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    kirkPark

    LOCATION:

    1101 South Ave. to 400 W. Borden Ave.

     
     

    GENERAL INFORMATION:

    • Total Acerage: 33.00
    • Type of Park: Community Park
    • TNT Sector: Area 3 – Southside
    • Directions:
      From the North: Interstate 81 southbound to the exit for S State St toward S Salina/Brighton Ave, exit 17.  Turn right onto S State St (.2 mi).  Turn left onto E Colvin St (.3 mi).  Turn right onto Kirk Park Dr (.6 mi).  Kirk Park will be on the right (.2 mi).
      From the South: Interstate 81 northbound to the exit for S Salina St/Brighton Ave, exit 17.  At the bottom of the ramp turn left.  Turn right onto S Salina St (500 ft).  Turn left onto W Colvin St (.6 mi).  Turn right onto Kirk Park Dr (.5 mi).  Kirk Park will be on the right (.2 mi).
      From the West: Interstate 690 eastbound to I-81 S.  Proceed south I-81 to the exit for S State St toward S Salina/Brighton Ave, exit 17.  Turn right onto S State St (.2 mi).  Turn left onto E Colvin St (.3 mi).  Turn right onto Kirk Park Dr (.6 mi).  Kirk Park will be on the right (.2 mi).
      From the East: Interstate 690 westbound to I-81 S.  Proceed south I-81 to the exit for S State St toward S Salina/Brighton Ave, exit 17.  Turn right onto S State St (.2 mi).  Turn left onto E Colvin St (.3 mi).  Turn right onto Kirk Park Dr (.6 mi).  Kirk Park will be on the right (.2 mi). 

    FEATURES:

    • Seals Community Center
    • Swimming Pool
      The pool at Kirk park is a 25 yards long, nine lanes L-shaped outdoor pool, with a wheelchair disabled access ramp and shallow end stairs entry into pool, and a capacity of 464 bathers. The water depth ranges from 3 feet to 11 feet, and children must be a minimum of 3 feet, 11 inches to swim. The pool also has a spray fountain. Please see the Aquatics page for information on our swimming programs.
    • Athletic Fields and Courts
      Kirk Park has 1 softball diamond, a multi-purpose athletic field (for football, soccer, and lacrosse) with bleachers and a press box. Kirk Park has 9 tennis courts, 3 basketball courts, and an outdoor roller-skating area covered by a pavilion.
    • Playground
      A playground consisting of swings, slides, seesaws, and climbing ba

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    HISTORICAL INFORMATION:
    Kirk Park was known in 1890 and earlier as Kirkwood Driving Park and contained a good half mile track, grandstand, and several good sized stables. Horse and bicycle races were held there, and also the County Fair and circuses. Across Onondaga Creek and reached from the Driving Park by a wooden bridge was a picnic grounds known as Kirk Woods. In 1910, it became a City Park and was developed for recreational purposes.

     
     
 
       
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