Play equipment

Yewholme Park

Stonedust trail leading into some trees

Windsor Park

Wilson Farm Park

Whitelaw Gardens Park

Westminster Woods Park

Waverly Drive Park

W.E. Hamilton Park

University Village Park

Guelph Community Food Forest

The food forest is located in University Village Park. This is Guelph’s first Urban Demonstration Food Forest. The food forest is being maintained and used for education purposes on topics of food security, urban green space design, water management, pollinator habitat and natural heritage.

For more information

Guelph Community Food Forest
[email protected]

Worn grass path going between four trees

Sunny Acres Park

Was the property of Freceric Wyatt, Guelph lawyer, chairman of the library board for 30 years who secured funding from Carnegie for the former library building, chairman of the board of Trade and local provincial magistrate.

Sunny Acres Community Garden

The community garden space is located in Sunny Acres Park off Edinburgh between Waterloo and Paisley.

Summit Ridge Park

Suffolk Street Park

Stephanie Drive Park

Steffler Park

Starview Crescent Park

Springdale Park

Sleeman Park

Named after George Sleeman, owner of Guelph’s Springbank Brewery, builder of the Guelph Street Railway, former Mayor and director of Guelph Junction Railway.

Severn Drive Park

Royal City Park

Riverside Park

River going through Riverside Park

River going through Riverside Park

Riverside Park floral clock

Riverside Park floral clock

Garden in Riverside Park

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; miniature train; horseshoe pits; 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. A leash free zone located on the east side of the Speed River.


The updated play area offers a new playground featuring a tube slide, tower, swings and climbing obstacles. New asphalt pathways, seating areas and a combination of rubber and wood surfaces for kids to play on surround the new playground.

Floral clock

Floral Clock in Riverside Park

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.

Plants used in the floral display

Amusement rides

Carousel in Riverside Park

Private bookings

For private bookings outside of regular operating hours, email [email protected]

Rickson Park

Pine Ridge Park

Pinch Park

Orin Reid Park

Oak Street Park

O’Connor Lane Park

Morningcrest Park

Mico Valeriote Park

The park was established in 1973 when the City acquired the land from the Iacocca family. The park was named in honour of Mico Valeriote who served as a dedicated and long time Alderman.

Memorial Crescent Park

Mayfield Park

Marksam Park

MacAlister Park

Swings and colourful play equipment on sand

Lyon Park

Third park to be acquired in the City. In 1908 the park was donated by John Walter Lyon. The donation of the park was under the condition that the City would spend $250/year for 10 years to develop the park and Mr. Lyon would match the funding. Early amenities in the park included a canoe landing in the Eramosa River, a bathing house and a bandstand.

Lewis Farm Park

Kortright Hills Park

Kimberley Park

Joseph Wolfond Park East

Joe Veroni Park

Jenson Boulevard Park

Hugh C. Guthrie Park