6x Fun playgrounds
Sliding, jumping, swinging: the season of outdoor playgrounds is in full swing! Climb and clamber along with your kids or enjoy a coffee in the sun. These large playgrounds will keep everyone busy for a few hours.
Speeltuin Sint Joseph
Also popularly called the Grandpa Playground. This lovely spot is tucked away in the residential Doornakkers, and one thing we know for sure: no one will get bored here! Race across the footbridge, make backflips on the bouncy castle or climb to the top of the giant climbing frame. The icing on the cake is the cableway, which takes you right through the park.
Playground the Splinter
The name says it all; this is not just a playground but a whole park full of fun activities. Besides lots of playground equipment, Speelpark de Splinter has a construction corner, a petting zoo, and a real pirate island. A splash into one of the paddling pools is a delight when temperatures get hot.
Let's begin with the best news: entrance to VOJ playground is only €0.50! And if you're a member, it's completely free. The playground often hosts fun events, including during Halloween. To get there, take a bike ride to Eendjesvijver and follow the path to Cornelis Dankertsstraat. Our tip: celebrate your next kidd's birthdayparty at this fantastic location!
A playground that is also great for parents: from the deck, you have a view over the entire area to keep an eye on the kids. Rockers, swings, a carousel, and sandbox, you name it, and Philipsdorp playground has got it. There is also plenty for older children to do with a four-story tower with a slide, and a soccer field.
Philips van Lenneppark
You will find this awesome 'do-park' in the city's north. The Philips van Lenneppark is a lovely green place with many facilities. From climbing and scrambling equipment to a skate ramp and a tennis court. In addition, there is a basketball court, and plenty of space to play soccer. Our tip: this free spot is also great for a picnic or a walk.
In Vonderkwartier's Prinsenhof, there's a generous playground whit a soccer field, climbing equipment, and sandboxes. It's the perfect spot for children to have a blast! Feel like playing street soccer or basketball? Take a walk down the street towards the Lodewijk Napoleonplein. Afterward, you can relax with a refreshing drink at café 't Vonderke.