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Riverview’s Rebecca Avenue Playground


The kids gasped as we turned off Callowhill Road onto Rebecca Avenue. The playground seems to appear high on the hill, overlooking the neighbourhood, play structures and slides calling to young imaginations. The playground is…

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The Price of Playgrounds


Playgrounds are big business. Did you know that one piece of play equipment suitable for an elementary school has a starting price tag of $50,000? A full design can easily cost in excess of $150,000,…

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Salisbury’s Highland Park: One of Canada’s 150 Coolest Playgrounds!


We’re thrilled to share Salisbury’s Highland Park as one of Canada’s 150 Coolest Playgrounds! A perfect all-season park with a natural playground, walking trails by the Petitcodiac River, a brand-new splash pad, traditional playground equipment, a covered gazebo, picnic tables, and lots of green space to enjoy!

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Embracing Unstructured Outdoor Play


I was amazed to hear the statistic this week that, on average, North American children are only spending four to seven minutes a day outside playing. Last year, a UK report concluded that more than one in nine children had not visited a park, forest, beach, or other natural environment in more than a year. I’d like to think our numbers in New Brunswick would be a bit more encouraging, but that doesn’t mean we’re not catching up.

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Buzz Local: Toddler Friendly Playgrounds


Our top picks for toddler and preschooler friendly playgrounds in the Greater Moncton Area. http://buzzlocal.tv/share.php?id=11150&thumb=

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Greater Moncton Roadtrips – Brought To You By The Letter S


Salisbury You won’t believe what a fun day you can have just minutes from Moncton! Salisbury has several parks to explore, the jewel being Highland Park, which has brand new equipment and a natural playground…

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Splash Parks and Pads in Moncton, Riverview, and Dieppe


Splish, splash, summer’s here in a flash! Keep this list of water parks and splash pads in Moncton, Riverview, and Dieppe handy for those hot summer days your kids need more than the backyard sprinkler!…

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Five Fun Road Trips from Moncton


Escaping routine for a day can be a great pick-me-up for the whole family. Here are five ideas for a quick trip! Skip the Beach in Shediac Yes, you can plan a full day outing…

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Community Build: Moncton’s Natural Playground


I never thought much about what goes into a playground until I was asked to help build one. The folks at Tangerine invited me and a few other local bloggers to take part in their…

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Playgrounds in Moncton, Dieppe, and Riverview


There are dozens of great playgrounds and parks scattered all over Moncton, Riverview, and Dieppe. It’s a tough job checking them all out, but my kids want us to try. Watch for updates to this…

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