“The fields are always swampy.”
#6 in Riley Park
4501 Clancy Loranger Way
The Hillcrest Community Centre is probably the best community centre in the city — the legacy of being a host venue for the 2010 Olympics means it has great curling and hockey rinks, along with an indoor and outdoor swimming area.
But the public-access park surrounding it suffers — the baseball fields are good, but the soccer fields have some drainage issues, the playground is very minuscule, the shade is non-existence and there’s a surprising lack of a walking/biking path through the immense and endless fields.
We’ll admit that the Hillcrest Geyser water feature, which has been dormant during the pandemic, could give Hillcrest a boost up in the future…though only so high for a park that lacks a lot of secondary features.