McLennan Park has a large accessible play area, splashpad, basketball court, skatepark, dog park and more. You can access the park from one of the many trails that come together here or park your car in the central parking lot.

On this page:

  1. About McLennan Park
  2. Location
  3. Parking and transit
  4. Washrooms
  5. Wi-Fi
  6. Park features
  7. Court rentals
  8. Tell us what you think

About McLennan Park

McLennan Park gives life to the site of a former landfill and is known locally as Mount Trashmore.

Trails that wind across Kitchener come together at McLennan Park, making it a hub for residents across the city.


Location

Address: 901 Ottawa Street South, also accessible from Block Line Road

Get directions on Google Maps.


Parking and transit

Free parking is available off Ottawa Street South or Block Line Road.

These Grand River Transit (GRT) routes stop near McLennan Park:

  • route 16 on Strasburg Road
  • route 22 on Rittenhouse Road
  • route 205 on Ottawa Street South

Plan your route with GRT’s trip planner.


Washrooms

Our comfort station washrooms are closed. There are portable washrooms available while they are closed. We apologize for the inconvenience.


Wi-Fi

Use your own phone, tablet or computer with our free Wi-Fi. Choose the “Kitchener Public WiFi” network and follow the instructions that show up.


Park features

McLennan Park is home to:

  • an accessible play structure and splashpad
  • beach volleyball and basketball courts
  • downhill mountain bike trail and skatepark
  • a leash-free dog park
  • picnic shelter
  • pedestrian trails
  • toboggan hill

Court rentals

You can rent our volleyball courts for special events. We charge $27.39 per hour (plus tax) for rentals.

Learn more about sportsfield bookings.


Tell us what you think

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