Middle East

Dubai opens a park exclusively for children

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XDubai has launched a new playscape for children under 12 years of age with an aim to give children a platform to explore forest life and play in a safe environment.

XPark Jr, located opposite Kite Beach in Jumeirah, is open to children aged 1-12 years old. The park offers free play options with wooden forts, climbing ropes, trees and streams.

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Within a supervised environment, the park will teach the students about small animals and plant life and allows them to build tents, campfires and to connect with nature. The park is designed to ignite the spirit of adventure in children, while offering an educational experience.

Spread over 30,000 sq ft, the park features a mud kitchen, planting garden and fruit trees; streams, waterfalls and fountains; tree houses, wooden bridges, climbing nets and bridges.

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A new urban space for teenagers is scheduled to be launched by the end of this year, to give space for self-expression through activities like graffiti, parkour and beatboxing and create a community feeling.