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Martinsville City Parks

Entrance to J. Frank Wilson Park

Martinsville operates a dozen parks in a variety of settings. From serene natural beauty with streams, walking trails and tree cover to competitive ball diamonds and courts, Martinsville's parks offer activities for every level of physical fitness. For rental information for family reunions, birthday parties and other events, call 403-5379 or 403-5140.

J. Frank Wilson Memorial Park: Church Street Extension (30 acres): Tennis court, basketball court, service road used as walking trail, two picnic shelters, restrooms, swings, merry-go-round, spring animal rockers, square climbers, park benches.

Patrick Henry School Recreation Area: Church Street Extension (30 acres): One basketball court, one ball diamond, swings, slide, climber, steel spectator stands with aluminum foot and seat boards, seating capacity approximately 30.

Summertime basketball at Southside Park from the court overlooking the softball fields.Dr. Dana O. Baldwin Memorial Park: Swanson Street (15.5 acres): Ball diamond, picnic shelter, restrooms, tennis court, dirt basketball court, swings, dome climber, merry-go-round, concrete spectator seating (formerly the football stadium for Albert Harris High School), seating capacity approximately 1,000.

J. Russell Mason Park: Barrows Mill Road (6.5 acres): Multipurpose basketball/tennis court, picnic shelter, restrooms, swings, monkey bars, square climber.

The Senior Center illuminated by a winter sunset.Chatham Heights Park: Chatham Heights Road & Garden Lane (9 acres): Ball diamond, multipurpose basketball/tennis court, picnic shelter, restrooms, swings, climber, merry-go-round, steel spectator stands with aluminum foot and seat boards, seating capacity approximately 30.

Jackson Street Park: Jackson & Church Street (.3 acres): Concrete mini-basketball court, swings, slide, ladder arch, merry-go-round, and park bench.

Swinging by the gazebo at Lester Park.Southside Park: Ranson Road (37 + acres), four ball diamonds (three lighted), dugouts on three fields, multipurpose basketball/tennis court, two restroom facilities (upper and lower levels), picnic shelter, concrete concession/broadcast facility, swings, merry-go-round, four sections of steel spectator stands with aluminum footboards and seat boards, total seating capacity approximately 1,000.

Flying a kite at Baldwin Park.West End Park: Cardinal Lane (13.72 acres): Ball diamond, multipurpose basketball/tennis court, restroom, swings, spring animal rockers, climber.

Oak Street Park: Oak Street (1.10 acres): Playground equipment swings & merry-go-round.

Cole & Carol Street Park: Cole & Carol Streets (1.60 acres), playground equipment: swings, spring animal rockers, climber, park benches, picnic area.

The picnic shelter and playground of Baldwin Park, as viewed from the spectator stands.Victor A. Lester Memorial Park: Mulberry & Finley Streets (.60 acres), gazebo, and playground equipment: swings, slide, spring animal rockers.

Spruce Street Park: Spruce Street (5.2 acres), ball diamond, two lighted tennis courts.


Baseball at Hooker Field. The city is negotiating to bring in a new professional team for the 2005 season.Hooker Field: Chatham Heights Road (7 acres), lighted ball diamond, dugouts, two restroom facilities, air conditioned concrete concession/broadcast facility, two air conditioned clubhouses (one metal construction and concrete construction), wooden souvenir shop, sprinkler system, batting cage, steel spectator stands with aluminum foot and seat boards, concrete spectator stands (some with aluminum seats, back and arm rest), seating capacity approximately 2,500.

Senior Citizenís Center: Moss Street

National Guard Armory: Commonwealth Boulevard.

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