Where is the Keswick on the River playground located?
Head south on Keswick Boulevard, heading east at the traffic circle, until you get to Keeping Way
- 3 neighbourhood paths connect into the playground area, so you never have to take the same route twice.
- Keep an eye out for seating benches. There are 10 located adjacent to the playground, and 4 more throughout the park.
- The landscape architecture in all Keswick green spaces was designed to mature with sustainability and ecology in mind. The dozens of trees you see that fill the park and playground area will continue to grow and evolve in the years to come, making this an inspiring outdoor laboratory for young inquiring minds.
What types of play structures are there?
For Smaller Kids
- Home/rescue themed multiplay structure with lots of places for imaginative play and peek-a-boo fun
- Infant swings
- Toddler slides
- Seesaw with large bench seats
- Springer motorbike
For Bigger Kids
- Play tower with tall slide, climbing walls, overhead ladder, rope walk and more
- Dish swings
- Spinner bowl
- Standing spinner
- Supernova ring
Residents often comment on how lively the Keswick on the River playground is. While you won’t find any play structures for grown-ups, you will likely encounter families taking the opportunity to chat with and get to know their neighbours.
Are there other activities nearby?
Yes! The playground is surrounded by green space where impromptu soccer matches often spring up. Bring your ball, just in case!
There’s also lots of room for flying kites, walking pets, or tossing the football (practising your touchdown dance is encouraged)!
What about City of Edmonton activities?
The Keswick on the River playground is currently home to a Green Shack Program, run by the City of Edmonton. Weekly drop-in programs run through the spring and summer and the playground serves as the home base.
Did you Know?
Construction on the Keswick on the River playground was completed in 2016. The grasses, perennials, and shrubs that were chosen to complement the North Saskatchewan ravine landscape are now beginning to mature.