Parks and Playgrounds

Playground at Rotary Park

Accessible Parks

Memorial Park - Consists of 1 ½ acres of park land in the heart of Penetanguishene. This passive park is located at 121 Main Street. The Town’s Cenotaph is the focal point of the park. Also included in the park are lit tennis courts, accessible pathways, benches, picnic tables and water fountain. One of the Town’s information signs is present to inform every one of upcoming events in Town!

Martin’s Valley Park – is situated at 21 John Street and is approximately 3.98 acres of parkland. This park boasts the first accessible playground with hours of play value! Swing sets, basketball court and future links to trails provide hours of fun!

Neighbourhood Parks

Gendron Park - Consists of 2.35 acres between Oxley Drive and Sheffcote Street. This is a neighbourhood park and includes a playground unit, picnic table and trail through the park.

Charles Scott Memorial Park – For one of the best elevated views of Penetanguishene come to this park anytime of the year! Consists of .92 acres of property at 26 Charles Street. Playground unit, sand play area, water fountain, winding pathway through the park and picnic table to watch the sunset over Georgian Bay make this one of the most attractive parks to sit in.

Dupuis Lane Parkette – is one of the smallest neighbourhood parks adjoining a busy neighbourhood. The park is only .33 acres but has an asphalt pad with basketball standards, picnic table and green space for play time!

Therrien Park – another neighbourhood park complete with a playground unit and loads of green space to run, fly kites or kick a ball. The park is situated at 162 Robert Street West right along the Trans Canada Trail with 5.63 acres of property.

Tom Coffin Memorial Park – named after a local officer, this 1.92 acre park sits next door to J.T. Payette Park with lots of play elements in the park. Swings, playground unit, newly appointed Tom Coffin Trail, water fountain and parking make this the perfect park to run and play!

CNR Park – this parkette is adjacent to the Penetanguishene Rotary Park on Main Street. A statue of Kitchewana of the Huron nation stands watch. A large water fountain erected by the Friends of the Penetanguishene Youth provides the sound of tranquility in this passive park.

Waterfront parks

Penetanguishene Rotary Park - Consists of 90 acres located along the waterfront of Penetang Harbour. The park offers a covered pavilion, playground unit, swings, basketball court, race car track, skateboard park, beach volleyball, swimming, washrooms, disc golf, dog park, picnic tables, Trans Canada Trail and ample parking! McGibbon Point provides the perfect backdrop for a wedding, social gathering or the best shoreline fishing! The point is named after Charles McGibbon owner of a lumber company located in that area, former Warden of Simcoe County and the Mayor of Penetanguishene from 1905 to 1907.

Bob Sullivan Memorial Park – is nestled at 32 Beck Boulevard along the shores of Penetang Harbour. Passers by will often see a wedding ceremony as this quaint .34 acre park is home to beautiful gardens, a strategically placed gazebo – perfect for that special day! Mr. Sullivan was a Town Councillor.

Ecology Garden – is a teaching garden of flowers, vegetables and all things growing! The community has embraced this park and harvests food that is often given to the needy. Situated along Penetang Harbour beside a Wetland Habitat Area this 3.41 acre park provides learning experiences beyond the class room!

Huronia Park - The park is located at 250 Fox Street with approximately 5 acres of waterfront fun! Swing set, designated swim area, washrooms and picnic tables with plenty of parking for your family get together! *new playground coming soon. Significant historical monument adorns this park on the capture of American war ships the Tigress and the Scorpion. This site was also the location of the historic “Penetanguishene Hotel”.