Centennial Park (Moncton)

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 (0.36 sq mi). The park features a static display of a CF-100 Canuck fighter jet, an M4A3 Sherman Tank, the anchor from HMCS Magnificent and CNR locomotive 5270.

Centennial Park
A CF-100 Canuck jet on display in the park.
TypeUrban park
Location811 St. George Blvd Moncton, New Brunswick
Coordinates46°05′24″N 64°49′08″W / 46.0900°N 64.8189°W / 46.0900; -64.8189
Area230 acres (93 ha)
Operated byCity of Moncton
OpenAll year

History edit

Centennial park was originally known as Natural Park and was changed in 1969 during Canada's centennial year.[1]

Places of note edit

The park contains:

  • Boating Pond
  • Centennial Dog Park
  • Children Splash Park
  • Children Playground - Greater Moncton's largest children Playground
  • Centennial Rotary Lodge
  • Centennial Camp
  • Rocky Stone Field
  • TreeGo Moncton - Built in 2007, An aerial adventure course
  • lighted cross country skiing and hiking trails.
  • lawn bowling and tennis facilities

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ Acadian History Archived September 8, 2013, at the Wayback Machine, Parkton and Georgetown.

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