle to invent creative stuff to entertain the children in
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Riding Around the Glenmore Reservoir with Kids #yycbikemonth

June 2014 Like so many kids their age, mine find the call of large bodies of water hard to resist. Such was the case on an epic bike ride we recently took. We were three-quarters of the way through the trip when we came upon the Glenmore Reservoir. We walked
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