Ahoy mates! It's time to get back out to the playgrounds and mybergen.com and The Playground Guide will be putting the spotlight on some of the best Bergen County playgrounds throughout the spring!

Get out your eye patches and parrots and visit this beautiful new pirate themed playground in Ramsey, New Jersey. The play areas are separated by age and the toddler area looks like a pirate ship while the larger playground looks like a castle. The following list of amenities will give you a good idea of what else you can expect.


PARKING: Large paved lot close to playground

PICNICKING: Picnic tables are scattered throughout area

HANDICAP: There is a paved walkway into the play area and two handicap swings, mulch ground cover and lots of hands-on activities within arms reach

CLIMBING: Bars, rings, repeller, parallel bars, stairs, chains, fireman’s pole, mushroom caps

PLAYTHINGS: Tic-tac-toe, steering wheels, prints underneath, play house, puzzles, rock walls, very cool twisty tunnels

SANDBOX: Large partially fenced in area with toys

SLIDES: Two chute, one double, two bumps, one corkscrew

SPORTS: Baseball fields, full court basketball

SWINGS: Four full size, two toddler, two handicap

MAKE A DAY OF IT: Just minutes from downtown Ramsey with plenty of cool places to go. For lunch try Pietro’s Pizza on the corner of Main Street and North Central Avenue or Brady's at the Station on Main Street.

The Playground Guide is a full color directory of all the playgrounds in Bergen County. It's almost 200 pages with hundreds of photos and a great resource for anyone who needs to keep the kids entertained!

Visit www.theplaygroundguide.com to purchase a copy or to find a retailer near you.