Memorial Park is the central city’s premier park.
Memorial Park is the central city's premier park. The park makes up 11 hectares of land sitting next to the harbour between 11th and 7th Avenues.
Features of the park include:
- two very popular playgrounds
- a water fountain
- Humpty Dumpty! (He's 50 years old.)
- a skate ramp (half pipe)
- free barbeques
- memorial cenotaph
- Memorial Pools
- miniature railway and mini golf
- Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre and Memorial Hall
There are two large fields that are often used for events: Jordan Field and Memorial Field.
Public toilets are available at the Rowing Club building and at the rear of the QEYC, opposite the miniature rail station.
Information on the miniature railway is available on their Facebook page.
Whats happening Memorial Park?
A construction project is underway on Jordan Field at Memorial Park. This is the Southern Pipeline project. It will be completed by the end of 2018 and the field will be reinstated.
Last Reviewed: 18/04/2018