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Murphy Park Peoria

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Murphy Park is located just a few streets away from Hayes Park, and has some lovely playscapes to check out! Murphy Park has off street parking, plus the neighborhood was pretty quiet as well. Hayes Park had a basketball court, baseball field and backs up to Ira A Murphy Elementary School. Bathrooms are also available.…

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Things to do in Avondale!

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The West Valley has a lot to offer. Avondale is one of the smaller cities in the west valley, it has grown in the past few years in population. It also has some great new features for families! Indoor Places Forget the old batting cages out in the hot sun, D-Bat in Avondale is climate…

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Chase Field

If you have thought about going to a baseball game with your kids and wondered “Will there be enough to keep them occupied to make the game worth it?”, our review is here to save the day! Chase Field is located at the corner of Jefferson Street and 7th Street. Chase field seats over 48,000…

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Espee Park and Splashpad Chandler

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Espee Park in Chandler not only has a great covered and shaded playground, but it also has a large splashpad, ramadas and bathrooms. Espee Park had a nice toddler playground that was underneath the same shade as the big kids playground. The splashpad was HUGE, but was pavement. A bathroom, many huge ramadas and greenspace…

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i9 Sports

Are you looking for your child to play a sport? i9 Sports is coming to our area with loads of great opportunities! Plus, i9 features schedules that work for busy families! I was lucky enough to speak with Jason Kerrick, League Coordinator and Area Developer, a few times to learn about i9 Sports. Jason will be…

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Pierce Park-Phoenix

Update on Pierce Park, February 2018! Soon after we visited Pierce Park in Phoenix, they updated it! I’m so very glad to have readers who keep an eye out and let us know where there is an update! The “Big kids” playground had a major overhaul. There are a lot more climbing structures, however there…

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Sunset Park-Wickenburg

We have been eagerly awaiting Wickenburg’s splash pad opening for years now (as I am sure the residents have as well!). We visited Desert Caballeros Western Museum a few years ago and wanted to have a few more reasons to go out to Wickenburg to enjoy the desert scenery, and the splash pad at Sunset…

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Folley Memorial Park-Chandler

When we go to the East Valley, we do a big park excursion. Folley Memorial Park, Right off of Frye Rd and next to Frye Elementary school had such a huge shaded play area, I just had to give it a huge thumbs up! Folley Park also has baseball fields, a pool, basketball courts, a…

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Jaycee Park Tempe

  If you are looking for a park near ASU in Tempe, this is place to go! Whether you are looking to shoot a few hoops, have the kids run around or find the small splash pad, this park is conveniently located on 5th Street and S Hardy Drive, and shares the parking lot with…

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Sundance Park Buckeye

After being sick at home for a day (gosh help me, moms don’t get more rest than one day), I decided to bring the troupe over to Buckeye to check out a new area and parks. It’s been a while since we have been able to park hop, and since it was only 82 degrees…

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Gateway Park-El Mirage

I had heard Gateway Park in El Mirage had a splash pad and was really nice, so of course we had to check it out. Gateway Park shares a parking area with the El Mirage Police Department and is conveniently located right next to the new YMCA. It is at Peoria and El Mirage Avenues…

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Donnie Hale Park-Avondale

I decided to go a little south for our park today and thought of Tolleson at first. This park came up as Cashion Park in Tolleson on Google, but when we got to the park it had Donnie Hale Park-Avondale. Cashion is a section in Avondale (if you aren’t familiar with this area). This park…

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Bicentennial Park-Surprise

Bicentennial Park is in the North part of Surprise right off of Grand Avenue. 16705 N. Nash Street. As I drove into the parking lot, I realized why I hadn’t done a review on this park yet-it’s not really little kid friendly. Although the 5 year olds can’t fit in the baby swings they have here,…

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Short Sports

I had heard that there were classes for small tykes in this area that were geared for the younger child-maybe one who hadn’t participated in sports before or wasn’t old enough to participate in the City Sports. Luckily, Jason Briesacher, owner  from “Short Sports” contacted me to let me know about their program.  First of…

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Bill Gentry Park-El Mirage

I decided that I wanted to try a different library this past Monday, so my kids and I dropped off our books that were due at the Northwest Regional Library and went to the Hollyhock Library. I couldn’t find out about the hours, so we just gave it a try. Hollyhock Library is closed on Mondays,…

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