Jackie Parker Park

My best friend once told me that her daughter described Jackie Parker Park as “the playground of my dreams”, and to this day that’s how I think of it.

It’s quite possibly the biggest, and it may be the best, in Edmonton. This playground is made up of five distinct areas. There’s a toddler park with a smaller main structure and two baby swings; the spray park – one of the biggest in the city, with a cool jungle theme; the natural park – a series of rocks and logs for hopping with an epic climbing wall; the “castles” – seemingly-never-ending green structures with climbers, slides and so much more; and the obstacle course – a series of monkey bars, rings and climbers. The obstacle course area is also home to swings – 8 standard and 2 saucer.

This playground has a huge parking lot to match its massive footprint. The parks are all based in wood chips, except for the spray park, which has a concrete surface. In winter, there’s an excellent outdoor ice skating surface and a sledding hill. Bonus – there’s even a bathroom building!

Address

4540-50 Street
Edmonton, Alberta

Features

Baby Swings: yes 2
Standard Swing: yes 8
Baby/Parent Swing: no
2 person Swing: no
Saucer Swing: yes 2
Accessible Swing: no
Digger: no
Music Features: yes
Zipline: no
Zipline Spinner: no
Accessible Features: no

Ground Cover

Rubber: no
Sand: no
Turf: no
Wood Chips: yes

Amenities

School: no
Washrooms: yes
Splash Park: yes
Dinosaurs the Exhibition is the feature at TELUS World of Science Edmonton

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