It features an outdoor gym, children’s play area and barbecue stations…

Residents of Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), there’s a brand new public park to check out in the area. Called North Park, it can be found near Cedre Villas, and spans an impressive 35,000 square metres.

Set among lush greenery, there’s plenty to keep you busy while you’re there. The landscaped gardens are home to water fountains, a children’s play area, sports facilities and barbecue pits. A car park has also been added, with space for 91 cars.

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Sports enthusiasts will be able to work out at the new outdoor gym, which is equipped with state-of-the-art fitness stations, or work up a sweat at the 500m jogging and cycling track.

More into team sports? There’s also a football pitch, a tennis court, a volleyball court and even a skate park.

For the little ones there’s a new playground with climbing frames, a dedicated area for toddlers and a sandpit.

North Park adds to the existing Lake Park, home to a 2.2km jogging path, and DSO’s Central Park, where you’ll find another play area and basketball court.

North Park is open from 8am to 11pm Sunday to Thursday, and from 8am to 11.30pm on weekends and during public holidays.

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