The annual Northeast Ohio Parent Choice Awards seeks to gather the opinions of local parents on everything family-friendly in the region. Our readers and online followers voted for their favorite businesses, attractions, family services and more.
Here are the winner and finalists in the “Best playground” category.
Click here to view winners and finalists in all 26 categories.
Winner: Preston’s H.O.P.E.
There are regular playgrounds, and then there’s Preston’s H.O.P.E. This impressive 60,000-square-foot Beachwood park, designed for children of all ages and abilities, includes Imagination Village, with make-believe houses connected by a raised walkway; Play Theatre; and Sand Area; as well as numerous play areas with swings, tunnels and slides of all sizes.
This 31-acre lakefront park offers pools, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, a playground area, bandstand, Lakefront Promenade, picnic areas, softball fields, and the Lakewood Skatepark.
This recently renovated playground in Independence boasts several slides, climbing walls, a rope venture vertex, comet spinners and two racing ziplines. Dual play structures cater to kids of all ages.