Swing, dig and play in one of our many parks and playgrounds.
Escape from the everyday is easier in Carleton Place with over 15 parks and playgrounds to choose from.
The community's newest multi use community space. This park is in the middle of downtown Carleton Place adjacent to the Ottawa Valley Recreation Trail. There is a pavillion with a stage and washroom facilities, a play structure, and seasonal recreation opportunities (an outdoor rink in the winter and a state of the art pump track in the summer)
Anthony Curro Park, 42 Stonewater Bay
The park includes play structures, swings, a basketball court. The Mississippi Riverwalk
Trail also runs through this park, which creates a nice walking/running path to the
Carleton Place Arena.
Begley Street Park, 75 Neelin (behind the Arena)
This park is located behind the Carleton Place Arena and includes a play structure
designed for all abilities.
Carleton Junction, 42 Moore Street
Carleton Place’s newest community hub includes an accessible play structure, skate
park, pump track, outdoor rink, community oven, outdoor washrooms and
performance pavilion. This park is a must see.
Carleton Place Dog Park, Edmund Street
Located behind the Carleton Place Pool, this fully enclosed park also has bench seating
and garbage cans.
Centennial Park, 169 Joseph Street
On the north side of the Mississippi River, Centennial Park includes a place to swim, a
picnic area, and a soccer field. This park also has a small dock for recreational canoe/
Commons Park, 132 William Street
This park offers two play structures, a basketball court, large sandbox area, and
Ferrill Park, 451 Thomas Street
This park offers a safe playground for children, complete with a variety of creative play
equipment and lots of space for group activities.
Findlay Park, 48 Charlotte Street
This quiet park includes a play structure and bench area.
Giles Park, 24 Lochard Campbell Way
This park has a small pathway around the stormwater pond and also has a play
structure suitable for children of all ages and abilities.
Hackberry Park, 91 Mill Street
Located on historic Mill Street this park features the rare and beautiful Hackberry tree,
thought to be a legacy from our nomadic First Nations Peoples. Enjoy a picnic along
the Mississippi River with a view of the dam.
Hendry Farm Park, 274 Preston Drive
Located beside a natural backdrop of a wooded area, this park features a children’s play
area with swings.
Johnston Street Park, 100 Johnston Street
Located on Johnston Street, this park offers a safe playground for children, complete
with a variety of creative play equipment.
McNeely Park, 24 Alexander Street
Located in Mississippi Manor on Alexander Street, this park includes play structures,
swings, large picnic area, and a basketball court. This park also has the court and posts
for volleyball, just bring your own net!
Memorial Park, 36 Franklin Street
This park lies in the centre of town right beside the library, a perfect place to sit and
reflect with the memorial cenotaph located in this park.
Riverside Park, 175 John Street
This park is located on the west end of John Street and runs along the Mississippi River.
It includes two boat launches, a beautiful beach, large picnic area, two play structures,
and a splash pad for families.
Roy Brown Park, Lake Ave West
This park contains a fenced dog park, over 3km of walking trails containing historical
plaques, and two picnic pavilions. Outdoor fitness equipment will be added to this park
in Summer 2020.
St. James Park, 54 Bell Street
Located along the north side of the Mississippi River, enjoy sitting and watching the
river flow by. This park is adult oriented, and features the Carleton Place Cairn, which
consists of stones from 16 countries and is a Carleton Place treasure.
Train Station Park, 132 Coleman Street
This park has a play structure and a small paved pathway around the outside of the play
structure and has a picnic area.
Westview Park, 152 Dunham Street
This park includes a play structure, ample grass area for free play, an adult basketball
court, and a smaller basketball court for children.
Willoughby Park, 296 King Street
Located on King Street, Willoughby Park has a structure designed for all abilities,
ample green space and several picnic tables & benches. There is also a paved pathway
connecting neighbouring streets.