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Trumpington recreation ground

Trumpington recreation ground is a large open space surrounded by housing in south Cambridge. It’s home to the Trumpington Pavilion community centre.

Facilities include:

  • a slide, swing and spring rockers for young children
  • a runway, swings and rotating climbing unit for older children
  • a tennis court and table tennis table
  • a football pitch – open between September and May
  • a bowling green – home to Trumpington Bowls Club
  • free outdoor gym equipment – download the Kompan app for Android or iOS to see video guides of how to use the equipment

The recreation ground is known locally as the King George V playing field. It’s one of 471 public open spaces in Great Britain that are registered by the National Playing Fields Association as a dedication to King George V.