West Park

West Park

Airmyn Road, Goole, DN14 6UU

West Park is the largest, and one of the most popular public parks in Goole, covering more than 32 acres. West Park has great facilities for all the family and there is something for everyone. See below for more information on what West Park has to offer.

History

Opened in 1923, the park was initially funded with monies from the Unemployed Grants Committee at a cost of £15,500. The original landscape featured a range of buildings including a bandstand, two shelters, a tearoom and public conveniences, with ample outdoor space for bowls, lawn tennis (both grass and hard court), football and hockey.  A large paddling and model yacht pool provided a focal point for visitors with a well-equipped children’s play area complementing the other facilities on offer.

Places to play

The park has toddler, junior and inclusive play equipment including a wheelchairs swing and roundabout.

Sports and exercise

There is a whole host of sports and exercise equipment at the park including a multi-use games area, basketball rings, BMX tracks, gym equipment, sports pitches and a bowling green.

Events in West Park

A 5km Parkrun takes place every Saturday morning, which is very popular, and sees many people taking part.

The following events take place throughout the year:

  • Seasonal events (e.g. Easter Egg Hunt, Pumpkin Carving)
  • Art in the Park
  • Music in the Park
  • Bandstand Concerts
  • Fairs and Rides
  • Bonfire

Please visit the what’s on page for details of upcoming events.

The park is available to hire for large and small events, subject to approval. Organisers should contact Goole Town Council on 01405 763652 for details of the booking procedure and prices. Sports pitches are also available to hire.

Friends of West Park

The Friends of West Park are a voluntary group of local people working to improve opportunities at the park, through fundraising, events and activities. The group meet on a monthly basis throughout the year. For more information about the group or to get involved please contact Georgina Petty at friendsofwestpark@outlook.co.uk

Cafe

West Park has a café serving a range of food and drinks. For information on menus and opening times please contact the Moorlands Centre.

Facilities

  • 1. Sports Facilities
  • 2. Playground
  • 3. Toilets
  • 4. Outdoor Gym Equipment
  • 5. BMX Track
  • 6. Skate Park
  • 7. Café
  • 8. CCTV
  • 9. Inclusive Play Equipment
  • 10. Bowling Green
  • 11. Bandstand
  • 12. Muga
  • 13. Defibrillator
  • 14. Picnic Tables
  • 15. Seating