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Centennial Park
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A CF-100 Canuck jet on display in the park.
Type Urban park
Location 811 St. George Blvd Moncton, New Brunswick
Area 230 acres (93 ha)
Created 1967
Operated by City of Moncton
Open All year

Centennial Park (French: Parc du Centenaire) is a municipal park in Moncton, New Brunswick. Located in the city's west end, it has an area of 0.93 km2 (0.36 sq mi). The park features a static display of a CF-100 Canuck fighter jet, an M4A3 Sherman Tank, the anchor from HMCS Magnificent and CNR locomotive 5270.

History

Centennial park was originally known as Parkton Nature Park and was changed sometime in the 1950s when it was included in the city of Moncton.

Places of note

The park contains:

  • Boating Pond
  • Centennial Dog Park
  • Children Splash Park
  • Children Playground - Greater Moncton's largest children Playground
  • Centennial Rotary Lodge
  • Centennial Camp
  • Rocky Stone Field
  • TreeGo Moncton - Built in 2007, An aerial adventure course
  • lighted cross country skiing and hiking trails.
  • lawn bowling and tennis facilities
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