moody park

Moody Park  

Size in acres: 5.1

Since 1864

Moody Park is located at the intersection of College and Jones.  For more detailed location
information, check out the General Park Map  or Moody Park Map 


In 1864, the land that would become Moody Park was acquired from Julian Benoit.  It was once the site of a large gravel pit and horse barn but is now a quaint plot of land hidden away in the picturesque West Central Neighborhood.  In fact, Moody Park was known as West Central Park until 1981 when it was renamed in honor of the co-creator of Wellspring Interfaith Social Services, Reverend Bill Moody. 


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Moody features an open-air shelter.


basketball court

There is a basketball court for use near the shelter.



Children can play on a playground set and swing set.


picnic table

There are multiple picnic tables available.

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