Parks and Playgrounds
Several parks and playgrounds within the Town of Hampton offer individuals and families ample opportunity to get outside, enjoy the fresh air and meet other people living in and visiting our community. There are a number of beautiful trails located within or offering access to these great spots as well.
Dr. A. T. Leatherbarrow Primary School's "Jeremy Shaw Memorial Playground"
Directions: Located on School Street, which is off of Main Street. Hampton Middle School is at the top of the hill, continue to the bottom of the hill, passing Hampton Elementary School until you reach Dr. A. T. Leatherbarrow Primary School. The playground is located at the back of the school.
Sunset Villa Playground:
Directions: On Park Street, off of Villa Drive. Large grassed area and playground equipment on site.
Dutch Point Park and Playground:
Directions: on Dutch Point Road, which is off of Main Street. The park will be on the right-hand side of the road after about 150 m.
Available: Large grassed area, playground equipment, entrance to Dutch Point Trail System and an access point to Hampton's portion of the Trans Canada Trail, parking lot and access to Veteran's Field and the Ron Mahoney Memorial Field. T.he park also includes Erb's Hill, a popular sliding spot in the winter.
Hampton Elementary School's "Hawk's Nest":
Directions: on School Street which is off of Main Street. Hampton Middle School is at the top of the street, continue to the bottom of the hill for the "Hawk's Nest" playground, located on the right side of the school.
Highland Drive Park:
Directions: On Highland Drive,which is off of Centennial Road. The park is on the right, up about 250 m.
Available: Paved area with basketball net at one end. Medium sized grassed area.
Directions: On Wharf Road, which is off of Main Street, situated behind the Lighthouse River Centre.
Available: Small grassy area, picnic table, access to public wharf and boat ramp which accesses the Kennebecasis River.
Randall Drive Park:
Directions: On Randall Drive, which is off of Dutch Point Road. The park is on the left after about 100 m.
Available: Paved area with basketball net at one end. Small grassed area. Down the path is a large grassy area and mature trees along the Kennebecasis River. Very private and welcoming to swimmers. Parking on the street is permitted, but please be courteous when accessing the park as it is in a residential area.
Directions: The Town Square is located in the middle of town at the roundabout intersection of Main St., Centennial Rd, and Everett St.
Available: Large grassed area, ample playground equipment, Town Square Pavilion. The Town Square is home to Jim Boyd's Peace Wing sculpture.
Rotary Park on Spooner Island:
Directions: Located at the corner of Main Street and Cemetery Road.
Rotary Park on Spooner Island is owned and operated by the Rotary Club of Hampton. It has nature trails leading to a gazebo overlooking Ossekeag Creek. There is parking at the Cemetery Road entrance, across from the Hampton Curling Club, which also offers access to Hampton's portion of the Trans Canada Trail along the lagoon to Main Street.
Directions: The Hampton Skateboard Park is located adjacent to Hampton High School on Elizabeth Avenue.
Available: Various Equipment on a paved pad for use by skateboarders, in-line skaters and scooters only. No BMX riders on the park and all spectators and non-participants must watch from outside the skate area for safety reasons.
Directions: Located at 808 Main Street, adjacent to the Hampton Community Centre.
Available: A beautiful green space that is home to Hampton's Cenotaph and offers easy access to Hampton's portion of the Trans Canada Trail.