Harold D. Ritter Park

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301 Lochmere Drive West


A favorite for families, Harold D. Ritter Park boasts multiple slides, a sky wheel climber, a climbing wall, a sand area that includes a small play house, and sand diggers. Other highlights include two spring rider toys and a scrambler whirl, in addition to sports fields and courts and a picnic shelter.

Both younger and older kids enjoy the complex play area, and visitors can appreciate the hiking trails of Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve and greenway trails located within easy walking distance.

Please see the table below for current status of park facilities.

Basketball Court Open - First Come, First Served.
Baseball/Softball Field Open - First Come, First Served.
Picnic Shelter Open - First Come, First Served.
Playground Open
Climbing Wall Open
Sand Area Open
Restrooms Open


  • Two baseball/softball fields
  • One basketball slab
  • Playground
  • Picnic shelter
  • Picnic tables
  • Restrooms
  • Climbing wall
  • Sand area


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Park Hours of Operation

Sunrise to Sunset. In lighted areas where visitors are participating in an approved extended use activity, hours are extended until 30 minutes after the completion of the activity or 11 p.m.