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Creekside Park with 22-metre zipline now open near Science World

Oh, to be a kid again.

The new Creekside Park is now open next to Science World, and kids can slide along a 22-metre zipline, among other adventures.

Measuring more than 18,000 sq ft. (1,700 sq metres), the new Creekside Park is the most accessible and largest park in Vancouver.

The playground cost $900,000 and features a climbing tower, giant tube slide, swings, play hut with ramp, musical instruments, water and sand play area.

Most of the play features are designed to be accessible to children in wheelchairs.

It also has 30 shade trees, seating, lawn and picnic areas.

Creekside Park slide
Creekside Park is the most accessible and largest playground in the city. Credit: Vancouver Park Board
Creekside Park accessible
Most of features in the Creekside Park playground are designed to be accessible to children in wheelchairs. Credit: Vancouver Park Board

Creekside Park is the latest new park to open in Vancouver —¬†Clark Park is expected to open this fall, while a playground at Douglas Park will open mid-2018.

The new playground at Andy Livingstone Park opened in March.

 

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Peter Meiszner
Peter Meiszner
Peter Meiszner is an experienced journalist and media relations professional, based in Vancouver. As founder of urbanYVR.com, he has been reporting on urban development across the Lower Mainland since 2016, and has also served as vice-chair of the Gastown Historic Area Planning Committee. In October 2022, he was elected to Vancouver city council and is no longer actively reporting for urbanYVR.

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