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Assiniboine Park
2355 Corydon Ave.
(204) 986-3130
The park is open daily dawn to dusk

Comprising 393 acres for playing, picnicking, or biking, the park contains a miniature railway, a duck pond, an English garden (which opens each June), and a conservatory. In winter there is skating on the pond or tobogganing.

Assiniboine Park Zoo
(204) 986-2327
open daily 10am to dusk.

The park also contains a 98-acre zoological park. where the animals: including bears, tigers, zebras, flamingos, bison, elk, and deer are kept in as natural an environment as possible. Some exotic species on display are snow leopards, ruffed lemurs, and lynx. Many spectacular birds live and breed in the Tropical House. There is also a special Discovery Centre with a barnful of young farm animals.

Kildonan Park
has landscaped gardens, picnic spots, biking paths, outdoor swimming, and wading pools, as well as a restaurant and dining room overlooking a small artificial lake. Also look for the Witch's House from Hansel and Gretel in the park. Rainbow Stages musicals are performed there in July and August.

The Forks, Children's Museum
(204) 956-1888

September -June: Monday - Wednesday 9 - 4:30; Thursday and Friday 9 -8; Saturday 10 -8, and Sunday 10 -5. In July and August, it's open Mon. - Sat. 10 - 8 and Sun. or holidays 10 - 6; closed for four days following Labor Day, Christmas and the following two days, and Easter Sunday.

Specially designed participatory exhibits for 2 to 13 year olds. There are several themed galleries, including Under the Big Top, where children can design a show of their own; and a TV studio, where they can create their own television shows, as performers or as technicians. Admission charged; free for children under 2.

Darkzone
230 Osborne St. 204/287-8710
open Monday to Thursday 4 -11pm, Friday 4pm -midnight, Saturday 10am -midnight, and Sunday noon-10pm.
Admission charged.

An advanced laser game in which as many as 30 players and three teams compete against one another in trying to deactivate the opposing players and their bases using a "phaser" and computerized vest.

Fun Mountain Water Slide Park
3 3/4 miles east of the mint on Highway 1 East at Murdock Rd.
(204) 255-3910

There are 10 slides, as well as rides, including bumper boats, a giant hot tub, and a children's playground with a wading pool. Admission charged;
free for children under 3.
Open in June daily 10am - 6pm, and July to August daily 10 - 8 weather permitting.


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