Warwick is within easy reach of the South County vacation area which includes ocean front beaches, woodlands, ponds and streams. Also, each school in the city is equipped with at least one large playground located away from major thoroughfares.
Park hours: All Warwick parks are open from dawn - dusk, unless posted otherwise. Beach status's and closing information can be found on the department of health website.
Some notable parks within Warwick include:
Warwick City Park is located in the Buttonwoods beach area and has 3 baseball fields, picnic areas and shelters, 3 miles of paved bicycle paths, tennis courts and toilet facilities.
Conimicut Point Park is located on Point Avenue. This park provides scenic views and a peaceful setting.
Oakland Beach Park is a waterfront park that has a beach tended by a lifeguard during the summer, and is located on Oakland Beach Avenue.
Pawtuxet Park is located off Narragansett Parkway on the Pawtuxet Cove. This waterfront park has a charming reproduction of a Victorian gazebo, picnic sites, and park benches.
Apponaug Park is a small park near the center of Apponaug containing the Apponaug fountain and victorian benches.
Clegg Field is a lighted softball field located on Winter Avenue in Conimicut. There is seating for approximately 2000, plus parking for 200.
Goddard Memorial State Park is a 472 acre park located in the Potowomut section of Warwick. The park provides picnic grounds, salt-water bathing, bath-houses, a concession stand and a golf course.
George Salter Memorial Grove is a scenic park which offers a public boat ramp and picnic areas overlooking Narragansett Bay.
Other Parks and Playgrounds
imPossible Dream Playground
575 Centerville Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Open daily, 10:00am – 3:00pm, except holidays and holiday weekends. A $1 donation per child is suggested; train rides cost 50 cents and are offered Monday – Friday at 11:30am and 1:30pm.
Kent County YMCA
900 Centerville Road
Warwick, Rhode Island 02886
Phone: (401) 828-0130
Fax: (401) 821-8480