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Sahali Park Playground

Previous Next SAHALI PARK PLAYGROUND Sahali Park playground comes with a crow. Sometimes two. Can you spot them in the photos? We didn’t test the equipment out in case the crows were territorial but they stayed perched either here or the electrical wires near the community garden with the pigeons. Is it called a murder …

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Hillcrest Riley Park Preschool Playground

Previous Next HILLCREST/RILEY PARK PRESCHOOL PLAYGROUND Similar to other playgrounds that are dedicated to preschools, this one is available after hours and is fully fenced. It’s part of the Hillcrest Community Centre and is located on the same side as the Terry Salman Library entrance.  The sand area with a pergola is quite large and right next to a …

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Eagle Park playground ubc

Previous Next EAGLES PARK PLAYGROUND This little playground is visible from the street on Eagles Dr and located between a few residential buildings. There’s a shared lawn space beside the play area and a dry stone stream along the perimeter. Two mysteriously shaped spring riders and a small multi-level platform sums up this little play …

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Charleson Park Playground

Previous Next CHARLESON PARK PLAYGROUND Charleson Park is one of two playgrounds in the City of Vancouver, that feature an eye-catching, wooden pirate ship! (The other “pirate park” is Jones Park) Complete with a steering wheel and telescope on deck, it also includes components like climbing nets, a rope and log bridge, a rubber hammock and table with …

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Jim Taylor Park Playground

Previous Next JIM TAYLOR PARK PLAYGROUND Back in the day when I attended UBC, this southern area of campus used to be a giant parking lot called, “B Lot”. Now, it’s completely unrecognizable as it’s been converted into a residential neighbourhood called Hawthorn Place. The then-brand new Forestry building across the street was the only reason I could …

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