Glendale Parks

The Village of Glendale, surrounded by massive greenbelt preserves, has 5 active parks and several passive parks throughout its 1.7 square miles. Active parks feature playground equipment, restrooms, basketball courts, soccer fields and baseball diamonds. Passive parks feature beautiful tree-lined pathways and secluded areas to retreat from modern life into the beauty of nature.

If you are interested in a place to host your next family get-together or party, the picnic shelters at Washington and Summit Parks are available for rent in the Spring through Fall. These shelters feature picnic tables and charcoal grills. If you are interested in renting a picnic shelter for your next event, please contact the Village Office at (513) 771-7200.


Active ParksWashington ParkLocated on Washington Avenue, three blocks west of Congress, this full service park offers several acres of open spaces, restrooms, drinking fountain, picnic tables, a shelter house with grills, basketball court and soccer fields.

Summit ParkLocated on Summit Avenue, one block south of Sharon, this full service park offers several acres of open spaces, restrooms, drinking fountain, picnic tables, ashelter house with grill, soccer fields, baseball diamonds, play tree house, swings & play equipment, and ample parking.
Lake ParkLocated between N. and S. Lake Avenues adjacent to Congress Avenue, this active park offers restrooms, a drinking fountain, soccer fields, a baseball diamond, park benches, and play equipment.
Saunders ParkLocated on Washington Avenue, 1 block west of Congress, this active park offers a soccer field, restroom and drinking fountain.
Cleveland parkLocated on Cleveland Avenue off of S. Troy Avenue, this active park offers a basketball court, bench, playground equipment and a drinking fountain.


Passive ParksCarruthers Park
Located at S. Lake and Congress, Carruthers Park offers benches, beautiful flowers and a scenic overlook to the former “Hannigan Lake”.
Floral ParkOften called “Big Park”, is found in the middle of the historic district on E. Fountain and offers a drinking fountain, benches, towering trees and a beautiful view of our historic district.
Van Cleve ParkAlso known as “Little Park”, is appropriately named because it precedes the big park on Fountain, is located on E. Fountain just up from the Village Square and offers a bench and view of the historic district.
Village Square islandVillage Square FountainIn the heart of our Historic Village Square and retail district, this lovely area provides an enchanting stone island with fountain surrounded by flowers, park benches, a brick-winding sidewalk and a spectacular view of the historic square, passing locomotives and the historic train Depot Museum.
Oak GreenbeltsThis natural area borders the southern edge of Glendale off Oak Road. Being mostly primitiveinnature, thisgreenspace offers a wonderful walk among the woods and deer.
johnny park
Located on Greenwood Avenue, is a 5-acre green belt area of mature trees. A good area to walk and enjoy nature.Wally Park, located adjacent to the Village Office and the 5/3 Bank,provides a secluded retreat from the sun among the flowers and pine trees and has several benches for your enjoyment.