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Bloomingdale Park

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Bloomingdale
Size in acres: 11.6

Since 1916

Bloomingdale Park is located at the intersection of Sherman Boulevard & Wells Street. For more detailed location information, check out the General Park Map or Park Map 

History:The land was acquired in 1916 by the Board of Park Commissioners. A replacement for the Wells Street Bridge was proposed in 1978 that would alter the 10 acres of land. Many opposed the new bridge; however it did offer a continuous Rivergreenway park system that would connect the land hopefully in the future by a bike trail.  In the 1980’s the land was developed and used for recreational purposes which would include the Bloomingdale Recreation Council. This council was a part of the Bloomingdale’s Neighborhood services which offered those in the neighborhood living and social services. A summer program in the park was developed during the early 1980’s.

 
WHAT TO DO

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Basketball Courts 

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Two basketball courts on the west end of Bloomingdale Park give you and your friends the perfect place to play a pick-up basketball game.  
 

Fishing

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Along the Rivergreenway path in Bloomingdale Park, a ramp off the St. Mary's River can give you a tranquil place to fish in a rustic, wooded atmosphere.

Natural Open Space

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Bloomingdale Park provides plenty of natural open space for you, your friends and your family to freely roam and enjoy your favorite outdoor activities.


Playground

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At Bloomingdale Park, your child won't run out of things to do in its playground area.


Rivergreenway


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Bloomingdale Park is just one of many stops along our 24-mile Rivergreenway path. If you're feeling ambitious, a bridge along the path allows you to cross over and see the majestic natural beauty of the adjacent Guldlin Park.

 

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