10 Amazing Playgrounds In Rhode Island That Will Make You Feel Like A Kid Again
If you have kids, you know how easy it is to fall into a very repetitive routine, and your neighborhood playground has probably grown stale. Fortunately, there are plenty of fantastic playgrounds around the state with fun equipment that your kids will love clambering all over – and since the Ocean State is so small, none of them are too far away! Here are a few of our favorites.
1. The ImPOSSIBLE DREAM, Warwick
This fantastic Warwick playground was specially designed to be fully accessible to children of all physical abilities. It's only open April through October, but it's always clean, safe, and a lot of fun. You'll find it at 575 Centerville Rd., Warwick, RI 02886.
2. Slater Park Adventure Playground, Pawtucket
Slater Park has plenty to offer, from sports fields to a petting zoo, but for young kids the Adventure Playground stands out for its great equipment. An outing to Slater Park can easily last all day! Find it at US Rte 1A, Newport Ave., Pawtucket, RI 02861.
3. Jamestown Community Playground, Jamestown
With castle-themed playground equipment made out of recycled materials, this playground is the perfect spot for an imaginative child. Find it at 41 Conanicus Ave., Jamestown, RI 02835.
4. Hugh Cole Playground, Warren
With separate areas for toddlers and older kids, this playground is perfect for the whole family. You'll love the oceanfront theme! Check it out at 50 Asylum Rd., Warren, RI 02885.
5. Warren Town Beach, Warren
This is a small and simple playground, but it's right on the beach - so once your kids tire of the swing sets and slides they can build sandcastles 'til their heart's content. Find it at 533-559 Water St., Warren, RI 02885.
6. Cabral Park Playground, Providence
This park is the perfect place to go on a hot day - it has a splash park area that your kids will adore. Check it out at 515 Wickenden St., Providence, RI 02903.
7. Fargnoli Park, Providence
This park has separate areas for younger and older kids, and includes water activities and a batting cage. Visit at Smith Street at Jastram Street, Providence, RI 02908.
8. Tot Lot, Providence
This playground is toddler heaven, with plenty of sand to play in, an assortment of plastic houses, and age-appropriate climbing equipment. Take your kids to 9th St., Providence, RI 02906.
9. Friends of Gladys Potter Garden-Humboldt Playground, Providence
This quirky spot is full of donated toys and playthings, as well as a free library. Check it out at Humbolt Street at Elton Street, Providence.
10. Bristol Town Beach, Bristol
Another classic beachfront playground, this spot has absolutely lovely views. Take your kids in the evening and watch the sun go down as you play on the swings. Visit at Asylum Rd., Bristol, RI 02809.
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