Fullerton Sports Complex Playground is a great little oasis on a hot day with wooden play equipment completely covered with a shade cover.
Little Cottonwood Park in Los Alamitos is popular for birthday parties and family events. I call it the busiest little playground around.
Heritage Park in Irvine sports a water feature and lots of nautical play on its playground. It’s also near the public library and small lake.
Talega Park in San Clemente provides a terraced layout for play on a number of levels with lots of slides, swings, and climbers.
Wieder Regional Park in Huntington Beach has the characteristic nature-scape of a regional park, but a futuristic playground sets it apart.
The Aliso Viejo Aquatic Center pool is in the heart of Aliso Viejo – open to the public during the summer with special perks for residents.