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Joseph L. Adams Park Big Bend, South
of Forsyth, undeveloped green space,
1.6 acres, acquired 1933.
Metcalfe Park Kingsland south of
Vernon, two ball fields and playground,
5.6 acres, acquired 1955 and 1962.
Locations
Ackert Park 6600 Delmar, North to
Vernon Avenue, linear park with
playground, 3.5 acres, acquired 1967.
Eastgate Park Northeast corner of
Vernon and Eastgate, playground
and basketball courts, .93 acres,
acquired 1923.
Flynn Park Bounded by Pershing,
Midvale and Kingsbury, this park
facility includes 5 tennis courts and
a playground, 6.61 acres,
acquired 1923.
Greensfelder Park West of 8333 Fullerton,
ball diamond and playground, 6.75,
acquired 1928.
Greenway South South from 6600
Kingsbury to Millbrook, linear park, .809
acres, acquired 1967.
Kaufman Park Bound by Mulberry
and Blackberry, this park has four
tennis courts, a tennis practice area,
playground and separate “tot lot” for
smaller children and a natural wooded
area for nature study. The Green Center
is adjacent to Kaufman Park, 7.77 acres,
acquired 1972.
Kingsland Park Kingsland at
Chamberlain, children’s ”tot lot.”
.84 acres, acquired 1970.
Lewis Park Delmar at Yale, features a
decorative pond with fountain, public
art, and a playground, 4.00 acres,
acquired 1923, 1928 and 1954.
Janet Majerus Park Partridge and
Raymond, features a decorative pond
with fountain, one-third mile jogging
trail, fitness stations and children’s
playground, 4.5 acres, acquired 1995.
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Millar Park Canton and North and South.
A larger neighborhood park offering a
playground area, picnic pavilion with
restrooms, two baseball diamonds,
soccer and football fields and half-mile
jogging trail with fitness stations,12.19
acres, acquired 1928.
Mooney Park Jackson and Delmar
to Amherst, playground and basketball
courts, 5.2 acres, acquired 1922,
1923 and 1931.
Rabe Park Midland at Canton,
children’s playground and open play
field, 2.0 acres, acquired 1933.
Ruth Park Golf Course Nine-hole
golf course and driving range with
historic club house.
Parks
Fogerty Park Located in the
1500 block of N. 82nd. This large
neighborhood park is ideal for all day
outings. Picnic area has weatherproof
shelter with restrooms. Facilities include
a full size baseball diamond, youth
soccer field, children’s playground, halfmile jogging trail and two tennis courts,
11.80 acres, acquired 1928.
Heman Park Bounded by Olive, Purdue,
Midland, Vernon and Pennsylvania,
U. City’s largest park serves the entire
community. Outdoor facilities include
restrooms, several picnic areas, four
picnic pavilions, one large baseball
diamond, five softball diamonds, three
Little League baseball diamonds, one
tee ball diamond, four soccer fields,
two combination football/soccer
fields, basketball courts, horseshoe
courts, eight tennis courts (four are
lighted for night use), 1.5 mile jogging
course and a large playground.
Includes the Heman Park Swimming
Pool, Centennial Commons recreation
facility, Heman Park Community Center
and our Park Maintenance and Forestry
Divisions, 85.26 acres, acquired 1923,
1928 and 1944.
Ruth Park Woods 26-acre wooded
tract with interpretive nature trails
developed in coordination with the
Missouri Department of Conservation
and volunteers.
Picnic Spots
Small groups may use many picnic
spots in U. City parks without charge.
Pavilions
Reservations are needed for pavilions
at Heman, Fogerty and Millar parks
and are recommended for groups of
25 to 100. Rental fees are $50 for
residents and $100 for nonresidents
and reservations are accepted in
person at Centennial Commmons
(see p. 6 for hours of operation)
beginning Tuesday, January 2, 2018. For
Pavilion availability only, visit ucitymo.
org
(314) 505-8625 • ucitymo.org
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