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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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Cambie Park playground

Previous Next CAMBIE PARK PLAYGROUND Apart from some late afternoon shade, this toddler playground is in full sun during the day and can be a scorcher in the summer. Located on the northwest corner of a large field, this old style playground is plunked in the middle of some pea gravel and features a double …

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East Campus Park Playground

Previous Next EAST CAMPUS PARK PLAYGROUND This all natural, driftwood play structure is hidden in a small wooded area out at UBC.  Shaped like a nest, one can only guess what creature dwells here. Our guess is that a giant UBC Thunderbird nests here with it’s wooden eggs. I’d like to believe we were able …

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