4 parks to explore with kids in Calgary

Calgary is a destination for many families and sometimes is nice to go somewhere with the kids that’s free and fun! Parks are just that and these 4 are ones that we explored recently!

Bowness Park 

This park is just a small part of the Bowness Park which sits on 30 hectares. During the summer months, there are paddle boats available to rent, plenty of green space to picnic and hang out, trails to explore, as well as a tea house and restaurant. A spray park is also set to open this summer, however, no official details have been released yet.
Find Bowness Park at 8900-48ave N.W.

Elboya Heights Park 

I loved that this park had chairs to sit in instead of picnic tables. The bright colours and large climbing structure were a favorite for all of the kids and the rubber ground was a plus!
Find Elboya Heights Park at 418 Park Ave S.W.

Cranleigh Green Playground 

This is a park that I think is better suited for older kids or the big climbers! One of the climbing structures also turned so that was a big deal for Carter & Sophie! Aside from the slides, there wasn’t really anything younger kids, however, Finley was asleep during this park visit so it worked out perfect for us!
Find Cranleigh Green Playground at 62 Cranleigh Green S.E.

Airport Playground 

The kids loved this park because again there was something for everyone to play on! The large structure was fun to climb up and go down the super tall slide, there was a toddler-friendly merry go round and saucer swings! Another great feature that many parents with younger kids like is that this park also had a rubber ground.
Find Airport Playground at 2953 Battleford Ave S.W.

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