How well-equipped is this city for those raising infants/toddlers? Specifically, are there public places to change diapers, maintained playgrounds, etc?

Denmark is very well known for its childcare. Most public places provide facilities to entertain children, including toilet facilities that are very convenient for the parents.


Where can I get a list of reliable childcare providers/nannies?

This can be obtained from the internet or the directory of the local community.


Discuss any safety issues for children in this city.

The city takes special attention in the welfare and safety of children. Many public areas are planned with extensive consideration given to children.


What are the most popular kid-friendly attractions in the area?

Tivoli and Bakken which are both amusement parks, The Copenhagen Zoo, Public parks in Copenhagen, Fun City Copenhagen


What are the most popular activities for kids after school or on weekends?

Outdoor activities are playing football, tennis, public playgrounds. Copenhagen also has a large indoor skate park. The parks offer some very beautiful spots for cycling and strolls. In summer the beaches surrounding Copenhagen and Copenhagen Port are fantastic places to visit. Copenhagen Port has a specific area only for swimming and playing.


What's it like to be a teenager in this city? Are there any particular challenges I should be aware of as a parent?

Denmark offers many exciting events for the young. The schools organise many activities that often keep them busy with excitement.


Are there any organizations/social groups in the area that cater exclusively to young people ages 12-17?

There are many organisations from different sports or dance groups that cater to this age group.


I want my child to get the most out of our stay in this country. Are there any specific opportunities to teach young people about the local culture?

Almost all communities offer a wide range of different sports clubs to join. During summer break you can also try all sorts of sports for a week. The Copenhagen Carnival is always a lot of fun. Tivoli has a fantastic Halloween and Christmas exhibition for both young children and teenagers


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