In my long tenure of reviewing parks and playgrounds for Houston New Moms, West U has never disappointed either me or chief playground tester Lana. This week, I’ll be taking you on a little tour of my latest discovery in the neighborhood: Colonial Park. Colonial Park has a truly impressive number of different play structures […]

We are back in West U this week exploring the Spark Park at West University Elementary. A Spark Park is a school playground that’s open to everyone during non-school hours; with school out for the summer, it’s a perfect time to check out the brand-new play equipment here. This shaded playground is actually two playgrounds […]

Parents of toddlers, take note: this week’s park is toddler heaven. First, the ship-themed play structure, renovated just a few years ago, is just the right size for little walkers and runners (or even brave pre-walkers like Lana) to handle on their own. Second, with the total lack of a big-kid area, rambunctious big kids […]