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Moncton’s Codiac Heights Playground


What a great little spot! Tucked away in a quiet community, just off the Salisbury Road, Codiac Heights is a fantastic park to enjoy with the family.   There is a swing set (two infant…

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Moncton’s Bond Drive Playground


Well now! Wasn’t I the surprised Mom to find not one but two awesome little playgrounds tucked away just one kilometre apart on quiet spaces off the Salisbury Road! We’ve long been fans of the…

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Moncton’s Canadian Heights Playground


The City of Moncton’s Canadian Heights Playground is a fantastically large green space tucked away just behind the Lounsbury Centre in the city’s North End. The space includes a swing set, two play structures, a…

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Youth Mental Health Awareness Week: Build Your Grit


Fifteen years ago, I sat down to interview a group of elementary school students about stress, anxiety, and other mental health challenges they and their friends were experiencing. This was before Facebook and Snapchat and…

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Fairview Knoll Playground


You guys, Fairview Knoll is the best! This amazing unicorn of a playground has it all – accessible, all ages appeal, splash pad, benches, parking, port-a-potty – what more could you want?! There is a…

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Moncton’s Pauline Frizzell Park


Moncton’s Pauline Frizzell Park is another Pickle Planet favourite! Located on the former Uplands School site, this space is modern, inviting, and placed safely back from Salisbury Road with parking – and even a port-a-potty…

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Moncton’s Maplehurst Playground


Moncton’s Maplehurst Park is another lovely space great for multiple ages! This park has a splash pad for hot days, as well as lovely shaded areas. There are a number of benches scattered throughout, as…

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9 Free Things to Do with the Kids in Moncton


We all LOVE finding free and/or cheap activities we can do with the family – so we thought we’d start a list of them here for everyone to enjoy! Please add your ideas to the…

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Non-profit Support Needs to Change


Folks, we need to change the way we approach non-profits in our community. Year after year we’re finding out these cornerstone organizations are floundering to the point of closure. And each time a group comes…

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Moncton’s Gurney Drive Park


Moncton’s Gurney Park first caught my eye years ago. I was driving to meet someone and glanced what seemed like an incredible climbing structure out the van window. I wasn’t mistaken; this little gem of…

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