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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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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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Pioneer Community Park-Peoria

Pioneer Park in Peoria is one of the favorites in the Valley! With a wonderful splashpad, covered playgrounds for tots and big kids, a fishing lake and lots of ramadas, you will find a lot of people at Pioneer Park year round. This park has updated the rubber underneath the Splashpad to a thinner surface…

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Camelback Park-Litchfield Park

It was just warm enough today to try and make a run for the outside, and since we felt like we had been stuck inside for days, we wanted to get out of Surprise! If you aren’t from Surprise, you might see my title of this blog post and say “Two parks?” No, Litchfield Park…

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Westgreen Park Peoria

Our Park Series has been leading us to Peoria lately, so we (well, I) decided to try Westgreen Park in Peoria. Its on 8555 N 87th Avenue, just south of Olive, making it about a 25 minute ride from Surprise. It had been super windy by our house, so we were dodging tumbleweeds on our…

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Rio Vista Community Park-Peoria

I am always looking for new parks to add to the “Park Series”, so we decided to check out Rio Vista Community Park off of Thunderbird and the 101 in Peoria. There is just so much available to do at the park, but we just focused on the Playground. But, if you have older kids…

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Grand Canal Linear Park-Glendale

A few weeks ago, I ran a race while pushing my youngest two in my Dualie Bob. The Grand Canal Linear Park is close to the Linear Trail, which is really nice. There is one side of the canal that is paved, which is great for people on rollerblades, but there is also another side…

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Aleppo Park-Litchfield Park

Update 2017**  It’s sometimes fun going back to a park that you haven’t been to in..gasp almost three years..and seeing how it has changed. And how my kids have changed! Oh my goodness. So, we went back and the shade and bathrooms are still the same, but the play structure is a different one…and there…

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Makutu’s Island

A few Saturday’s ago, my hubby and I decided we would try Makutu’s Island. We had heard from a few people we know about it, but really were curious to check it out. It had been closed for renovations during the summer, so this was our first opportunity to try it out. Going on a…

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Sunset Park-Peoria

I have wanted to visit Vistancia in Peoria for a while, so when the opportunity to meet a friend there came up, off we went to visit Sunset Park. I was driving to the park and instead of turning in the park’s parking lot, I turned into Vistancia’s club house, which looked absolutely gorgeous from…

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Asante Park-Surprise

  Asante is happily booming and building again! We are happy to see that new neighbors and people will be around this park! There are a lot of trees and shade, and Ramadas and benches near the playgrounds.       This is the “Toddler playscape” for agres 2-5. There sand all around it so…

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Jubeelieve

An oldie but a goodie-we love Jubeelieve! Munchie has outgrown the age group but I can’t wait to whisk the two younger ones off for a play date! Closed August 2018 From: July 2014 We recently headed to Jubeelieve in Avondale and had a blast! This place was ideal for ALL of my kids, and since…

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Scottsdale Fashion Square (Mall)

Unfortunately, this location is closed as of August 15th, 2017. Scottsdale Fashion Square is going through a renovation. Check back for latest info regarding kids play area.     Last week, on one of the hot days, I decided to take a little ride out to the Scottsdale Fashion Square. I had seen on an…

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McDonald’s in Surprise-Bell and 303

April 2019-This feature is no longer available at McDonalds Have you tried out the PlayPlace at McDonald’s in Surprise? Since we traveled cross country, we saw a LOT of McDonald’s PlayPlaces on our trip. And there are a ton of different play areas that are featured at the McDonald’s. I was really amazed at the…

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Heritage Park Splash Pad

Update November 2017!! The splash pad has been updated with more drainage and a textured concrete coating as well as some “caulking” or “striping” along the border-hopefully to provide some drainage so the corners don’t get so slippery. The splashpad texture is still concrete, so please be careful with kids running. The edges where the benches…

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