Best playgrounds in Calgary

Check out the top playgrounds in Calgary, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Bowness Park
1. Bowness Park
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42 local reviews
Bowness Park, Calgary
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
(403) 268-3888
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Zoë & Steve
This is an incredibly charming city park with a mini train for the kids, paddle boat rentals, playgrounds, and…
Sydney K.
8900 48 Ave NW, Calgary, AB T3B 2B2 Summer:Outdoor Kitchens, Boat Rentals, Train Ride,Swimming\Waiding Pool,…
Cody
The Bowness Lagoon is being restored to its former glory. It has a canoe & kayak rentals but also paddleboats…
1. Bowness Park
1. Bowness Park
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42 local reviews
Bowness Park, Calgary
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
(403) 268-3888
Zoë & Steve
Zoë & Steve
This is an incredibly charming city park with a mini train for the kids, paddle boat rentals, playgrounds, and bbq pits for picnics. There…
Sydney K.
Sydney K.
8900 48 Ave NW, Calgary, AB T3B 2B2 Summer:Outdoor Kitchens, Boat Rentals, Train Ride,Swimming\Waiding Pool, Playgrounds, Bicycle & Walking…
Cody
Cody
The Bowness Lagoon is being restored to its former glory. It has a canoe & kayak rentals but also paddleboats. There are fire pits,…
2. Riley Park
2. Riley Park
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26 local reviews
800 12 Street Northwest, Calgary
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
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Sara
This is my favourite Park in Calgary! It's beautiful... offers a free Wading Pool surrounded by old growth…
Bruce
Big open green spaces for picnic blankets and for throwing a frisbee or football or go slack lining. You can…
Anton & Colette
Large park with plenty of open space to play frisby, football, or for the kids to run around. And, for the…
2. Riley Park
2. Riley Park
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26 local reviews
800 12 Street Northwest, Calgary
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
Sara
Sara
This is my favourite Park in Calgary! It's beautiful... offers a free Wading Pool surrounded by old growth trees, large fields for frisbee…
Bruce
Bruce
Big open green spaces for picnic blankets and for throwing a frisbee or football or go slack lining. You can watch cricket matches, take…
Anton & Colette
Anton & Colette
Large park with plenty of open space to play frisby, football, or for the kids to run around. And, for the kids there is also a splash park…
3. Edworthy Park
3. Edworthy Park
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37 local reviews
5050 Spruce Dr SW, Calgary
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 403-268-2489
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Julie And Kai
Edworthy Park is a city park located in the Northwest section of Calgary along the south shore of the Bow…
Zoë & Steve
This park is a bit more traditional with walking and biking trails along the river and railroad tracks. There…
Heather
Huge park that crosses the river and has extensive pathways for biking/walking, off leash park, picnic sites,…
3. Edworthy Park
3. Edworthy Park
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37 local reviews
5050 Spruce Dr SW, Calgary
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 403-268-2489
Julie And Kai
Julie And Kai
Edworthy Park is a city park located in the Northwest section of Calgary along the south shore of the Bow River. The Canadian Pacific…
Zoë & Steve
Zoë & Steve
This park is a bit more traditional with walking and biking trails along the river and railroad tracks. There are also some playgrounds and…
Heather
Heather
Huge park that crosses the river and has extensive pathways for biking/walking, off leash park, picnic sites, playgrounds etc
4. TELUS Spark - Calgary Science Centre
4. TELUS Spark - Calgary Science Centre
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116 local reviews
220 Saint Georges Drive Northeast, Calgary
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
(403) 817-6800
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Simon & Vanessa
Calgary's new Science Centre is awesome and has a great Kids Museum and outdoor playground. There are also…
Pam
One of my favourite places to take guests, fun for the whole family, learn all about science while having fun,…
Cody
Canada's newest Science Centre in a generation. Also has a Creative Kids' Museum attached to it and now an…
4. TELUS Spark - Calgary Science Centre
4. TELUS Spark - Calgary Science Centre
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116 local reviews
220 Saint Georges Drive Northeast, Calgary
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
(403) 817-6800
Simon & Vanessa
Simon & Vanessa
Calgary's new Science Centre is awesome and has a great Kids Museum and outdoor playground. There are also lots of interesting things to see…
Pam
Pam
One of my favourite places to take guests, fun for the whole family, learn all about science while having fun, new outdoor educational…
Cody
Cody
Canada's newest Science Centre in a generation. Also has a Creative Kids' Museum attached to it and now an outside interpretative…
5. Bridgeland Riverside Community Association
5. Bridgeland Riverside Community Association
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6 local reviews
917 Centre Ave NE, Calgary
Closed · Opens Tuesday 8:30 AM
(403) 263-5755
Establishment
Stephanie
Green space, soccer fields, playground and community hall.
Jacquie
Playgrounds, Skating Rink, Special Events, Flee Markets.
Penny
Community Centre. Accessible playground.
5. Bridgeland Riverside Community Association
5. Bridgeland Riverside Community Association
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6 local reviews
917 Centre Ave NE, Calgary
Closed · Opens Tuesday 8:30 AM
(403) 263-5755
Stephanie
Stephanie
Green space, soccer fields, playground and community hall.
Jacquie
Jacquie
Playgrounds, Skating Rink, Special Events, Flee Markets.
Penny
Penny
Community Centre. Accessible playground.
6. Sandy Beach Park
6. Sandy Beach Park
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16 local reviews
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Barbara
Picnic areas & shelters Firepits and BBQ stands Pathways Playground areas Washrooms (seasonal) Water fountains…
Eileen
Many little hidden paths into the river. Great for sitting down by the water, rafting, and skipping rocks. …
Alexandra
Great place to take your dog! You and your pup can swim in the river and walk a beautiful trail. There are…
6. Sandy Beach Park
6. Sandy Beach Park
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16 local reviews
Barbara
Barbara
Picnic areas & shelters Firepits and BBQ stands Pathways Playground areas Washrooms (seasonal) Water fountains (seasonal) Canoe/raft access…
Eileen
Eileen
Many little hidden paths into the river. Great for sitting down by the water, rafting, and skipping rocks. Areas for BBQ / picnic,…
Alexandra
Alexandra
Great place to take your dog! You and your pup can swim in the river and walk a beautiful trail. There are outdoor BBQs and a nice…
7. St Patrick's Island
7. St Patrick's Island
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30 local reviews
St Patrick's Island, Calgary
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Lise
Our fav summer spot in the city! Walking trails, kids playground, bbq spots, right on the river! Fuel up with…
Tyler & Felicia
Newly developed park on the same island as the Zoo. Has playgrounds, a man-made hill for tobogganing in…
Rob
Just the best inner city park. The Bow, epic playground, a zoo! What else do you need. Take your bike.
7. St Patrick's Island
7. St Patrick's Island
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30 local reviews
St Patrick's Island, Calgary
Lise
Lise
Our fav summer spot in the city! Walking trails, kids playground, bbq spots, right on the river! Fuel up with a coffee and snack from the…
Tyler & Felicia
Tyler & Felicia
Newly developed park on the same island as the Zoo. Has playgrounds, a man-made hill for tobogganing in winter, waterpark and small beach.
Rob
Rob
Just the best inner city park. The Bow, epic playground, a zoo! What else do you need. Take your bike.
8. St Patrick's Island
8. St Patrick's Island
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15 local reviews
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Kyla
St. Patrick's Island Park is fairly new and it connects right into the Calgary Zoo. There is a place to go…
Ryan
From running/cycling and walking paths this park has it all. With a riverside wading pool, children's…
Erin And Nynne
Beautiful new park with a little lagoon where you can dip your toes, a nature playground and a big hill to…
8. St Patrick's Island
8. St Patrick's Island
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15 local reviews
Kyla
Kyla
St. Patrick's Island Park is fairly new and it connects right into the Calgary Zoo. There is a place to go swimming in the Bow River that…
Ryan
Ryan
From running/cycling and walking paths this park has it all. With a riverside wading pool, children's playground and picnic/BBQ areas within…
Erin And Nynne
Erin And Nynne
Beautiful new park with a little lagoon where you can dip your toes, a nature playground and a big hill to roll or sled down. Excellent…
9. Confederation Park Golf Course
9. Confederation Park Golf Course
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9 local reviews
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Stephanie
A great golf course in the middle of Calgary with a driving range. Confederation Park is a lovely quiet park…
Katrina
Great city park with paved trails, gorgeous, mature trees, a duck pond, a great, new playground for kids, and…
9. Confederation Park Golf Course
9. Confederation Park Golf Course
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9 local reviews
Stephanie
Stephanie
A great golf course in the middle of Calgary with a driving range. Confederation Park is a lovely quiet park with a playground, stream, duck…
Katrina
Katrina
Great city park with paved trails, gorgeous, mature trees, a duck pond, a great, new playground for kids, and picturesque bridges over…
10. Devonian Gardens
10. Devonian Gardens
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39 local reviews
Devonian Gardens, Calgary
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+1 403-268-2489
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Tiffany
Set in the middle of the city, this indoor rooftop garden spans three acres and is home to waterfalls, ponds,…
Nicole
This urban oasis is Calgary's only indoor park.Step into a garden of tropical plants,waterfalls and ponds of…
10. Devonian Gardens
10. Devonian Gardens
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39 local reviews
Devonian Gardens, Calgary
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+1 403-268-2489
Tiffany
Tiffany
Set in the middle of the city, this indoor rooftop garden spans three acres and is home to waterfalls, ponds, fish, trees, and 20,000…
Nicole
Nicole
This urban oasis is Calgary's only indoor park.Step into a garden of tropical plants,waterfalls and ponds of fish.Children can enjoy the…
11. Confederation Park
11. Confederation Park
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11 local reviews
2807 10 St NW, Calgary
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Alan And Linda
Local park a block from the house with several km of paths, Childrens playground, Duck Pond, open air skating…
Taya
Perfect for long walks, bike rides, picnics, playground, sports fields.
11. Confederation Park
11. Confederation Park
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11 local reviews
2807 10 St NW, Calgary
Alan And Linda
Alan And Linda
Local park a block from the house with several km of paths, Childrens playground, Duck Pond, open air skating rink in winter.
Taya
Taya
Perfect for long walks, bike rides, picnics, playground, sports fields.
12. Prince's Island Park
12. Prince's Island Park
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155 local reviews
698 Eau Claire Ave SW, Calgary
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 403-268-2489
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Louise
Inner city park with a great playground and nice walking paths near the river and downtown. When you are…
Vanessa
People playing frisbee, eating picnics, watching geese, rafting by, kids playing in the playground, live music…
Kris & Annalise
Cute park with a playground and trails to walk on.
12. Prince's Island Park
12. Prince's Island Park
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155 local reviews
698 Eau Claire Ave SW, Calgary
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 403-268-2489
Louise
Louise
Inner city park with a great playground and nice walking paths near the river and downtown. When you are walking though the park, you do not…
Vanessa
Vanessa
People playing frisbee, eating picnics, watching geese, rafting by, kids playing in the playground, live music festivals in the summer.... …
Kris & Annalise
Kris & Annalise
Cute park with a playground and trails to walk on.