Playgrounds and outdoor gyms
In line with government guidelines, playgrounds and outdoor gyms in parks will reopen on Monday 6 July.
We understand that children have been patiently waiting for our playgrounds to reopen but please observe social distancing guidelines, take your litter home and play safe. Please don’t eat food in these areas, clean equipment before and after use, be respectful to other users and use the bins provided or take your rubbish home with you. Litter can spread the virus.
At the heart of Chelmsley Wood, Meriden Park offers local residents a great mixed use Green Flag Park and Local Nature Reserve throughout the year.
Meriden Park - the essentials
With a play area which includes the classic swings and roundabouts, there is also much more for you to do in the park with:
- a supervised adventure playground
- football pitch
- free car parking
- lake and stream
- park events
- skate park
- tennis courts
To book a football pitch at Meriden Park, our form is easy for team managers to complete.
Apply to hold your event at Meriden Park.
Meriden Park - accessibility
Everyone can relax and play in Meriden Park with:
- a complete AccessAble guide for Meriden Park
- bus routes 14, 59A and 72 stopping near the park
- Marston Green train station a short walk away
- free parking available off Moorend Avenue
There are two Meriden Park walking trails organised by Solihull Active.
Meriden Park - address and opening times
Monday to Sunday 24 hours
- Car Parks open from 8.00am
- Summer Car Parks (April - September) closing between 8.00pm and 9.00pm
- Winter Car Parks (October - March) closing between 4.00pm and 5.00pm
Meriden Park - playground
The park has a great space for families and friends to play together which includes:
- aeroplane springer
- gullwing seesaw
- junior multi play
- junior swings
- play panels
- toddler cradle swings
- toddler multi play
The Adventure Playground in Meriden Park is a supervised play space for children aged 5+ which offers more challenging play opportunities, and the chance for children to be involved with the design and building of equipment.
The playground is operated by Meriden Adventure Playground Association (MAPA) and there are sessions for different age groups including young people.
For further information or to get in touch visit Meriden Park Adventure Playground Facebook
Meriden Park - Skate park
Skateboarders are well looked after too with a well planned and dedicated space having:
- half pipe
- mini ramp
- quarter pipe
- fun box
- sloping grind rails
Meriden Park - a little more information
Linking with Babbs Mill Park and Cole Bank Park, part of Kingfisher Country Park, Meriden Park is loved by many in the local area. With play and activity areas, and a lake and stream, it is green living in the heart of busy residential town area.
You can also visit the Meriden Park Adventure Playground Facebook page.
With the annual carnival a clear highlight, Meriden Park is host to a number of great Park Events through the year. To apply to host your community event here, simply fill in our events form.