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Santa Margarita Park

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Santa Margarita Park

Nestled in a cul-de-sac this playground has two areas. The lower area is the toddler area. It has two full bucket swings, sailboat climber made of plastic and metal and a play structure with a short slide and a and box. It is partially shaded and over woodchips. Two drawbacks are that it is not fully fenced in and there is a steep set of concrete steps going up to the next play level. The big kids play area sits above in the middle of a grassy field. There is a giant play structure over woodchips with many things to climb, a double slide, a tube slide, and unique monkey bars composed of three...

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Oliver Hartzell Park

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Oliver Hartzell Park

This hill top park sits in full few of the road near an apartment complex. It is not fenced in, but your kids can’t wander far without you noticing. The simple metal and plastic gym sits on clean sand and contains a short slide, a tall, curling slide, a chain climber, a toddler swing and one tire swing. Two picnic tables sit off to the side. There is no shade. Bathrooms None. Drinking Water Drinking fountain. Parking Neighbor street parking. Other Anne Curtis Swim club is across the street and offers great lessons for children in the summer months. Map Share with your...

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Oleander Park

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Oleander Park

This very tiny, clean playground with partial fencing, sits on a small field of grass. The play area is composed of sand with metal and plastic play structures over rubber padding. A pair of twin plastic slides gets a little bit of shade from a neighboring cypress. A swing set is divided in two with a set of toddler full-buckets swings and another pair for older kids. One picnic table stands guard in the middle. Bathrooms No. Drinking Water Fountain. Parking Neighborhood street parking. Map Share with your friends [sharethis]   Rating (8 votes, average: 4.13 out of...

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Marinwood Park

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Marinwood Park

Situated right next to the fire station, this park offers lots of fun. There are two play areas enclosed by one fence. The two toddler full-bucket swings and big kid swings are next to each other making it easier to watch and push children of varying ages. There is a plastic and metal toddler structure over wood chips with four slides and a sand pit, a small playhouse and a frog coil rider. The older kids’ area has one big slide, a climbing wall and many bars to hang from. You need a lot of upper arm strength to use this set. There is plenty of shade, benches and grass and a few picnic...

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Maria B. Freitas Park

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Maria B. Freitas Park

You don’t come here for swings and slides. This unique playground uses water for it’s entertainment. Press the hand on the red pipe and a slow trickle of water emerges from a row of three giant rings, then a small geyser sprouts up from the ground as a gentle Old Faithful which disappears and pops across on the other side. Slowly the water performance grows and the children get less intimidated. It builds to a crescendo blasting from all the rings at once and kids run through, under and around giggling and getting soaked. Do not drink the water since it is reclaimed. On these 3.5 acres...

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Creekside Drive Park

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Creekside Drive Park

The smell of hay makes you realize you’re in horse country. The enormous scrub oaks shade vast portions of this lovely park. There are two play areas both on sand. The one for toddlers has a small wood and plastic structure with a side-by-side slide, a tunnel and steering wheel that is accessed by a chain ladder, supervision advised here. There are two swings one full bucket, the other a half bucket and two coil riders: a motorcycle and turtle. The big kids’ area is a rambling wood and plastic structure with a row of monkey rings and fireman’s pole, a spiral climber, a tire swing and...

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