smith ryerson park pictureLocation: Wood and Sumner (Froebel) – 650 Wood St.

Land Area: 23 acres

Surrounding Land Use: Residential

The park serves as a focal point for recreational activities within the Jackson Hill neighborhood. The park lies in a natural valley bordered on the south by Ryerson Creek and is interspersed with a wide variety of lowland flora (maple, birch, willow, basswood, etc.) providing an excellent setting for picnicking. The annual Maranda Park Party is hosted here and The Port City Boys football program has made this their home field.

Facilities: Playground, basketball courts, restroom facilities, football field, open space for field games, picnic tables, a picnic shelter and a community building.  Shelter and building are available for rent.

Picnic Shelter is furnished with charcoal grill, picnic tables to seat 100 people, rest rooms, electricity, water and ample parking.

The Community building is furnished with tables and chairs to seat 75 people, restrooms/infant changing station, electricity, water, public playground area, and kitchen facilities including stove/oven unit, microwave, 2 refrigerator/freezer units, a triple sink and ample parking.


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