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Drummond Playground

Drummond Playground – 33 Johnson Street, North Andover Highlights: Drummond is centrally located, being just a couple of blocks from the town common, so there are almost always other kids there to play with. It’s also right next to the fire station, so the kids are front and center to watch anytime the trucks go […] Read more…

Cedarland AMAZEment

Cedarland AMAZEment Action Playcenter – 888 Boston Road, Haverhill MA What it is: Cedarland AMAZEment is a large indoor play space within the Cedardale complex Cost: Infants FREE, 12-23 months $5.95,  2-12 years old $8.95. Cedardale members $5.99. Parents play free with children. What to Know: There is an arcade area that requires extra money for […] Read more…

Ballardvale Playground

Highlights: Ballardvale Playground is in a well kept, pretty park off of a busy road in Andover. If your kid likes trains, this is their dream come true because Ballardvale Station is right on the other side of the chain link fence, and at certain times of day there are trains going by every few […] Read more…

Clarke Park

Highlights: This park is set at the edge of Martin’s Pond, so there’s a pretty nice view, in addition to a decent variety of activities within and beyond the playground. My daughter loved the merry-go-round and rolling slide. The sand volleyball court also doubles the world’s biggest sandbox. Bummers: Whoever decided it was a good idea to […] Read more…

McEvoy Playground

Highlights: This is a small, new playground set back from the road. Bummers: The playground-length zip line, while awesome, means you’ll constantly be snatching your toddler out of the path of another child who is about to crash into them at high speed. A bit more adult seating would be handy, too. What’s Nearby: North Andover Main Street […] Read more…