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Summer Family Fun Cheat Sheet

Your one-stop spot for all of Pickle Planet’s insight on when and where to have a great time with the family this summer! (Please note: this list was originally created pre-pandemic; we’ll keep coming back with more updates in 2021!)


Indulge in a sweet treat with our list of places to enjoy a hard ice cream cone with the family

Cool off with our list of all the splash pads, playgrounds with water features, and local swimming pools!

Have it made in the shade with our guide to playgrounds in Moncton, Riverview, and Dieppe.

Some rainy day inspiration is always important, too!

Plan a local day trip brought to you by the letter S. Check out even more road trip ideas on our #StaycationSummer podcast series!

Enjoy simple S’mores Dip and Watermelon Treats at home for Canada Day – or any day!


Neptune Drive In (Shediac)

Sussex Drive In


The Clayspace

Moncton SportsDome

Room Escape Atlantic

Mystery Moncton Mystere

East Coast Karting

Magic Mountain

Magnetic Hill Zoo

Boardwalk & Butterfly World

Resurgo Place

Hopewell Rocks

Cape Enrage



Dieppe Aquatic Centre

YMCA Moncton

Pat Crossman Aquatic Centre, Riverview

Lion Ken Gabbey Community Pool (outdoor), Riverview

Lion’s Pool, Salisbury

Centennial Beach, Moncton

Farmer’s Markets in MonctonDieppe


3 thoughts on “Summer Family Fun Cheat Sheet

  1. Laura Snow July 4, 2016 at 5:15 pm

    What an amazing list for families!!

  2. oldermommystill July 11, 2016 at 11:40 am

    Wow, this is a great reference to have on hand. Certainly lots of fun activities for the whole family! My personal favourite…the hard ice cream…a must after every family outing!

    • Pickle Planet Moncton July 11, 2016 at 11:42 am

      Thank you! Yes, good ol’ scoops of ice cream, piled on top of each other, define summer!

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