Playground Connection

Tallahassee is lucky to be home to some of the best playgrounds in all of Florida. Check out our exclusive list of these awesome playgrounds and enjoy exploring them all with your kids.

 

A J Henry Park

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Playground Features:

  • Baby and regular swings
  • Picnic tables – covered and uncovered
  • Outside grills
  • Restrooms easily accessible
  • Wood mulch
  • Zip line
  • Slides and climbing
  • Tire swing
  • See-saw

Park Features:

  • Park is on a lake with a nice wooden dock
  • Comfort station
  • Nature and hiking trails
  • Four (4) picnic shelters
  • Large picnic pavilion
 

 

Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

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Playground Features:

  • Baby and regular swings
  • Picnic tables – covered and uncovered
  • Outside grills
  • Restrooms easily accessible
  • Wood mulch
  • Slides and climbing

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Forestmeadows Park

Playground Features:

  • Picnic tables – covered and uncovered
  • Restrooms easily accessible
  • Wood mulch
  • Slides and climbing
  • Tire swing
  • LOTS of shade

Park Features:

  • Exercise equipment
  • Pool
  • Fitness trails
  • Handball court
  • Racquetball court
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
 

 

Governors Square Mall

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Playground Features:

  • Restrooms easily accessible
  • Small slide/climbing
  • Soft play flooring
 

 

J Lee Vause Park

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Playground Features:

  • Monkey bars
  • Slides and climbing
  • Separate slide/climbing for small children

Park Features:

  • Sand Volleyball
  • Barbeque Pits (covered)
  • Trails
 

 

J. Lewis Hall Sr Park

Playground Features:

  • Baby and regular swings
  • Small child play picnic table
  • Restrooms easily accessible
  • Slides and climbing
  • Separate slide/climbing for small children
  • Soft play flooring

Park Features:

  • Baseball fields
  • Four Basketball Courts
  • Soccer Field
  • Bike Trails
 

 

Jack L. McLean Park

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Playground Features:

  • Baby and regular swings
  • Picnic tables – covered and uncovered
  • Restrooms easily accessible
  • Slides and climbing

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Killarney Way Park

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Playground Features:

  • For Killearn Residents Only!
  • Picnic tables – covered and uncovered
  • Baby and regular swings
  • Slides and climbing
  • Tire swing
 

 

Lafayette Park

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Playground Features:

  • Small child playground area
  • Regular and Baby swings
  • Lots of slides
  • Long monkey bars
  • Wood Mulch
  • Digging chairs

  • Climbing features
  • Zipline

  • Tire swing
  • Slide

  • Covered picnic area
  • Water fountains and restroom easily accessible

Park Features:

  • One Baseball field
  • Tennis courts
  • Hiking trails
 

 

Macon Park

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Playground Features:

  • Regular swings
  • Restrooms easily accessible
  • Wood mulch
  • Slides and climbing
  • Tunnels
  • Bathrooms

Park Features:

  • Basketball court
  • Benches
  • Covered picnic tables
  • Benches
 

 

Optimist Park

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Playground Features:

  • Baby and regular swings
  • Restrooms easily accessible
  • Wood mulch
  • Slides and climbing
  • Tire swing
  • See-saw
  • Above ground tunnels
  • Above ground, climb through tunnels
  • Sand Volleyball Court doubles as sandbox
  • Great pathways for tricycles

Park Features:

  • Basketball courts (doubles as nice place to ride bikes, if no one is playing of course)
  • Baseball field
  • Soccer Field
  • Sand Volleyball Court
 

 

Southwood Playground

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Playground Features:

  • Wood mulch
  • Slides and climbing
  • Monkey bars
  • Great pathways for bicycles
  • Swings including baby swings
  • Rope jungle gym
  • Benches
 

 

St. Marks Boundless Playground

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Playground Features:

  • Designed for children with and without disabilities to enjoy outdoor play and activity
  • Poured-in-place rubber surface
  • Ramps on the play sets
  • Elevated sand table and activity panels
  • Swings and bouncers with high-back support
  • Other Info: Located at the Wakulla Station Trailhead of the 16-mile Tallahassee-St. Marks Historic Railroad State Trail, this playground is a popular site for family outings along this picturesque and historic state trail
 

 

Sue McCollum Community Center at Lafayette Park

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Playground Features:

  • Swings and bouncers with high-back support
  • Slides
  • Benches
 

 

Tallahassee Museum

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Playground Features:

  • Baby and regular swings
  • Picnic tables – covered and uncovered
  • Restrooms easily accessible
  • Wood mulch
  • Slides and climbing
  • Small child climbing area (in the shade)
  • Tree to Tree Adventures (additional fees)
  • * Note Fees: Adults $9.00, Seniors (65+) $8.50, College Students (w/I.D.) $8.50, Children (4-15) $6.00, Children (3 and under) & Members are Free

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Tom Brown Park

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Playground Features:

  • Two playgrounds
  • Larger (blue) playground is handicapped accessible and has a separate area for younger children (toddler age), as well as baby swings
  • Water mist
  • Interactive video game
  • Covered picnic tablestom-brown-playground
  • Rope jungle gym
  • Slides, tunnels, monkey bars and lot’s more
  • Rubber tire mulch
  • Zip line (smaller playground)
  • Restrooms easily accessible

Park Features:

  • BMX Dirt Track
  • Remote Control Racing Track (monthly races to attend for fun)
  • Frisbee/Disc Golf Course
  • Dog Park (small dog and large dog sections)
  • Lake (turtles, fish, alligators, ducks, birds)
  • Tennis Courts
  • Nature Trails
 

 

Winthrop Park

Playground Features:

  • Separate area for younger children
  • Baby and regular swings
  • Picnic tables – covered and uncovered
  • Restrooms easily accessible
  • Wood mulch
  • Zip line
  • Slides and climbing
  • Tire swing
  • Note: Mitchell Avenue is a small side street and so easy to miss. It is almost a mini canopy/dirt road. Be on the look out to turn on to it as soon as you see the park. If you turn too soon you’ll drive in a big circle around the park again and again. Tricky, but worth getting to.

Park Features:

  • Baseball/Softball field
  • Soccer field
 

2 Comments

  1. Frank House

    Please contact us for great information on why “Play is essential to life” and let’s schedule a children’s day out to learn about play and set up some new ideas for play in the area. We are GameTime and the leader in the commercial grade play industry since 1929 due to the standards we have established for research and development and safety as a result.

    Please contact Frank House at 800 432 0162 x307 if you are interested in additional information and opportunities to make our Tallahassee communities even better!

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    • The TC Team

      Thank you Frank!

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