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Wheaton Claridge Local Park

picnic area at Wheaton-Claridge
Basketball court Wheaton-Claridge
Playground at Wheaton Claridge Local Park
Wheaton Claridge Park Activity Building exterior
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Basketball Courts
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Picnic Areas
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Wheaton-Claridge Local Park boasts a serene stream that flows through its 21.1 acres.   The park completed renovations in 2018 and includes multiple community gathering spaces including a picnic area and the Wheaton-Claridge Park Activity Building, an air-conditioned, recreational facility with over 1,800 square feet of space, including a kitchen with a refrigerator, warming oven, and bathrooms.  The park also includes an accessible playground, an accessible basketball court, and a network of natural surface trails.

Park Features

  • Accessible
    • Playground and nature play areas
    • Paths and trails
  • Basketball court with lighting
  • Community Open Space
  • Multi-purpose terraces
  • Picnic area with grills
  • Vehicular bridge
  • 26 parking spaces
  • Water fountain

Facilities available to rent at the park.

Tour Activity Building

To arrange a tour of this Park Activity Building before renting, contact the Park Permits Office to obtain access to the building and the alarm codes.

Monday to Friday
8:30am to 4:30pm

Rules and Regulations

All Permit Holders must follow M-NCPPC rules and regulations as well as the specific Guidelines and Conditions of Use as stated on the facility permit. Also, visit with our knowledgeable Permits staff on how to best accommodate and plan your event.