Per order of the Health Department, all playscapes and basketball courts located within Town parks are CLOSED until further notice. The purpose of these closures is to help enforce social distancing practices needed to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Veterans Memorial Park

Woodruff Street, Southington

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PARK SIZE: 20.5 Acres
HOURS: Daily, Dawn until Dusk
(Closing time may vary due to scheduled sporting events.)
  • Basketball Court
  • Duck Pond (No Fishing)
  • Football Field, Lighted
  • Ice Skating Pond
  • Little League Fields (2 Total; 1 Lighted)
  • Massarelli Field
  • Picnic Grove
  • Playscape
  • Restrooms
  • Swimming Pool/Changing Rooms
  • Tennis Courts (3)

Park Use Guidelines

  • With the exception of the swimming pools, Memorial Park is open to the public, regardless of residency.
  • Picnic grove areas, tennis courts, and the basketball court may be utilized on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Sport fields (baseball, football) may be reserved by Town leagues only.
  • The pool and splash pad are not available for rental at any time.
  • Alcohol is prohibited in the park at all times.
  • Per the Town's insurance policy requirements, inflatables (i.e. bounce houses) are not allowed in the park at any time.

Memorial Pool & Splash Pad

Memorial Park's pool and splash pad are CLOSED and are tentatively scheduled to reopen in late June 2020.

The swimming pool and splash pad at Memorial Park are open seasonally to Southington residents only; however, each resident may bring one non-resident guest. ID and proof of residency are required to gain entry. There is no fee to use the pool or splash pad. Hours are subject to change based on weather conditions.

Pool & Splash Pad Rules
1.  No food, drink or glass containers in pool or splash pad areas.
2.  Any persons known or suspected of having a communicable disease shall not use the pool.
3.  Lounge chairs are restricted to larger areas on the pool deck.
4.  Proper swim wear is required.
5.  Shower before entering the pool.
6.  Diving is only allowed in 10 feet.  No flipping.
7.  No pushing, shoving, rough play, carrying others on shoulders, etc.
8.  ONLY Coast Guard approved floats are allowed.
9.  ONLY goggles are allowed (no masks or snorkels).
10.  Regular diapers are prohibited (swim diapers are allowed).
11.  Smoking is prohibited in pool and splash pad areas.

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