River going through Riverside Park Riverside Park floral clock Garden in Riverside Park Riverside Park is a perfect location to host seasonable events. The Park offers the following: Floral Clock and Rock Gardens; a fully accessible children’s playground; an outdoor concert shell; an antique carousel; pedal boats; miniature train; horseshoe pits; a giant chess/checker game; a sand beach area; trails along the river front; 3 baseball diamonds; a scaled model of the first house built in Guelph by John Galt; and a large and small picnic shelter. The Floral Clock and Gardens are meticulously maintained and open daily for your enjoyment. Thousands of interesting plants provide beauty and colour year round. These gardens are perfect for wedding photographs, however, note that the gardens cannot be reserved. Please be courteous of other wedding parties and other members of the public who maybe sharing the space with you. Leash free zone located on the east side of the Speed River. Riverside Park was awarded a Guelph Tribune 2013 Readers’ Choice Award in the category of Local Tourist Attraction.
Established in 1968 Named after Guelph’s long-serving former Mayor in 2000
Established in 1970 Named after the donor of the land. Leash free zone located west of St. Peter’s School
Established in 2001 Leash free zone located at the south end of the park.
Leash free zone located south of the access road leading to Shadybrook Crescent
Leash free zone located in the east end of the park by Victoria Road.
Leash free zone located off Municipal St: west of tennis bubble; north of ball diamond.