adventure playground


Definition of adventure playground

chiefly British
: an outdoor area that has fixed and movable structures (such as slides and rope ladders) on which children can climb and play and that often also has equipment and loose materials for building projects and modifying preexisting structures

Examples of adventure playground in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Grand Teton is an adventure playground, featuring iconic mountaineering and backpacking routes, as well as world-class fishing and boating on Jackson Lake and the Snake River. Frederick Reimers, Outside Online, 4 Nov. 2019 The documentary film is about a Welsh adventure playground of the same name. Anchorage Daily News, 7 Oct. 2021 The project also will include new restrooms, a splash pad, a pump track and an adventure playground. Ernie Suggs, ajc, 26 July 2021 Ideas floated by the city for potential new park amenities include splash pads and spray grounds, a multipurpose event lawn and an adventure playground with features to climb, jump, and slide, and zip on. Chris Mayhew, The Enquirer, 24 June 2021 Think of the Big Island—the largest and most sparsely populated in the Hawaiian archipelago—as the ultimate adventure playground. Erin Florio, Condé Nast Traveler, 24 Feb. 2021 There’s also an adventure playground with go-karts, an obstacle course, and indoor play area for kids. Kelly Allen, House Beautiful, 16 Dec. 2020 But with new properties and experiences providing incredible access to the lesser visited internal destinations, the state is well on its way to becoming the ultimate adventure playground—for those who can afford it. Ashley Mateo, Town & Country, 23 Aug. 2019 Live entertainment all day, a children’s adventure playground, food; fireworks at 9:35 p.m. Parking fee $20. Lisa Herendeen, The Mercury News, 20 June 2019 See More

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First Known Use of adventure playground

1953, in the meaning defined above

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