Duchess Park Playground

Fraser Fort George Region, British Columbia

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PARK AMENITIES & ACCESSIBILITY

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Access Route
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Washrooms
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Viewing Areas
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About This Park

Opened in 2012, this multi-use community park is located behind Duchess Park Secondary School. The green space is immaculate, with lots of biking and walking paths. They have an extensive playground area for kids. The playground, the first of its kind in Prince George, is accessible to children of all abilities. The incorporation of natural play and sensory elements ensures children can play together.

Duchess Park Playground

Park Facilities & Accessibility Features

Access Route

There are three access points off of Ross Crescent to the playground & mini bike course. The third entrance has designated accessible parking with signage and a curb cut. The access routes within the park are asphalt, wide, flat with a gentle 1 degree running slope. Download Full Accessibility Audit

Camping

There is no camping at this location. Download Full Accessibility Audit

Goods & Services

Accessible Playground. This is a lovely park that is more accessible than most. It includes a couple of structures in the playground that wheelchair users can play on independently, as well as a surface that meets accessibility standards within the whole play area. Although the city sidewalks around the perimeter are degraded in spots, the paths within the park are smooth, flat and in good condition. The playground surface is artificial turf on rubber, around a concrete circle that connects with other paths through the park. The pirate ship slope is 3 degrees with a cross slope is less than 1 degree. The fall zone is less than 2000 mm. The ramp to the tower section one has a 3 degree slope, with a cross slope of less than 1 degree. There are 2500 mm asphalt paths that connect with a concrete circle in the middle of the playground. Download Full Accessibility Audit

Washrooms

The public washroom at this site provides excellent accessible amenities. The washroom is well fitted with space, grab bars and fixtures within reach. Light is good and there is a GFI plug in beside the sink. There is a 1580mm turning radius within the room. The garbage can is mounted on the wall and restricts the accessible stall door somewhat and may impede the path to the door. Download Full Accessibility Audit

Viewing Areas

There are a number of excellent viewing opportunities in and around the playground and the park in general. Download Full Accessibility Audit

Trails

There are no specific walking/hiking trails at this location. Download Full Accessibility Audit

Water Access

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