Saline’s Brecon Park – Tuesday Playground Profile

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Each week Ann Arbor with Kids is profiling a different playground in the Ann Arbor area including Ann Arbor, Saline, Ypsilanti, Dexter, etc. Today we are profiling Brecon Park in Saline.

Saline's Brecon Park - Sign

Saline’s Brecon Park

It started raining as we pulled up to Brecon Park for our review. Since we were already there, we made a very brief visit to capture the park. We will have to return for more fun at the playground.


Brecon Park Profile

Location: 397 Nichols Drive, Saline
Unique Features: Merry Go Round, Climber, Standalone Slides

Saline's Brecon Park - Standalone slides

Swings: Yes, 2 regular, 2 baby buckets
Surface: Mulch, Grass, Rubber Mat
Bathrooms: No
Shade: Yes
Pavilion: No
Sports Fields: Basketball & Baseball
Walking Trails: Yes
Parking: Small lots on Harris Street and Nichols St closer to baseball field. Street Parking on Watson Rd is closest to play area.


Saline’s Brecon Park Profile

Saline’s Brecon Park includes both a play structure and standalone play equipment. Standalone equipment includes two slides, a merry-go-round, and a climber.

The play structure at Brecon Park features 3 slides. It is not a super tall structure, but does have more difficult climbing elements than many playgrounds.

On one side is the twisty ladder. My daughter quickly figured it out, but it will be challenging for younger kids.

Saline's Brecon Park - Twisted Ladder

To get to the higher slides is the floating hoop tunnel. There is also a floating hoop ladder. At 5’5, these are a bit challenging for my teen. I don’t recommend them for toddlers or young preschoolers.

Saline's Brecon Park - Floating Hoop Tunnel

Merry-go-rounds were much more common when I was younger. There are only a few playgrounds around town with them. My daughter always loves spinning around on them.

Saline's Brecon Park - Merry Go Round

Brecon Park also has two stand alone slides, swings, and a jungle gym.

Saline's Brecon Park - Jungle Gym

Brecon Park is less than a 10 minute walk from the Saline District Library. If you’re headed to the library, plan to walk over and enjoy the park.

Have you been to Saline’s Brecon Park? What is your favorite part? You can find more information about Brecon Park on the City of Saline’s website.

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Anna Mae
Anna Mae owns & operates Ann Arbor with Kids, a website dedicated to Family Activities in Ann Arbor. My husband and I moved to Ann Arbor in 2003 and our daughter joined the family in 2006.
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  • Avatar Kelly

    I HATE that play structure. It was a wonderful addition, as a local kid raised funds for it to be installed. I just have no idea why that particular structure was installed. My 12 year old fell off of those last week. The slides are always muddy at the bottom, and the tall one is just way too high. Not my favorite park.

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