Summer is in full swing!
Days are longer, the smell of grilled food hangs in the air, and it’s time to soak up the sun outdoors.
In Canton, that’s easy. There are great parks in every direction! But, which parks in Canton should you visit first?
Bard Optical’s eye doctor in Canton has weighed in. As someone who knows how important sight is, he feels confident that these 4 parks are ‘must-see’. If you see your favorite park on the list, shout it out in the comments! We’ll see you there this summer.
Whatever your activity of choice, Big Creek Park has what you need. You can enjoy the great outdoors while playing Bocce ball, disc golf, or enjoying the skate park. Big Creek Park also boasts a tons of traditional favorites like tennis, basketball, playgrounds. Fun for kids and adults, Big Creek Park is a expansive and picturesque. It’s the perfect place to bring your entire family for a day of sunshine and games.
John Dean Park is a smaller community park. But, its playground design is towering! Featuring natural rock-like structures on which to climb and play, it will awe each child that steps foot on the playground. Parents: you can kick back on comfortable park benches while your kids have the time of their lives and get some fresh air! Safe, but adventurous, John Dean Park has exactly what your kids need to stay entertained through the dog days of summer.
Lakeland Park sits right on Fitch Lake and that gives way to all kinds of water activities! Lakeland Park has all the trappings of a traditional park (playgrounds, picnic areas, etc) plus features that only a lake could provide. Cool off from the summer heat with SCUBA, fishing, and paddle boats! There’s nothing like a cool lakefront on a hot summer day. Lakeland Park also boasts some of the most breathtaking views in Canton. You can plan a day full of family-friendly activities or relax and go for a scenic stroll.
4. Wallace Park
Wallace Park has a 1/2 mile paved walking trail for the ideal leisurely exercise. For those who want to work up more of a sweat, Wallace Park has beautiful basketball courts! If you find your exercise elsewhere, Wallace Park is also the perfect spot to throw some burgers on the grill and watch the kids hit the playground. Wallace Park is equipped with everything a summer day calls for! If you’re looking for a day of relaxation and recreation, Wallace Park is for you.
Why listen to your eye doctor in Canton? Bard Optical LOVES Canton! Like you, Bard Optical optometrists spend their summer days at the parks with their families. Plus, they have an eye for these things!