We’re all about local free kids entertainment this summer. And playgrounds definitely qualify as free kid-friendly entertainment! Here are a few of our favorite Greater Savannah area playgrounds. Feel free to share yours by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Daffin Park @ 1500 E Victory Dr, Savanah 31404 includes walking trail, picnic area, lake, somewhat shaded playgrounds, tennis courts
Toddler playground at Forsyth Park (next to the Visitors' Center cafe) includes a rocking toucan
Forsyth Park @ 700 Drayton Street, Savannah 31401, includes two playgrounds with bathrooms, café, spray pool, paved sidewalk for walking, biking. Pack a lunch (or eat at the café) & spend the day in this landmark, historic park. Check out the gated garden for the blind if it’s unlocked, the park fountains & kids can dance to their heart’s content on the bandshell’s canopied stage.
Hull Park Spray Pool, Ardsley Park, Savannah
Hull Park, @ 55th St./Atlantic Avenue, Savannh 31405 includes playground, sheltered picnic area, spray pool, baseball field. A great, popular playground with a merry-go-round perfect for playdates.
Jaycee Park Playground, 27 Van Home Ave., Tybee Island, 31328. Fenced playground, within walking distance to the beach
Newly renovated Lake Mayer playground three new climbing structures complete with climbing walls, tunnels; plus new swing sets, new baby swing sets, new mulch, new swivel seat, new twirling toy & oh-so-modern sleek see-saw!
Lake Mayer @ 1850 E. Montgomery Crossroads Savannah, 31406 includes a completely redone playground with new equipment, mulch; also picnic tables, two pavilions available for rent, tennis courts, lighted basketball courts, 1.5 jogging/bike paved trail with fitness course, lake, boat ramps, restrooms, baseball field, lighted hockey rink, dog exercise area. Details here.
Memorial Park Playground, behind Tybee Is. Library, Tybee Is. @ 405 Butler Ave. , Tybee Is. 31328 Features include fenced play area, bath rooms, covered picnic area, faux pirate ship, see-saw whale rocker and more.
Mother Mathilda Beasley playground.
Mother Mathilda Beasley @ 500 E. Broad Street Savannah, 31401 includes two playgrounds, picnic tables, field, paved trail, dog Exercise Area & Dog Station & coming soon, park pavilion with bathrooms, sheltered picnic tables (We can’t wait for the posh pavilion to open with bathrooms. Our only complaint about the pack is lack of shade on the playground. Great playgrounds that are never crowded. An overlooked gem in downtown Savannah. Details here)
Scott Stell Park, 195 Scott Stell Community Park Savannah, 31419 includes playground, restrooms, three pavilions available for rent, tennis courts, lighted basketball courts, jogging/bike paved trail w/ fitness course, baseball fields, dog exercise area, volleyball play areas, archery range
Tom Triplett Community Park @ 100 Tom Triplett Rd Pooler, 31322
Two Pavilions available for rent, conference rm available for rent, tennis courts, lake, 1.5 jogging/bike paved track with fitness course, restrooms, dog exercise, playground, disc golf course
West Chatham YMCA playground, off Pooler Parkway between the YMCA and Pooler’s new municipal recreation complex. It’s Chatham County’s first play facility compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act and features a music station, a tractor, a climbing wall and therapeutic swings for special-needs kids.
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