Troy Hill Sprinkler Park and Cowley Playground are located just a few minutes from downtown Pittsburgh. Troy Hill is one of the largest of Allegheny County’s six city spray parks. Parents of children, both young and old, love spray parks because it peeks interest in children of all ages. Little tykes can run around while…

North Park’s Black and Yellow Playground is located right next to North Park’s community pool. We’ve always been huge fans of South Park’s Black and Yellow Park, but I have to admit, this completely blows that playground it away. With three separate playground areas, large grassy knolls and brand new equipment, kids will surely want…

Blue Slide Playground is part of Frick Park located in Squirrel Hill on Beechwood Blvd. As a Pittsburgh resident since 2004, I was long overdue for my first visit to the park. Although it’s always been popular among Pittsburghers, the Blue Slide Park was thrown into the national spotlight in 2011 after Pittsburgh native and…

Pleasant Kingdom is a large wooden playground in Pleasant Hills (South Hills) located behind the Pleasant Hills Municipal building. When I was a resident of the South Hills area and frequented the park with my son. The unique wooden playground is quaintly tucked under large shade trees. Elevated grassy knolls provide great views of the entire playground…

Blueberry Hill Park is an 87 acre park and Franklin Park Borough’s premier community park. The park is home to many facilities; 4 ballfields, 2 sand volleyball courts, picnic shelters, a historic log house and a large meadow area. The park is a favorite around the Pittsburgh region for toddler and elementary ages kids and…

Kids Castle in Cranberry is, hands down, the most amazing playground we’ve ever been to in Pittsburgh (see our entire list here). Located just past Fun Fore All in Cranberry on Rt. 19, this mega playground is ideal for children ages 5-12 years old (however little ones will certainly love it, too!). Recently completed in…