The sun’s finally showing its face again, and kids are once again clamouring to hit the playgrounds, begging their folks for some good old outdoor fun. Here, from Liege to Limburg, are those best places for child play you young parents would do well to lock into the family GPS.

BRUSSELS

Best for super-dupper-cool slides: Parc Georges Henri

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Practicals: Woluwe-Saint-Lambert
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Best for handcrafted attractions: Parc Josaphat

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Practicals: Boulevard du Lambermond
Tram: Heliotropes

Best for tree houses: Dreve de Nivelles

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Practicals: Woluwe-Saint-Pierre
Subway: Petillon

Best for sand castles and pirates: Parc Malou

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Practicals: Woluwe-Saint-Lambert
Subway: Vandervelde

Best for mix-and-match: Square Ambiorix

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Practicals: Square Ambiorix
Bus: Ambiorix

Best for fire pole: Fontenay Sous Bois

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Practicals: Rue des Champs
Tram: La Chasse

Best for lasting childhood memories: Paradis des Enfants

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Practicals: Rue Baron de Castro 
/ Baron de Castrostraat (1040) Etterbeek
Subway: Petillon

Best for city kids: Porte de hal

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Practicals: 150 Boulevard du Midi 
/ Zuidlaan 150 (1060) Saint Gilles
Subway: Porte de Hal

Best for setting: Bois de la Cambre

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Practicals: Avenue Franklin Roosevelt
Tram: Longchamp

Best for fitness: Parc Bonnevie

Practicals: Rue Bonneviestraat
Tram: Jubile

ANTWERP

Best for broken bones: Sint Anneke Beach Playground

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Practicals: Sint Annastrand (2050) Antwerpen
Bus : Antwerpen Gloriantlaan

Best for ollies: Stadspark

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Practicals: Rubenslei, Stadspark (2018) Antwerpen
Tram : Antwerpen Nationale Bank

LIEGE

Best for animals: Parc de la Boverie

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Practicals: Rue du Parc, Parc de la Boverie (4020) Liège
Train : Liège Guillemins

Best for climbing (and planting): Jardin Botanique

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Practicals: Botanical Garden, Rue Louvrex (4000) Liège
Train : Gare de Liège- Jonfosse

OTHERS

Best for all-round fun: Piramuide

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Practicals : PiraMuide, 31 rue Voorhaven

Best for day-long rides: Bokrijk

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Practicals : Halveweg , (3600) Bokrijk (Limburg)
Train : Station Bokrijk

Best for hiking: Centre de Loisir

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Practicals : 69 Rue Appaumée (6043) Charleroi

Best for sliding: Imagipark

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Practicals : Imagipark, Avenue du Grand Large 1 (7000) Mons