Fun all year round in Kamihira Park | AGEO

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Kamihira Park is a lovely family park in Ageo. It has two playgrounds, water play, a stadium, walking / jogging courses, tennis courts, free parking, a shop / coffee shop, seasonal flowers and events.

Kamihira Park

Kamihira Park, Ageo

My overwhelming impression of today’s new park is that it is the most used park I’ve been to this month. A friend commented to me recently that Japanese people don’t bring their kids to play outdoors in January. I hadn’t given it much thought until then, but it really does seem to be true in a lot of areas. However, Kamihira park in Ageo City defies that theory as there were plenty of people making use of the park’s facilities.

Kamihira Park

Kamihira park has, what seems to be, a very popular tennis club. There is also a jogging course, not to mention the baseball pitch and stadium. All, but the latter were getting full usage today. I couldn’t believe the buzz in the park, I haven’t seen a park that busy since late November. The patrons were largely pensioners and mothers with young children.  You often see retired people walking or playing gate ball in parks in Japan, but I have never seen so many of the older generation in one park at one time.  And I haven’t seen so many young children in the playground since Autumn.

Kamihira Park

One of the pieces of playground equipment is a bucket crane truck.  My son (3 years old) was in playground heaven! I think this may even be a contender for a coveted position on his top ten playground list.

Cement Slide with rope climbing

Kamihira Park Information


Address: 16 Sugaya, Ageo, Saitama 362-0003
Phone: 048-776-8986

Kamihira Park
Toddler Equipment. Slide into sandpit.

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