Centennial Park (Moncton)

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Centennial Park
Canuck jet moncton.JPG
A CF-100 Canuck jet on display in the park.
Type Urban park
Location Moncton, New Brunswick
Coordinates 46°05′24″N 64°49′08″W / 46.0900°N 64.8189°W / 46.0900; -64.8189Coordinates: 46°05′24″N 64°49′08″W / 46.0900°N 64.8189°W / 46.0900; -64.8189
Area 230 acres (93 ha)
Created 1967
Operated by City of Moncton
Open All year

Centennial Park (French: Parc du Centenaire) is a municipal park in Moncton, New Brunswick. Located in the city's west end, it has an area of 0.93 km2. The park features a static display of a CF-100 Canuck fighter jet, a tank and CNR locomotive 5270.

History[edit]

Centennial park was originally known as Parkton Nature Park and was changed sometime in the 1950s when it was included in the city of Moncton.[1]

Places of note[edit]

The park contains:

  • boating pond
  • Centennial Beach - Artificial Beach
  • Children Splash Park
  • Children Playground - Greater Moncton's largest children Playground
  • Centennial Rotary Lodge
  • Centennial Camp
  • Rocky Stone Field - The Cities only Football field with artificial turf
  • TreeGo Moncton - Built in 2007, An aerial adventure course
  • lighted cross country skiing and hiking trails.
  • lawn bowling and tennis facilities

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External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Acadian History, Parkton and Georgetown.