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Pickle Planet Podcast: What do you NEED at a park?


Jenna is basically a local park ninja and knows just what her family needs when choosing a place to play. Tosh secretly avoids splash pads — but don’t tell her kids!

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Riverview’s Bridgedale Playground


Thanks again to the wisdom of the Planet, we discovered Bridgedale, a playground with a zip line! Located near the edge of the Town of Riverview at the former Bridgedale school, this space also includes…

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Moncton’s Prince Edward Park


If you’ve driven around Moncton at all you’ve likely seen Prince Edward Park. It’s at the intersection of Burlington and Girvan, and can be seen near the corner of St. George and Vaughan Harvey. There’s…

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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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She Said: 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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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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