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.

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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