Greenwood Park is located on the south end of the city in the Quinsigamond Village Neighborhood section. It is bustling with lots of activities during the summer months.
Initial purchases were made in 1905, from Ezra A. Day and William Forsberg. There were subsequent purchases from eight others in 1912 and 1917 making for a total of 14 acres. The women's NCAA sanctioned basketball league is hosted there during the months of June and July. Additionally there is a playground, softball field, spray park, basketball court, nature trail, picnic areas and tennis courts available to the city public.
One of Greenwood Park's most prominent aspects is its splash pad or spray park. The splash pad has proven to be a popular park element during the summer season. It is a great way for the kids to have fun and cool off on a hot summer day!
In addition to the splash park and playground, you can also play a fun or competitive game on the tennis and basketball courts. You can also watch or play a riveting game on the softball diamond!
View some of the other parks in this district. Get out and explore!
The Harvey Ball Conservation Area, also known as Ball Property, is a City park consisting only of a nature trail. This conservation area is used as a wildlife sanctuary. Located along the Blackstone River and Broad Meadow Brook Trail, this area is known as the "Smiley Face" Trail.
Blackstone Gateway Park is located about three miles south of Worcester's Downtown area. This new riverfront park stands out as a unique urban park in the City providing recreational amenities while maintaining the feel of a forested park surrounded by flowing water and large canopy trees.
Mulcahy Field is a 4-acre park located in the Grafton Hill neighborhood on Dorchester Street. It is just across Arthur Street from Banis Street Playlot. This park features not only a baseball field and a softball field, but also a playground, a basketball court and a batting cage.
Location: 19 Forsberg Street - Map
Size: 14.0 acres
Parking Lot(s): Yes
Master Plan: View