201 Maine Street
Woody Park was purchased by the City in 1936 and named in honor of Elgin Woody, a Lawrence citizen who organized minority baseball and softball leagues for the town’s youth. This 4-acre park was created in the same area used by Woody’s leagues for games.
DESCRIPTION OF PARK
Sitting in the shadow of Lawrence Memorial Hospital and numerous doctor’s offices, Woody Park is home to a historic baseball diamond.
The amenities of the park include:
- Baseball/Softball Field
Reservations for outdoor shelters and indoor facilities are taken at any of the community recreation centers including the Community Building, 115 West 11th St.; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St.; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive and South Park Recreation Center, 1141 Massachusetts St.
See our shelter rentals page for more information on renting these facilities or call (785) 832-7920.