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Belize Park

This profile of Ann Arbor’s Belize Park Playground is part of our Playground Profiles Series. Are you interested in sponsoring the series? Contact us for details.

Each week Ann Arbor with Kids is profiling a different playground in the Ann Arbor area including Ann Arbor, Saline, Ypsilanti, Dexter, etc. Today we are profiling Belize Park part of the Ann Arbor system.

Ann Arbor’s Belize Park

Belize Park is a small neighborhood park in the Water Hill area. The shady park is in a hollow below street level and features a small structure and swings.

Belize Park – Playground Features

Playground Profile Last Updated: June 9, 2023

Playground Best for: Kids Under 5, Kids 5-8
Structures: 1
Accessible Structure: No
Slides: 3, Straight Slide, Curved Slide, Racer Slide
Monkey Bars: No
Zip Line: No
Climbing Apparatus: No
Merry Go Round: No
Bouncers: No
See Saw: No
Sandbox: No
Natural Play: No
Swings: 2 traditional swings, 0 baby swings, 0 parent/baby swings, 0 adaptive swings, 0 tire swings
Ground Activities: No
Surface: Wooden Mulch
Shade: Full Shade – Playground is lower than street level and surrounded by mature trees. The swings receive more sun than the structure.
Seating: Yes, Benches

Swings picture

Belize Park – Park Details

Park Owner: Ann Arbor
Location: 742 Fountain Street, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Parking: Street Parking –
Bathrooms: No
Walking Trails: No – Asphalt path connects to neighborhood sidewalks
Water Play: None
Picnic Benches: No
Pavilion: No
Sports Fields:

Belize Park Description

Belize Park has a small structure, swings, and a few ride-on toys that have been left for community use (they may not always be present).

Ann Arbor Belize Park - Ride-On Toys

The playground features a twisty slide and a lower side-by-side slide. 

June 9, 2023: Note, since our original 2018 profile, the swings have changed. They no longer have a baby swing and now have 2 traditional swings.

Beyond Belize Park

Belize Park is one of several parks in the Water Hill Neighborhood. Hunt Park is just 3 blocks away (0.3 miles). Mixtwood Pomona Park is 0.6 miles away. Make a day of it and explore all 3 parks. West Park is also only 0.6 miles away.

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