Sunday, 2 September 2012

Hastings Park, in Madoc, is for families!

Perth is talking about creating a water park. It would be a fun place for kids and families. Many do not have access to the near-by lakes. Swimming is iffy in Stewart Park for the wee ones.

Let children's laughter ring out at proposed splash pad: reader

Posted Aug 30, 2012 By Erin BedfordTo the Editor: How could anyone have anything negative to say about a splash pad, really? Well, believe it or not, there it was, front page of The Perth Courier. I couldn't believe what I was reading. It appears there is a group who feel that...

Perth council supports splash pad in principle

Posted Aug 16, 2012 By Cathy JamesEMC News - Perth town council put its support behind the splash pad, but said it essentially comes down to funding. At its committee-of-the-whole meeting Aug. 7, councillors heard from local resident Riq Turner, who proposed installing a splash pad...


What a great park we spotted. Lots to do to encourage kids to be active. 
Hastings Park was built with Trillium dollars. What a great idea.


 
Riding bikes



Water play





climbers
Picnic area
rentals


5 comments:

eileeninmd said...

Looks like a fun park for the kids. I know the skateboarding is popular with the boys.

Crafty Gardener said...

The skate board park in Madoc is just a hop and a skip away from us. It is the most amazing park for miles around. I worked at the Madoc school when it opened several years ago and the kids were very proud of it. They have added to it over the years and it is now a park for everyone.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Looks like great fun for kids and families -- and This is the kind of thing that tax money should be used for! (IMHO)

Linda said...

I am all for building things to entertain the families - hopefully it will bring work to people doing the work!

Red said...

Kudos to those with the foresight and will to build a first class facility for kids. It will pay big dividends.