The New Haven/Optimist Park consists of 2 Ball Fields (Optimist Ball Field and Paul Mattingly Ball Field), two basketball courts, a tennis court, a volleyball court, two playgrounds, a football field and a lake for fishing.
The Tessie R. Cecil Pavilion and Barry Hall can be rented at the City Park. The cost of the pavilion rental is $154.50 with $75.00 being refunded as long as all the garbage is picked up, the restrooms are clean and no damage is done. The restrooms in the Barry Hall will be available for use when renting the pavilion. The pavilion is 3,240 square foot.
Barry Hall can be rented for $309.00, which includes a $150.00 refundable deposit. There is a kitchen area that is available for use. Tables and chairs are also included in the rental fee. Barry Hall is 2,640 square feet, with 1,936 square feet being the meeting room area.
If you are interested in renting Barry Hall and/or Tessie R. Cecil Pavilion, please contact City Hall at 502.549.3177 to check date availability.
Playground equipment suitable for children 3 to 10 years of age was erected in the late 90's with donations from the Abbey of Gethsemani, Town & Country Bank and other local contributors. In 2004, a second playground set was added to the park for toddlers.