Veterans Memorial Park

Memorial Plaza flags statue
by Breanne

June 26, 2021

Veterans Memorial Park is located in Gardner, Kansas off South Center Street. This is a little over 4.5 acres community park.

picnic tables, shelter, and grill at veterans memorial

Park Features

full size basketball court at the park

Veterans Memorial Park features a walking trail, a shelter picnic table and grills, restrooms, and park benches. There is also two playgrounds and a full size basketball court. There is also a veteran’s memorial with flags and benches around the memorial plaza.

Veterans Memorial Playground Features

slides off the playground at Veterans Memorial Park

This playground features two playgrounds one that is more for older kids and the other for younger kids. The larger playground Veterans Memorial features a tube slide, twisty slide, double slide, and a short curved slide. To get to these amazing slides there is stairs and ladders, some our curved up and others are traditional. There is also a bridge that connects platforms to the other slides and monkey bars as another way to get on to the platforms. A favorite that isn’t seen at many playgrounds is the double slide down bars.

different view of slide and bars at Veterans memorial

On the smaller kid playground there is a tube slide, double slide, twisty slide, and a curved slide, it features a tunnel to climb in, stairs, and bridge to play on also. There is also two infant swings and a bounce horse.

small playground bridge steps veterans park

Overall, this is a great playground with green space, restrooms, and shelter. If your getting to this park from the I35 exit, Groundhouse Coffee is local and has great cold blended drinks without coffee. I hear the coffee is good too!

small slide off smaller playground at veterans memorial playground

Check out other parks in Gardner or looking to be adventurers check out ones in surounding cities.

 

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