Tamarack Playground

I love a playground that is also the hub of a community. I always get that feeling when we visit this one – Tamarack Playground at A Blair McPherson school. The park is exceptional – toddler park and big kid park all adorned with trees. The ropes obstacle course makes this playground one of our very favourites to visit, summer AND winter! There’s also a traditional merry go round, an umbrella spinner, a neat truck, teeter-totter, and swings – 3 standard, 2 baby, 1 accessible and 1 saucer. The park is based in rubber and wood chips.

Beyond the playground is a field that’s often occupied by sports games, kite flyers or kids learning to ride bikes. There’s also a nice little bike path made of dirt and bridges to the southwest of the playground. There are paved sections that run all around the school building – making it an ideal space for scooters, skateboards, bicycles and basketball – plus you’ll find ground games painted along the way. Across the field is a small hill that would be good for winter sledding. There are benches and picnic tables throughout, including a covered picnic area.

Address

420 Tamarack Road NW
Edmonton, Alberta

Features

Baby Swings: Yes 2
Standard Swing: Yes 3
Baby/Parent Swing: no
2 person Swing: no
Saucer Swing: Yes 1
Accessible Swing: Yes 1
Digger: no
Music Features: no
Zipline: no
Zipline Spinner: no
Accessible Features: Yes

Ground Cover

Rubber: Yes
Sand: no
Turf: no
Wood Chips: Yes

Amenities

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

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