Wellington Park Overview

Wellington Park

This profile of Ann Arbor’s Wellington Park Playground is part of our Tuesday 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 Wellington Park in Ann Arbor.

Ann Arbor’s Wellington Park

Wellington Park is a neighborhood park with a structure, climbing star, sandbox, and fields. Numerous trees offer shade in the playground area.

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Wellington Park – Playground Features

Playground Profile Last Updated: August 2, 2021

Structures: 1
Accessible Structure: No
Slides: 2, Straight Slide, Racer Slide
Monkey Bars: No
Zip Line: No
Climbing Apparatus: Yes
Merry Go Round: No
Bouncers: No
See Saw: No
Sandbox: Yes
Swings: 2 traditional swings, 2 baby swings, 0 parent/baby swings, 0 adaptive swings, 0 tire swings
Ground Activities: No
Surface: Wooden Mulch
Shade: Partial Shade – Playground has lots of trees that provide shade based on time of day.

Swings picture


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Wellington Park – Park Details

Park Owner: Ann Arbor
Location: 500 Bruce Street, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Parking: Street Parking –
Bathrooms: No
Walking Trails: No – Neighborhood Sidewalks
Water Play: None
Pavilion: No
Sports Fields: Baseball/Softball, Open Fields


Wellington Park Description

Wellington Park has a small structure with just one set of racer slides. Kids can climb the structure with stairs, cargo net ladder, and a rock wall. Under the structure is a tube for kids to crawl through.

Wellington Park Structure

Kids will love climbing to the top of the climbing star.

Wellington Park Overview

The sand box has lots of space and had lots of trucks and other toys for playing. There are trees around several sides of it providing shade at multiple times of day (our photos are from 4:45p in late July).

Wellington Park Sandbox

Wellington Park also has a large open field and a softball/baseball diamond with backstop. On our visit there was also several soccer nets that could be spread out for an informal soccer game or practice. Unlike the rest of the park, the fields have little shade.


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