Leslie Park Playground Profile - SeeSaw

Leslie Park

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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 Leslie Park in Ann Arbor.

Ann Arbor’s Leslie Park

Leslie Park is in North Ann Arbor. It has two play structures and numerous sports fields. Trails connect Leslie Park to Black Pond Woods and Leslie Science Center and the Leslie Park Golf Course.

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Leslie Park – Playground Features

Playground Profile Last Updated: June 6, 2017

This playground profile was collected prior to our new format which did not gather all of this data. We have included our best guess in the conversion and will add them to our list to be updated. Information most likely to be incorrect is number of slides and structures

Structures: 2
Accessible Structure: No
Slides: 3, Straight Slide, Racer Slide
Monkey Bars: No
Zip Line: No
Climbing Apparatus: No
Merry Go Round: No
Bouncers: Yes
See Saw: No
Sandbox: No
Swings: 4 traditional swings, 2 baby swings, 0 parent/baby swings, 0 adaptive swings, 1 tire swings
Ground Activities: Yes
Surface: Wooden Mulch
Shade: No –

Swings picture


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Leslie Park – Park Details

Park Owner: Ann Arbor
Location: Leslie Park, 2900 Leslie Park Circle, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Parking: Parking Lot – Parking lots and parking along park drive. The entry drive and lots are unpaved.
Bathrooms: Port a Potty
Walking Trails: Paved – Yes, paved walking trails connect the play areas and connect to Black Pond Wood
Water Play: None
Pavilion: No
Sports Fields: Basketball, Baseball/Softball, Soccer, Tennis, Open Fields


Leslie Park Description

Leslie Park offers two play structures in different locations. Both playgrounds have small structures and are best for young children. The front playground is near the baseball diamonds and tennis courts. The back playground is near the soccer field. They are a perfect distraction while their siblings are at a sporting event.

Leslie Park Playground Profile - Rear Playground

Back Playground

The back playground is close to the soccer field. It features a small structure, see-saw, seat spinners, swings, and a cute monster. I was trying to decide if it was a dinosaur, dragon, or a Loch Ness Monster. What do you think?

Leslie Park Playground Profile - Monster

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Front Playground

In addition to a small structure, the front playground has balance elements, a rocker, and swings. It is close to the baseball diamonds and tennis courts.

Leslie Park Playground Profile - Front Playground

The front playground had a number of thistles mixed with the mulch. I was wearing flip flops on our visit and had to watch my step. I suggest wearing sneakers instead of sandals or flip-flops to this park. Hopefully the playground was cleared after our visit.

Leslie Park Playground Profile - Thistles


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Events at Leslie Park

Leslie Park hosts very few events, but on occasion they do.

Upcoming Events

No Events

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