Longford Park

Parks & Walks

Ages:

  • All the family
  • Under 5s
  • School age
  • Adults

Venue:

Outdoor

Cost:

Free

Description

Longford Park is the largest of the City's Area Parks and serves the North of the City. It is a well established green space with expanses of grass, colourful flower beds and a picturesque tree-lined river walk. There is a range of facilities for the whole family to enjoy, including a play area, skate park, and a multi-use games area.

The footpath system is ideal as a dog walking venue, aswell as an exercise facility using the distance marked routes.

Facilities at Longford Park:

2 Children's Play Area
The younger play area is fully enclosed and has the following:

  • Spring see saw
  • 2 toddler swings
  • Small roundabout
  • Birds nest swing
  • Medium size multi play climbing frame with rope climb and slide

The older play area is very well maintained and made from wood and natural stone. This area has a wide variety of exciting play equipment:

  • 2 junior swings
  • Large rope swing
  • Slide
  • Stepping stones
  • Tyre tunnel
  • Skateboard Simulator

Teen area:

  • Basketball hoop
  • Hangout area

Multi-Use Games Area
The games area is double floodlit and is suitable for activities such as five-a-side football, basketball, netball and tennis.

Football at Longford Park
For information about booking a pitch for a match please follow this link.

Skate Park
The skate park consists of a centre box, with a rail, wall and table top/ramp and half bowl quarter ramp.

Outdoor fitness area
There is a well equipped outdoor fitness area with the following well maintained equipment:

  • Leg raise
  • Pull up
  • Cross trainer
  • Seated row
  • Spinning bike
  • Bench press
  • Hand bike

Walking or Jogging at Longford Park
There are various walking/jogging trails around Longford Park - take a look at the notice board for more information.

Magic Mile
The Magic Mile event takes place every 3rd Sunday of the month - meet at 10am for a 10:15am start. The Magic Mile is a measured mile route that you can run, walk, skip or jump - whatever you like to get active.

Opening Hours
The car park is open at the following times:

  • April & August: 9am - 6:30pm
  • May: 9am - 7pm
  • June & July: 9am - 8pm
  • September: 9am - 5:30pm
  • October - March: 9am - 3pm

Parking at Longford Park
There are two free car parks on site:
Longford Road
Windmill Road

Open hours

MondayOpen 24 Hours
TuesdayOpen 24 Hours
WednesdayOpen 24 Hours
ThursdayOpen 24 Hours
FridayOpen 24 Hours
SaturdayOpen 24 Hours
SundayOpen 24 Hours