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9 Of The Coolest Playgrounds For Kids In The Tri-Cities

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If you live in the Tri-Cities area, there are a number of amazing playgrounds that your little ones (or inner child) will love.

We’ve rounding up some of our favourite playgrounds amongst Port Moody, Port Coquitlam and Coquitlam. These playgrounds offer play structures, look bright and cheery, and clearly Instagram worthy.

Take a look and add to your Tri-Cities playgrounds to your weekend play list.

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Tri-Cities Playgrounds Worth Checking Out

Riley Park – Coquitlam

Located at the corner of Burke Village Promenade and Riley Street in the Smiling Creek neighbourhood, Riley Park is a 3.5 acre park situated on Burke Mountain. The playground at Riley Park is perfect for children aged 1.5 and above and boasts numerous features, including slanty climbing hills, a roller slide, saucer swings, a climbing wall, and a rope bridge. With the most attractive feature of the playground is the hill-side slides. The park also provides picnic benches, a built-in hammock, and a telescope viewing platform.

Queenston Park – Coquitlam


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This colourful playground has so many options for dynamic play. With a naturally occurring hill, a safe and bright rubber flooring, ladders and more, this is a great place to give your kids a lot of activity and fun.

Mundy Park – Coquitlam


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This is a new playground in the area that caters to kids of all ages. There are jungle gyms, swings, seesaws, and a house with a tunnel, all in a forested setting with shade. There are also many benches and a picnic area to allow for a place to snack and play.

Rochester Park – Coquitlam


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This park is a favourite amongst locals as it is a uniquely designed infrastructure with something for all ages. The area includes a skate park, trails, climbing wall and even a spray/water park when the weather warms up.

Como Lake Playground – Coquitlam

This is a beautiful park, especially with the sun shining. Sitting beside the lake it offers a nice view, but it also hosts a little boat and rubber flooring, making it a fun place for little ones to run around. The area loops around the lake and is also stroller-friendly.

Blue Mountain Playground & Park  – Coquitlam


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The wading pool and spray park alone make this a great attraction for kids. However there is also a paved bike path, modern playground and picnic area that make it a favourite in summer days (or hot spring ones).

Cottonwood Park – Coquitlam

Located in Burquitlam, this park has been going through upgrades since 2018. The is a new playground and water play area with a picnic shelter. They are also expecting to finish the softball diamond, soccer field, and other amenities soon.

Lions Park – Port Coquitlam

This playground is one to rival others and should be added to your list of must visit spring places. With a visual display of fun, it also has a zip line, a bike track/skate park and a riverside nature trail. The playground itself has many “zones” for kids of all ages including huge silver tube slide, huge tire, jungle gym and lots of climbing structures.

Rocky Point Park – Port Moody


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This park caters to kids aged 5-12, and includes a spray park as well as structures and swings for all ages. The biggest draw is definitely the exceptionally large water park area in the summer and an outdoor pool. The sought out Rocky Point ice cream resides here as well, making this park even more desirable.

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