Whether you are looking for a place to jog, take your dogs for a walk, or just sit and relax under a tree, Makati city is the perfect place to go. Specifically, the area in which Legazpi Active Park is located. Right next to Legazpi Active Park is Washington Sycip Park giving you more nature to explore in the middle of the city!
Legazpi Active Park
The park was recently renovated so it looks beautiful. As the name implies, this park is great for those who are active. It has a jogging path along its perimeter, a kids playground in the middle, and once you have burned a few calories there is a sitting wall for you to relax. You will often see many dog owners gathered in the middle of the park sharing stories about their favourite pet.
Washington Sycip Park
Located just on the other side of Rada Street, Washington Sycip Park has a tree canopy. It is a very relaxing place to sit and just enjoy an escape from the city. Along with different types of trees, a stream with Koi fish and a wishing stone can also be found here.
The Legazpi Active Park is a privately owned public space in the Makati CBD in Legazpi Village. It is close to the Greenbelt Mall. The park is best known for the Legazpi Sunday Market which is maintained by the Makati Commercial Estate Association.
Washington Sycip Park was created by Ayala Land in 2006. The park was presented to Sycip for his 85th birthday in recognition for his outstanding contributions to the Philippine business community.
Both parks underwent a 7 month renovation in 2017 and has been a place of retreat for many residents and workers in the area.
Have you checked out the parks? What do you think of them?