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Top 10 parks from around the world

Posted on 01.03.2021 in Company News

10. Pukekura Park

From the land of the long white cloud, we bring you Pukekura Park. Otahuhu. The unique, curved form of the Frisbee Waves flows through the park and its vibrant red stands out amongst the lush green hedges. Offering a space for kids to climb, crawl or simply hang out, the variety of play activities develop children physically and stimulate their brains and bodies. Designed by The Playground People.

9. Truchtersheim Park

An outdoor space that has brought the community together through exercise. Every day, the fitness park is filled with people of various ages and fitness levels working towards their health and fitness goals. A street workout system, Cross training system, running track and multisport arena offer over 300 different types of activities for the community.

8. Base de Loisirs Cazaubon

The Base de Loisirs Cazaubon brings refreshing outdoor adventure close to home for children and families in the region. Among the park’s offering of paddle sports, playgrounds, a leisure pool and picnicking area, the new 188 square metre splash pad adds dynamic water play fun for visitors of all ages and abilities. a unique meadow-inspired splash pad design using products from the Grasslands Collection by Waterplay. This immersive play theme engages visitors with a full range of water effects and interactive fun. Giant grasses, rotating wildflowers and splashing dew drops create a whimsical labyrinth of exploration. Interactive spray cannons encourage team play while the towering Ladybug Soaker unleashes 120 litres of water for the thrill-seekers

7. Robertson Park – Renfrew Scotland

Filled with action and adventure fit for mini Kings and Queens, the playground at Robertson Park ignites a play adventure for all children. A Robinia Castle is filled with play in every spire, dungeon, nook and cranny encouraging social, physical, cognitive and imaginative play. The park draws on the local surrounding area with the Robinia wood complementing the green grass and trees.

6. Jardin De la Zac Didiot

Inner city public space is precious in Paris, especially in the 14th Arrondissement where there are 25,000 people per square kilometre. In a town square-style space in a high-density area, the city has managed to create an urban breathing space. In 2004 they established The Garden of ZAC Didot. A section of this small area was designated as a playground, a vital place for apartment-dwelling local kids to blow off steam. The compact space is crammed with play value for the smallest Parisians. The wide range of products ensures that the children are being challenged socially, physically, cognitively and creatively when playing in the garden.

5. Russell Family Park

As you arrive at Russell Family Park, it is hard to miss the large green and pink Corocord Tower adorned with butterflies. The new playground was designed to complement its lush green surroundings and is bursting with play activities for mini adventurers. The custom designed, multi-tiered Tower has various entries which cater to a range of abilities and once at the top, children can enjoy the thrill of speed as they zoom down the curved slide. Surrounded by open green space, Russell Family Park is the perfect place to pack a picnic and play all day. The playground was designed by our leading play consultant, Nikita, who has created over 300 playgrounds for communities throughout Queensland.

4. Schwabish Gemund Playground, germany

In the German town of Schwäbisch Gemünd KOMPAN mastered two challenges, fulfilling the dream of the children to get a giant slide and integrating the playground into a special environment – a wooded hill with a beer garden. The result was a new landmark for the 60,000 inhabitants, a unique highlight – a nine-meter-tall cube-tower. The KOMPAN solution brought together exciting elements such as climbing nets guarantee fun and challenges. Through bubble windows and a wireframe tunnel that connects the two upper levels, children can enjoy the extraordinary view of the rooftops of the town.

3. Yishun Riverwalk, Singapore

The town council of the Yishun Riverwalk community wanted to create a spot for social enjoyment and exercise in their densely built local area. For the residents, the playground feels spacious and enables them to be active near their homes. Space is precious, so the solution was a three-fold activity area with play and exercise activities for all ages. It has quickly become the focal point of collective life. In a country with such close proximity, the area provides outdoor exercise, a playground for school-age children and a second for toddlers

2. Riverside Green South Bank, Australia

This state of the art playground is bright, bold and suitable for all ages and abilities. Older children enjoy views over the parklands from the Skywalk’s four Skycabins, connect by enclosed and expose rope bridges; while toddlers will love the themed boat with wheelchair accessibility. It has become a landmark for Brisbane and fits within the unique South Bank land character.

1. Covington Park, Indiana, USA

For a city of just 720 families, Covington City, Indiana in the USA sure punches above its weight. All the playground’s main elements like the swings, springers, play structures etc. are in mature Robinia wood, so the equipment blends into the parkland and nature that surrounds it. The popularity of the space is such that it is becoming a drawcard for transient visitors and through-traffic, as well as attracting new families to move to the area. The Robinia castle, the park’s spectacular centrepiece, was popular before it was even built. When asked to draw their dream playground, the kids of Covington put a castle at the top of their fun list. So they got one!

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