Parks

Park Facilities Matrix/Map Parks Master Plan

Due to COVID-19 all parks and parks facilities are closed until further notice.

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.

Ackert 


.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


 Location Map

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
Playground
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
  Playground
  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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Kingsland 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
Playground
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
  Playground
  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
Playground
Basketball court
5.2 acres
Acquired 1922, 1923, and 1931


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Jo

seph L. Adams Park

 

7000 Northmoor Drive
Bound by Big Bend, south of Forsyth

  Joseph L. Adams Park
   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