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Centennial Park

Address: 2200 W. Kirby Ave. >>

Bound by Kirby Ave., Crescent Dr., John St., & Kenwood Rd.

Open 6:00 am to 11:00pm

About Centennial Park:

  • Obtained in 1959
  • Acres: 69.6
  • Donors: Purchase $161,809 1958 Bond Issue
  • Additions: 61 Acres – several land exchanges have been made since the initial acquisition
  • Land exchange (portion of Centennial Park for leased school land in Morrissey Park) – -5.346 Acres – Unit 4 School District
  • Centennial Park Map >>

Centennial Park Features:

  • Lindsay Tennis Center >>
  • Lindsay New American Gardens – a gift from Donald & Helen Lindsay
  • “Monumental Fun Time” sculpture by Paul Anderson
  • Bottles For A Century Time Capsule | Buried: November 9, 1977; Remove: November 9, 2077
  • “Hippos” sculpture by Jim Gladney (in Sholem Aquatic Center)
  • Interested in renting the park or a pavilion? Check out our rentals page! >>

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