Playing and growing
Playing outside is a vital part of growing up, and that means more than just a set of swings or monkey bars - children need a place to play in natural surroundings. Sittard-Geleen has a great many wonderful places to play outdoors across the city and beyond.
Thienbunder Playground is a unique play area nestled between the trees in a lovely wooded environment. There is ample shade, but also plenty of places to get out and soak up the sun on fine days. And Thienbunder has no less than fifty different playground objects, all certified.
Recently renovated, theDe Roetsj playground in Limbrichterveld is the ideal place for children's parties, school trips, or just a quick play outing. The playground is criss-crossed with paved paths, making it very accessible for the less abled as well.
With its selection of classic playground equipment, De Paddestoel playground in Born succeeds in maintaining the authentic feel of a good old-fashioned playground while combining it with select modern play facilities. Whatever your child's pleasure, a good time is guaranteed.
’t Weike is a smaller, more intimate playground in Geleen that is long on the classics: see-saws, swings, and climbing bars. After its recent renovation it is fully in compliance with all current standards.
You will also find many smaller, corner play facilities, in many cases established through the joint efforts of the local community.