Jumpstart Playground Voted Best Inclusive Experience

By: Jumpstart Staff

January 12, 2022

We are thrilled to share that the Jumpstart Inclusive Playground at Shouldice Park in Calgary was recently voted Best Accessible/Inclusive Experience for Kids by Calgary Child. This popular family magazine and resource surveyed Calgary-area parents, educators and readers on their favourite local attractions and resources, with the Jumpstart playground emerging as a top choice.

The 16,000 square foot playground opened in June of 2019 and features accessible surfacing, double-wide ramps, sensory play centres and a variety of thoughtfully designed features that allow kids of all abilities to play side-by-side.

This is the second such award a Jumpstart Playground has received, after being awarded the BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) Parks Excellence Award for the Jumpstart Playground in Unwin Park, Surrey in 2021.

A huge thank you to Mark, Christina and Nicole Caldwell, Canadian Tire McKenzie Towne, The Dand Family in Memory of Allan Dand, Rob, Lori & Ben Hatch, Terry & Velma MacKinnon and Family, Warren & Tanya Pariseau, Chris & Caroline Pustowka, Respect Group, Mike & Pat Varley and Family, and all the Canadian Tire Dealers and donors who made the Calgary playground possible!

You can learn more about Jumpstart's commitment to inclusive play by visiting the Inclusive Play page.

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