Willmore Park

Located in St. Louis City near the intersection of Hampton Ave. and Jamieson Ave., St. Louis, MO 63109

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We visited this 105 acre park on a Sunday morning after reading an article about fenced in playgrounds in St. Louis. This one did not disappoint! (Especially when you stop at Donut Drive-In beforehand!!!)

The playground area is huge and everything is contained within the fence!  This is an Unlimited Play area so everything is accessible which is a great feature.

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There are two belt swings, two bucket swings, an accessible swing and two saucer swings.

The playground structure has a space theme with a metal slide, a roller slide and two chute slides.  There is a rainbow climber and a solar system climber.  There are also two sound boards (animal sounds and nature sounds), however, only the nature sound board worked. All flooring is poured rubber.

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There is also an accessible merry-go-round with seats and seatbelts.  Clayton was obsessed with this one!!!

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The boys also loved with the helicopter play structure (see the background of the picture above). There is a steering wheel, a metal slide and control panel.  It was also a shady spot on a bright sunny morning, so many kids were hanging out there!

Additionally, there are musical instruments next to the playground including three xylophones and a set of five drums.

While we didn’t walk the entire park, other amenities include, a fishing pond, five rentable pavilions, a small roller hockey rink (we saw kids playing soccer while we were there), tennis courts, soccer and baseball fields and the Southwest City dog park.

We give this park a 4 graham cracker rating for the large playground and additional amenities. Don’t let the lack of maintenance to the grounds, including unmowed grass and downed tree limbs, deter you.  This was a great park!

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Mandi Comer Sabie says:

    Morning! 1) that park looks awesome 2) you are up way early if you are posting this before 7am!

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    1. Lol! Thank the boys for their 5:15 wakings!

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