Photo: City of Calgary, Olympic Plaza
In 2017 Planeta.com spotlights our favorite city parks around the world. Which are our favorites? The nominations open now if you’d like to comment.
What we love: City parks are used for physical activity, competitive games and gentle strolls. City parks are safe havens for children in which to play and explore the natural world. Parks offer a respite from urban stress.
- Place for physical exercise
- Public health
- Psychological well-being
- Environmental education
- Pollution absorption
- Wildlife protection
- Street noise buffering
- Building community
Which are your favorite city parks on Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, YouTube?
What are the most interesting things city parks are doing this year?
What would locals like visitors to know about Calgary’s parks?
Translating: What are your favorite city parks?
Spanish: ¿Cuáles son tus parques urbanos favoritos?
Welsh: Beth yw eich hoff barciau dinesig?