When is the last time you hopped on a swing and reached towards the sky with your toes? These playgrounds in Connecticut have much more than swings and see-saws — they are creative playspaces sparking imagination and recreation. Read on to learn about these fantastic playgrounds that are fun for kids and kids at heart.
1. Hannah's Dream, New Haven
Hannah's Dream at East Shore Park was recently renovated in 2017. This monstrous play space spans 300,00 square feet.
Experience a new adventure at every turn at this huge playground full of slides, ramps, towers, and tunnels.
Address: 350 Woodward Avenue, New Haven, CT 06512
2. Pease Place, Woodbridge
The huge sci-fi looking tower is the centerpiece of play at Pease Place. The accessible playground also sports other unique equipment divided into two areas geared towards little and big kids. Address: 160 Pease Road, Woodbridge, CT 06525
3. Butternut Hollow Park, Middletown
The vibrant play equipment immediate draws kids in at Butternut Hollow Park. A long tube slide, nearby pond, and climbing structures galore will keep the kids entertained all afternoon.
Address: 66 Thomas Street, Middletown, Connecticut 06457
4. Mikey's Place, Wethersfield
A huge draw at Mikey's Place is the giant sand pit with huge scoopers. Kids can also climb towers, ride the zipline, and much more.
Address: 338 Garden Street, Wethersfield, CT 06109
5. Josh's Jungle, Hamden
Life-size animal statues and palm trees create a rainforest setting at this jungle-themed playground. The sprawling playscape has plenty of slides, ramps, and climbing equipment. Enjoy a visit to the community library next door to extend your stay.
Address: 2875 Dixwell Avenue, Hamden, CT 06518
6. Sky's The Limit, Ridgefield
You'll find this all abilities playground at the Ridgefield Recreation Center. Designed so everyone can play together, ramps, tubes, and high-backed swings let everyone get in on the fun.
Address: 195 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
7. Kids In Motion, Cheshire
Kids In Motion is a colorful playground at Bartlem Park. The large play area features rock climbing walls, slides, tunnels, towers, swings, and more.
Address: 520 S Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410
8. Jonathan's Dream, West Hartford
This boundless playground is chock full of unique features. Mini ziplines and stand alone swings let kids soar through the air, while a central gazebo provides a shady area for a rest.
Address: 355 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117
9. Bodie's Place, Milford
You'll find Bodie's Place inside Eisenhower Park. Climb to the top of the towers or tackle the spider web climber for a real challenge.
Address: 780 North Street, Milford, CT 06461
10. Adam's Adventure, Tolland
Designed for those with mobility impairments, Adam's Adventure has something for everyone. Tunnel slides, towers, and ramps lead to fun experiences at every corner of this playground.
Address: 167 Rhodes Road, Tolland, CT 06084