Gertrude E. Miller Community Park
Discover the Wonders of Gertrude E. Miller Park!
Gertrude E. Miller Park: Where Fun and Recreation Meet Nature's Beauty!
- Ample Recreational Choices: With an expansive playground, dedicated spaces for both softball and baseball, the renowned Bing Crosby Stadium, an outdoor pool, and courts for sand volleyball, tennis, and basketball, there’s something for everyone!
- Perfect for Gatherings: Planning a day out with your family or friends? Choose from five picnic shelters available for rent, ideal for any get-together.
- Scenic Beauty: Situated alongside the tranquil waters of Happy Creek, the park promises not only a day filled with activities but also serene views and moments of quiet reflection.
- Easily Accessible: Located at the heart of the community on East 8th Street and Stadium Drive, the park ensures convenience for all visitors.
History and Connection
Take a step back in time to 1947 when Gertrude E. Miller Park first opened its doors to the public. Over the years, this 60-acre haven has transformed into a hub of activity, catering to the diverse recreational needs of Warren County.
The Community's Pride
Beyond its facilities, what truly sets Gertrude E. Miller Park apart is its deep-rooted connection with the community. Its proximity to key establishments like the Raymond E. Santmyers Youth Center and Lions Park strengthens its role as a central gathering point. The park isn’t just a recreational area; it's a tapestry of memories, experiences, and shared moments that resonate with every resident of the County.
Be it an adrenaline-pumping game on the court, a refreshing swim, a peaceful walk by the creek, or simply a fun day with family and friends – Gertrude E. Miller Park awaits! Celebrate life's moments, big or small, in this beautiful setting.
The playground at Gertrude E Miller Park offers several options for children to play and discover. With five slides, two play structures, two swing sets, a sand digging pit, play cars, sand volleyball courts, and nearby tennis and basketball courts, there is plenty of fun for all ages. The park sits beside Happy Creek, an established Virginia Trout Stream as stated by Virginia Game and Inland Fisheries, and also holds the Happy Creek Rain Garden built in 2006.
Bing Crosby Stadium
Step onto the Legendary Ground of Bing Crosby Stadium!
Bing Crosby Stadium: A Jewel in the Shenandoah Valley
A Historic Landmark
Bing Crosby, the iconic singer and actor from the early 20th century, is not just a name that resonates with tunes and films. Thanks to his generous contribution, Warren County boasts one of the premier baseball stadiums in the Shenandoah Valley. Named in honor of the legendary entertainer, Bing Crosby Stadium stands as a testament to his love for the game and the community.
Home to Many
- Schools and Institutions: The stadium proudly serves as the home field for both Warren County High School and Skyline High School.
- League Teams: From the young champs of Front Royal Little League to the seasoned players of the American Legion Giles B. Cook Post Number 53, the stadium witnesses diverse talent.
- Collegiate and League Baseball: Christendom College and the Front Royal Cardinals of the Valley League also grace the pitch, adding to the stadium's rich tapestry of matches.
- Historic Renovation: In 2006, the stadium underwent significant renovations, preserving its charm while offering state-of-the-art amenities to players and spectators.
Are you organizing a sports event or looking for a pristine baseball pitch? Bing Crosby Stadium is available for rent. To explore your options, check out our Athletic Facilities for Rent page or connect directly with the Department at 540-635-1021.
More Than Just a Stadium
But that's not all! Gertrude E Miller Park, where Bing Crosby Stadium stands, offers more than just a baseball field. The park is home to a variety of athletic fields catering to the community's diverse sports interests, from adult softball leagues to Little League Baseball tournaments.
If you're keen to reserve a field or learn more about rental opportunities, the Athletic Facilities for Rent page has all the details. For personalized assistance, reach out to the Department at 540-635-1021.
Join the Legacy
Whether you're a player or a spectator, Bing Crosby Stadium and the surrounding athletic fields of Gertrude E Miller Park invite you to be a part of a rich sporting heritage. Step in, and be a part of the history!
Discover Athletic Opportunities at Gertrude E Miller Park!
Gertrude E Miller Park: Serving Your Sporting Needs
A Place to Play and Compete
Gertrude E Miller Park is not just a place of scenic beauty, but also a hub of sporting action! Whether you're keen on a spirited tennis match or a friendly basketball game, we've got the facilities ready for you.
- Rentable Tennis Courts: The park boasts two tennis courts available for rent. Whether you're practicing for a tournament, taking a lesson, or just playing a friendly match, these courts are here for your sporting needs.
Shoot Some Hoops!
- Basketball Court: If basketball is more your pace, our first-come, first-served court is ready and waiting. No reservations are required - just bring your ball and your A-game!
Reservation & Rental
If tennis is your sport of choice and you're interested in securing a court for specific dates or times, it's easy to make a reservation. For details on availability, pricing, and more, visit our Athletic Facilities for Rent page. And for direct assistance or inquiries, simply give the Department a call at 540-635-1021.
An Athletic Experience Awaits
Whether you're serving an ace on the tennis court or going for a three-pointer on the basketball court, Gertrude E Miller Park ensures you have the best facilities for your game. Dive into the action and make the most of what we offer!
Discover Picnic Fun at Gertrude E Miller Park!
Gertrude E Miller Park: Perfect for Picnics and Gatherings
Your Picnic Destination
At Gertrude E Miller Park, we believe in creating spaces that cater to families and friends who want to spend quality time outdoors. Our picnic shelters are perfect for that afternoon outing, family reunion, or any special occasion.
Features to Enjoy
- Variety of Shelters: We have five shelters (#1 - Number 4, and Number 6) available in different sizes, ensuring you can pick the right one for your gathering.
- Amenities Provided: Each of our shelters is equipped with lights for those dusk gatherings, charcoal grills for that perfect barbecue, and picnic tables to seat your group.
- Convenience: Don't worry about restroom access; there's a facility within easy walking distance from the shelters.
Reserve Your Spot
Planning a picnic or gathering soon? Ensure you have the perfect spot by renting one of our shelters. For details on availability, pricing, and more, visit our Picnic Shelter page. If you have questions or need assistance, feel free to reach out to the Department at 540-635-1021.
Make Every Gathering Special
Gertrude E Miller Park is all about community, fun, and making memories. With our picnic shelters, we aim to offer the perfect setting for your next event. Book your space today!
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Dive into Fun at Claude A. Stokes, Jr. Community Swimming Pool!
Make a Splash at Claude A. Stokes, Jr. Pool
Your Summer Oasis Awaits
Welcome to Claude A. Stokes, Jr. Community Swimming Pool, where water fun and summer memories come alive. Whether you're a pro swimmer or just starting out, our facility caters to all.
Features to Dive In
- Swimming Lessons: Want to perfect that stroke? We provide swimming lessons for all ages.
- Refresh and Refuel: Hungry after your swim? Dive into our concessions for a quick snack.
- Thrills and Spills: Looking for some adrenaline? Slide down our water slide, leap off the diving board, or soar through the air on our zipline.
- Accessibility: We ensure everyone enjoys their time here. With a handicapped stairwell and lift, accessibility is a priority.
- Kiddie Delights: Have little ones? They'll love our gated baby pool area with a fun mushroom feature.
Private Parties & Rentals
Want the pool all to yourself? You can privately rent our pool for special occasions after regular hours on Fridays through Sundays during the season. Dive in, have fun, and create unforgettable memories with family and friends.
Dive in Today
Ready to experience all that the Claude A. Stokes, Jr. Community Swimming Pool has to offer? For details on admission, policies, discounts, and party rentals, click here. If you need assistance, the Department is just a call away at 540-635-1021.
Join us for a Splashing Good Time
From the sound of laughter and splashes to the scent of sunscreen, the Claude A. Stokes, Jr. Pool embodies summer. Come make waves with us!