Park Facilities Matrix/Map Parks Master Plan

Park Policies

  • Dogs are not permitted to run loose and must be kept on a leash when visiting a park.
  • The City enforces a “pooper scooper” law and provisions must be made to remove solid waste. 
  • No glass bottles permitted. 
  • Sound systems and loud noises are prohibited. 
  • Motor vehicles are permitted in parking lots only. 
  • Trash receptacles are provided for park refuse only. Parks close at 10:30 pm nightly and reopen at 5:00 am or as posted in individual parks.
  • Hitting golf balls in University City parks is prohibited. 
  • City and State laws apply in all University City parks. 
  • Firearms are prohibited in all University City parks. 
  • Permits must be obtained for athletic field and picnic pavilion use.
  • Alcohol is prohibited in all University City parks.


.34 mile Walkway
 Bounded by Delmar Blvd. and Vernon Avenue 

Ackert Park

765 Westgate Avenue/764 Leland Avenue
Ackert Park
 Linear park with playground
 3.8 acres
 Acquired 1967

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Centennial Greenway

 Melville Avenue/Delmar Blvd. to Olive Blvd.
 2.3 miles of trail

Eastgate Park

848 Eastgate Avenue
 Bounded by Northeast corner of Vernon and Eastgate

Eastgate ParkPlayground and basketball courts
 0.93 acres
 Acquired 1923

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Flynn Park

420 Midvale Avenue
  Bounded by Pershing, Midvale and Kingsbury

Flynn Park5 tennis courts
 6.61 acres
 Acquired 1923

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Fogerty Park

1540 North 82nd Blvd. 
 Large neighborhood park ideal for all day outings

Fogerty Park
Picnic area, weatherproof shelter with restrooms
 Full-size baseball diamond 
Youth soccer field
 Children’s playground
 Half mile jogging trail
 11.81 acres
 Recycling available near the pavilion
 Acquired 1928

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Greensfelder Park

8301 Kempland Place

Greensfelder ParkUndeveloped green space
 6.75 acres
 Acquired 1954

Concept Plan 

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Greenway South

 South from 6600 Kingsbury to Millbrook
 Linear park
 1.83 acres
 Acquired 1967


Heman Park

7200 Olive Street
  Bounded by Midland, Olive, Purdue, Pennsylvania, and Vernon
 University City’s largest park 

Heman Park

Restroom facilities
 Several picnic areas
 4 picnic pavilions
 Heman Park Swimming Pool
 Centennial Commons Recreation Facility
 Heman Park Community Center
 Multiple Ball Diamonds and Fields
 Large baseball diamond, 5 softball diamonds, 3 little league 
 baseball diamonds, 1 tee ball diamond, 4 soccer fields, 2 combination
 football/soccer fields
 Multiple Courts
 Paved basketball courts, horseshoe courts, 8 tennis courts (4 lighted)
 1-1/2 mile jogging course
 Large playground 
 Recycling available near the pavilions
 85.26 acres
 Acquired 1923, 1928 and 1944 
 Our Park Maintenance and Forestry Divisions are also located in Heman Park.

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Kaufman Park 

8025 Blackberry Place
 Bound by Mulberry and Blackberry 

Kaufman Park  4 tennis courts with a tennis practice area
   Tot Lot play area for smaller children
   Natural wooded area suitable for nature study
 7.77 acres
 Acquired 1972
 Also adjacent to Kaufman Park is The Green Center

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Shelley Welsch Park

6651 Chamberlain Avenue
 Bound by Kingsland at Chamberlain 

Kingsland Park

Tot Lot play area for smaller children
 0.84 acres
 Acquired 1970

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Lewis Park

7001 Delmar Blvd.
 Bound by Delmar at Yale
Lewis ParkWalking Paths
 Decorative pond with fountain
 4.00 acres
 Acquired 1923, 1928, and 1954

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Janet Majerus Park

1300 Partridge Avenue
 Bound by Raymond and Partridge Avenues

Janet Majerus Park
Decorative pond with fountain
 1/3 mile jogging trail
 Fitness stations
 Children’s playground
 5.0 acres
 Acquired 1995

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Metcalfe Park

830 Kingsland Avenue
 Bound by Kingsland Avenue and Leland Avenue

 Metcalfe Park2 ball fields
   5.6 acres
   Acquired 1955 and 1962

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Millar Park

7603 Carleton Avenue
 Bound by Canton and North & South Roads
 Larger neighborhood park

Millar ParkPlayground area
 Picnic pavilion with restrooms
 2 baseball diamonds
 Football and soccer fields
 1/2 mile jogging trail with fitness stations
 12.19 acres
 Recycling available near the pavilion
 Acquired 1928

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Mona Trail

1100 Groby Road
 2 acres - .24 mile trail

Mooney Park

#5 Vanderbilt Avenue
 Bound by Jackson Avenue, Delmar to Amherst

Mooney Park
 Basketball court
 5.2 acres
 Acquired 1922, 1923, and 1931

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Joseph L. Adams Park


7000 Northmoor Drive
 Bound by Big Bend, south of Forsyth

  Joseph L. Adams Park Opens in new window
   Undeveloped green space
     1.6 acres
     Acquired 1933

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Rabe Park

7369 Canton Avenue
 Bound by Midland at Canton 

Rabe ParkChildren’s playground and open play field
 2.0 acres
  Acquired 1934

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Ruth Park Woods

1160 McKnight Road
Ruth Park Woods
23 acre wooded tract with interpretive nature trails developed in cooperation
  with the Missouri Department of Conservation and volunteers

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Ruth Park Golf Course

8211 Groby Road
9-Hole golf course
Driving Range
70 acres

U. City Dog Park

 Vernon and Pennsylvania Avenues
 1.0 acre