Wadden playground

At the back of our premises is the Wadden playground. This is a playground where you can climb from island to island using ropes. Don't forget to take off your shoes as they might get dirty! Play in the water or pull a net through it to see what actually lives in it. Finished playing around? There is also a place to rinse yourself off again.

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Rules Wadden playground

  • Children under the age of 13 can only play at our Wadden playground under supervision
  • All playing equipment at the Wadden playground belongs to the Sealcentre, please return it to the Summer Pavilion after use
  • The Wadden playground is also a non-smoking area, just like the rest of the terrain of Sealcentre Pieterburen
  • Always follow the instructions of our employees.
  • Our employees may deny you entry if you do not comply with our rules. Visitors are not entitled to compensation in this case.

Origin of the Wadden playground

The idea for the Wadden playground arose when signs of an old gully (a stream) were found on our property. Restoring the gully became the basis for the garden. A natural bank was also constructed by Waterschap Noorderzijlvest. This was given the original planting of the Groningen countryside with reed beds, a small spelt field and a wide variety of flowers and plants.

Realisation of the Wadden playground

The Wadden playground was developed as part of the project "Naturally Pieterburen". The project was made possible by a grant from Kansrijk Groningen, with support from Landschapsbeheer Groningen, Province of Groningen and the former municipality of De Marne. We are also very grateful for all the help and support we received from the neighbourhood and all parties involved. For example, from primary school "De Getijden" here in Pieterburen. The schoolchildren were allowed to open the playground in 2017. The result is amazing!

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