6 Top Vancouver Playgrounds for Your Child’s Active Play

Now that we’re finally escaping from the Vancouver winter, it’s time to go out and enjoy the beautiful weather! If you’re looking for the perfect activity to do with your child, the first thing you need to do is find a playground you love. This will give you the ideal place to go when your child needs some way to get out their endless energy. If you’re on the search for the best local places, let me tell you about some of our family’s favorite Vancouver playgrounds for you to check out. 

Check Out My Family’s Favorite 6 Vancouver Playgrounds

Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) Playground

795 W 13th Ave, Vancouver, BC B5Z 1M9

Surrounded by an open field, Vancouver General Hospital gives your children plenty of space to run around. The park has a gate on the side by the road, so you never have to worry about losing sight of them. There are plenty of benches where you can sit and relax. With shorter slides, this is a fabulous option for children ages 2-8. 

Charleson Park Playground

999 Charleston St, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4A2

Charleston Park Playground has something for all ages and provides a fantastic view of Vancouver. For open-ended play, you’ll find in-ground trampolines, seesaws, and a wooden pirate ship. The center was reopened in 2020 with gear that continues to feel brand new. 

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Crosstown Elementary School Playground

55 Expo Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6B 0P8

Crosstown Elementary School Playground is a seriously beautiful Vancouver space with colorful play gear your children will love exploring. The space has basketball courts and a reflection pond. There’s also a ropes course kids as young as 5 can climb. There are accessibility ramps around the campus for families of all abilities. 

Kaslo Park Playground

2851 E 7th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5M 1T9

Kaslo Park Playground opened in 2020 and offers fun for Vancouver children ages 5-12. The grounds are perfect for exploring. The hills have steps where your child can climb before heading down the slide built flush against the ground. There’s also a roller slide your child will love. 

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Kerrisdale Centennial Park Playground

5898 Yew Street, Vancouver, BC V6M 2B6

Kerrisdale Centennial Park Playground is located right outside the Kerrisdale Community Centre. While the park is ideal for those sunny days, you’ll have an indoor Vancouver playground right inside the building. The park is partially fenced and offers separate play areas for older and younger kids. 

Lumbermens’ Arch Playground

Plus Code: 8V28 +PX Vancouver, BC

If your child has an overly active imagination, you need to check out Lumbermens’ Arch Playground! This wooden park is designed to feel like a miniature forest and gives kids of all ages a fun space to play. There are shaded forts, short slides, and sandy gravel that serve as a soft landing space. 

I Hope You Enjoy Exploring And Playing At These Fantastic Vancouver Playgrounds

Now that spring is here, it’s time to plan a family day at the park. With these Vancouver playgrounds, your child will have a space to explore while you sit back and enjoy the sun. 

Are you looking for more ways to enjoy this weather? Then why not plan a family portrait session? As a family photographer, I adore working with families to create gorgeous memories each season. I would love to have a conversation with you and tell you all about my portrait sessions so you can decide if I’m the photographer for you. Contact me today to find out more!

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